Wednesday, July 24, 2024

OKI splashpad remains closed until further notice

Oak Island splashpad remains closed after a water pump failure earlier in the week. (Courtesy photo)

OAK ISLAND — A splash pad scheduled to undergo repair work this week and reopen Wednesday will remain shuttered for now.

The Town of Oak Island found additional repair work was needed on the pump motor. A guaranteed repair estimate is not currently available, though officials anticipate a Friday, July 12, opening. The public will be notified once repairs have been made.

Located in the Middleton Park Complex at 4610 E Dolphin Drive, the splashpad closed July 8 after the water pump failed. It was expected to take two days for onsite repair and manufacturer support.

More information can be found here regarding its reopening.


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Shea Carver
Shea Carver
Shea Carver is the editor in chief at Port City Daily. A UNCW alumna, Shea worked in the print media business in Wilmington for 22 years before joining the PCD team in October 2020. She specializes in arts coverage — music, film, literature, theatre — the dining scene, and can often be tapped on where to go, what to do and who to see in Wilmington. When she isn’t hanging with her pup, Shadow Wolf, tending the garden or spinning vinyl, she’s attending concerts and live theater.

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