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Grand Opening Celebration of Salvador Rivas Spray Park set for Saturday

The City of El Paso Parks and Recreation Department invites families for an official grand opening celebration of the Salvador Rivas Jr. Spray Park at 10 a.m. on Saturday, June 10, at 12480 Pebble Hills.

The grand opening celebration of the City’s newest spray park will include a ribbon-cutting ceremony followed by a family-friendly celebration that includes free games, live music, educational booths and free food.

The Salvador Rivas Spray Park features a splash pad with a large dump bucket and more than 15 water features such as spouts and fountains. The spray park has other amenities such as, picnic tables, security lighting, security cameras, ADA accessible sidewalks and landscaping.

The Salvador Rivas Spray Park is the eighth and final spray park completed by the City, costing approximately $878,000. Funding for the project came from Quality of Life Bonds.

The spray parks operate by recirculating water through filtration and chemical sanitation systems, not unlike those found in pools. The typical water turnover is 30 to 60 minutes, which is the same for most wading pools. Customers control the water usage by depressing a button or passing near motion detectors. If there is no one playing in an area, then no water flows.

There are a total of eight city spray parks in El Paso, one in each of the City Representative Districts. The City recently opened the Braden Aboud Spray Park, Marty Robbins Spray Park, Westside Spray Park, Grandview Spray Park and Pavo Real Spray Park. The Sue Young Spray Park and Hidden Valley Spray Park opened in 2016.

City spray parks are open to the public daily from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. More information on the City’s spray parks can be found by calling the the El Paso Parks and Recreation Department at (915) 544-3556 or visiting www.epdaycation.com

Grand Opening Celebration of Braden Aboud Spray Park set for Thursday

The City of El Paso Parks and Recreation Department invites families for an official grand opening celebration of the Braden Aboud Park at 5 p.m. on Thursday, May 25, at 4325 River Bend.

The grand opening celebration of the City’s newest spray park will include a ribbon-cutting ceremony followed by a family-friendly celebration that includes free games, live music, educational booths and free food.

The Braden Aboud Spray Park features a splash pad with a large dump bucket and more than 15 water features such as spouts and fountains. The spray park has other amenities such as a shaded area, picnic tables, security lighting, security cameras, ADA accessible sidewalks and landscaping.

The Braden Aboud Spray Park is the seventh spray park completed by the City, costing approximately $898,000. Funding for the project came from end of year savings.

The spray parks operate by recirculating water through filtration and chemical sanitation systems, not unlike those found in pools. The typical water turnover is 30 to 60 minutes, which is the same for most wading pools. Customers control the water usage by depressing a button or passing near motion detectors. If there is no one playing in an area, then no water flows.

Additional spray parks are under construction throughout the City, one in each of the City Representative Districts. The City recently opened the Marty Robbins Spray Park, Westside Spray Park, Grandview Spray Park and Pavo Real Spray Park; Sue Young Spray Park and Hidden Valley Spray Park opened in 2016. The following spray park will open just in time for summer:

  • Salvador Rivas Jr. Spray Park, 12480 Pebble Hills Dr.

The spray park projects are part of the City of El Paso’s commitment to enhance El Paso’s quality of life through recreational, cultural and educational environments.

Grand Opening Celebration of Marty Robbins Spray Park Set for Saturday

The City of El Paso Parks and Recreation Department invites families for an official grand opening celebration of the Marty Robbins Spray Park at 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 20, at 11600 Vista Del Sol.

The grand opening celebration of the City’s newest spray park will include a ribbon-cutting ceremony followed by a family-friendly celebration that includes free games, live music, educational booths and free food.

The Marty Robbins Spray Park features a splash pad with a large dump bucket and more than 20 water features such as spouts and fountains. The spray park has other amenities such as a shaded area, picnic tables, security lighting, security cameras, ADA accessible sidewalks and landscaping.

The Marty Robbins Spray Park is the sixth spray park completed by the City, costing approximately $977,000. Funding for the project came from end of year savings.

The spray parks operate by recirculating water through filtration and chemical sanitation systems, not unlike those found in pools. The typical water turnover is 30 to 60 minutes, which is the same for most wading pools. Customers control the water usage by depressing a button or passing near motion detectors. If there is no one playing in an area, then no water flows.

Additional spray parks are under construction throughout the City, one in each of the City Representative Districts. The City recently opened Westside Spray Park, Grandview Spray Park and Pavo Real Spray Park; Sue Young Spray Park and Hidden Valley Spray Park opened in 2016. The following spray parks will open just in time for summer:

· Braden Aboud Spray Park, 4325 Riverbend Dr.
· Salvador Rivas Jr. Spray Park, 12480 Pebble Hills Dr.

The spray park projects are part of the City of El Paso’s commitment to enhance El Paso’s quality of life through recreational, cultural and educational environments.

Video: Your City in 5 for Week Endning 4/28

In this edition of your City in 5 focuses, host Rick Isaias brings you the latest info on:

• Opening of a new all-abilities playground at Ponder Park
• Opening of a new hike and bike trail on Viscount
• Completion of improvement/reconstruction of Barker Road and Manor Place
• Opening of the City’s fourth spray park in Grandview Park
• Opening of a new Citizen Collection Station (trash location) on Confederate
• Change of Municipal Court hours for the summer

These stories and other services provided by the City of El Paso may be found by visiting www.elpasotexas.gov

Grandview Spray Park Set to Open Friday

The City of El Paso Parks and Recreation Department invites families for an official grand opening of the Grandview Spray Park at 5:30 p.m. on Friday, April 21, at Grandview Park located at 3225 Jefferson.

The grand opening celebration of the City’s newest spray park will include a ribbon-cutting ceremony followed by a celebration that includes free games, live music, family-oriented and free food.

The Grandview Spray Park features a splash pad with more than 15 water features, such as a large dump bucket, water spouts and fountains. Unique to the spray park is an interactive water stream, best known as a water journey that allows children to race and compete with loose floating objects on two channel tracks.

The tracks have drawbridges and gates that may be used to manipulate the outcome of the race.

The spray park has other amenities, such as a shaded are picnic tables, security lighting, security cameras, ADA accessible sidewalks and landscaping.

The Grandview Spray Park is the fourth spray park completed by the City, costing approximately $884,000. Funding for the project came from Community Development Block Grants (CDBG).

The spray parks operate by recirculating water through filtration and chemical sanitation systems, not unlike those found in pools. The typical water turnover is 30 to 60 minutes, which is the same for most wading pools. Customers control the water usage by depressing a button or passing near motion detectors. If there is no one playing in an area, then no water flows.

Additional spray parks are under construction throughout the City, one in each of the City Representative Districts. The City recently opened Pavo Real Spray Park; Sue Young Spray and Hidden Valley Spray Park opened in 2016. The following spray parks will open by the end of May:

  • Westside Park Spray Park, 7400 High Ridge Dr.
  • Marty Robbins Spray Park, 11600 Vista Del Sol Dr.
  • Braden Aboud Spray Park, 4325 Riverbend Dr.
  • Salvador Rivas Jr. Spray Park, 12480 Pebble Hills Dr.

The spray park projects are part of the City of El Paso’s commitment to enhance El Paso’s quality of life through recreational, cultural and educational environments.

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