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New splash pad is part of renovation project at Louisville park

A new splash pad has been added to Ivy Park in Louisville.

Posted: May 20, 2019 7:11 PM
Updated: May 20, 2019 7:11 PM

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as the city of louisville opens its newly renovated ivy park. the park has been re-done with new equipment and a new splash pad... wtvas nicole dantzler is live at ivy park to tell us more about the expansion. city administrators just opened up this new splash pad. as you can see...(describe) the goal is to give kids a place be more active and enjoy some fun in the sun as we enter the summer season. mayor will hill says city leaders planned to upgrade ivy park after a 2014 tornado hit louisville. ivy park had six fields...several tennis courts and a coliseum. now the splash pad has a slide, swings, rubber floors and new jungle gym. louisville high school used some of the property to play high school baseball. the city bought eight and a half acres to expand and renovate the park. the high school now has a brand new field for high school girls softball. in total ivy park has four new ball fields, a playground, a brand new splash pad and plans to turn a former church building into an interior recreational center and event space. going to the park now ." "we have a lot of untapped potential so it was about construction, but now it's about events so that's where we're headed and we're getting very close to dedicating this project." will hill-louisville mayor rt-0:08 "it's going to give a place to go. you know you come to town, you can see it now, it's the place to go people look forward to going to the park." todd mccullough-louisville parks director elementary school kids are taking field trips to this park this week to celebrate the soft opening of the splash pad. but there will be a grand opening later this summer. live in louisville nicole dantzler wtva nine news. oxford residents can save a little
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