There's a new place for summer fun, funded by the voters of Butler County.
"We love it," said Angelena Ruskin who took her children to one of the new playgrounds Tuesday afternoon.
Even amid the relentless heat, Metroparks newest playgrounds are getting high marks from parents and kids alike, but park officials say the thanks goes to the voters.
As promised, residents can now enjoy the new playground at Voice of America Park as well as a new playground at Forest Run in Hamilton.
"This is just another fun thing for the kids to do when we come to lake, they love getting to be able to run around," said park-goer, Michelle Boerger.
The 200,000 project includes a three story tower, handle bars, a climbing wall, as well as a protective surface at both parks that's kid friendly for play time.
"Kind of a squishy, rubber surface that can have a wheel chair roll on it or a stroller," Boerger said.
The two new parks officially opened on Tuesday.