Springfield was a much different place 27 years ago. There used to be a water slide just South of James River Expressway that would be open for summer and I heard people even went down it when it snowed in the Winter! You wouldn’t have to drive all the way down to Branson to beat the Summer heat. No life jackets, no rules, just you and a giant water slide! If you didn’t ever get to go on the Hydraslide, here’s what you were missing!