The fields at Harding University Partnership School and La Cumbre Junior High are open for use by the general public after hours.
The goal is to provide more open spaces for neighbors on the westside who are in need of somewhere to play and recreate where there aren’t parks
Right now, Harding’s outdoor space is available Monday through Friday, after school until sundown
La Cumbre is open to the public on Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
A ribbon cutting ceremony was held Wednesday to celebrate the opening.
“To have a healthy mind, we have to have a healthy body. This open space will give people living on the west side a place to play, exercise, or just enjoy being outside. We are grateful to everyone who helped make this valuable resource available to the community,” said Dr. Hilda Maldonado, Superintendent.
The opening is able to happen thanks in part to SBPD Officers and City Parks and Recreation Rangers patrolling the campuses to ensure safety.
Those who use the schools are asked to not litter, honor our wheel-free zone (strollers and mobility aids ok), leave dogs at home, and monitor the safety of their children at all times.