I think that the only sure and certain reason we are not having a referendum on the waterslide park issue, is that the outcome will result in the proposal being defeated.
A catchphrase seems to be that the park is being under-utilized as it is. Council chambers in City Hall could, with some justification, be placed in this category. Maybe they should be better utilized, something like an amusement arcade will surely draw more tourists to Penticton.
We already have “Ashton’s Folly” on Eckhart as a unique must see place. In the future we may have a windblown pile of plastic pipes and tubes in Skaha Lake Park we can also add to Penticton’s attractions.
“Jakubeit’s Folly” wouldn’t be a bad name for it.