New water play areas to open in Oklahoma City

A children's fountain at Myriad Botanical Gardens will open for a full season for the first time May 1 after a short debut in the fall. And the city parks department will debut a new sprayground.
by Juliana Keeping Published: April 16, 2012

Most of the spraygrounds are operated with a push-button system, McClintock said.

The spraygrounds will be open from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily May 26 to Sept. 3, she said.

Sprayground locations

• Douglass Park, 500 NW 47

• E.B. Jeffrey Park, 1600 N Meridian Ave.

• Harvest Hills Park, 8235 NW 104

• Lippert Park, 550 S Shartel Ave.

• Macklanburg Park, 2234 NW 117

• McCracken Park, 425 SE 64

• McKinley Park, 1300 N McKinley Ave.

• Melrose Park, 7800 Melrose Lane

• Memorial Park, 1150 NW 36

• Minnis Lakeview Park, 12520 NE 36

• North Highland Park, 301 NW 81

• Reed Park, 1217 N May Ave.

• Schilling Park, 601 SE 25

• Sellers Park, 8301 S Villa Ave.

• Taylor Park, 1113 SW 70

• Wiley Post Park, 2021 S Robinson Ave.

• Youngs Park, 4610 S Youngs Blvd.


by Juliana Keeping
Enterprise Reporter
Juliana Keeping is on the enterprise reporting team for The Oklahoman and NewsOK.com. Keeping joined the staff of The Oklahoman in 2012. Prior to that time, she worked in the Chicago media at the SouthtownStar, winning a Peter Lisagor Award...
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