Outdoor water park at Kingsport Aquatic Center opening May 13


KINGSPORT, Tenn. (WJHL)- Officials at the Kingsport Aquatic Center are preparing for the opening of the outdoor water park this month.

According to the release, it will open on May 13 at 10:30 a.m. 

The hours for the water park starting May 13 are scheduled for the following: 

            Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday: 10:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.
            Wednesday and Saturday: 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
            Sunday: noon to 6 p.m.

In February, Kingsport city leaders approved a $2 million bid to expand the city’s aquatic center. 

The Board of Mayor and Alderman unanimously agreed to pay $2,054,600 for a new outdoor pool, shaded pavilion, walk-in freezer, and additional restrooms. 

Kingsport BMA approves $2 million bid for aquatic center expansion

The new outdoor pool will be 2,700 square feet, four to five feet deep, and will hold 180 people. It will also be heated and will have three 25 yard lap lanes. 

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