Atmore Splash Pad

Youngsters already enjoying new Splash Pad playground
By DON FLETCHER News Staff Writer When Atmore Community Splash Pad was opened, it was a big hit with local and area children. The newly installed playground adjacent to the splash pad is proving to be just as well received. The new playground equipment — including a several-sided slide, a climbing spiral, a train for younger kids to climb over and more — was installed without fanfare recently, and youngsters…
Celebrity waiters make a splash
David’s Catfish was packed out Monday evening as the owners gave First National Bank & Trust the restaurant for the annual Celebrity Waiter event. This year’s fare included crawfish, shrimp, corn, potatoes and sausage. Proceeds benefited the Atmore Splash Pad. Waiters were Angela Leachman, Taylor Helion Lee, Natalie Rodgers, Brandon Smith, Mike Stacey, Mayor Jim Staff, Lisa Swift, Nancy Williams and Haley Huskey, Amanda and Shawn Rounsavall. At the end…
Still on target
A crew from Spanish Fort-based Polygon Inc. works April 16 to finish the concrete that will serve as the base for Atmore’s first-ever water-themed playground. A spokesperson for Atmore Rotary Club reported that the 2,000 square-foot play area, which costs in excess of $150,000, is on track to meet its pre-Memorial Day ribbon-cutting target.
Breaking ground – Splash pad dream will soon become a reality
Atmore Rotary Splash Pad moved one step closer this week to becoming a reality. The first shovels of soil were turned Tuesday, February 13, for the 2,000-square feet, water-themed playground facility that will include a paved parking lot and a covered seating area for parents and guardians. The splash pad — which will be built by J.A. Dawson & Co., a Pelham-based designer and installer of playgrounds and recreational facilities…
GW donates to splash pad project
Gulf Winds Federal Credit Union donated to the Atmore’s splash pad project Thursday, November 9. The presentation was made at the old ballfield next to the Boy Scout hut – the site of the new splash pad. Shown are members of the Atmore Rotary Club and Lions Club and GW personnel, from left, Mayor Jim Staff, Taylor Lee, Brandy Giger, Allen Walston, Gulf Winds Vice President of Regional Sales &…