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Spanish Daily Journal
     March 11, 2019      #26-70 sdj 0
 
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Dayne Heitz, executive director of the Kankakee Valley Park District, will oversee the reopening of Splash Valley. Heitz expects to hire an aquatic facility manager, as well as an assistant manager and three certifies facility operations staffers.
Pool details emerge

KANKAKEE — The process of bringing Splash Valley Aquatic Park back to the public will not only provide more warm-weather fun, but more park district employees as well.

Dayna Heitz, Kankakee Valley Park District executive director, said this week staffing to manage and maintain the pool once it reopens, along with permits and licensing for the pool, will cause the district to expand its $1.9 million operation’s budget by $323,000.

In addition to increased staffing, the water park also will be open more days.

In previous years, the park opened Memorial Day weekend and closed Labor ...

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