WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) - The Prophetstown State Park outdoor aquatic center held a public dedication ceremony Monday, with kids christening the pool with splashing and fun.
The park, located at 5545 Swisher Road in West Lafayette, has no gate fee Monday.
Gov. Mike Pence served as the keynote speaker for the ceremony, which started at 11 a.m.
Guests toured the facility, made UV bracelets and took part in a "Name the Aquatic Center" contest.
The aquatics center is open Monday until 7 p.m., but will officially open for swimming on the Fourth of July.
Originally slated to open on Memorial Day, construction delays pushed the opening back.
This is the first water park the Department of Natural Resources has opened since 2008.
A 30-foot tube slide, lazy river and a body flume are just some of the features of the $6 million water park.
As Purdue classes end for the semester, campus bar representatives and local law enforcement met to discuss what they noticed during the semester.
More than 45 kids got a special Christmas gift from the mayor of Lafayette.
Authorities make two arrests Monday night in connection with a counterfeiting case.