YORKVILLE, IL — Raging Waves in Yorkville will unveil its newest attraction Monday, a six-lane mat racing water slide, according to a Wednesday news release. The new attraction, Aussie Mat Dash, will be located at the south end of the park, near The Boomerang, Cyclone and other Raging Waves favorites, the company announced in a news release Wednesday. With only two other such slides installed in the world, Raging Waves continues to grow thanks to this new attraction that will allow six riders to race side-by-side in tunnels to the bottom, according to the news release.
Appropriate for riders 42-inches tall or above, the Aussie Mat Dash will feature almost 2,500 feet of combined slides, with each slide being 400 feet in length, the news release said.
Raging Waves, located at 4000 N. Bridge Street, is the state’s largest water park dedicated to family fun for all ages. The water