Improvements coming to Anoka County’s Bunker Beach

Bunker Beach, and the wave pool in particular, is a popular summer attraction. The county is planning $85,000 in improvements. Photo courtesy of Anoka County

Bunker Beach, and the wave pool in particular, is a popular summer attraction. The county is planning $85,000 in improvements. Photo courtesy of Anoka County

Infrastructure improvements are planned this year at Anoka County’s Bunker Beach Water Park.

The Anoka County Parks and Community Services Committee has signed off on $85,000 worth of improvements recommended by Cory Hinz, recreation services manager, and Tony Portesan, recreation services coordinator.

They will be paid for from the water park’s reserve fund, according to Jeff Perry, park planning and resources manager.

Most of the work will take place before the 2017 water park season opens in June, but the refurbishment of the Twisted Towers feature won’t start until after Labor Day when the season ends, Perry said.

Other projects planned as part of the improvements include phase two Tidal Wave restroom upgrades, Wave Pool bulkhead and wall painting, phase two security system and information cable replacement, ice machine replacement at Tidal Wave Cafe, first aid office refrigerator replacement, replacement of two pressure washers, new shade shelter screening around Wave Pool and mechanical room upgrades.

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