Irish mother and son Lego artist duo unveil the 55,667 brick model that showcases all that Ireland’s largest waterpark will offer Irish families
Center Parcs is set to make a splash in Longford, Ireland next year. The new forest resort, which will open its doors in summer 2019, is set to transform family getaways as plans for Ireland's first ever Subtropical Swimming Paradise have been revealed.
The Subtropical Swimming Paradise will be Ireland's largest waterpark and promises to offer Irish families a slice of paradise in the heart of the island. Heated to 29.5oC all year round and nestled amongst lush green tropical plants, the 3,500m2 Subtropical Swimming Paradise will provide endless hours of fun for all the family.
To mark the reveal of Ireland's largest waterpark, Center Parcs teamed up with internationally renowned Lego artists, mother and son duo Jessica and Faolán Farrell from Rathangan, Co. Kildare, to create a show-stopping Lego replica of the Subtropical Swimming Paradise. The prizeworthy 2 metre x 1.5 metre Lego model, which took 105 days to build using 55,667 Lego bricks, showcases all that the swimming paradise will offer Irish families when it opens its doors in 2019.
Guests to the Subtropical Swimming Paradise will be able to take a dip in the large family wave pool, tackle the Wild Water Rapids, make a splash in the children's water play areas or relax in the tranquil whirlpools. The indoor waterpark will come complete with 350m of exhilarating rides and flumes suitable for all ages (and the daredevils!). Coming to Center Parcs Longford Forest are the Tropical Cyclone, a family raft ride with a gravity-defying drop; the Typhoon, a two-seater ride with drops, swings and speeds of up to 45km/ph; and the Twister a thrilling family body slide.
Those eager to stay dry and looking to take a break from the splashes and slides will be happy to hear that the Subtropical Swimming Paradise will also feature the option a private family cabana, fitted with a TV, refreshments and loungers. Further refreshments will also be available in the Canopy Café & Bar, a welcome pit-stop for those looking for an energy boost.
A break at Center Parcs includes unlimited free entry to the Subtropical Swimming Paradise which is open from 10am – 9pm every day!