Welland getting on the water playground

Water park-Sergey Mikhaylov

It's over a year away, but it is something the kids can look forward to.

Welland city council is moving forward with a plan to set up an inflatable waterpark on the recreational canal.

This week, council awarded the contract to PT Watersports which operates a similar waterpark at the Binbrook Conservation Area.

Welland's on the water playground is slated to open the summer of 2021.