Splash Kingdom

Greenville
7:52 am
Mon August 4, 2014

Restarting the Splash countdown

Officials with Splash Kingdom say work on the water park in Greenville, which began earlier this year, is scheduled to resume this week, with the goal of opening the park next summer.
Credit 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.

Read more
City of Greenville
10:18 am
Wed February 5, 2014

Splash Kingdom to break ground

Ground is scheduled to be broken Monday for the Splash Kingdom water park in Greenville. The company currently operates three water parks, including this one in Shreveport, La.
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.

Read more
Blacklands Cafe
6:00 am
Fri January 24, 2014

Busy days coming for Greenville Municipal Auditorium

Milton Babb
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.

Read more
Blacklands Cafe
6:00 am
Mon December 2, 2013

City of Commerce, CISD approve Freeport Exemption

Caleb Slinkard

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.

Read more
Development
1:13 pm
Fri March 8, 2013

Towne Center project could start in spring

Splash Kingdom

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.

Read more
News
9:09 am
Fri December 14, 2012

Water Park to make $5 million splash

Credit Splash Kingdom

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.

Read more
Splash Kingdom
7:18 am
Thu December 13, 2012

Greenville Council Votes on Possible Water Park

Splash Kingdom

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

Read more
Splash Kingdom
7:57 am
Mon December 10, 2012

Council to Continue Water Park Talks

Splash Kingdom

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.

Read more
Economic Development
10:19 am
Wed October 10, 2012

Greenville to Move Forward with Splash Kingdom

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.

Read more
Economic Development
11:02 am
Mon October 8, 2012

Second Waterpark Company Interested in Greenville

Splash Kingdom Waterpark, Canton, TX
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.

Read more