See what took place during the construction of the city's first splash park.
The photo at right is the finished project. Scroll down to see a series of construction progress photos.
Update September 15: Final steps are being taken in preparation for the grand opening this Saturday! Be sure to come and try out our first splash park. This is sure to be a family favorite with all the water play features, lots of shade trees and shade strucures, plenty of picnic tables, tennis courts and a playground.
Update August 25 through September 7: The first photo shows irrigation installation. Second photo shows play features in place. The third photo is of Parks staff laying sod and the fourth photo shows the sod installed and the irrigation running.
Update August 24: The concrete surface is being refined and benches have been installed. Click on photos for larger views.
Update August 18: Decorative stones have been added and more dirt work. Click on photos for larger views.
Update August 10: Concrete was poured this week and progress continues. Click on each photo for a larger view.
Update August 3: You can see more dirt continues to be moved in and pipes for the water features are showing up more. Click on each photo for larger views.
Update July 27: Lots of dirt has been moved in. You can see the old diving platforms. Click on each photo for larger views.
Update July 20: Check out these photos of the latest progress at the new splashpark. Click on the photos for larger views.
Update June 9: Council has approved the construction contract and work will begin towards the end of June with completion around mid-September. Click on the graphics below for larger views of the proposed play features.
Preconstruction photos: These photos show the pool with water and after being emptied but before this project began.