Rebecca Adlington opens new water ride at Center Parcs Sherwood Forest

Two-time Olympic gold medallist swimming champion, Rebecca Adlington, unveiled a new family water ride at Center Parcs Sherwood Forest with the help of children from the Sherwood Colliery Swimming Club this morning.

Tuesday, 5th March 2019, 3:46 pm
Updated Tuesday, 5th March 2019, 4:52 pm
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The ride is the fourth of its kind to be introduced to Center Parcs, with Elveden Forest, Woburn Forest and Longleat Forest unveiling new water rides and water play areas in their respective Subtropical Swimming Paradise’s in the last four years. The rides have been a big hit, with thousands of guests taking to rafts and gliding down the ride with family each day. The Tropical Cyclone ride is just one part of a £15million investment project in Sherwood Forest’s Subtropical Swimming Paradise, which also includes new family and toddler water play areas, so there is something for all ages. READ MORE

Rebecca Adlington, helped unveil a new family water ride at Center Parcs Sherwood Forest.
The Tropical Cyclone ride is just one part of a 15million investment project.
The colossal Tropical Cyclone is one of the largest interactive four-person raft rides in Europe.
Sherwood Colliery Swimming Club attended the opening.
Rebecca Adlington said: It has been a pleasure to open this new ride."
Martin Dalby, Center Parcs CEO said: Were absolutely delighted to be opening this unique and exhilarating family raft ride."
Venture Bay and Venture Harbour has also been opened.
Rebecca said: "Building childrens confidence in the water is so important."