Volunteers said the problem began when Monongalia County condensed the committees overseeing the park into one.
Not even the rain on Monday could keep the families indoors in Shinnston.
Cartoon Headquarters sponsored Shinnston's second annual Family Night in the Park on Monday night.
The thunder and lightning did delay a swim scheduled for the kids, so they played in the rain.
They also enjoyed a screening of the movie "Smurfs."