BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) — North of the River Recreation and Park District will celebrate the opening of its newest community center and park June 29.
The grand opening will be 6-8 p.m. that night. The new facility is Riverlakes Ranch Community Center and Park, 3825 Riverlakes Drive, behind Centennial High School.
The first 400 attendees at the grand opening will be treated to burgers, chips, drinks and ice cream, according to NOR. Magician Ron Saylor will perform from 6:30-7:30, and kids can have their faces painted from 6-7.
Riverlakes Ranch is the 24th park in the NOR district and the fifth community center. The facility has an expansive state-of-the-art double gym, activity rooms, playground and three large picnic shelters with barbecues, according to NOR.