City of Abilene Opens Splash Pads and Other Activities
The City of Abilene has loosened the quarantine guidelines and just in time for the Memorial Day weekend. City of Abilene Communications Director Mari Cockrell says that five splash pads will be available to the public Starting Friday, May 22nd.
These are the five city park splash pads that are now open:
- Nelson Park Splash Pad (E.S.11th & Loop 322)
- Red Bud Park Splash Pad (3125 S 32nd St.)
- Scarborough Park Splash Pad (5402 Hartford St.)
- Sears Park Splash Pad(2250 Ambler Ave.)
- Stevenson Park Splash Pad (401-599 E N 7th St.)
The hours of enjoyment (as seen in the above video) are from dawn to dusk, seven days a week. Splash pads are available to all ages and all younger children will require an adult guardian on site.
In addition to the splash pads opening, Cockrell added that some of the other entertainment venues that were affected by the pandemic shutdown can now open at a 'limited capacity' in accordance with CDC guidelines.
Other entertainment venues that are open again are Primetime Family Entertainment Center, open at reduced hours (call ahead), offering go-karts, miniature golf and bowling and more. The Skatin' Place is opens with reduced hours, offering skating, snacks and air conditioning. Play Faire Park Miniature Golf is open with new hours.
A day pass is required (available on line only) to visit the Abilene State Park and their pool is still not open due to shutdown.