High Health Standards at Dollywood’s Splash Country

I recently took a trip with the kids to Dollywood and the beautiful Pigeon Forge area for some end-of-summer break fun. Grandma came along too!

As a mom of two young kids and as a registered nurse, I have to admit that I’ve had reservations in the past about water parks. Health standards are a big priority for me and my family. While Splash Country is clearly well-maintained, managed, and clean, it was what I learned behind-the-scenes that completely put my mind at ease. I found it very interesting to see how Splash Country monitors and maintains their health and safety standards and I thought you might as well.

As a Dollywood Insider, I had the unique opportunity to learn about the high level of quality control measures that Splash Country upholds. During this behind-the-scenes glimpse, staff at Splash Country showed me how they strive to exceed health standards. How do they do this? All 16 bodies of water are tested every hour. That’s right, every 60 minutes! With close monitoring both by well-trained staff and state-of-the-art technology, health and safety levels are continuously checked throughout the entire water park.

Staff training is also a key component of this well-run water park and I enjoyed learning that Splash Country’s staff are properly trained, have to meet specific expectations, and are regularly tested. It’s no surprise having noticed how the Dollywood Company nurtures their hosts, staff, and talent. They take care of their theme park and each other and it shows by offering a safe and welcoming environment to guests.

We had a fantastic day at Splash Country and my kid’s exclaimed it was their favorite day of our trip.

If you do have any health concerns or questions about visiting Dollywood’s Splash Country, you can contact 1-800-Dollywood for more information.

Wishing a happy, healthy, and safe end of summer for you and your family.

By | 2017-08-30T09:31:03-04:00 August 22nd, 2017|Water Park|0 Comments

About the Author:

Linda Scruggs RN, BSN (Dollywood Insider 2016-2017) is a nurse, blogger, freelance writer, and mom, living in Middle Tennessee. Linda founded her blog (UnboxedMom.com) as a resource to provide actionable tips on family health and parenting. Her insightful posts using her clinical expertise and family experiences can also be found in other publications including The Huffington Post. Along with her young son and daughter, Linda’s family enjoys traveling to create learning opportunities and priceless memories. They recently fell in love with Dollywood and want to tell everyone why they should plan a trip to this Smoky Mountain destination.
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