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Splash pad going in at new Hanson Regional Park

Kids in Loudoun County will have a new splash pad to cool off in next summer, thanks to a large water play area currently being installed at the Hanson Regional Park.

That’s part of the latest progress report from the huge park project under construction along Evergreen Mills Road, just to the southwest of the Brambleton neighborhood in Ashburn.

Local residents may also notice strange lights coming from the park. That’s because this month, they will testing the overhead lights at the park’s 17 athletic fields, turning them up and down, on and off.

As regular readers of The Burn know, the 257-acre park is the latest regional park for Loudoun County and will feature some brand new amenities not seen at other parks in the area.

The rundown includes:

  • Ten multi-purpose soccer fields
  • Four baseball/softball fields
  • Cricket field
  • Four tennis courts/Pickleball courts
  • Two artificial turf fields
  • Outdoor basketball court
  • Two playgrounds with rubberized surface
  • Batting cages
  • Splash pad and playground with inclusive features
  • Skate plaza
  • Grandstands
  • Historic Lee-Hanson House renovation
  • Five ponds
  • Fishing piers
  • Lodge and nature center
  • Picnic pavilions
  • Amphitheater
  • Off-leash areas for dogs
  • Disc golf course
  • Paved and natural surface trails
  • Concession/restroom buildings
Work on the Hanson Regional Park is expected to wrap up this coming spring and thus should open sometime in early to mid 2022.

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