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Carbondale Super Splash Park opens Memorial Day Weekend

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Carbondale Park District
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Carbondale Super Splash Park

The Carbondale Super Splash Park is getting ready for opening day on May 27 and has a surprise for Carbondale residents.

Memorial Day is around the corner which kicks off pool season.

The Carbondale Super Splash Park opens up for the summer season that same weekend.

Superintendent of Recreation Niki Hoesman says the park district and Carbondale Township partnered up to give Carbondale residents a treat.

“Everybody who lives within the Carbondale township boundary will get into the park for free. That day. So it's going to be super fun.”

They’re also doing some special events this summer.

“Going to do some special events this year. So we're going to show two outdoor movies. We're going to call them dive-in movies. And so we're going to show two outdoor movies at the Splash Park.”

They’re planning on doing some morning programs for pre-k and elementary kids throughout the summer.

Benjy Jeffords is a digital media production specialist at WSIU Public Broadcasting located at Southern Illinois University Carbondale. Contact WSIU Radio at 618-453-6101 or email wsiunews@wsiu.org
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