Rock River Rapids

Water Parks
  • Located in Derby, Kansas
  • Completed 2005
  • 28,627 sq. ft. of water surface area
  • 2009 Dream Design Award
  • 2006 Best Overall Community Commitment to Aquatics Award
  • 2005 Award of Excellence in Aquatics

Located just south of Wichita, Kansas, Rock River Rapids Aquatic Park has three separate pools:  a shallow play pool, a 50-meter lap pool and a lazy river.  The highlights of the facility include nine water slides, colorful outdoor timber theming, and a 1,000 gallon dumping bucket.  The aquatic center operates on a profit basis each year and has won several awards, including the 2005 Award for Excellence in Aquatics from the National Park and Recreation Association.