It pays to be a dad. That’s
what the North Richland Hills Parks and Recreation Department said
with its “Big Splash Father’s Day Bash,” which
gave the first 100 dads free admission to the waterpark and all-day
participation in family games and activities.
itself as a family facility, the North Richland Hills, Texas,
waterpark hosts various family and community events — a mix
that earned it first place in this year’s Class 9
amenities is Frogstein’s Splashatory, which allows entire
families and their “mad scientists” to play together
under one five-level play attraction with 130 water
commitment to families and community, NRH2O hosts
evenings such as “Dive-In Movie” and “Little Miss
and Mister Hawaiian Tropic Pageant.”
awareness events bring local police and fire departments to host
programs from fingerprinting to fire engine tours. In addition to
“Keeping Kids Safe Day,” NRH2O partners with
community organizations to educate families about safety.
NRH2O’s own lifeguard team competes annually in
regional competitions, and lifeguards are randomly tested with
mannequins in the pool.