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Mission Hills slide opens anew

Four-month renovation complete at popular park amenity

The "big slide" at Mission Hills Park reopened after renovations on Jan. 10. (Photo courtesy of city of Pleasanton)

The Mission Hills Park slide -- among the city's most popular park amenities -- reopened to the community last weekend after being closed for renovations for nearly four months.

The refreshed design focused on replacing the 30-year-old single slide (which had been difficult to repair and maintain) with two slides side-by-side, an interactive "scramble wall" path to improve accessibility and a new staircase.

The total cost of the slide renovations, including design and installation, was approximately $385,000, paid for from the city's park median and renovation fund, according to city officials.

Mission Hills Park is located at 600 Junipero St.

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8 people like this
Posted by Bill
a resident of Pleasanton Heights
on Jan 14, 2020 at 6:02 pm

This town does a better job with parks than any city I have seen, having moved around for about 20 years. Well done Pleasanton. Off the charts.


8 people like this
Posted by Pleasanton Parent
a resident of Pleasanton Meadows
on Jan 14, 2020 at 8:21 pm

Absolutely agree. Well done


4 people like this
Posted by Ken mano
a resident of Willow West
on Jan 17, 2020 at 10:14 am

Went up to take a look, its pretty impressive and looks like fun, although I didn't try it. I'll take my grandkids when they come to visit.


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