Chris White black flips off of the high board Thursday at Salt City Splash. Kathleen Duncan / The Hutchinson News

Tessa Griffith, 2 1/2, inches through the water with caution while Bradley Shannon, 5, runs through screaming with delight on Thursday at the Fairgrounds Water Park. Kathleen Duncan / The Hutchinson News

Boys scramble aboard a floating shark Thursday at Salt City Splash. Kathleen Duncan / The Hutchinson

A group of young men all go for the rebound during a water basketball game Thursday at Salt City Splash. Kathleen Duncan / The Hutchinson News

Margaret Melton, 2, sticks out her tongue to taste the water while playing at Fairgrounds Water Park on Thursday. Kathleen Duncan / The Hutchinson

Trevoo WIllems, 13, speeds down the waterslide Thursday at Salt City Splash. Kathleen Duncan / The Hutchinson News

Kade Ratzlaff, 4, climbs atop one of the water spouts to cool off Thursday at Fairgrounds Water Park. Kathleen Duncan / The Hutchinson News