It's official. The "largest waterpark in the Northeast" is open, according to Lehigh Valley Live.

On May 1, Camelback Lodge & Aquatopia Indoor Waterpark debuted to the public.

But before guests arrived, the media got a sneak peek of Phase 1 on April 23.

Once completed, the $163, 125-square-foot addition to the existing outdoor park, will feature seven pools, 13 slides and the longest indoor uphill watercoaster in the U.S., according to the resort's website,

There's also an interactive aqua play structure, a kid's spa, and indoor family adventure center, a rock climbing wall, ropes courses, laser tag, miniature golf, the Bombora FlowRider surf simulator and more, the news agency reports.

More than 120 lifeguards will be on staff to oversee the safety of the patrons.

This is just one of several area parks that had been in the works, promoting some to call the region the indoor waterpark capital of the Northeast. Like the Poconos regional other markets also are witnessing rapid growth that the the indoor waterpark market has experienced in recent years.

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