The proposed waterpark along Amherst Ave in Margate is one step closer to opening this summer.
Island Aqua Park will feature an array of inflatable slides and rafts along the back bay of Margate.
Permits have been granted from NJ state and federal agencies.
Army Corps of Engineers and NJ DEP have given their blessing to the Amherst AquaPpark project.
A ticket booth will soon be built. Bathrooms and/or porta-pottie information not yet available. This area will soon be dredged.
The Margate water park plans on being open June, July & August. 9a. to 6p.
The cost could be $35 for 45 minutes of time on floating inflatables, climbing walls, and water based slides.
The attraction is owned by Maggie Day & partner Tim Tice who both operate Island Water Sports Park in Stone Harbor.
Owner Maggie Day has submitted an application to Margate for site plan approval. This could be voted on during the May 28 Margate Planning Board meeting.
Margate Zoning Officer Roger McLarnon facing some pressure from neighbors for lack of transparency from his office.
The Amherst Water Park in Margate could be operational by early Summer 2020.