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A splash pad, in honor of former FOX 2 Meteorologist Jessica Starr-Rose, is located at Bosco Fields Park and planned to open in Summer 2024. The Starr-Rose family – with the help of the Novi Parks Foundation has been conducting a fundraising campaign to assist with bringing a splashpad to the City of Novi. Jessica, who died of suicide in 2018 following complications from surgery, was a Novi resident and her husband Dan and two children Noah and Riley still live in the City. Her mother Carol Starr said the splashpad is not just to memorialize her daughter, but to be a place for kids, parents, grandparents, and friends to gather and make memories of their own and bring awareness to the mental health issues that impact so many families.

Jessica’s Splashpad will be open 10am-8pm starting the Saturday of Memorial Day through Labor Day weather permitting. No entry fee. No lifeguards on duty.


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September 2021 - Family of Jessica Starr proposes splashpad at Bosco Park

November 2021 - Bringing Jessica's Splashpad to life

December 2021 - Michigan State Fair donates $15K to Jessica's Splashpad

February 2022 - Top Golf fundraiser to support Jessica's Splashpad

March 2022 - Fundraiser held for splashpad to honor Jessica Starr

February 2023 - Charity event held for creation of splashpad that will honor Jessica Starr

August 2023 - Annual Novi Parks Foundation fundraiser contributes to Jessica Starr splashpad