The City of Bakersfield celebrated the official opening of Bridle Creek Park in southwest Bakersfield on Monday, October 26.
With beautiful weather framing the event, City officials and representatives from developer S&S Homes officially cut the ribbon on the 61st park maintained by the Recreation & Parks Department.
Mayor Karen Goh was joined by City Manager Christian Clegg, Recreation & Parks Director Dianne Hoover, City Councilmember Jacquie Sullivan (Ward 6), Gary Axelsen, VP of Business Development for S&S Homes, Scott Heilman, Division President of Landscape Development Inc., as well as a host of City staff for the grand opening.
Located at 7100 Pine Flat Drive just off Berkshire Road, Bridle Creek Park is 9.4 acres and features two half-court basketball courts, two playground areas with ADA-compliant surfacing and a two-acre dog park, the largest City-maintained dog park in southwest Bakersfield.
There are 119 trees in the park, along with 2,400 shrubs and 264,000 square feet of turf.
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