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Purple Heart Park Splash Pad Grand Opening

Brandi Fenton Park splash pad
Posted at 5:12 PM, May 27, 2022
and last updated 2022-05-28 18:17:46-04

TUCSON, Ariz. (KGUN)  — The City of Tucson celebrates the grand opening of the new splash pad at the Purple Heart Park.

The splash pad opened on Friday, May 27 2022 afternoon and is
located at 9800 East Rita Road.

Mayor Regina Romero and City Councilwoman Nikki Lee attended the celebration.

"This is a really exciting day to see this level of investment come to our community this is a result of 2018 voter approval of prop 407," Nikki Lee said. "So this is the sixth splash pad within the city of Tucson so it really is a great day we're celebrating the end of the school year and the start of summer."

Food, games, and music took place during the celebration.

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