water park


Definition of water park

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

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Recent Examples on the Web Using the number of groups in attendance, past season pass holder attendance and when the water park is open, Holiday World will limit ticket sales by individual day through the website. Chris Sims, The Indianapolis Star, "Here's how Holiday World will look different after reopening during coronavirus," 16 May 2020 Other water parks have not yet released plans to reopen. Paulina Pineda, azcentral, "Swimming pools in Arizona can reopen on May 13. Here’s what to expect," 12 May 2020 The island’s largest water park provides endless fun, while the adults-only Harmony wing of the resort delivers peace and quiet. Evie Carrick, Travel + Leisure, "The Best All-inclusive Family Resorts (Video)," 13 Feb. 2020 At Pirate Shores, kids can get their water park fix on the Rogue Wave Riders or climb aboard a pirate ship riding through stormy seas. Madison Roberts, PEOPLE.com, "Legoland New York Will Officially Open On July 4, 2020 — See Inside Their Biggest Park Ever!," 3 Oct. 2019 But when financing dried up, so too did the water park plan, and the Atlantic Club went back on the market. Washington Post, "Ex-Atlantic Club casino sold again. (This time for real?)," 1 Oct. 2019 While Stoller bought the water park, adjacent acreage and the space museum wing of the facility, the aviation museum itself, where the Spruce Goose is located, remains in the hands of George Schott, a wealthy aviation buff. oregonlive, "Troubled air museum gets new lease on life after Stoller acquisition," 11 Apr. 2020 Transfers will be made to various funds, some of which include economic development ($2.3 million); water park ($40,000); street improvements ($250,000); police pension ($545,000); and fire pension ($585,000). Beth Mlady, cleveland, "Preliminary budget talks begin in Brook Park," 16 Mar. 2020 While Epic Waters, Grand Prairie’s 80,000-square-foot water park, stays open year-round with the indoor section’s temperature kept at 85 degrees, Epic Waves (its 10,000-square-foot outdoor pool) has been closed since Labor Day. Shannon Sutlief, Dallas News, "11 fun things to do the week of Feb. 28-March 5 in Dallas-Fort Worth," 26 Feb. 2020

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First Known Use of water park

1982, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of water park was in 1982

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20 May 2020

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“Water park.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/water%20park. Accessed 25 May. 2020.

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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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