New gazebos at Boca del Rio Park
Wednesday, August 21st, 2013
The Boca del Rio Park is one of the top spots where families enjoy the best San Pedro has to offer; sand, sea and beach. However, due to weather conditions, age and the constant use of its facilities, the park has deteriorated and was in need of a face lift.
The San Pedro Town Council (SPTC), with the help of generous donors have embarked rehabilitation Boca del Rio Park to its former glory. The park is seeing a significant facelift which includes the construction of band new wooden gazebos. These improved gazebos, which are replacing the thatch palapas, are sturdier and resistant to high winds and heavy rain. The beams sustaining the gazebo are on a concrete base that will resist minor hurricane force winds and the constant threat of beach erosion. A total of three gazebos are being constructed.
Picnic tables will also be constructed under the gazebo. This is being done to create a safe and comfortable recreational facility where families can enjoy the beach. According to Mayor Daniel Guerrero, this is only the first phase of the Boca del Rio Park rehabilitation project. “We are trying to give the people a better place to enjoy spending time with their family. My greatest concerns are education and recreation. Growing up we were very fortunate that as kids we had beautiful sandy beaches, the kids today do not have that. This will be a great place for families to spend their day,” said Guerrero.
The SPTC encourages those using the park to take good care of the new facilities available.
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