Families gathered in Perkerson Park and children waited impatiently for fountains to start gushing during the splash pad grand opening event this past Saturday, May 19. What started as a vision of Councilmember Joyce Sheperd came into fruition thanks to a generous donation from the Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation and construction planning and project oversight from the City of Atlanta’s Department of Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Affairs and Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. Read more about the splash pad.
Our city has been through a lot recently, and at Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. (ABI) and Atlanta BeltLine Partnership (ABP), the health and safety of our trail users, neighbors, volunteers and staff is our top priority. Please continue to adhere to all CDC guidelines regarding social distancing, hygiene and wearing face coverings to help curb the spread of COVID-19. Also, please practice kindness; our community has experienced a lot but WE ARE ALL IN THIS TOGETHER.