Water World, Stoke-on-Trent

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Waterworld
SloganA great family day out whatever the weather
LocationFestival Park, Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
Coordinates53°01′39″N 2°11′53″W / 53.0274°N 2.198°W / 53.0274; -2.198Coordinates: 53°01′39″N 2°11′53″W / 53.0274°N 2.198°W / 53.0274; -2.198
OwnerMo Chaudry
General ManagerTim Kiely
Opened1989
Pools3 pools
Water slides9 water slides
Websitehttp://www.waterworld.co.uk/

Waterworld is a water park located in Festival Park, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England. The park attracts 400,000 visitors per year.[1] 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.

History[edit]

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.[citation needed]

Rides[edit]

Some of the park's rides include: Black Hole, The Nucleus, Space Bowl, Super Flume, Twister and Rapids.

The Nucleus[edit]

The Nucleus is an indoor water rollercoaster which transports the ride participant through 375 feet of ups and downs in a rubber ring.[2]

Space Bowl[edit]

The space bowl is themed inside the water park acting as a UFO. The ride takes you to the UFO that is a spiral leading to a drop into a 2-meter tub of water. It is said to be only for strong swimmers.

Rapids[edit]

The rapids makes you feel like your in a current. Its formed in a shape like a circle and has the middle a pirate themed to it. It's also only for strong swimmers only and for those aged over 8.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Waterworld Staffordshire". Evening Telegraph. 23 August 2006. Retrieved 2009-01-05.
  2. ^ "The Nucleus". Retrieved 17 February 2018.

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