Splash Pad Timeline:
Nov 2016: The site for the Splash Pad was initially an empty field next to the bathrooms. The beach is off to the right with the future Splash Pad site straight ahead.
Nov 2016 through April 2017: Fundraising efforts underway. The Splash Pad is the largest project in the club’s history. There was lots of promoting the project at various community events. We did the Club’s first ever Car Raffle.
April 25, 2017: Splash Pad Ground Breaking
(left to right: Public Works Superintendent Andrew Kohout, Lion Eric Buskirk, Scotia Mayor Kastberg, and Parks Superintendent Jim Marx)
April 29, 2017: Splash Pad starts to take shape. The pump house foundation is poured.
May 8, 2017: Splash Pad moving along well. The plumbing is buried in crushed stone and you can see the water nozzles surrounding the blue drains. The pump house has some framing up.
May 11, 2017:
May 20, 2017: Volunteer work day. Nine people came out to help with the Splash Pad. We assembled 8 picnic tables and worked on completing the pump house roof and trim.
–MORE TO COME–