KINGSPORT, TENN. -

The Kingsport aquatic center is offering a chance to get a jump start on summer.

Season passes for the water park are now on sale.  If you buy a pass now, you can use the indoor pools right away.

The outdoor park is scheduled to open on May 12th.

"We're going to keep a little bit extended hours this year." said Kari Matheney, aquatics director. "We are doing some different things with Saturdays in the summer time. Having later hours, allowing those people to come in after work and spend their days here at the aquatic center".

The park opens at 10:00 AM  and closes at 8:00 PM except for Thursday, Saturday and Sunday when it closes at 6:00 PM.