Crowds will be gathering on the edge of the Rock River this summer to witness an exciting water ski show that has two weekly performances.

Water Ski Team Hosting Free Shows Through Labor Day

An all-volunteer water ski team from Loves Park, Illinois kicked off their season of performances this past week and will be back in action through the summer.

The Ski Broncs Water Ski Show Team is a favorite event for families in northern Illinois with free parking and entertainment at Shorewood Park every Wednesday and Friday night with the ski show beginning at 7 pm.

The Ski Broncs are always looking for new members to join their team so if you want to find out more about the requirements of being a member, CLICK HERE.

Wisconsin Has Longest Running Amateur Ski Show in the World

According to their website, the Min-Aqua Bats Water Ski Show began in 1950 and is still running today in Minocqua, Wisconsin on the Minocqua Lake in northern Wisconsin.

Min-Aqua Bats shows are free on Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays at 7 pm.

Illinois Loves Its Water Ski Teams

Quality water ski entertainment is not hard to find in northern Illinois with several teams performing regular summer shows throughout the week.

If you're headed toward the Quad Cities, The Backwater Gamblers from Rock Island, Illinois have their free shows on "the backwaters of the Mississippi River" at 6:30 pm on Sundays and Wednesdays through Labor Day.

About 60 miles northwest of Chicago, and 15 minutes from Woodstock, Illinois is Wonder Lake. Home of the Wonder Lake Water Show Ski Team, in existence since 1955.

Water Show Ski National Championships are coming up from August 11 to 13 in Warsaw, Indiana.

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