Millennium Park

Grown-ups get run of the Splash Pad for one night

The thumping tones of Bruno Mars’ “Uptown Funk” floated over the evergreens and onto Harwood Avenue on the evening of July 26. It was Grown-Up Night at Millennium Park Splash Pad and the laughs and cheers could be heard by the roadside overflow parking.

Adult party at the Splash Pad on Thursday

Adults will get their chance to make a splash on Thursday, July 26, at the Homewood-Flossmoor Park District’s new Splash Pad at Millennium Park, 18600 Harwood Ave. in Homewood.

Early review of new Splash Pad: 'So much fun'

Within a minutes of the opening at noon on Saturday, the new Splash Pad at Millennium Park in Homewood was populated with more than a dozen frolicking children giving the facility a test run.

The early reviews were favorable.

"This is so much fun," Adalyn Morales shouted to her mother, Tracy Finfrock. 

Park district targets July 1 for Splash Pad opening

Millennium Park’s Splash Pad is almost ready. July 1 is the target date for turning on the bubbling water fountain designed for young children. 

Park district awards contract for new Splash Pad

  The aging but still popular Spash Pad in Millennium 
  Park will be replaced this spring.
(Chronicle file photo)
 

 

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