Water playground to open in California: admission is free

The City of Long Beach invites the public to the grand opening of its newest beach attraction, an inflatable water playground known as “Wibit”, according to the LBLN.

Water playground to open in California: admission is free

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The celebration will take place on the sand at 1pm Saturday June 25th at Alamitos Beach, south of Ocean Boulevard and east of Shoreline Drive, between Fifth and Sixth places.

“I know our community has loved the Wibit Playground on Bayshore Avenue and we're excited to launch a second one at Alamitos Beach just in time for summer,” Mayor Robert Garcia said.

Inflatable Water Park, free and open for the public, will be shaped like a figure eight to connect several floating play structures. Features are springboard, trampoline, climbing bars and other elements for water games.

This $400,000 project, located in the city's second municipal district and coordinated by the Department of Public Works in collaboration with the Department of Parks, Recreation and Marine Environment, was made possible by the Tidelands Operating Fund, which has covered the cost of renovating and upgrading many public facilities in Long Beach.

“Families really need to see this floating playground off Long Beach – people will be spending many days on the water here enjoying this new attraction, so this summer you'll want to put on sunscreen for years to come, said Second District Councilor Cindy Allen. – This new playground will make our waterfront more fun for everyone and I can't wait to go there myself.”

With its location close to the popular walking and biking trails on Long Beach, the floating playground The playground will provide another unique recreational opportunity for the community.

The Wibit Water Playground will be open to the public from 9:00 am to 8:00 pm. daily until the end of the summer season. Children under the age of 14 must be supervised when playing on the playground.

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