Fort Worth residents can get steep discounts at NRH2O Family Water Park in North Richland Hills and Burger's Lake in Fort Worth beginning Monday.
The Fort Worth Chamber Foundation will donate $21,000 to help pay for the discounted tickets. To get the lower rates, people must show a driver's license, water bill or other documents with their Fort Worth address.
They can then get admission to NRH2O for $8, compared with the normal $23.99 for people 4 feet or taller. Only 1,000 tickets are available at that price, said Stephanie Hee, NRH2O marketing specialist.
At Burger's Lake on Meandering Road, Fort Worth residents can get half-price admission: $6 for adults and $2.50 for children up to age 6.
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The foundation stepped in after the city closed six of its seven pools this summer because of budget cuts. Only the Forest Park Pool remains open, and it could close depending on the condition of a ripping liner.
Four YMCA pools are also available to residents.
The donors came forward because they want to help maintain the city's quality of life, chamber spokeswoman Andra Bennett said.