Celebrate with Dad at the Water Park!

City of Great Falls Montana



DATE:  June 14, 2013

CONTACT: Patty Rearden, 406-771-1265 - Deputy Park and Recreation Director
Marian Permann, 406-452-3733 - Aquatics Supervisor

Celebrate with Dad at the Electric City Water Park

GREAT FALLS, Montana – Celebrate Father’s Day this weekend at the Electric City Water Park!  Father’s Day is Sunday, June 16 and in honor of dads, the Water Park has free admission for all fathers accompanied by their family.  Steve Keller with 97.9 will be doing a live remote from 11:30-1:30 p.m. and there will also be lots of prizes to give away.

The Water Park includes the Mitchell Pool, the wading pool and interactive play structure (Little Squirts Soak Zone); the Power Tower Plunge (two great water slides); and the Flow Rider where participants can boogie board, ride the lazy river and head down the riptide slide.

The Electric City Water Park will be open daily June 7 – August 27 (school starts Wednesday, August 28).  In addition, the Water Park will be open Labor Day Weekend, August 31 – September 2.  Hours are 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. daily, with the exception of Wednesdays.  On Wednesdays, the Water Park will remain open until 8:00 p.m.  Pool rentals are available in the evenings.  There will also be lap swimming available at the Water Park, Monday – Thursday, 10:00 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.  Cost:  $3.00/day.

Water Park Prices include:  Package B:  Mitchell Pool and the Little Squirts Soak Zone, $3 for adults, $2 for youth 3-17; youth 2 & under
are free with a paying adult, and Package A: Mitchell Pool, Little Squirts Soak Zone, the Power Tower Plunge water slides, plus the Flow Rider, $10 for adults, $9 for youth 3-17 (boards and tubes are included, first come, first served); and Twilight Rate: Wednesdays, 6:00-8:00 p.m., $2 discount on full package.

Mark your calendar for these Special Events:

Sun., June 16  Father’s Day 
    Father in free with paying family

Wed., July 10  Celebrity Flow Rider Challenge 
    6:00-8:00 p.m.
    Come watch your favorite Media Celebrity compete for the top
    media surfing championship.

Bring a can of food to help your favorite team build points.  All canned food will support the Great Falls Community Food Bank.
Friday, July 12  Dive in Movie  (Close at 6:00 p.m., reopen at 6:30 p.m.)
    6:30-11:00 p.m.

Special menu at concession 
    $7 per person
Thurs., July 18 Zumba – Pool/Dance Party
    6:30 – 8:00 p.m.
Catch the craze!  Have a great time, move, dance and play in the water or on the pool deck.  Fun for the whole family!
    $5.00 per person
Sun., August 4  Race Montana Triathlon
    7 a.m. – noon
    Water Park opens at noon.
Fri., August 9  Under the Stars Dance Party 
    8:00 p.m. – Midnight
    Music & light show provided by Bryton Gabriel
    Ages 15-20 only (picture ID required)  
    $7 per person

Tuesdays,   Summer of FUNshine with Cory Wells
June 18, July 2, 16, Aug. 6, 20
1:00-3:00 p.m., Broadcasting live, prizes

For more information visit the City’s web site at www.greatfallsmt.net, or call the Park and Recreation Office at 406-771-1265.  The Water Park phone number is 406-454-9008.

Head out to the Electric City Water Park Sunday and celebrate Father’s Day!   It will be a lot of wet and wild fun!