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Soledad having tournament to name its first inclusive park

The City of Soledad, California

SOLEDAD, Calif. (KION-TV) UPDATE July 13, 2022, at 5:57 p.m.- The City of Soledad needs your help deciding the name for its first inclusive park.

The park located on Orchard Lane will be decided by a tournament-style voting system. People submitted names, and the best ones will move into the tournament until one is left.

You can vote for your favorite names here.

ORIGINAL STORY

The $7.7 million project to build an inclusive playground for universal access broke ground over the weekend.

The City of Soledad is also giving folks the opportunity to name this park. To submit a name go on their Facebook and message them.

This park was planned with disabled children in mind. To help provide them with a safe place to play.

The park will be located on 300 Orchard Lane. It will include a park consisting of a parking lot, skate park, dog park, inclusive playground, sprayground, restroom facility, multiple picnic areas, and ample central grass space for gatherings and events.

The skatepark will be replacing the old one in need of modern repairs. The sprayground will open seasonally and will run through multiple filters to assure safe water quality.

The park is planned to open in the Spring of 2023, and construction will be from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. every weekday.

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