NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Parents are voicing concern about a growing problem at a Brooklyn park – a giant puddle that looks more like a city pool.

Families say Mellett Playground in Sheepshead Bay always floods after it rains.

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The problem is there’s now an unmoving body of water still sitting on the park’s surface after two days of sunshine.

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Kids can’t play basketball or ride their bikes safely.

Local moms and dads are also worried the dirty water will start attracting mosquitoes as the weather gets warmer.

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“Every time it rains it’s a given, this whole courtyard is absolutely unusable for the most part,” parent Rene Chan said.

“Maybe they could get the drain fixed?” nine-year-old Ethan Chan added.

CBS2 sent pictures of the flooding to New York City’s Parks Department and asked how it can be fixed.

The Parks Department has not responded.

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Mellett Playground is listed on the Parks Department website as being slated for a major renovation.