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Splash in the Boro
Splash in the Boro
Location Bulloch County, Georgia, U.S.
Owner Bulloch County, Georgia
Opened June 2004
Operating season May through September
Area 155 acres (630,000 m2)[1]
Total 9; including Lazy River
Website www.splashintheboro.com

Splash in the Boro is a water park and family aquatics center located in Statesboro, Georgia. The facility is situated within Mill Creek Regional Park and is operated by the Statesboro-Bulloch County Parks and Recreation Department.[1][2]


The initial concepts for a family aquatics center in Statesboro, Georgia, were formulated by Mike Rollins, director of the Statesboro-Bulloch County Department of Parks and Recreation.[3] Concerned about the operating expenses of the then current aquatics facilities and pools, Rollins believed the county government could build a water park that would become a self-sustaining endeavor covering its operating expenses. The plan was included as part of a Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST) referendum in 2002. The $4.5 million waterpark opened in 2004. In the first summer of operation, 90,000 people visited the park, exceeding initial estimates and expectations.[3] In 2009, Splash in the Boro added a $4 million expansion, including additional attractions and park amenities.[3]


The park has a number of water environments. Included within the park is an 800-foot (240 m) pool that simulates a river and encircles the play and leisure pools. The park also contains 25-meter lane pool and a 24,000-square-foot (2,200 m2) heated therapy pool. These pools are open throughout the year with the assistance of a portable dome structure that encloses the area immediately surrounding the pools.[2] The park also provides concessions with seating areas. Restrooms with family change areas and lockers are located within the facility.[2]


  1. ^ a b "SBCPRD". Bullochrec.com. Retrieved . 
  2. ^ a b c "Splash In the Boro Family Water Park - Georgia Attractions - Overview". Explore Georgia. Retrieved . 
  3. ^ a b c Jennifer Stalcup. "Georgia Trend". Georgia Trend. Retrieved . 

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