Abilene
47° F
Clear
Clear
Brownwood
34° F
Partly Cloudy
Partly Cloudy
San Angelo
47° F
Clear
Clear
Advertisement

Abilene’s Nelson Splash Park opens Saturday

Published On: Apr 16 2013 02:07:36 PM CDT
Updated On: Apr 16 2013 03:40:31 PM CDT
City of abilene logo

ABILENE, Texas -

The splash pad in Nelson Park near the Abilene Zoo is scheduled to open this Saturday.

Free to the public and operating seasonally from sun up to sun day, seven days a week, the 3,000-square-foot splash park has 26 water features and areas for younger and older children.

According to a city of Abilene news release, the water features are triggered by sensors which are activated by tapping the hand at the main entrance.

“Nelson Splash also has shaded picnic tables, water fountain, and restroom facilities,” the news release said. “Open flame barbeque pits are not allowed within 100 feet of Nelson Splash.”

For more information about the City of Abilene’s parks system, visit http://www.abilenetx.com/Parks/index.htm.