Las Vegas Residents Invited To Bob Baskin Park Rededication And Free Movie in the Park Oct. 12

Join Mayor Carolyn G. Goodman And Mayor Pro Tem Lois Tarkanian For Kids’ Activities, Refreshments, Fun & “Hotel Transylvania 3” Animated Film

Residents are invited to join Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn G. Goodman and Mayor Pro Tem Lois Tarkanian at 5:30 p.m. at Bob Baskin Park Friday, Oct. 12, for an evening of celebration and a viewing of the animated movie “Hotel Transylvania 3.” The park, located at 2801 W. Oakey Blvd., was refurbished this year. The free event will include a rededication of the recently reopened six-acre park, as well as a costume parade, kids’ activities, jump house, enjoyment of the new park amenities and free refreshments while supplies last.

“We have looked forward with great anticipation to celebrating the reopening of Bob Baskin Park with the neighborhood residents that have waited for months for their park,” said Mayor Pro Tem Tarkanian. “I hope everyone is able to join us.”

Park bonds funded the $3.9 million park reconstruction by JNJ Construction Company that began in January 2018. The existing healthy mature trees, rose gardens, four handball/racquetball courts and four tennis courts were protected during construction. The enhancements include:

  • New water play feature with 32’ shade structure and bench seating;
  • Larger concrete plaza area with shade shelters and tables;
  • New barbecue grills;
  • Upgraded tot playground with new safety surface and more play features;
  • Added play area for ages 5-12 with shade sail canopy;
  • New restroom building;
  • New walking surface and exercise stations on the 1/3-mile walking loop;
  • Added shade canopy at the tennis court plaza;
  • Added concrete benches, safety fencing and sidewalks;
  • New LED park lighting throughout with motion sensors;
  • Refurbished parking lot with 38 spaces and widened driveways;
  • Replacement turf grass and sprinkler system;
  • Additional trees and shrubs;
  • New park name plaque.

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