March 24, 2014 (Gurnee, IL)– KeyLime Cove and United Way of Lake County (UWLC) announce the launch of “Community Days,” a special limited-time promotion allowing the general public to enjoy some time in the fun-shine at the Lost Paradise Indoor Waterpark while raising money for community organizations at the same time.
thousand one-day tickets to KeyLime Cove’s Lost Paradise Waterpark, for $25
each, will be available starting Monday,
March 24th. All proceeds will benefit United Way of Lake County, and the Gurnee
Police and Fire Departments. Day passes
with no required hotel stay are not available at KeyLime Cove except through
this Community Days promotion.
KeyLime Cove has become a #1 destination of choice. TripAdvisor®, the world’s largest travel website, recently announced its 2014 Travelers’ Choice Awards, naming KeyLime Cove Indoor Waterpark Resort one of the top 25 Hotels for Families. The indoor waterpark resort has also been recognized by Aquatics International with the “Best of Aquatics” award for its state-of-the-art ozone purification technology that produces some of the purest water anyone could swim in, anywhere on Earth.
The spring Community Days passes can be used seven days a week from 10:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. Usage dates run from Sunday, April 13 through Friday, June 13,except for Memorial Day weekend, May 23-26. The resort is located at the northeast corner of I-94 and Grand Avenue (IL Route 132) in Gurnee near Gurnee Mills and Six Flags Great America.
“We are pleased to offer Community Days for the sixth consecutive year. This opportunity is a ‘Win-Win’ for our community, the non-profit beneficiaries, local residents, and KeyLime Cove. We value our partnership with United Way and look forward to another outstanding Community Days promotion this spring,” said Dale McFarland, Veracity Hospitality President and CEO.
The Community Days promotion has been held every year since 2009 and over $250,000 in proceeds has been distributed to United Way of Lake County and other nonprofit partners. “We are honored that KeyLime Cove is partnering with us once again to raise funds in support of our community’s needs,” said Kristi Long, President and CEO of United Way of Lake County. “The tickets are a fantastic value for families, friends, co-workers, employees and groups to take advantage of KeyLime Cove without a required hotel stay,” she added.
Community Days tickets may be ordered online at www.LIVEUNITEDlakecounty.org/keylimecove, at United Way of Lake County’s office and KeyLime Cove’s front desk during business hours.
Adults must accompany children ages 16 and under and have a ticket, even if they are just chaperones. Children under age two do not require tickets. Food and beverages may not be brought in from the outside, but can be purchased at the resort. Ticket redemption is subject to daily occupancy restrictions, and KeyLime Cove reserves the right to deny entry based on capacity.
About United Way of Lake County:
United Way of Lake County (UWLC) is preparing our children to succeed in a changing world by focusing on education and building safe and stable families. Working with nonprofit agencies and community partners, we have identified four key programs to prepare children to succeed: Success By 6 Program – prepare for kindergarten; Reading Success Program – read at grade level; Stay in School Program – graduate high school; Safe and Stable Families Program – empowering families. UWLC is overcoming reading and educational barriers by reaching children, from preschool through high school, through these key programs. The overall effect and benefits are multiplied by the strong collaboration with agencies and our community partners. For more information, visit www.LIVEUNITEDlakecounty.org.
About KeyLime Cove Indoor Waterpark Resort:
KeyLime Cove is an island-inspired family vacation destination less than an hour drive from Chicago and Milwaukee. The year-round resort features 414 suites and staterooms and offers a complete family vacation without ever leaving the property. Created to be an American coastal experience just a short drive from home, the resort’s entertainment and amenities include a 65,000 square-foot, 84-degree tropical-themed waterpark, 8,000 square-foot arcade, multiple restaurants including D.W. Anderson’s Eatery and Ice Cream Parlor and The Crazy Toucan Margarita Grille with live entertainment, Paradise Mist Spa and 6,000 square feet of banquet and meeting space. An abundance of fun is found around every corner, including the uniquely themed interior, arts, crafts, interactive festivities, shops and street vendors. KeyLime Cove is managed by Veracity Hospitality.
For more information about KeyLime Cove Community Days, visit www.LIVEUNITEDlakecounty.org/keylimecove.