Second Annual Little Falls Water Fun Fest Helps Attendees Beat the Heat While Having Fun

By Tina Pappas

 

Little Falls held the second annual Water Fun Fest on July 23. The event offered an afternoon of cooling down from the recent heat wave with water slides and super soakers.

It was a wet and refreshing afternoon during the Township’s annual Water Fun Fest on July 23. The event came at a welcomed time due to the recent heat wave in the

Little Falls held the second annual Water Fun Fest on July 23. The event offered an afternoon of cooling down from the recent heat wave with water slides and super soakers.

northeast where the temperature pushed the 100 degree mark during a sunny and hot summer day.

 

Several water slides and a dunk tank provided a treat for families on the Sports and

Recreation Complex turf field. They also had fun with super soakers and other water devices. The LFFD’s ladder truck was also on-hand to help soak and cool off the crowd.  

 

Little Falls held the second annual Water Fun Fest on July 23. The event offered an afternoon of cooling down from the recent heat wave with water slides and super soakers.

Councilman Al Kahwaty, who began the yearly event last summer, said the turf

Little Falls held the second annual Water Fun Fest on July 23. The event offered an afternoon of cooling down from the recent heat wave with water slides and super soakers.

field provided a safer and cleaner venue than that of the original grass field, which would have resulted in muddy and slippery conditions arising from excess water.

 

“The turf field was the perfect venue for this event, and it was a great time,” he said, “It gave us the opportunity to plan a fun outdoor event where residents could find relief from the heat right here in Little Falls.  John Pace and Tyler Passero did a terrific job, and we planned this together for months.”

 

Little Falls held the second annual Water Fun Fest on July 23. Pictured is the Montes family having fun at the event with the LFFD ladder truck in the backdrop.

11-year-old Evelyn Montes attended the event with her family and said it was a perfect

Little Falls held the second annual Water Fun Fest on July 23. Pictured is the McGinn family enjoying the afternoon on the Sports and Recreation Complex turf field.

opportunity to bring people together and cool down as well.

 

“We live in town and I think this was such a great opportunity for everyone to share the day with each other instead of just sitting at home by an air conditioner on a hot day like today,” she said. “It was so much fun.”

 

Photos courtesy of the Township of Little Falls

 

 

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