Prepare for the adventure of a lifetime. These water parks are sure to delight, challenge, thrill, soak and get your heart pounding! For a day of memorable adventures and family fun, grab your bathing suits and head on down to one of the many great parks Oklahoma has to offer. There’s all the high spill rides, slides, cool pools, lazy rivers and innovative and amazing kiddie areas your family could ask for. Many parks are so huge you’ll want to come again just to experience everything. Others are set back into the beauty of nature. Some are even open all year round! Experience the many unique features each park has to offer.
Lets have a look at the best water parks in Oklahoma:
1. Water-Zoo Indoor Water Park, Clinton
For a day of family fun where the temperature is always just right, visit the Water-Zoo. The park is open all year round, contains more than three hundred thousand gallons of water and boasts a retractable roof. Children will love The Biggest Splash, designed with them in mind. The awesome kiddie area boasts a huge tipping bucket, giant play structure, water cannons, fountains, and slides. Tots will have a blast in the Cub’s Cove splash area complete with sprayers and a small slide. Splash in the Wave Pool which features zero-depth entry. Enjoy the four hundred feet of the Lazy and Crazy River which crosses through the wave pool. Shoot some hoops at the Activity Pool. The Inside Out Water Slides are a blast. When you’re riding down all four stories of super fun twists and turns or whirling through the bowl slide, you’ll actually be outside the building for part of the ride. The Water-Zoo also features the unique Slideboarding, which combines video games and water slides. The website has a video that explains and demonstrates this great new ride!
2. White Water Bay, Oklahoma City
Open seasonally, White Water Bay is the place to be for huge splashes and even bigger thrills. Kiddies will have a blast at the brand new Barefootin’ Bay area. Gallons of water, sprayers, jets, slides, play structure, marine animals and a huge dumping bucket are sure to make for hours of screams and laughter. Kick back and float down the gently moving waters of the Castaway Creek or make a splash on the swells of the Monsoon Bay wave pool. Challenge your skills on the lily pad crossing in the activity pool. The rides and slides will get your heart racing and your adrenaline flowing. Grab a raft and some friends, or the family, and rush down the Big Kahuna, the huge slide that drops you down a flume and into a huge pool. The Keelhaul Falls will drop you into a series of cool pools. The body slides will be sure to make you scream. The Acapulco Cliff Dive and Mega-Wedgie slides feature high speeds and even higher free falls. Challenge all three slides of the Bermuda Triangle or rush off the Cannonball Falls drop slide. You’ll love defying gravity on the Pipeline Wave. Brave the dark of the Pirate’s Plunge or blast down the RipQurl bowl slide on a tube. With so many rides, you’ll be sure to want to come back again to experience it all.
3. Safari Joe’s H2O Water Park, Tulsa
Thrill seekers and adventure lovers will have a blast at this outdoor park. For a day of high thrills and wet spills, the rides and slides are a must see. Three new slides were introduced to the park this summer including the Reptile Rush speed slide. The huge water coaster, the Master Blaster, will take you through tons of different twists and turns before making a splash into the lazy river. Challenge all the Flumes, three brightly coloured slides that will each take you from four stories, down four hundred feet of adventure. Smaller riders will love the speed slides in the Activity Pool. The pool features zero-depth entry as well as a diving board, basketball, and a climbing wall. Tots will have hours of fun at the Tiny Turtle Lagoon. Featuring a fun boot slide, shallow waters and exciting activities, it’s sure to be a blast! Kick back in the lazy river, which you can enter from the Master Blaster, or relax in the swells of the twenty-four thousand square foot wave pool. The park features a new attraction, exotic birds, and reptiles. You can see the animals at the park or get a more hands on view during the presentations throughout the day. If you’re into dryland fun, there’s volleyball and basketball court, as well as a huge playground and a ton of different concessions.
4. River Country Water Park, Muskogee
Make a splash and dive into summer at the River Country Water Park. Featuring fun activities, exciting slides, relaxing rivers, and of course, tons of cool waters, there’s all the wet entertainment you could ask for. Little ones will have a blast at Crawdad Corner which boasts a huge water playground that is fully accessible. The Frog Pond activity pool has zero-depth entry, huge pool and two awesome, twisting body slides. Challenge yourself on the Gator Walk or kick back on the lazy waters of the Willow Creek. If you want to experience some dry land adventure, get in on a game of beach volleyball. The park has a concession and also hosts birthday parties.
5. Andy Alligator’s Fun Park, Norman
Get ready for a day filled with wet and dry adventures! The water park is open seasonally so you can get wet all you want this summer. The Cowabunga Cove is perfect for the kiddies. It boats a huge play structure, five hundred gallon dumping bucket and a ton of interactive features. Tots will love the Bubblers Beach and Hula Drive areas. The Paradise River extends over seven hundred feet and is the perfect way to relax. For high thrills, race down the mat slides of the Riptide Racer or grab a tube and blast down the Bonzai Pipeline. When you’re ready to dry off, the adventures are only just beginning. Head over to the fun park for a host of amazing activities. Go-karts, bumper cars, climbing wall, batting cages, bowling, gold, laser tag, a games room… the Fun Park has it all!
6. Wake Zone Cable Park, Oklahoma City
For a unique water sports experience that doesn’t require a boat, visit the Wake Zone Cable Park. Overhead cables pull you through the water. There’s something for every skill level, from beginner to advanced. If you’ve always wanted to try water sports, now is the time. The park offers wakeboarding, waterskiing, waterskating or kneeboarding. There are all sorts of ramps and fun features if you already know what you’re doing and willing to take your game to the next level. If you’re not sure what the park is all about, there are some videos on the website that will help you understand what to expect.
7. Frontier City, Oklahoma City
Ok, it’s not really a water park, but there is a huge water activity center. The unique buildings and old west feel of Frontier City make it a great destination spot. The Wild West Water Works is a massive water structure that will sure to leave you soaked! Toted as the largest water activity structure in Oklahoma, children of all ages will be sure to have the adventure of a lifetime. There are tons of interactive features, slides, and a huge dumping bucket. If that didn’t get you soaked, try one of the amusement park rides that feature huge splashdowns. The park also has a host of other dryer rides for people of all ages and go-karts.
8. Andrews Park and Colonial Estates Park, Norman
If you live in the city of Norman, you probably know about the two great parks featuring splash pads to keep you cooled down this summer. Children of all ages and even adults, will have a blast getting soaked in all the exciting, interactive features of the splash pads. There are geysers, sprayers, huge water arches, tipping buckets, and a whole lot more! Kick back and soak up the sun while you watch the kids have a great time or get in on the wet action. The parks are free for everyone, so be sure to take advantage of all they have to offer.
9. Pelican Bay Aquatic Center, Edmond
Open seasonally, Pelican Bay is sure to be a blast! Children will love the huge play structure, slides, squirters, water curtains, and shallow waters of the kiddie area designed just for them. The activity pool is complete with cool waters perfect for splashing and swimming, a huge climbing wall and thrilling slides. The giant lap pool is great for exercise for fun splashes alike. The center offers swimming lessons and also hosts birthday parties.
10. Wagoner Water Park, Wagoner
It’s not the largest water park, but that doesn’t mean that you won’t be able to have a great time and make some big splashes. The park has a large pool featuring zero depth entry, so even small children can get wet and have a blast safely. There are exciting, twisting, turning slides, a water mushroom for splishing, splashing fun, and the pool’s waters are always clear and cold. If you want to soak up the rays the deck area is large and there are plenty of chairs. If you’re in the area, be sure to check out the great State Parks that feature a whole host of clear waters, tranquil scenery, golf, fishing and other fun activities.