Competition heated up with two new water parks opening in the state last year: Andy Alligator's Water Park in Norman and Water-Zoo in Clinton. Andy Alligator's, at Interstate 35 and Indian Hills Road, has a lazy river, toddler splash zone, four-lane mat racer slide, double tube slide and private cabanas. The Water-Zoo, the state's first indoor water park, opened in the fall and is adjacent to the Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites.
White Water Bay's sister park, Frontier City, last year opened Wild West Water Works, a $3 million water attraction with eight slides and a 1,000-gallon tipping bucket.
Riddles said those developments weren't a factor in White Water Bay's decision to add rides.
“We're still the largest water park in the state and we try to set the trends,” he said.
White Water Bay opens May 18 for the 2013 season. One-day admission is $34.99 for adults, up from $25.99 last year. Double park season passes, which include Frontier City, are $69.99.
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