Splash Kingdom

Brad Kellar / Greenville Herald-Banner

It again looks like there will be a water park in Greenville next summer.

Officials with Splash Kingdom have announced construction on the company’s Greenville facility is expected to resume this week.

Construction of the infrastructure, road and utilities, is scheduled to begin,” said Splash Kingdom President and CEO Johnny Blevins of the plan to restart operations  at the site along the Interstate 30 service road.

Courtesy of Splash Kingdom

Officials with Splash Kingdom announced Tuesday that the official ground breaking ceremony for their Greenville water park is set for the afternoon of Feb. 10 at its future location, 6501 Interstate 30.

The word came following the quarterly Tourism Partnership Alliance Meeting, according to Greenville Chamber President/CEO Brendon Payne.

Greenville Convention and Visitors Bureau

Greenville Convention and Visitors Bureau director Milton Babb says the weekend of January 30-February 1 is a busy one for the Greenville Municipal Auditorium, with three concerts in three nights, including the Dallas Symphony Orchestra Friday night January 31.  And the legendary Loretta Lynn will perform at GMA on Friday night, February 28.  Also, Milton says the new Splash Kingdom water park is expected to attract around 80,000 visitors to Greenville this summer.

The city of Commerce and the Commerce ISD governing bodies have approved the Freeport Exemption, a business tax exemption that both hope will encourage new business to locate in Commerce, according to Herald Banner and Commerce Journal editor Caleb Slinkard.  In this edition of the Blacklands Cafe, Caleb also discusses the Splash Kingdom water park that is coming to Greenville soon.

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Ground could be broken as early as this spring on a water park, which will be part of a long awaited retail and commercial development in Greenville.

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Officials with Splash Kingdom have agreed to build a water park in Greenville, provided the city does its share to help establish the park in the Greenville Towne Center development.

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The city of Greenville is one step closer to getting a water park.

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Although it is expected to feel a lot more like winter this week, the Greenville City Council may spend some time Tuesday talking about a summertime activity. The Council is scheduled to meet in executive session during Tuesday’s agenda to discuss the Splash Kingdom water park which has been proposed for Greenville.

Greenville to Move Forward with Splash Kingdom

Oct 10, 2012
Splash Kingdom

GREENVILLE - After weeks of talks about a Hawaiian Falls adventure park in Greenville, the city council has chosen to negotiate an agreement with Splash Kingdom Waterpark.

Splash Kingdom Waterparks

The Greenville City Council is expected to hear a proposal Tuesday from Canton-based Splash Kingdom, which has approached the Greenville Board of Development about expanding their operations locally.