About Us

The Blacklight Slide™ is an experience like no other.

Our Story

At Blacklight Slide we make it our passion to give back to our community, especially children and families. We understand the sad reality that one in three families are rocked by childhood cancer and terminal illnesses every day. By working with Children’s Miracle Network, we are able to use our passion and drive to support our very own neighborhood leader, Phoenix Children’s Hospital (PCH), here in our hometown of Phoenix, Arizona.

You might be wondering, why the Phoenix Children’s Hospital? The story behind our support for them is personal. When our daughter was just four years old she was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia. At the onset of her treatment, a family friend encouraged us to transfer her care to PCH. Within days of PCH caring for our daughter like they were her own, they discovered she had been misdiagnosed and she was, in fact, cancer free. During a deeper analysis of her case, PCH discovered the diagnosing doctor had misdiagnosed seven other children. PCH both saved our daughter’s life and also took their passion for children above and beyond to save seven other families. Our family is forever grateful for the wonderful care they provided us, and we will forever be indebted to them. We are so thankful for their love, compassion, and educated doctors and staff. Additionally, they gave our daughter HOPE—something we strive to do through Cool Events.

We dedicate each and every one of our runs and events to Childhood Cancer Awareness, and we do our best to spread the word around the nation one runner, one race at a time.

What is Blacklight Slide™?

Blacklight Slide™ is an incredible experience unlike any other. This night event, focused on UV Neon Glowing fun, brings you and your loved ones together for the best night of your lives! At the Blacklight Slide™, you get the chance to go down slides filled with Neon Glow-in-the-Dark water, assuring you and your friends that you will Get Glowed™! At this insanely fun event is a celebration with the best music from the top DJs in the country. You’ll get to dance, play, and have the time of your life. When the Blacklight Slide™ is over and you’re glowing with excitement, we know for a fact that you’ll be counting down the days until the next one.

How Does it Work?

The Blacklight Slide™ was created to have very simple rules:

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Step 1

Get Registered!

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$20 Early Bird Sale ends on Nov 24

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Step 2

Wear a white shirt or comfortable swimsuit top. Wearing a swimsuit only is welcome, too!

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Step 3

Grab your inner tube for the best sliding around! (Max size is a 36-inch inner tube.) Want to glow it up even more? We have Special Edition Blacklight Slide™ inner tubes available for purchase.

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Step 4

The most important rule: HAVE A BLAST! After you go down our Blacklight Slides™, you’ll be covered in UV Neon Glowing water color and ready to party!

Each Participant Will Receive:

  • Unlimited trips down the glowing Blacklight Slide™
  • A Blacklight Slide™ Glow-in-the-Dark Temporary Tattoo
  • Blacklight Slide™ Special Edition Towel
  • Admission to the amazing Blacklight Slide™ Celebration
  • Donation to a local charity

When the event is over, you should be covered head to toe in Blacklight Slide™ UV Neon Water, ready to glow in the blacklights we have placed throughout the event.

You won’t find another event like this one, but luckily for you, it’s sweeping the nation!

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For the latest event updates or to find out how you can win some amazing giveaway prices, keep up with this website or check our Blacklight Slide™ Facebook and Twitter pages!

Want to see the fun of past Blacklight Slide™ parties? Check out #BlacklightSlide on Instagram.

Charities

Phoenix Children's Hospital Foundation

“You’re the best!”  “Your generous support has helped to make Phoenix Children’s one of the best in pediatric medicine.”

“In short, we couldn’t do what we do without people like you.”

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

“The generous support of friends like you allows our doctors and researchers to continue fighting to save children’s lives.”

“Because of your generous support, families never receive a bill from St. Jude for anything.”

Kendra's Kisses

“Your Current and future support will allow so many families to concentrate their efforts on their child’s care and not have to worry about making ends meet.”

“Without the support of people like you, we would not be able to reach our goals.”

Special Olympics Massachusetts

“For many of our athletes, they begin to believe for the first time that they can accomplish far more than they ever imagined. It truely is a gift that is made possible because of you.”

“Nearly 13,000 athletes and partners, under the direction and assistance of over 10,000 volunteers, will compete this year, due to the generosity and commitment of people like you.”

Pulmonary Hypertension Association

“By participating in this event you have joined with those in your community and thousands of people across the country who are fighting back against PH.”

“These programs, as well as countless others, would not be possible without your support.”

Adoption Awareness

“Your generous donation not only helps create awareness and meaningful events for children, but also places children in the hands of loving parents.”

“We are incredibly grateful for your support, which has made numerous awareness and fund raising campaigns possible.”

Ronald McDonald House

“We are proud to partner with you.”

“Thanks for your generous contribution we are able to be here to support ill children and their families, when they need it most.”

Make-A-Wish Foundation

“Thank you for supporting Make-A-Wish Southern Nevada.”

“…you play a very important role in helping Wish Kids become stronger, more optimistic, and more courageous as they battle their life-threatening medical conditions.”

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