St Kitts: Geoffrey hanley shares update about reopening family park

The Deputy Prime Minister of St Kitts and Nevis, Dr Geoffrey Hanley, has shared the update regarding reopening the New Road Family Park in St Kitts.

The Deputy Prime Minister of St Kitts and Nevis, Dr Geoffrey Hanley, has shared the update regarding reopening the New Road Family Park in St Kitts. The government closed the park for renovations and construction work in the year 2020. Following the covid pandemic era and the restrictions accompanying the virus, the park had to remain closed.

The Government extended the closing time due to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, the government and concerned authorities will open it for the people at the end of January 2023. The Permanent Secretary for social development, Azilla Clarke, explained the renovation work.


She stated that the renovations included replacing all the toys in the park. The general plumbing and paving of the garden needed replacement. Additionally, the ministry of social development also made certain changes to the park’s east side, including the park premises’ lightning.

Deputy Prime Minister Geoffrey Hanley interacted with the state-owned media service, St Kitts and Nevis Information Service revealed that the park is ready to receive visitors and families. He added that the families are welcome into the park to enjoy the swings and slides of the park premises.

Additionally, the park also has equipment for adults to exercise. According to the Deputy Prime Minister, the social development ministry has introduced this element to promote wellness. Geoffrey Hanley encouraged people to exercise in the park and get physically fit.

The Deputy Prime Minister said he would also participate in the park activities. The park will further remain open for community events and parties. Thus, the permanent secretary for social development explained that they want to provide a family-friendly environment for the parties and celebrations.

There are still schedule conflicts and changes that they need to sort through. However, the permanent secretary expressed her confidence that they will be able to maintain the park so that the space becomes an asset to the country.

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