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The City of Pasco Moves Forward with a Proposed Aquatics Spray Park Facility

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PASCO, Wash.-  With temperatures warming up and summer just around the corner, the City of Pasco is looking at an aquatics facility to keep residents cool.

Monday night, council members heard three proposals to replace a nearly five-decade old pool in Pasco with a new spray park .

But first, the parks board will need to decide whether it will be a small, medium, or large spray park that will replace the old Kurtzman pool.

The city says they are looking to replicate a functional spray park that all ages will be able to enjoy.

Pasco's Director of Community Services, Rick Terway says they will have to consider the water flow, features, and ADA accessibility.

Also, toys that could be interchanged at all spray parks as funding becomes available for additional facilities in the future.

"I think it gives a broader variety of activities to the kids. Younger kids can also use it where they don't have to know how to swim to use the aquatics facility.  I think it's a good benefit to the whole community," said Terway.

Terway says the city already has money in the budget to build the 250-thousand dollar project.

Council members say they hope to have it completed by the end of summer.