Island Water Park
Island Water Park, a new sports and recreation facility on Middle Country Road in Calverton, did not open for Memorial Day weekend as the developer had planned. He now hopes to have the park open by mid-July.
Island Water Park gained final approval of its amended site plan at Tuesday’s town board meeting. The park owner said in an interview today he expects to open by Memorial Day.
sland Water Park, a proposed recreational water sports facility heralded by Riverhead officials as a major tourist attraction and economic development initiative, has been issued a stop-work order by the town.
Island Water Park, a proposed "extreme water sports park" on a 46-acre site in Calverton adjacent to Riverhead’s Veterans Memorial Park, gained approval from the Riverhead Industrial Development Agency yesterday of its application for financial assistance, including a 10-year property tax abatement, and mortgage recording and sales tax exemptions.
The town board will schedule a public hearing on the site plan for a new recreational facility in Calverton that's been two decades in the making.