Archive for Tuesday, June 1, 2010

5 questions: Pool Time

Joshua Duvall enjoys himself in the toddler pool at Tonganoxie Water Park in this May 25, 2009, file photo.

Joshua Duvall enjoys himself in the toddler pool at Tonganoxie Water Park in this May 25, 2009, file photo.

June 1, 2010

Q: When is the Tonganoxie Water Park set to open for the summer?

A: The park opened Saturday.

Q: Are there any changes this summer of which visitors should be aware?

A: No.

Q: What is the cost to swim at the pool?

A: Tonganoxie Water Park 2010 age groups: Infant, up to 2 years of age; child, 2 – 12; adult, 13 – 59; senior, 60 and older.

Family: Parents and up to three dependents under 18 years of age who reside in the household on a year-round basis. Maximum of five per family.

Resident: An individual or family whose primary place of residency is within the Tonganoxie 66086 postal zip code area

Non-resident: An individual or family who resides outside of the Tonganoxie 66086 postal zip code.

Daily admission

Child, $3 resident/$4 non-resident; adult, $4 resident; $5 non-resident; senior, $3 resident, $4 non-resident; non-swimmer, $2.

Season passes

Child, resident, $55, non-resident, $70; adult, resident, $80, non-resident, $95; senior, resident, $55, non-resident $70; family, resident, $140; non-resident, $160 (maximum of five). Additional family resident: $25 for a resident; $35 for non-resident. Additional family member above the family allowance of parents and up to 3 dependents.

Q: What kind of attendance did you have in 2009 and do you expect to surpass that this summer?

A: We had good numbers last year even with it being cool and damp. We would like to think this will be a better summer for attendance. As always, the weather plays a big role in how many attend the Water Park.

Q: Are private parties an option for residents?

A: Yes, Monday and Wednesday are the only days we don’t have pool rentals available. The pool can be rented to a private party on Sunday 7-9 p.m., Tuesday 8-10 p.m., Thursday 8-10 p.m., Friday 8-10 p.m. and Saturday 8-10 p.m.

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