‘Christmas in July’ at Rockford Park District pools July 25

Staff Report

Rockford Park District is offering “Christmas in July” activities at Magic Waters Waterpark and public swimming pools this month, when everyone is invited to enjoy holiday-themed events and activities, minus the winter weather.

Following are details about the event at Magic Waters:

• Magic Waters Waterpark, 7820 CherryVale North Blvd., Cherry Valley, Ill.: Christmas in July, Friday, July 25, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. — Enjoy the day splashing around the holiday-themed waterpark, and find out what Santa does in the summer. Vote for your favorite snowman, designed by Magic Waters staff. There will also be chances to register to win a Dodge Ram Truck from Gilley’s Heating & Air Conditioning, plus $10,000 worth of adult prizes and kids’ toys will be given away between 1 and 6 p.m., courtesy of Gilley’s Heating and Air Conditioning, and of course, Santa Claus. For information about Magic Waters admission fees, value packages, birthday parties and private rentals, and more, visit www.magicwaterswaterpark.com.

Following are details about events being held Friday, July 25, at three other Park District pool facilities (Alpine Pool, 4310 Newburg Road, Rockford: Hours — 1-6 p.m., daily; Harkins Aquatic Center (Fair Grounds Park), 910 Acorn St., Rockford: Hours — Noon-5 p.m., daily; and Sand Park Pool, 1041 E. Riverside Blvd., Loves Park, Ill.: Hours — 1-6 p.m., daily):

• Friday, July 25 — All three Park District swimming pools will host a “Make Your Own Christmas Ornament” activity throughout the day July 25. For information about admission fees, birthday parties and private rentals, and more, visit www.rockfordparkdistrict.org/swimming.

For information about accessibility and adapted equipment for guests with disabilities or special needs, contact Customer Service at (815) 987-8800.

From the July 23-29, 2014, issue

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