A farm- themed play structure and a splash pad grace the new Greenacres Park. SR photo/Jesse Tinsley
Greenacres residents have been wanting a neighborhood park for years and finally, the day is here. The Greenacres Park grand opening is Saturday from 10:30 a.m. to noon at 1311 N. Long Road. Kids will find a lot to like there - swings, sand box, splash pad and playground equipment. There are also bathrooms, play fields, plenty of benches to sit on, a large picnic shelter than can be reserved and a 9-hole disc golf course.
The festivities on Saturday will include a one mile family walk, tree planting and a ribbon cutting by Sopkane Valley Mayor Tom Towey. There will also be a fire truck and a police car there for kids to check out. It sounds like quite the event, so be sure to drop by and check it out. Just try not to bother the mother Robin who has a nest on the light fixture next to the men's bathroom door.