7:30 a.m., June 17)
Creek splash pad officially opens
By Fred Sherwin
City of Ottawa and the Cardinal Creek Community Assocaition
couldn't have picked a better day to open a spray park
and splash pad in the east end communtiy of Springridge.
splash pad is the latest instalation in Park 18B located
at the south end of Springridge behind Bergamot Circle.
The city installed several play structures in the park
last year. Future plans call for the four hectare park
call for a basketball court and two mini-soccer fields..
splash pad was welcomed by a gaggle of local kids who
were anxious to cool off from the soaring temperature.
Coun. Bob Monette and Glengarry-Prescott-Russell MPP Grant
Crack were on hand to help cut the ribbon along with Cardinal
Creek Community Association president Sean Crossan and
fellow CCCA executive members Tristan Blais and Martin
is a great day for the kids of Cardinal Creek as they
can now cool off and enjoy the hot days of summer,"
Monette and MPP Crack were happy to be on hand to help
celebrate the opening of the latest edition to the east
children of Cardinal Creek will enjoy this splash pad
facility for years to come. It is a pleasure to be here
with this vibrant community to open this new facility,"
said Monette and Crack in a joint statement.
also used the occasion to announce a contest to name the
park. Cardinal Creek residents can send their suggestions
The suggestions will be submitted to the naming committee
and the best name will be announced in September 2012.
president Sean Crossan (centre) was joined
by Orléans Ward Coun. Bob Monette and Glengarry-Prescott-Russell
MPP Grant Crack for the opening of the new
splash pad in Cardinal Creek. Photo supplied
story was made possible thanks to their generous support
of our local business
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