Hermiston to Unveil New Funland Playground on Fourth of July

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The city of Hermiston and Parks and Recreation Department will unveil the completely rebuilt Funland Playground at a public ceremony on the Fourth of July.

The $1.75 million playground will be one of the largest, most engaging and inclusive playgrounds in the Northwest, built from fire-resistant materials to protect it for future generations.

Its construction was funded through community support and insurance payments from the previously destroyed playground.

What: Funland Playground Grand Re-Opening and Dedication

When: Sunday, July 4 at 1 p.m.

Where: Funland Playground at Butte Park, 1245 N.W. 7th St.

Cost: Free

Service clubs including Rotary, Kiwanis, Lions and others played an integral role in fundraising and development of the playground and will provide refreshments at the ceremony.

You can learn more about the project at www.hermistonprojects.com/funland.