City Officials & Community Members Welcome Splash Pad To The Cheyenne Depot Plaza
New Attraction Arrives For The Remainder Of Summer In Cheyenne
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (Wyoming News Now) - August is right around the corner, if we said that “this summer has been a hot one” would be an understatement. A plan was put in place two years ago to bring in a splash pad to the Cheyenne depot plaza. This Monday morning to start off the new week, community members and city officials unveiled the first ever splash pad to keep families and community members cool during these hot summer days.
Project planner’s ran into unique obstacles and challenges to bring this splash pad to life. City of Cheyenne Councilman of Ward III Rocky Case- was happy governing officials we’re able to coordinate with the city in funding and supporting this project. As the councilman was standing at the splash pad, joined by other city members and children laughing in playing in the water; Councilman Case proudly stated, “This is an awesome project. The community from kids selling lemonade and doing chores/yard work. All the way up to large donations from multitude of companies and economic development entities.” He adds, “This is just awesome and it goes to show when we take politics out of the picture what we great things we can accomplish as a community.”
Other members of the city council, Head of the DDA along with Mayor Marian Orr were in attendance for the unveiling of the splash park. President/CEO at Visit Cheyenne- Domenic Bravo also brought attention to a former city councilman Richard Johnson for his work in supporting the project and helping raise the funds to make it all possible.
Bravo was also excited for the splash pad. Being able to see progress for the city and new attractions for visitors. He says, “When you make a great place to live. Obviously that turns into a great destination.” He adds, “With a community like ours, those that came together to provide such an amazing asset. We are a pretty stellar destination for people to visit.”
The splash pad is open to the public daily from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
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