Ground breaking started in early 2015 for a water park and front entrance expansion project that is expected for completion by Memorial Day Weekend 2016. This $12.5 million project is the largest in the Park’s 68 year history.
A new wave pool and lazy river will be added to the current Tipton Waterworks and Rapids Water Park. The entire water park will get a new name and theme. “Laguna Splash” will be an Italian themed water park. In addition to the new wave pool and lazy river, guests will enjoy various Italian themed water features like the Leaning Tower of Pisa, tipping buckets and vases, and various other interactive water features.
Studies show that water is a big draw for family fun, as more guests are able to participate in water activities. The Laguna Splash Water Park will offer something new, to bring guests of all ages to the park to enjoy a longer stay.
“Our family has been committed to expanding and improving the park for 68 years. This next step shows our customers that we are continuing that commitment to making new improvements, while providing high quality food and entertainment in a clean, safe and friendly environment, which was my grandparents’ mission statement for the park,” stated Carl Crider Jr., Park President.
In keeping with the DelGrosso Family tradition of high quality food, the new water park expansion project will also include three new food venues. These include an Italian themed pasta area that will feature sauces from DelGrosso Foods and other Italian specialty dishes. A new steak shop will carry Philly-style cheesesteaks, and a grill building, which will be located on an island near the lazy river, will feature char-grilled chicken, hamburgers, and hot dogs.