The grand opening of Bicentennial Park and its new features, including the new playground, will be held at 9 a.m. on Sept. 12 at 450 W. Southlake Blvd., Southlake.

Attendees of the grand opening can partake in the new playground, which includes zip lines, slides, a rope pyramid, sand castle building and water play.  Kona Ice will be at the event offering snow cones from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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Since December 2013, the city has been working with Schrickel, Rollins & Associates, Inc. and Dean Construction to give the Southlake community a state-of-the-art park for kids of all ages to enjoy. Improvements to the park include a new playground, a Texas Rangers Miracle League Field, a baseball field, new concession, restroom facilities, enhancements to the original baseball 4-plex, a new Park Division Office and new trails.

Following the grand opening, the park and playground will resume normal play hours, which are Sunday-Monday from 6 a.m.-11 p.m.