FREE WATER SKI SHOWS EVERY WEDNESDAY & SUNDAY AT 6:30PM
Central Region Tourney
Become a Member
Learn to Ski
About Our Team
Photos & Videos
JUNE 24th, 2015 SHOW CANCELLED DUE TO FLOODING
Backwater Gamblers Water Ski Show Team
The Backwater Gamblers are a non-profit water ski show team that performs free water ski shows every Wednesday and Sunday at 6:30 pm on the Rock River in Rock Island, Illinois. The shows begin Memorial Day weekend and continue through the summer until Labor Day weekend. The shows last approximately one hour with a 15-20 minute intermission in which donations are accepted.
The team consists of approximately 150 members ranging in age from 1 to 67. Skiing members perform acts such as jumping, barefooting, pyramids, swivel, strap doubles, and others. Other members drive the boats, ride in the boats, assist with ropes on the docks, play the music in the show, or simply learn to ski and practice to get into the show.
2015 Backwater Gamblers Water Ski Show Team is Presented by Diamonds on the Avenue
Copyright ©2014 Backwater Gamblers Water Ski Club. All rights reserved.
Backwater Gamblers Water Ski Club is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.