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Youngstown council to consider building water playgrounds

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YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio - The city park department is investigating the possibility of installing recreational water facilities at local playgrounds.

Youngstown city council will be asked on Wednesday night to approve legislation authorizing the  board of control to seek bids on two such projects.

Youngstown Park Director Robert Burke tells 21 News that the facilities would be similar to the splash pad at Austintown Township Park.

Burke says that the city is considering placing the water playgrounds at John White Park on the east side, and Homestead Park on the south side.

Burke adds that the two playgrounds would be used a test run, and if successful, as many as four more would be placed at parks around the city.

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