Water parks in City parks prepped to open this weekend

Summary

The City of Nanaimo Parks, Recreation and Environment is pleased to announce the seasonal opening of the water parks located in Deverill Square Park, Departure Bay Park, Harewood Centennial Park and Mansfield Park on Saturday, May 14.

Every spring, City staff work to prepare the water parks for opening by testing the pipes, cleaning the features and making sure everything is in working order.

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Key Points

  • Water parks located in Deverill Square Park, Departure Bay Park and Mansfield Park will open for the season on Saturday, May 14.
  • City crews prepare the water parks for opening by testing the pipes and valves, adding the water features that were stored over winter, power washing, touching up the surfaces with paint where needed and making sure all features and the computer system that controls the water are in working order.

Quotes

"The water parks are a popular attraction so as the weather has been so warm we are going to open them early again this year."

Manager, Park Operations
City of Nanaimo
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Contact:

Al Britton
Manager, Park Operations
City of Nanaimo
250-755-7505

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