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Boulder Beach joins Silverwood Theme Park in opening on Saturday

Silverwood Theme Park and Boulder Beach are opening on May 30 during Phase 3 of Idaho's reopening plan.

ATHOL, Idaho — With sun and temperatures hovering near 90 degrees in the forecast, Silverwood Theme Park has decided to open Boulder Beach on Saturday. 

Avalanche Mountain, Ricochet Rapids, Toddler Springs and the Cabanas will not reopen this weekend. The water park was initially slated to open on Saturday, June 6. 

The theme park is also opening on May 30 during Phase 3 of Idaho's reopening plan. It will operate at a controlled, reduced capacity to maintain social distancing guidelines.

Daily operations for both parks will begin on Saturday, June 6. 

All tickets sold will be reservation only and require people to select the date of their visit. The number of tickets that will be sold for a specific date will be limited. 

The configuration of lines will also look different to allow for social distancing between families. As the park's overall capacity will be reduced, lines for attractions may appear longer than normal. 

Silverwood leaders say the park has also added a sanitation wipe down procedure between ride cycles.

Masks aren't required in the park, but Silverwood will provide them for guests who want one. In eating areas, tables will be spread out and plexiglass barriers will be in place.

You can view more guidelines and changes on the Silverwood website

Season passes that are not used by Sept. 27, 2020, will automatically roll over to the 2021 season, Silverwood previously said on its website. The expiration date for people who are unable to use their passes this season will be rolled over to Sept. 26, 2021. 

Those who do use their season passes this summer will receive a special discounted rate if they choose to renew their passes in 2021.

Those who pre-purchased one or two-day tickets during the 2020 season will receive an additional day in 2021. If you have pre-purchased 3-day tickets for the 2020 season, and aren't able to use them this year, Silverwood will turn your tickets into a 2021 season pass.

Anyone with questions or concerns can contact Silverwood at 208-683-3400 ext. 0 or email info@silverwoodthemepark.com.

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