Sparks, NV - Parents were thrilled to get their kids out in the sunshine on Monday morning, to try out the new equipment at Pah Rah Mountain Park in Sparks. The City of Sparks held a ribbon-cutting ceremony there at 11:00am to show off some of the fully integrated play equipment now available for kids to climb on. Play equipment ranges from an integrated carousel with wheelchair access from the ground level to a swing set with easily accessible seats. The City worked with Recreation Republic, Inc. to create the accessible area for children to play, learn, and interact on.
"It's fabulous. They love it! The kids have been on everything about 100 times today!" said Heather Carpinella, whose two children had been eyeing the park for a few weeks now.
Construction began August 17 for the all abilities playground at Pah Rah Mountain Park. The project's $503,000 budget was financed within the City of Sparks Capital Improvement Plan. The playground is located just behind Jerry Whitehead Elementary School at 1750 Shadow Lane in Sparks.