WEST NEW YORK — Dozens of children acquired their slip-and-slide on as they fearlessly ran by water cannons and a 40-gallon dumping bucket.
The 2 water-spraying options are among the many 30 others put in at West New York’s new splash park. The brand new facility in Miller Park — close to Jackson and 59th streets — opened its gates Thursday afternoon, permitting youngsters of all ages to take in the solar earlier than the cool climate returns.
The 16,000-square-foot space additionally contains water slides and a rain tunnel, and makes use of a 6,000-gallon recirculation system to cut back water waste.
The opening marks solely the start of the park’s renovation. The city plans to assemble a brand new playground, neighborhood backyard, and canine park.
Mayor Felix E. Roque, Parks and the remainder of the city commissioners minimize the ribbon for the brand new play space Thursday.
“That is a part of our dedication to beautify the City of West New York and our new splash park is an funding that may profit everybody in the neighborhood,” Public Property Commissioner Margarita Guzman stated in an announcement. “We’re right here for our kids. Our youngsters are our future and we constructed this for them.”
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