May 18, 2018

Parrot Island Waterpark of Fort Smith, AR to hold the 5th Annual Kid Ducky Derby Saturday May 19th.




Press Release:
Parrot Island Waterpark of Fort Smith, AR is partnering with STEPS Family Resource Center to bring you the 5th Annual Kid Ducky Derby and Family Festival on Saturday, May 19!  The 5th Annual Kid Ducky Derby will be held at Parrot Island on Saturday, May 19th. Kick off the day at 11:00 a.m. with the Family Fun Festival! Visit with local non-profits and food trucks, play carnival-style games, and enter into a raffle drawing to win awesome prizes!  

At 2:00 p.m. the party will move inside Parrot Island where over 500 rubber ducks will race along the Crocodile Creek Lazy River. The people with the first 20 ducks to cross the finish line will win cool prizes!  This national event raises money for STEPS Family Resource Center, which provides safe visitation sessions for children and non custodial parents, classes to help parents, families and more.  Community service is an important characteristic of the Parrot Island brand. Throughout the year, representatives of the water park, along with the park's mascot, Petey the Parrot, participate in various community events, such as attending parades and visiting schools. 

If you need a summer venue to have your fundraiser or non-profit event, Parrot Island is the perfect place. Call today to reserve your date!  Parrot Island Water park features the region’s only wave pool, four awesome twisting, turning water slides, a relaxing lazy river, an activity pool and a themed children’s aquatic play area.  The outdoor water park has over 370,000 gallons of aquatic fun and includes a variety of amenities, including party pavilions, cabana rentals, food and beverage concessions, 800 complimentary deck and lounge chairs, over 250 complimentary water tubes, expansive grass lawns for relaxing and much more, and is open Memorial Day through Labor Day.  Located at Ben Geren Park, residents and visitors can enjoy Parrot Island Waterpark along with miniature golf, go karts, playground equipment, outdoor picnic areas and pavilions, softball and soccer fields, tennis courts, a 1 ½ mile fitness and circuit walking trail, two 18-hole disk golf courses, over eight miles of paved bike trails, 11 miles of mountain bike trails, and an outstanding 27-hole county golf course. 

For more information, please visit www.parrotislandwaterpark.com .