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Posted on: June 6, 2018

Jackson County Parks + Rec reschedules grand opening of Rowdy Ribbit’s Inflatable Water Park

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

June 5, 2018

Contact: Marshanna Hester

(816) 878-1930

mhester@jacksongov.org 


KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Jackson County Parks + Rec is pleased to announce that the Rowdy Ribbit’s Grand Opening Beach Bash has been rescheduled for Saturday, June 9. The inflatable water sports park is the only one of its kind in the metro area, located on the shores of Longview Lake Beach.


What: Rowdy Ribbit’s Inflatable Water Park

Grand Opening Beach Bash


When: Saturday, June 9


Time: 11:00 a.m.


Where: Longview Lake Beach

11101 Raytown Road, Kansas City, MO


Cost: $20 for 1 hour (per person)

$35 for 2 hours (per person)


Beach admission also required

$6 Adults age 16-64

$4 Ages 3-15 & Seniors 65 and over

Free Under 3


On-site Tina Spallo

Contact: (816) 739-6471


The fun begins when Longview Lake Beach and Rowdy Ribbit’s opens to the public at 11 a.m. Guests can enjoy games and prizes throughout the day, listen to music provided by DJ Love and taste treats from Kona Ice. Live radio broadcasts will also air on 99.7 The Point and 106.5 The Wolf.


Power outages and damage from last weekend’s storm forced the originally scheduled event to be cancelled.


“You can never predict what Mother Nature will do, but we are grateful for the support and understanding of our amazing partners, who are looking forward to having a great time with all of our guests at Longview Lake Beach to celebrate this exciting new attraction,” said Jackson County Parks + Rec Director Michele Newman.


How it works: Rowdy Ribbits offers one-hour sessions of non-stop fun. Participants must sign up in advance for the hour(s) they wish to play and that hour is exclusive to no more than 100 people. There is no waiting in line. Arrival should be 30 minutes prior to each session.


Participants must be at least 6 years old, 48 inches tall and sign a release waiver. Before each session, a beach attendant will review the waiver, go over safety protocols and issue a certified life jacket. Life jackets must be worn at all times in the water. The ability to swim is a plus, but not mandatory. A Tadpole Pond is available for those who don’t meet the height requirement.


Rowdy Ribbits participants will pay a fee to play and a Longview Lake Beach admission fee, giving them all-day access to the beach, where people are allowed to bring their own coolers of food and soft drinks.


Visit www.rowdyribbits.com to schedule a session, purchase passes, view discounts and more.


Rowdy Ribbit’s Water Sports Park is an independently owned and operated attraction at Longview Lake Beach. All fees are set by the ownership. Hours of operation are 11 a.m. – 7 p.m., seven days a week, now through Labor Day.


For more information, call (816) 229-8980 or go to www.MakeYourDayHere.com.

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