KANSAS CITY, Kan., Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Visitors from all 50 states, the District of Columbia, the Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, Canada and Mexico visited the new Schlitterbahn Kansas City Waterpark during its first full season of operation in 2010. The huge success of last summer paves the way for a multi-million dollar 2011 expansion including the region's only Boogie Bahn surf ride, three slides, record-breaking rapids river, whitewater tube chute, ride-up Aqua Veyer, additional attractions and guest amenities.
"Attendance during our first full season exceeded our expectations," explained Keith Fontenot, general manager for Schlitterbahn Kansas City Waterpark. "Our unique river tubing experience was well received by our guests. They asked for more and we are excited to introduce more thrilling attractions and amenities for the 2011 season."
Details about the new attractions and other elements of the plan will be announced soon.
The park opens for the 2011 season on Saturday, May 21, 2011. For a limited time, save up to $15 when you buy 2011 season passes online at schlitterbahn.com. General Admission season passes for ages 12-54 are only $109.99 (save $15) and Child/Senior season passes for ages 3-11 and 55 & older are only $74.99 (save $10). Ages 2 and younger are free.
Additional Project Information
Schlitterbahn Waterparks is widely recognized as the leader of waterpark innovation and as the first family of American waterparks. In addition to the Kansas City park, Schlitterbahn currently operates three Texas waterparks – Schlitterbahn Beach Waterpark in South Padre Island, Schlitterbahn Galveston Island Waterpark in Galveston Island, and the award-winning flagship waterpark at Schlitterbahn Waterpark Resort in New Braunfels.
Family-owned and operated, Schlitterbahn Waterparks has been a leader in family water entertainment since 1979. The parks offer family amenities that include free parking and free inner tubes. Guests are also welcome to bring a family picnic basket, excluding alcohol and glass containers, into the parks.
For more information, contact the Schlitterbahn Kansas City Waterpark office in Kansas City, Kan., at 913.312.3110 or visit schlitterbahn.com.
Editor's Note: Images and an electronic version of this release are available for media use at schlitterbahn.com/news
SOURCE Schlitterbahn Waterparks