Parrot Island New Manager
February 26, 2019
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Parrot Island Waterpark Welcomes New Manager
Fort Smith, Arkansas – January 28, 2019 – Parrot Island Waterpark of Fort Smith, AR
Welcomes New General Manager, Kyle Taylor.
Parrot Island Waterpark is excited to introduce Kyle to the River Valley and looking
forward to seeing what his enthusiasm and experience will bring to the park.
Kyle's experience as a Theme Park and Water Park professional began at Magic Springs
& Crystal Falls in Hot Springs, Arkansas in 2005. Kyle started as a Guest Services Team Member
working in many departments from Ride Operations, Lifeguarding, Guest Services, I.T., Sales, and
Marketing. He worked through the ranks from Team Member to Manager.
Although he never thought he would leave Arkansas, Kyle moved to Kentucky in 2014 to be a part of
the redevelopment team to reopen Kentucky Kingdom & Hurricane Bay.
Prior to his move to the River Valley, as Parrot Island Waterpark's new General Manager, Kyle moved
to Dallas to open the Crayola Experience. In 2018, he joined American Resort
Management as Director of Guest Services at Epic Waters Indoor Water Park.
“I am very excited to be a part of the Parrot Island team and continue to build
relationships with our guests and community. It's so nice being back in Arkansas and I look
forward to meeting all our 2019 Islanders.” said Kyle.
He will continue pursuing Parrot Island's mission to further the Aloha Spirit by
ensuring a safe and fun atmosphere for all visitors. He is excited t o build new
relationships wit h the community and kick off a great season at Parrot Island
Waterpark. Contact the park for more information.
Vice President and Principle, Richard Coleman said of the hiring “We are impressed with Mr.
Taylor’s qualifications and successful track-record, and we believe that his passion for
the waterpark industry will contribute to Parrot Island being the best waterpark it can be.”
Season Passes are available for sale at ParrootIslandWaterpark.com, the Parrot
Island Waterpark ticket office, located at 7300 Zero Street in Ben Geren Park Fort
Smith, or by phone at 479-788-6550, Monday-Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Parrot Island Waterpark 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 waterpark 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
For more information, please visit www.parrotislandwaterpark.com .
Parrot Island Waterpark is also on Facebook at www.facebook.com/parrotislandWP
and on Twitter @ParrotIslandWP ###
Brenda Payne, Director of Sales