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Lafayette Colorado - The Great Outdoors Waterpark to open June 4 24 May 2022 ( news )
Lafayette , state Colorado ( By Press Release office)
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The Great Outdoors Waterpark , expected to open May 28 , will now open June 4
Due to staffing shortages caused by the national worker shortage and competition to hire lifeguards , opening day at the Great Outdoors Waterpark ( GOWP ) is being delayed one week and will occur on June 4 , 2022 . The difficult decision to delay the park opening was made with guest safety in mind and to ensure staffing and lifeguard ratios are met .
Join us for these great park amenities!
Two , 21 - foot high , flagship slides
A zero - depth entry leisure pool
A lazy river pool
A lap/leisure pool
A two - story Grand Eagle Dump Bucket that playfully spills water on visitors every few minutes
An interactive play area that features various water play structures and two tot - sized kiddie slides
The AquaArch climbing cargo net
A 4 , 000 square foot bathhouse that includes changing areas , inclusive changing rooms , and free lockers
Picnic tables , rentable canopies , and seating areas
The GOWP staff looks forward to helping bring fun to our community every summer , and is extremely disappointed in these modifications . We appreciate your patience and look forward to sharing the summer with you at the waterpark .
Park hours beginning June 4
Daily: 10am - 4pm
( Closed June 11 for a swim meet )
Looking for a summer job? You could be a lifeguard!
The Lafayette Recreation Department is still looking to hire lifeguards and is offering a minimum hourly rate of $15 , a free recreation center pass , and the following incentives:
If employed May 28 - July 31
Earn $15/hour minimum , an extra $1/hour for working over 18 hours weekly , and $1/hour extra for working on Saturdays and Sundays .
If employed Aug . 1 - Sep . 5
$100 bonus every week you work over 15 hours .
Apply to be a lifeguard
More waterpark details
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