SALT LAKE CITY

Cowabunga Bay temporarily closed due to fire

Jun 11, 2022, 3:42 PM | Updated: 3:56 pm
Attic fire in Cowabunga Bay building....
A fire last weekend at Cowabunga Bay Water Park in Draper forced the closure of the water park. However, it is expected to reopen on Thursday. Photo Credit: Kiera Salinas

DRAPER, Utah — A severe building fire early this morning has left Cowabunga Bay temporarily inoperable. Also, phone lines are down at the facility. Therefore, direct all concerns and questions to their email at info@cowabungabay.com.

The fire began in an attic and moved through most of the area. According to the Draper City Fire Department, the fire caused $75,00-100,000 in damages. Furthermore, the fire was secluded in that one area. 

Clint Smith, Fire Chief for Draper City Fire Department said the call for the fire came in around 2:30 in the morning. 

The cause is under investigation. 

Cowabunga Bay said they are currently working to reopen the park. 

About Cowabunga Bay

The park has two locations, one in Draper, Utah, and another in Las Vegas, Nevada. 

The water park has slides, a beach, a lazy river, a kids’ area, and food. The Cowabunga Bay website has more on hours, pricing, and cabana rentals. 

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Cowabunga Bay temporarily closed due to fire