Splashpad Saves Community Cash

Commercial Recreation Specialists recently coordinated installation of a 3,164-square-foot Splashpad at Highlands Park in Cottage Grove, Minn. Zac Dockter, Cottage Grove’s parks and recreation director, said the city expects to save $60,000 to $80,000 per year in maintenance and operational expenses because the new Splashpad replaced a pre-existing municipal pool that was costly to maintain. The installed Splashpad will have no standing water, eliminating the need for lifeguard supervision, and utilizes a flow-through system, eliminating the need for expensive chemical …


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