SARASOTA (WWSB) - Opening day for the new North Port Aquatic Center is getting closer and closer.
This new water park with pools and play areas, three water slides and even a lazy river, will be the newest, family-friendly addition inside Butler Park by this July.
Officials have been planning and designing this 12 million dollar aquatic center since 2010.
Entrance to the park with eight dollars for residents and 12 dollars for the general public. There will be discounts for kids, seniors and veterans.
“Facilities like this that really provide opportunites for our community to come together and enjoy recreational activities, it really enriches those life experiences for the members of our community," Communications and Outreach Coordinator Laura Ansel said.
All additional information on the schedules and hours for this aquatic center can be found on the City of North Port’s website.