Hundreds of area residents waited hours in line for the grand opening of the new Drop Zone Waterpark this past Saturday, May 24 in Perris.
Drop Zone Waterpark is a 12-acre park filled with pools, terminal velocity slides and mat racers, activity pool with three slides, sprays, cannons, jets, hydroplane flow rider (a wave simulator for body boarding), a jet stream continuous river where you can float around in inner tubes, beach volleyball, snack bars, cabanas, eating areas and banquet rooms for rent.
The morning began with a ribbon cutting ceremony and guest speakers. County Supervisor Marion Ashley and Supervisor Jeff Stone were at the ceremony among other city and county dignitaries to celebrate the occasion.
Drop Zone Waterpark is located at 2165 Trumble Rd., Perris and will be open from May 24 through September 28. For more information, visit www.dropzone.com.