Sections

Slip and Slide: Massive UV-lit waterslide comes to Floyd Bennett Field

Samira Quezada poses with her blacklight slide tube before getting drenched in glow slime.
Brooklyn Paper
Share on TwitterTweet
Share on Facebook
Subscribe

Don’t miss our updates:

Ready, set, glow!

Kings County thrill seekers flocked to Floyd Bennett Field Saturday night to plunge down a massive inflatable slide lit by psychedelic glow lights, in an attraction one rider said was groovy for the whole family.

“I enjoyed it because, it was suitable to bring my family. It was a good time, especially at the end with the music playing,” said Daniel Hardene.

The whacky event saw locals zipping down water slides filled with UV neon green slime and then dancing to house music spun by disc jockeys.

Blacklight Slide encourages those who are going to go down the slide to wear white T-shirts, so the “UV slime” — also known as colored water — would be visible during the after party.

Hardene’s family drove an hour and a half to attend the event and said they would come back when Blacklight Slide returns.

And for those who can’t wait 365 days, psychedelic slide will be returning to Floyd Bennet Field this weekend!

Reach reporter Chandler Kidd at ckidd@schnepsmedia.com or by calling (718) 260–2525. Follow her at twitter.com/ChanAnnKidd.
Updated 8:16 am, July 17, 2019
Today’s news:
Share on TwitterTweet
Share on Facebook
Subscribe

Don’t miss our updates:


Reasonable discourse

Enter your comment below

By submitting this comment, you agree to the following terms:

You agree that you, and not BrooklynPaper.com or its affiliates, are fully responsible for the content that you post. You agree not to post any abusive, obscene, vulgar, slanderous, hateful, threatening or sexually-oriented material or any material that may violate applicable law; doing so may lead to the removal of your post and to your being permanently banned from posting to the site. You grant to BrooklynPaper.com the royalty-free, irrevocable, perpetual and fully sublicensable license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, perform and display such content in whole or in part world-wide and to incorporate it in other works in any form, media or technology now known or later developed.

First name
Last name
Your neighborhood
Email address
Daytime phone

Your letter must be signed and include all of the information requested above. (Only your name and neighborhood are published with the letter.) Letters should be as brief as possible; while they may discuss any topic of interest to our readers, priority will be given to letters that relate to stories covered by The Brooklyn Paper.

Letters will be edited at the sole discretion of the editor, may be published in whole or part in any media, and upon publication become the property of The Brooklyn Paper. The earlier in the week you send your letter, the better.

Keep it local!

Stay in touch with your community. Subscribe to our free newsletter: