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7 things to know about Newmarket's soon-to-open first fully accessible splash pad
July 12, 2021

Soft opening for harvest-themed pad next to Terry Fox Public School on July 13

The fence is still up this weekend, but on July 13, Newmarket will do a soft opening of the town’s first fully accessible splash pad.

The Dr. Margaret Arkinstall Splash Pad is on Sawmill Valley Drive, southwest of Mulock Drive and Yonge Street.

“This is a testing period so it is possible that we may need to close it from time to time to make adjustments,” Coun. Kelly Broome posted on Facebook.

“If all goes well, (you) can expect the splash pad to remain open for public use full-time for the balance of the summer.”

Here are seven things to know about the new splash pad: