Alabama Splash Adventure park sets summer opening date

Alabama Splash Adventure is opening its doors for the summer on Saturday, May 19, the Bessemer water park announced.

When the gates open, visitors will be welcomed by the park‘s largest expansion in its history, according to the park. Six new amusement attractions, the Pirates High Dive Show and other improvements were made during the park‘s closure for the season.

Alabama Splash Adventure combines water and amusement attractions together for the entire family to enjoy. The park offers everything from waterslides, a relaxing lazy river ride and the Rampage Wooden Roller Coaster that reaches spe of 56 miles per hour.

Owners Dan Koch and his mom Pat, also known as “The General” have more than 60 years of experience in the amusement and waterpark industry. Over the past five years, the Koch family has added numerous amusement attractions to the park, restored the world-famous Rampage wooden roller coaster, and introduced many extras such as free parking, free unlimited Pepsi drinks, free sunscreen, free inner tubes and free Wi-Fi.

Dan and Pat Koch are at the park daily from open to close greeting customers, cleaning, and even making funnel cakes. Pat Koch 86 years old says

“We have an incredible staff and you really feel like family when entering, everything must be spit spot clean and all you have to do is relax and have fun, Pat Koch, 86, said.

Alabama Splash Adventure has received a series of positive rankings. In 2017, Alabama Splash Adventure was chosen as one of the top five friendliest parks in the world by readers of Amusement Today, a national amusement industry news leader.

The park was named as one of the best theme park values in the USA by MSN News. The Rampage Roller Coaster was ranked as one of the Top 25 wooden coasters in the world. Owner Dan Koch says

“We will build upon these honors. We are definitely moving in the right direction. Thank you, guests, team members and the great state of Alabama.”

Alabama Splash Adventure is located where Interstate 20/59 and I-459 meet at exit 110, just minutes from downtown Birmingham. For more information on tickets, season passes, and group outings call 205-481-4750 or visit the park‘s website here.