Brentwood’s Roberto Clemente Park — shuttered for more than three years after the discovery of contaminated materials dumped there — reopened Monday morning, just in time for sisters Karen and Brittany Robles to say goodbye.
The sisters, who live near the park and grew up playing there, are moving to Mastic later Monday.
“We would spend our summers here on the swing sets,” Karen Robles, 24, a real estate agent, said.
She said she thought the Town of Islip took “longer than expected” to reopen the park, but the finished work, “looks amazing.”
Lesly Gutirrez, 11, and her 5-year-old brother, Brandon, were the first kids to hit the playground set.
They biked over with their mother, Ana, from home a couple blocks away and tumbled down the slides on the jungle gym.
“She’s happy because she can bring us to play,” Lesly said, translating for her mother.
Ramell Mazyck, 22, a mechanic, shot solitary hoops on the newly resurfaced basketball court.
“I was here on the last day the park was open,…