Kid’s View: Splash and Play


Lake Winnie’s SOAKya Water Park offers plenty of fun and adventure for people of all ages.


It’s time to start planning for warm-weather fun. The SOAKya Water Park and Lake Winnie Amusement Park in Rossville, Ga., open several weeks before the official start of summer: the amusement park on May 5 and the water park on May 28. The following are two perspectives of SOAKya by eighth-grade siblings Megan Skelton and Brianna Skelton, who live in Tuscaloosa, Ala.

Megan: What is something fun to do on a hot day? SOAKya Water Park is just the answer! It has a large lazy river, lots of slides and much more to choose from.

I really enjoyed Coke Float Cove. It is kind of like a roped monkeybar obstacle course with floating soda caps. It is a fun challenge. Once I competed against my sister to see who could get to the other side first. I don’t mean to brag, but I won.

To be fair, it was a very close race.

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