Will Kallenborn / Eyewitness News

METAIRIE, La -- Those looking to escape the summer heat will finally be able to visit the Lafreniere Park's new Spray Park when it opens this Friday.

More than 135 gallons of water per minute will be pumped through this 4,000 square feet area that features a variety of water spray features and several water cannons to keep kids cool and entertained.

The Spray Park is located at Lafreniere Park, right next to the carousel. It will be open from 12 p.m. to 7 p.m. daily and costs $5 per person for 45 minutes of fun.

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