Did you know San Antonio is the first city in the U.S. to conduct a citywide scavenger hunt for free health, wellness, and physical activity events?
Interestingly, the fight for District 4 has produced fewer candidates than the other council races at play on the May 6 ballot.
Saturday morning at the 505 acre Pearsall Park, a former landfill, children played on a newly built playground, joggers ran across a distant hill, skateboarders spun in the air and waved outstretched arms, a Zumba class kicked into high gear, and children of all ages laughed and splashed in the in park.
Councilman Rey Saldaña (D4) walked through the vast fields of Pearsall Park Monday morning, stopping to swing from ring to ring on playground equipment and run a 40-yard dash in 7.23 seconds – all while wearing a tie – to give people a taste of the revitalized park.
The Southside has waited long enough for Pearsall Park, their showpiece amenity, according to City Councilman Rey Saldaña (D4).