Wednesday, July 18, 2012 4:00 am
Despite the fate of Tucson water parks like Justin’s Water World and Sports Park, Breakers Water Park has continued to push through a tough economy to stay afloat in Tucson since 1985.
Oliver Kortenkam, 12, makes his way down the Riptide slide at Breakers Water Park last Wednesday.
Breakers Water Park’s 1.3 million gallon wave pool helps park visitors a place to relax and cool off during the hot summer months.
Marana resident Leslie Dotson and her 6-year-old daughter Hannah land in the bottom pool of a slide at Breakers Water Park last week.
Picture Rocks resident Heather Donahue and her 8-year-old daughter make their way into the 1.3 million gallon wave pool at Breakers Water Park.
Wednesday, May 26, 2004 11:00 pm
It will be sliding time again and time to wade into the waves
May 23 when the 20-acre, nearly 20-year-old Breakers Water Park,
8555 W. Tangerine Road, opens for the summer season.
Wednesday, June 20, 2012 12:59 pm
The hit parenting series AMERICA’S SUPPERNANNY is currently casting families for the next season of the show. An open casting call will be held at Breakers Water Park on Saturday, June 23 from noon to 4 p.m.
Tuesday, July 27, 2010 11:00 pm
Breakers Water Park, the north Marana attraction, has added six
six-foot inflatable spheres to its array of water fun.
Tuesday, September 15, 2009 11:00 pm
A photo spread by Don Boorse
Don Boorse/Special to The Explorer, Scott Johnson of Marana took the cool way down Splash Canyon on Sunday, when the Marana Foundation for Educational Excellence held its "Summer's Last Splash" fund-raiser at Breakers Water Park. For more photos, see page 5 of this week's edition.
Don Boorse/Special to The Explorer, Lifeguard Brittney Marimow, 17, gave 5-year-old Riley Soter a push from the top of Splash Canyon at Breakers Water Park on Sunday. Riley was one of hundreds who attended a fund-raising final celebration of summer to raise money for the Marana Foundation for Educational Excellence.
Don Boorse/Special to The Explorer, Young people with the Rattlin' Ridge Ranger Chorus performed during a day of water sports, rest and celebration of youth.
Wednesday, October 31, 2012 3:11 pm
Dave Perry/The Explorer, Marana Chamber of Commerce Community and Business Builder recipients are, from left, Comcast, represented by vice president and general manager Joe Atamian; Pima Community College's Northwest Campus, with division dean Patricia Houston; Breakers Water Park and general manager Steve Miklosi; Tucson Turf, with business manager Jim Meyer and, at right, president Toby Bourguet; and e-Media Services, and its owner Joan Hale.
Wednesday, July 13, 2011 3:00 am
The Marana Chamber of Commerce has announced its board of
directors for the 2011-2012 fiscal year. The new chairman of the
board is Steve Miklosi, general manager of the Breakers Water
Park. Miklosi served as the chairman-elect during the previous
Tuesday, September 8, 2009 11:00 pm
"Summer's Last Splash," the annual fund-raiser for the Marana
Foundation for Educational Excellence, is on the calendar for
Sunday, Sept. 13.
Tuesday, March 24, 2009 11:00 pm
Four Marana businesses and Pima Community College’s Northwest
Campus have been recognized for excellence in service by the Marana
Chamber of Commerce.
Tuesday, September 6, 2005 11:00 pm
September 7, 2005 - Being landlocked in a desert is no reason to
forego parties with beach music, tiki torches and gentle waves
lapping the shore.
Tuesday, July 13, 2010 11:00 pm
A company plans to build a new solid waste
transfer facility on ground zoned for industrial use just south of
Tangerine Road in Marana.
Wednesday, February 29, 2012 9:40 am
Wednesday, February 25, 2009 12:00 am
Nominees have been finalized for the Marana Chamber of
Commerce’s Community and Business Builder of the Year awards.
Wednesday, November 12, 2008 12:00 am
The Marana Foundation for Educational Excellence is recognizing
contributors to education in the community during its 10th annual
Heroes Recognition Dinner/Dance, to be held this Saturday at the
Stardance Center at Lazy K Bar Ranch, 8401 N. Scenic Drive.
Tuesday, July 1, 2008 11:00 pm
The Marana Chamber of Commerce has elected its board of
directors for the 2008-09 fiscal year.
Tuesday, July 20, 2010 11:00 pm
A local youth football program is taking to the streets of
Marana to raise money.
Wednesday, June 13, 2012 9:42 am
Go airborne for Father’s Day