Celebrate summer at the Haines Park Splash Pad opening

UPDATE: May 20, 2024: Due to the threat of severe weather on May 21, the splash pad celebration event has been rescheduled to May 28, 2024 at Noon. The splash pads at Haines Park and Civic Plaza will turn on and be available to residents beginning on May 20. Event details as follows:

Celebrate summer and the opening of Altoona's newest, family-friendly, amenity, the Haines Park Splash Pad!

  • When: Tuesday, May 28 at Noon
  • Where: Haines Park (3rd Ave SE, Altoona)
Altoona's Mayor, Dean O'Connor, will be joined by the Altoona Area Chamber of Commerce for a ribbon-cutting ceremony, commemorating the opening of the new splash pad. Mayor O'Connor will then introduce a very special guest, Altoona resident Ellie Wagoner, who has advocated for the new splash pad for several years. Ellie will be invited to activate the splash pad, and then gathered families can play in the new amenity and enjoy a popsicle treat, courtesy of Altoona's Fareway Store.