Winter Haven, Florida: Free Water Ski Show

Cypress Gardens is now a Legoland, but its old Water Ski Team still performs on a local lake -- only now it's for free.
Address:
S. Lake Silver Drive, Winter Haven, FL
Directions:
Downtown, on Lake Silver, at S. Lake Silver Drive and 3rd St. NW. Bring a lawn chair.
Hours:
3rd Sa each month. Summer 5 pm and 6 pm, winter 4:30 pm. (Call to verify)
Phone:
863-521-2808
Admission:
Free
RA Rates:
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Cypress Garden Water Ski Team

In 2012 a group of the former Cypress Gardens water skiers and their families started a ski club to pass on the tradition of Show Water Skiing. They have 2nd and 3rd generation skiers out there as well as ages from 5 years old to much, much older. They have a whole new show for 2017. There are always the beautiful aquamaids in their ballet line, high fling jumping, beautiful doubles, and you can usually see a Southern Belle or two walking around at the show for photo ops.

[Kathryn McDaniel, 05/26/2017]
Free Water Ski Show

The Cypress Gardens Water Ski Team perform the ski shows of the Famous Cypress Gardens.

[Robert W Zolkosky, 08/13/2014]

The Team was founded by former water skiers from Cypress Gardens -- which is now a Legoland -- who didn't want their unique talents to be forgotten.

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