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Explore Playground 5-1-19 (36)

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The 15,000-square-foot playground includes features to accommodate a variety of disabilities. A 7,000-square-foot splash pad is set to open May 15. Read more

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Explore groundbreaking 1

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The 15,000-square-foot playground and 7,000-square-foot splash pad will have a universal design, meaning they will be designed to meet the needs of all people, including those with disabilities and mobility issues. Read more

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  • Hoover Met splash pad June 2019 (2)

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    Hoover Met splash pad June 2019 (2)

    Kati Clark, 9, of Hoover, Alabama, plays in the water at the splash pad at the Hoover Metropolitan Complex in Hoover, Alabama, on Sunday, June 23, 2019.

  • Hoover Met splash pad June 2019 (3)

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    Hoover Met splash pad June 2019 (3)

    Hope and Sophie Huey of Birmingham, Alabama, get mouthfuls of water at the splash pad at the Hoover Metropolitan Complex in Hoover, Alabama, on Sunday, June 23, 2019.

  • Hoover Met splash pad June 2019 (1)

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    Hoover Met splash pad June 2019 (1)

    Kids and adults play at the 7,000-square-foot splash pad at the Hoover Metropolitan Complex in Hoover, Alabama, on Sunday, June 23, 2019. In its first couple of months, the splash pad has drawn an average of more than 200 people per day, complex Manager John Sparks said.

  • Explore Playground 5-1-19 (32)

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    Explore Playground 5-1-19 (32)

    The splash pad at the Explore Playground and Splash Pad at the Hoover Metropolitan Complex in Hoover, Alabama, is scheduled to open on May 15, 2019.

  • Explore Playground 5-1-19 (30)

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    Explore Playground 5-1-19 (30)

    Young children make their way around the splash pad during the grand opening for the Explore Playground and Splash Pad at the Hoover Metropolitan Complex in Hoover, Alabama, on Wednesday, May 1, 2019. The splash pad is scheduled to open on May 15, 2019.

  • Explore groundbreaking 16

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    Explore groundbreaking 16

    Jefferson County Commission President Jimmie Stephens speaks to the crowd at the groundbreaking for the Explore playground and splash pad at the Hoover Metropolitan Complex in Hoover, Alabama, on Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018. He is joined by Jefferson County Commissioner-Elect Steve Ammons, at left, and Jefferson County Commissioner David Carrington.

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