Community splash pad to open May 18

Published 11:19 am Friday, May 11, 2018

Just in time for the hot months of summer, there will be a grand opening held for the Atmore Community Splash Pad next Fri., May 18, at 2 p.m.

The ribbon cutting and grand opening is being held at the new splash pad site at the old ball grounds next to Heritage Park.

The project, a public-private partnership between several civic organizations and businesses, began in July 2017. After donations were raised, the splash pad began construction earlier this year.

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The pad is 2,000 square feet, and has a covered seating area for parents.

The splash pad’s supporters include the Atmore Rotary and Lions Clubs, city of Atmore, First National Bank and Trust, Gulf Coast RC&D Council, Gulf Winds Federal Credit Union, the Poarch Creek Indians and United Bank.