Shipwreck Island water park at Panama City Beach opens for the season this weekend.
Shipwreck owners and staff are remembering Sgt. Kevin Kight on the opening day with donation of the gate’s proceeds for the day to the Kevin Kight Memorial Fund, which has been set up for his wife and four-year-old son.
Opening day, Saturday, April 23, will see adult admission prices $7 less than usual to encourage more families to attend.
Buddy Wilkes, general manager of the facility, noted that Sgt. Kight’s murder has touched the entire community. He said the Lark Family, which owns Shipwreck, wanted to do something to help the family.
“And this is a great way for the community and visitors to get together and show their support and appreciation for Sgt. Kight and the rest of law enforcement in the area. They do so in memoriam of fallen Panama City Beach Police Sgt. Kevin Kight.
Opening day on Saturday is designated “Kevin Kight Day” and adult admission prices are $7 less than usual The Lark family is donating all the entrance fees on Saturday to the Kevin Kight Memorial Fund.