Summer FUN Guide: Water Fun
Prepare to pump up the fun when you visit these cool waterparks, pools and water play places.
We've pinned down the best waterparks, pools or water play spots to beat that weltering Summer heat. For thrill seekers, the best part of Summer is plummeting down a waterslide into a water wonderland. Those who want to relax can enjoy a lazy river. Toddlers can splash around in pint-sized water play areas. Prepare to pump up the fun when you visit these cool places.
African Lion Safari - Misumu Bay Wet Play
1386 Cooper Road, Cambridge, ON N1R 8B2
1-800-461-WILD (9453) | www.lionsafari.com
This interactive water adventure zone is one of the “coolest” places for children at AfricanLion Safari. Stroll through Sprinklers, Spouts, and Stream Jets! Trek under Rain Trees and Tumble Buckets! Interact with Gadgets, Gizmos and Geysers! Don’t forget to pack bathing suits, swimmers, towels, and sunscreen! Misumu Bay Wet Play is open daily from May to September, weather permitting. We'll Drive Your Family WILD!
Canada's Wonderland - Splash Works Water Park
9580 Jane Street, Vaughan, ON L6A 1S6
905-832-7000 | www.canadaswonderland.com
Canada's Wonderland is your Splash Headquarters for the summer! Over 7 million litres of heated water fun in our 20 acre water park. Check out The Plunge, Supersoaker, the Lazy River, Pumphouse, water slides galore and one of Canada's largest outdoor wave pools. There is something for everyone! Splash Works is open weekends starting Saturday, May 28 and daily from Thursday, June 16 to Monday, September 5.
Fallsview Indoor Water Park
5685 Falls Avenue, Niagara Falls, ON L2E 6W7
905-374-4444 | www.fallsviewwaterpark.com
Fallsview is North America’s Largest Indoor Waterpark & Resort with 3 Acres of Indoor Family Fun! A two minute walk from Niagara Falls. Features 16 thrilling waterslides, massive indoor wave pool, hot springs, and outdoor sundeck with pool. Directly connected to Falls Avenue Resort featuring three hotels and more! Voted #1 Amusement Parks & Water Parks in Canada on TripAdvisor for the 2nd consecutive year!
Plunge! Aquatic Centre
220 Gord Canning Drive, Blue Mountains, ON L9Y 0V9
877-445-0231 | www.plungebluemountain.ca
Nestled between the shores of Georgian Bay and the heights of the Niagara Escarpment is Plunge! Aquatic Centre. Plunge! is the ultimate, all ages, four season water adventure at the base of Blue Mountain. Inspired from the tradition of cottage-style boathouses, Plunge! is an authentic and magical expression of a place and its people. Indoor-outdoor pools, indoor water playground, hot tubs, rope swings, docks, and slides are sure to provide year-round fun. Or, if you prefer, simply watch all the action from the comfort of your dock chair.
The Wave Pool
Lois Hancey Aquatic Centre, 5 Hopkins Street, Richmond Hill, ON L4C 0C1
At the Wave Pool, swimmers can play in the waves, lounge on water mats, soak in the warm water of the swirl pool, ride the thrilling 160-foot twisting water slide, or simply relax in the on-deck sauna! Richmond Hill’s Wave Pool provides fun for your whole family! You can even host birthday parties at The Wave Pool! All this at the only indoor wave pool within the Greater Toronto Area - a year round sun and surf destination.
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Bingemans Big Splash
425 Bingemans Centre Dr., Kitchener, ON N2B 3X7
Big Splash, the area's largest water park, offers days of fun and entertainment for kids of all ages. More info
9993 Alleghany Road, Darien Center, NY 14040
New York’s best entertainment value with more than 45 thrill rides, a 10 acre water park, a wide array of live shows, midway games, paddle boats, mini golf, and more. More info
Deerhurst Resort Splash Zone
1235 Deerhurst Drive, Huntsville, ON P1H 2E8
The Splash Zone, on Muskoka's Peninsula Lake, features inflatables from bouncing trampolines to slides. More info
East Park London
1275 Hamilton Rd., London, ON N5W 1B1
A fun family entertainment centre and golf course. East Park features mini-golf, batting cages, water slides, splash pad and climber, go-karts, and picnic areas. More info
Great Wolf Lodge Niagara Falls
3950 Victoria Ave, Niagara Falls, ON L2E 7M8
Great Wolf Lodge is North America's largest family of indoor waterpark resorts and the ultimate destination for your getaway. More info
Kidstown Water Park
3159 Birchmount Rd Toronto, ON M1V 1S4
Kidstown offers a variety of water features, including a tipping bucket, spray rings, splash pad, wading pool, and more. More info
Lakeview Splash at Albion Hills Conservation Area
16500 Regional Rd 50, Caledon, ON L7E 3E7
A 440 square-metre wading pool (Four feet deep) which also features a 125 square-metre interactive splash pad. Clean and safe water fun for kids of all ages. Wetland-themed water features. More info
Petticoat Pool & Splash at Petticoat Creek Conservation Area
100 Whites Road, Pickering, ON L1V 6K7
A fully accessible, six-foot deep, 1,600-plus square-metre pool with beach entry. Also features a Splash pool and waterplay area with interactive water features. 1,000 square-metre splash pad with passive and interactive spray effects. More info
Splash Island at Toronto Zoo
361A Old Finch Avenue, Toronto, ON M1B 5K7
Cool off at Splash Island in the Discovery Zone at the Toronto Zoo. It's the perfect destination for a hot summer day! With two acres of hands-on, non-stop family fun amidst waterslides, water-spouting animals, waterfalls, and tipping buckets. More info
WAVES Indoor Waterpark
8444 Lundy's Lane, Niagara Falls, ON L2H 1H4
Ride the waves and slides in our 25,000 square foot Indoor Waterpark with a retractable roof for year-round fun! Our Waterpark comes complete with a beach entry wave pool, tube slides, body slides, kiddy pool interactive play structure, whirlpools, lounge areas and, food and bar services. More info
Wild Water Kingdom
7855 Finch Ave. West, Brampton, ON L6T 0B2
Situated on 100 acres of natural park land, Wild Water Kingdom is a great place to enjoy the Summer weather. More info
680 Van Wagners Beach Rd., Hamilton, ON L8E 3L8
Wild Waterworks is home to the largest outdoor wave pool in Southern Ontario and six slides, a lazy river, and a wading pool. More info
Wild Wetlands Splash Pad
10818 Heart Lake Rd., Brampton, ON L6Z 0B3
Water fun for all kids with over 30 wetland themed water features. Located in natural wilderness surroundings. More info