AUBURNDALE, FL (July 15, 2019) – Over the weekend, Aktion Parks, a subsidiary of Correct Craft, opened Elite Cable Park, in Auburndale, Florida.
Mayor Bill Braswell, Commissioner Dorothea Taylor Bogert, Commissioner Keith Crowie, Commissioner Richard Hamann, Commissioner Bill Sterling and watersports industry executives attended the ribbon cutting ceremony. Afterwards, the park opened and locals rode the cable. There was a waterslide, face painting, and many more fun activities.
Tantrums Lakeside Grill, Elite Cable Park’s restaurant, is one of the few locations in Auburndale with a lakeside view. Tantrums also opened on Saturday with a variety of po’ boys, seafood boats, icecream, and more treats for the family.
The park is staffed with experienced coaches offering lessons in wakeboarding, waterskiing, and other watersports of all skill levels. Like Aktion’s other world-famous parks (Orlando Watersports Complex and Miami Watersports Complex), ECP provides Hyperlite equipment and will host events that feature the award-winning Nautique Boats.
Bill Yeargin, President and CEO of Correct Craft (owner of Aktion Parks) stated, “Elite Cable Park’s Grand Opening was exciting. The Auburndale community was welcoming and people enjoyed the new park.” Yeargin added, “USA Water Ski and Wake Sports Foundation and Lake Myrtle Sports Park has helped tremendously in creating a space for world class athletic training. We cannot wait to help new and long-time water sports enthusiasts create memories.’”
For more information on Elite Cable Park, visit www.elitecablepark.com.
About Aktion Parks: Aktion Parks, a subsidiary of Correct Craft, delivers customers an active watersports lifestyle that is safe, healthy, family friendly, and environmentally conscious. Aktion Parks owns and operates both Miami Watersports Complex and Orlando Watersports Complex, two of the largest cable wakeboard parks in the U.S. and two of the most recognized parks in the world. To learn more about Aktion Parks visit www.aktionparks.com.
About Correct Craft: Celebrating 94 years of excellence in the marine industry, Correct Craft is a Florida-based company with global operations. Focused on “Making Life Better,” the Correct Craft family includes Nautique, Centurion, Supreme, Bass Cat, Yar-Craft, SeaArk, Parker and Bryant boat companies, Pleasurecraft Marine Engine Group, Watershed Innovation and Aktion Parks. For more information please visit www.correctcraft.com
About USA Water Ski Foundation: Established in 1968, the USA Water Ski Foundation has been an integral part of the history and fabric of water skiing and all towed water sports in the United States. The USA Water Ski Foundation raises funds to preserve and celebrate the history of all towed water sports and to promote and grow these sports through marketing and educational program initiatives. For more information visit www.waterskihalloffame.org.
About Lake Myrtle Sports Complex: Lake Myrtle Sports Park is home to the Polk County Tourism and Sports Marketing Headquarters, the governing body for Visit Central Florida and Central Florida Sports Marketing. Lake Myrtle also hosts the Florida Sports Hall of Fame and is the home of the Florida Youth Soccer Association Headquarters. Lake Myrtle Sports Park is owned by the City of Auburndale and managed by Auburndale Parks and Recreation department. Lake Myrtle Sports Park boasts five (5) collegiate baseball fields and eleven (11) soccer fields that can host a variety of other sports, such as: lacrosse, ultimate Frisbee, rugby, flag football, etc. For more information visit www.lakemyrtlesportspark.org.