County park splashpad opens on Monday

Published 1:35 pm Tuesday, May 23, 2023

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The Davie County Community Park’s Splashpad will open on Monday, May 29.

The Vortex Splashpad is the largest (7,350 sf) in North Carolina, and its Nature Splashpad Theme was decided by Davie residents in a design meeting which includes LED lights for nighttime play.

The splashpad features three quadrants designated for age groups, includ two shaded picnic areas andmore than 20 lounge chairs. The splashpad operates on a recirculating water system that focuses on water conservation.

For further information or questions, contact the recreation and tarks team at (336) 753-TEAM (8326).

Pre-registration is encouraged, as only a certain number of individuals are allowed in at one time. All individuals (including users and observers) can pre-register and pay online to access the seating and play areas. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

The spashpad will be open daily through Sept. 4, with a $2 entry fee for all.

Time slots Monday-Thursday are: 10 a.m.-noon, 12:30-2:30 p.m.; 3-5 p.m.; 5:30-7:30 p.m.; on Fridays and Saturdays: 10 a.m.-noon; 12:30-2:30; 3-5; and 5:30-7:30  (for exclusive rentals only); and on Sundays: 12:30-2:30 p.m. and 3-5

Aquatic wheelchairs are available by request, funded through the Davie County Hospital Foundation Grant.