West New York officials cut the ribbon on a new water park yesterday as park of the ongoing improvements at Miller Park.Â
By John Heinis/Hudson County View
The 16,000-square-foot area showcases over 30 active play water-spraying features, including water cannons, waterslides, a rain tunnel, and a monsoon 40 gallon dumping bucket.
The facility is designed for children of all ages with overlapping splash pads and incorporates a 6,000-gallon recirculation system reduce the use of water.
â€œI am very thankful for the town and the Board of Commissioners for working together to bring this wonderful new splash park to West New York,â€ Mayor Felix Roque said in a statement.
â€œOur children and families deserve these types of amenities in the communities where they live.â€
The opening for the new play area, which is dedicated to the children of West New York, marks the completion of phase one of the parkâ€™s renovation.
Phase two of the project will include the construction of a new playground, neighborhood garden, and dog park.
â€œThis is part of our commitment to beautify the Town of West New York and our new splash park is an investment that will benefit everyone in the community,â€ added Commissioner Margarita Guzman.
â€œWe are here for our children. Our Children are our future and we built this for them.â€