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Do the math Leon. At $10 a hour for adults and $5 a hour for kids with a limit of 25 a hour to maintain the fun level for all paying participants, this thing probably pays for itself in 2 years time. If you take the average of the two admittance fee's, and figure that 100 people a day use it on average for the four months the pool is open, then the flow rider makes $630,000 a year, ball park of course. I'll tell you right now, being a father of two young children, when planing the purchase of a home, the recreational possibilities for my family are high on the list of importance, making Dobson Ranch look a lot more inviting than it would if it had no parks, or amenities.
If you are tired of your city "wasting" your tax dollars to increase the livability of your community, go live in the middle of the desert where you'll wait year if not decades to have your roads improved. Your children can go to a school that was built in the mid 1900's, with computers from the 80's, and text books that don't even make mention of the Cold War.
If you are a fan of critical thinking then join in with me and say "bravo" to the City of Mesa, for installing amenities that will be used by publications, local and nationally, as reasons why Mesa is a great city to live in. May 28, 2011