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Raging Waves

May 27, 2011 17:54 ET

Raging Waves Opens Fourth Season; Eventful Memorial Weekend

YORKVILLE, IL--(Marketwire - May 27, 2011) - It's a Chicago-style line-up wrapped around the largest waterpark in Illinois. Raging Waves Waterpark, an Aussie-themed, 45-acre park in Yorkville, has announced a parade of special events and great family deals throughout its fourth season starting Memorial weekend.

May 28, each family will receive free admission for two to see "Kung-Fu Panda 2" at Hollywood Palms or Hollywood Blvd. cinemas. The day also includes extraordinary Kung-Fu demonstrations. Then, on May 29, a fully-dressed royal knight whooshes down the ever popular Boomerang waterslide in a most royal flush. Guests will also enjoy other Medieval Times royal treats. Capping off the weekend is a call for all Gleeks! On May 30, B96 radio station will be giving 40 lucky winners tickets to see Glee Live on June 3rd at the Allstate Arena and other Glee Live prizes.

"For the first time ever, we are hosting special park events all summer long. Guests will be able to enjoy more than just a water park," said Randy Witt, managing partner. Raging Waves offers families a break from high gas prices and a challenging economy by offering free parking, wholesome meals at around $6 per person, lots of events, and even a special hotel package with the Timber Creek Inn & Suites that includes an overnight stay, shuttle, waterpark and tube rental tickets, breakfast and a V.I.P. gift for a family of four priced at only $159.99. For a full list of Raging Waves summer events visit their event page.

About Raging Waves

Raging Waves is Illinois' largest waterpark, in Yorkville, Ill., 45 minutes west of the Chicago loop. Each day during the summer months, nearly 3,000 people visit the Aussie-themed, family-friendly waterpark which features 17 water slides, separate kiddie areas, a wave pool, a lazy river, over 20 private cabanas, and more. Was named as a "Best of the Midwest 2010" by Midwest Living magazine. With safety as a top priority, Raging Waves general manager Mike Fijas serves on the Safety Board for the World Waterpark Association (WWA). Raging Waves is privately owned and is the brainchild of Randy Witt who spent nearly twenty years studying successful waterparks nationwide. He realized his dream in 2008 when he and business partner Scott Melby opened the park. For more information visit or by calling (630) 882-6575.

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