Aqua playgrounds-with bubblers, ground sprays, dumping buckets and platformed structures-are a hot commodity in communities across the country. And they are becoming particularly popular in and around Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minnesota. The reason? They can be less costly to build and maintain, they’re often safer than pools due to no standing water, and they’re fun for the whole family. Read more in the Star Tribune about the popularity of splash pads in the Twin Cities, and be sure to visit Oak Hill Park Splash Pad in St. Louis Park when you’re in the area.