Water World, Stoke-on-Trent facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsWaterWorld
|Slogan||A great family day out whatever the weather|
|Location||Festival Park, Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom|
|General Manager||Tim Kiely|
|Water slides||9 water slides|
WaterWorld attracts 400,000 visitors per year. Making it the second most popular Waterpark in Staffordshire only second to Alton Towers Waterpark which on average has 900,000 guests a year. The park first opened in 1989 and is generally open year-round, but is closed for a few days of the week during term time.
Some of the park's most popular rides include: Black Hole, Nucleus, Space Bowl, Super Flume and Twister.
The ride Nucleus was the first indoor water-roller-coaster in the UK with 375 feet of ups and downs in a single raft.
In 1999 Mo Chaudry's family trust bought Water World from Rank Leisure for £1.5m, at the time the park was operating at a loss. Early in the 21st century WaterWorld began turning profits.
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