Maui Jack’s Waterpark to Host Grand Opening Celebration

Chincoteague Island, Va. (June 18, 2018) — Maui Jack’s Waterpark will host a grand opening celebration, complete with ribbon cutting ceremony, on June 29, 2018 to allow members of the Chincoteague Island community, as well as guests of the neighboring Chincoteague Island KOA, to see all that it has to offer.

The event will begin at 3:00 p.m. and include:

• An official “big scissor-big ribbon” ribbon cutting by local dignitaries and representatives from Blue Water Development (BWD), owner of the waterpark and KOA. • Raffle prizes including a 4-pack of day passes and a bag of Maui Jack’s swag. • Discounted vouchers for a future visit for all attendees. • Surprise dedications. • Tours of the waterpark including close-up looks at the Lazy River, North Shore Beach, Keko’s Bar & Grill, Maui Island cabanas, and 4 waterslides (the Snakes – Typhoon, Pipeline, and Diamondhead – and the Banzai Racers). • Appetizers and beverages from Keko’s, including a complimentary signature drink.

In addition, members of the media are invited to arrive at 2:00 p.m. for exclusive photo opportunities and a question and answer session with Michael O’Neill, the waterpark’s architect and President of Berlin-based Waterpark Consulting, LLC, as well as Blue Water’s leadership in attendance: Jack Burbage, Co-Owner; Todd Burbage, Co-Owner; Rafael Correa, Chief Financial Officer; Dean Geracimos, Chief Operations Officer; Deserie Lawrence, Chief Marketing Officer; Ashley Church, Director of Human Resources; Matt Jones, Director of Regional Operations; and Kim Wootteon, Director of Sales for Blue Water Hospitality.

The waterpark is located at 6742 Maddox Boulevard, Chincoteague Island, VA 23336. The park kicked off its soft opening over Memorial Day Weekend and is open from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. daily. It offers full-day, late-day, and 3-day passes; group pricing for birthday parties, reunions, and retreats; and special pricing for guests staying at the nearby Chincoteague Island KOA, Fairfield Inn & Suites Chincoteague Island, or Chesapeake Bay KOA Resort & Beach Club.

To learn more or purchase passes, visit or call 757-336-3111.

About Blue Water Development Founded by Jack and Todd Burbage in 2002, Blue Water Development is a real estate developer specializing in commercial and hospitality properties operating in Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, Maine, New Jersey and North Carolina. Blue Water’s diverse portfolio includes five luxury RV resort properties: The Resort at Massey’s Landing in Millsboro, DE, Chincoteague Island KOA in Chincoteague, VA, Cape Charles/Chesapeake Bay KOA in Cape Charles, VA, Flat Rock Bridge Family Campground in Lebanon, ME, and Hampton Lodge Campground in Coinjock, NC; eight hotels: Bethany Beach Ocean Suites and Holiday Inn Express Bethany Beach in Bethany Beach, MD, Aloft Hotel, Atlantic Oceanfront Inn, and The Commander Hotel in Ocean City, MD, Drifting Sands Hotel in Ship Bottom, NJ, and Fairfield Inn & Suites on Chincoteague Island, VA; and three recreational venues: Blue Water Golf, Maui Jack’s Waterpark in Chincoteague, VA, and Sea Rocket in Ocean City, MD.

Raising the bar in the real estate industry, Blue Water has earned a stellar reputation for its commitment and dedication to the development and constant improvement of superior properties known for their sophisticated designs, gracious floor plans and superior amenities. Blue Water’s approach to family hospitality was featured nationally on the “Informed” series in early 2018. For more information and to watch the episode visit

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