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Backwater Gamblers Water Ski Show

5000 44th St, (44th St. & the Rock River), Rock Island, IL 61201-7131
+1 309-786-8987
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Last show of the season.

Bring bug spray!!! Can't stress that enough, you are sitting next to a river that floods frequently... read more

Reviewed 10 October 2016
Emily B
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Rock Island, Illinois
via mobile
Amazing Ski Show

Great family fun activity - a lot of awesome talent. If you are near the QC check out this free... read more

Reviewed 29 July 2016
Suzanne C
,
Moline, United States
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10 Oct 2016
“Last show of the season.”
28 Jul 2016
“Amazing Ski Show”
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5000 44th St, (44th St. & the Rock River), Rock Island, IL 61201-7131
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+1 309-786-8987

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Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Bring bug spray!!! Can't stress that enough, you are sitting next to a river that floods frequently so there is a lot of bugs. The show was great as usual. Great entertainment at little cost (donation requested, we gave $20 for 4 people). We love...More

Thank Emily B
Reviewed 29 July 2016

Great family fun activity - a lot of awesome talent. If you are near the QC check out this free show - you won't be disappointed. Good for young, old, and young at heart. Always fun to watch.

Thank Suzanne C
Reviewed 20 July 2015 via mobile

So much talent!!! Each act was a crowd pleaser! They have concessions and ample seating. Be prepared to be amazed!

Thank Joni A
Reviewed 30 May 2015

If you are near the Quad Cities, look up the schedule for this fabulous, talented, Ski Team!! Just Google their name. Generally they have free shows on Wednesday evenings and Sunday evenings, on the Rock River, in Rock Island, IL. They do accept donations and...More

1  Thank Peggy B
Reviewed 20 May 2015 via mobile

Always fun to go watch the backwater gamblers water ski show. The show is always fun to watch the time and dedication the people put into the shows is amazing. I love the pyramid the most. But all the amazing things they do is great...More

Thank suzette o
Reviewed 13 November 2014

wonderful entertainment for a warm summer night. The group puts on a wonderful show. They also go to different place to compete and have won a number of awards. Great fun

1  Thank Stargazer331
Reviewed 19 April 2014

Great show and its free. Cant beat that, we go almost every year when in the Quad Cities, its a nice setting on the Rock River and very entertaining.

1  Thank JThobe
Reviewed 7 March 2014

Few communities can enjoy an award winning water ski show all summer long. The gamblers put on a show that is technically great with intervals of humor for all ages. And it's free, though donations are always appreciated. My granddaughter was thrilled when she visited.

2  Thank grammasam
Reviewed 22 November 2013

Surprising skill... great show! This is a nationally recognized, award winning water-skiing stunt team. Their show is a "must see", when you visit the Quad Cities.

1  Thank CDRKMP
Reviewed 23 July 2013

It's not Vegas, but then, it doesn't cost squat to enjoy! It's local kids doing the darnedest things on water skis! How can you beat that?

1  Thank Mhendri961
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