The Denver area has been getting plenty of water in the form of rain this week, but those who are ready to dive into swimming pools will get their first chance when commercial water parks and some municipal pools open this weekend.
Weather permitting, of course.
Neither water park has major new attractions
May 22, 2014
The Muskogee Phoenix
Thu May 22, 2014, 09:33 PM CDT
Mike Ingle of the Parks and Recreation Department paints finishing touches on net supports Thursday at River Country Family Water Park in preparation for its opening day Saturday. Elsewhere in the park, sprinklers spray water while Larry Fennel works on a sunshade. The water park, 3600 Arline Ave., opens at
MADISON HEIGHTS, Mich. (WXYZ) – Red Oaks Waterpark opens Saturday just in time for the holiday weekend.
The water park has a Soak Station for children with 68 features including water jets, slides, bubble jets and a six-foot tipping bucket. Toddlers can splash around in the Spray Play area with 15 water jets and bubblers at zero depth.
Adults can join in on the fun too.
The park also has a 990 ft. moving river to float along with a triple-flume waterslide and wave-action pool.
Even when the sun’s hiding behind the clouds, the pool is heated for everyone’s enjoyment.
The park is located
Wake Island Watersports is a waterpark like no other.
“It’s an 80-acre watersports facility, we offer cable wakeboarding, phenomenal beach, volleyball, paddleboard, paddleboard yoga, birthday parties, company parties,” manager Noel Carter said. “It’s a day at the lake but much better.”
Carter started building the park in Pleasant Grove four years ago and opened last year. What makes the park special is a unique motorized cable system which pulls riders across the water; eliminating the headaches of needing a boat.
“The fathers love it because they can ride with their sons at the same time instead of spending all day driving their
Updated: Tuesday, May 20 2014, 09:11 PM CDT
The Hawaiian Falls opening in Pflugerville has been delayed until June 6. But the drilling, tile work and just about everything else needed to finish the water park continues.
While crews work round the clock visitors will have to wait a few more weeks to get a sky high view of Pflugerville.
“With all the inclement weather, we are a little bit delayed,” says General Manager Evan Barnett.
Construction came to a halt a few times over the last few months. At one point, rain caused a muddy mess — making it
WIGGINS, MS (WLOX) -
Flint Creek Water Park is undergoing a major overhaul. It has been around since the 60s and hasn’t seen much change for over 30 years, until now.
“This is not a renovation, it’s a transformation,” said Stewart Smith, who is over marketing and safety for the newly named Splash of Fun water park at Flint Creek.
The park has deep roots in the community, and Smith said that’s something he hopes will continue.
“What better place to be [than] here at Flint Creek, where people have
Posted: Saturday, May 17, 2014 12:15 am
City at fault for problems at water park
2012 W. 11th
Rocklin, CA – The heat is on. Unfortunately, one fun and highly anticipated method to cool off will not be available to Rocklin residents in 2014.
Sadly for many youngsters and their sweaty parents, the City of Rocklin has shuttered the water play areas of local parks to conserve water.
You can give thanks to the ongoing statewide drought affecting our Golden State.
Roseville’s public pools along with Sunsplash just might see an increase in business from Rocklin residents in an effort to cool down during another one of Placer County’s hot summers.
Mike Shellito Indoor Swimming Pool
10210 Fairway Drive
Roseville, CA 95678
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