Wappapello Lake Waterfest

Published June 27, 2013

Wappapello Lake – Wappapello Lake is the place to enjoy Independence Day activities. The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers welcomes you on Saturday, July 6th, for the Annual Ranger Willie B. Safe’s Wet ‘n Wild Waterfest. This FREE event is co-sponsored with the SEMO Regional Water Safety Council and will be held at the Redman Creek Beach from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Day use fees will be waived at the Redman Creek Beach for the event. Concessions will be provided by the Wappapello Volunteer Fire Department.

Waterfest makes learning about water safety a blast for the whole family! Take the Waterfest challenge and build your own cardboard boat and race it. We supply all the materials. Kid’s games will be conducted near the registration booth. Join in the fun during these scheduled activities:

10 a.m. Registration/Begin Boat Construction
11 a.m. Life-Jacket Fashion show.
11:30 a.m. Pass the Sponge
Noon Sand Sculpture Contest Begins
12:45 p.m. Inner Tube Races
1:30 p.m. Hypothermia Game/ OHIO (Optical Hydro Illusion Obstacle) Challenge
2 p.m. Tug-O-War/Sand Sculpture Judging
2:30 p.m. Water Balloon Toss
3 p.m. Cardboard Boat Races
4 p.m. Event ends
DUSK FIREWORKS! (Visitor Center and Redman Creek Recreation Areas)

For more information, contact the Wappapello Lake Management Office at (573) 222-8562. Enjoy your
holiday safely. Buckle up! Life jackets and seat belts do save lives.

Andrew Jefferson

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