water park


Definition of water park 

: an amusement park with facilities (such as pools and wetted slides) for aquatic recreation

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Among the offerings will be an inflatable water park, plus kayaks, bikes, boats and stand-up paddleboards for rent. Luke Money, latimes.com, "Fourth of July brings fireworks, parades and festivals to local cities," 1 July 2018 In early June 2018, a similar park also built by Wibit but owned by an unaffiliated company opened in Grapevine, Texas, claiming to be the largest floating water park in the state. Daniela Sternitzky-di Napoli, Houston Chronicle, "Floating water park opening on Lake Travis just in time for the peak of summer," 25 June 2018 Mulberry Park: On the outer edge of Zionsville is a small water park with a shallow faux creek bed for tiny water lovers. Lori Fulk / Indystar, Indianapolis Star, "Indiana for shy kids: 10 quiet hangouts your kid will love," 19 June 2018 Universal attempted something audacious at its water park: banish lines altogether. Arthur Levine, USA TODAY, "Universal's Virtual Line revamps queues for attractions," 13 June 2018 In San Antonio are Splashtown, SeaWorld and its water park, Aquatica, just to name a few. Krista Torralva, San Antonio Express-News, "Water sports plentiful in and around San Antonio," 11 June 2018 A week after 11 of its rides had been closed to the public by inspectors, Schlitterbahn can re-open seven of them at its Kansas City, Kan., water park. Steve Vockrodt, kansascity, "Schlitterbahn re-opens 7 rides after inspectors visit; 4 remain closed," 1 June 2018 Southwest of Orlando in Reunion, the top-dollar vacation retreat boasts its own water park, rooftop pool and bowling alley. Mary Shanklin, OrlandoSentinel.com, "Vacation rental enters Orlando's top-mansions scene," 23 Jan. 2018 This is my main spot right here (in the booth outside the water park). Genevieve Bookwalter, chicagotribune.com, "Shout Out: Britnye Dickson, working at water park this summer, headed to ISU in fall," 5 July 2018

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First Known Use of water park

1982, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of water park

: an amusement park with rides that involve water and areas where people can play or swim in water

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Kids Definition of water park

: an amusement park with pools and wetted slides

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