Breakers Water Park is hosting a fundraising event - Summer's Last Splash - to celebrate the end of summer and to support Marana students, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday.
Splashjack 2013 Chairwoman Jennifer Oswald, left, and fellow Foothills Optimist member Nova Sipes meet with Breakers Water Park general manager Steve Miklosi to prepare for Saturday's Splashjack 2013, a blackjack tournament and fundraiser for adults age 21 and over.
You may think that water parks are just for kids, but don't bet on it.
Breakers Water Park is looking forward to a busy summer with plenty of active kids like Johnny Navarro, left, and Jose Nunez, who were goofing around on a raft.
A twisting slide is a major attraction at the Northwest YMCA pool. Summer visitors don't have to be "Y" members to use the pool, which doubles as a county facility.
Maya Foukas, 4, gets some in-pool support from her dad, Zack Foukas, at the Northwest YMCA.
The water flies as Dorian Escalante, 9, makes his way along the pool at the Northwest YMCA.
This is the first in a series of weekly features about fun
forays for families.
Breakers Water Park lifeguard Samuel Robles carries a bunch of inner tubes to a slide called the Twister. The northwest-side water park opened Saturday for the summer season. The park is generally open Tuesdays through Sundays from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Parking is free and food and beverages are…
LEFT: Tiana McNeely, 14, heads down the Riptide, a watery 35-foot drop at Breakers Water Park. The park is at 8555 W. Tangerine Road in Marana.
Jakob Rose, 11, in foreground, and his buddy Austin Cooper, 10, hit a wave. at Breakers Water Park.
The "Drowning Elks" team - from Catalina Mountain Lodge No. 2815
and Casas Adobes Lodge No. 2663 - stayed afloat to raise $6,340
during the Special Olympics Polar Plunge Feb. 27 at Breakers Water
Park, 8555 W. Tangerine Road.
Special Olympics Arizona and the Arizona Law Enforcement Torch
Run will host Tucson's Second Annual Polar Plunge at noon Feb. 27
at Breakers Water Park in Marana.