PALMDALE – DryTown Water Park, located at 3850-B East Avenue S, opens for the 2013 season this Saturday, May 25 at 11 am.
“We’re very excited to begin our eighth year of bringing the best outdoor water fun to residents of the Antelope Valley and beyond,” said DryTown Manager Eric Dombrowski.
DryTown will open daily from May 25 through Aug. 11 and weekends from Aug. 17 to September 22.
Single season passes are $68 for Palmdale residents and $84 for non-residents; purchase of four or more season passes are $54.50 each for Palmdale residents and $67 each for non-residents. Daily passes are $16 for Palmdale residents and $21 for non-residents 48” tall and over; $12 for Palmdale residents and $15 for non-residents under $48” tall; and under 42” tall admission is free. Passes for seniors 62 years and above who live in Palmdale are $12 while senior passes for non-residents are $15. Passes for members of the military are $12 and military “juniors” are $9.
“Our season passes are a tremendous value, especially if you visit DryTown more than once,” said Dombrowski. “Not only do season pass holders get half off our fountain drinks, limeades, ice teas and classic slushes at Palmdale Sonic Drive In, but they also get a 10 percent discount of the purchase of a single item over $49 at Guitar Center in Palmdale, a free cookie at the DryTown Subway with every purchase, a 10 percent discount off merchandise in the DryTown General Store, and free admission to our ‘Sundown at DryTown,’ Ohana Fun and Dusty’s Round-up events.”
“Sundown at DryTown,” a popular event that takes advantage of the beautiful Antelope Valley summer evening weather, takes place from 6:30 to 9:30 pm each Friday, from July 5 through Aug. 9.
“We’re also going to have some special events throughout the year,” said DryTown Recreation Coordinator Laura Rice. “We’re hosting an ‘Ohana Fun’ night on July 20, a Hawaiian themed evening where the first 100 guests will receive a free lei, and ‘Dusty’s Round-up’ on Aug. 17, a western-themed evening where the first 100 guests will receive a free bandana.”
Season passes may be purchased online at www.cityofpalmdale.org/drytown, or at DryTown Water Park Town Hall, located at 3850-B East Avenue S, Monday through Thursday from 10 am to 5 pm.
The six-acre Old West mining town-themed aquatic park features a 925-foot lazy river, a 35-foot waterslide tower with four waterslides and splashdown pool, a 6,000 square foot children’s water playground, including a 50-gallon vortex splash bucket, three water rings and two water cannons, and the new Dusty’s Mineshaft Racer, a 4-lane racer that launches riders headfirst into a thrilling 360 degree turn in an enclosed tube, before plunging 40 feet down open-air lanes for a downhill dash to the finish line and a serious drenching.
For more information about DryTown, visit www.cityofpalmdale.org/drytown or call 661-267-6161.