Splash pads reopen in McKinney

The Al Ruschhaupt splash pad in McKinney has reopened for the season. (Courtesy McKinney Parks & Recreation Department)
The Al Ruschhaupt splash pad in McKinney has reopened for the season. (Courtesy McKinney Parks & Recreation Department)

The Al Ruschhaupt splash pad in McKinney has reopened for the season. (Courtesy McKinney Parks & Recreation Department)

The McKinney Parks & Recreation Department announced the reopening of its splash pads for the season.

The Al Ruschhaupt Soccer Complex, Ash Woods Park, Inspiration Park, John M. Whisenant Park and Dr. Mack Hill Park splash pads are now open.

The splash pads at Aviator Park and Horizon Park are expected to open by the end-of-day June 5.

“As summer temperatures arrive, we are pleased to reopen our splash pads for people who wish to use them in a safe and responsible manner,” Parks & Recreation Director Michael Kowski said in a statement. “As with our playgrounds, we encourage social distancing and the use of hand sanitizer when using this equipment.”

Finch Park and its splash pad will remain closed until construction is complete, the department said.


By Miranda Jaimes
Miranda has been in the North Texas area since she graduated from Oklahoma Christian University in 2014. She reported and did design for a daily newspaper in Grayson County before she transitioned to a managing editor role for three weekly newspapers in Collin County. She joined Community Impact Newspaper in 2017 covering Tarrant County news, and is now back in Collin County as the editor of the Frisco and McKinney editions.


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