Summer is heating up and summer vacation is here! What better way to spend an afternoon than hanging out poolside? Check out our Top 10 Splash and Water Parks – hopefully one is near you. Most offer locker rooms and changing areas, lifeguards and cabana or pavilion services. Be sure to check out the website for specific rules, applicable fees, hours of operation and additional amenities.
Fort Rucker, Alabama SPLASH & Spray Park: Offers a summer pool hangout complete with double flume slides, a diving board, climbing wall, spray park for the little ones and plenty of room to lounge and soak up the sun. Food and beverages available at the Tiki Bar. Daily fee or season passes available. C-334-255-2096 for more information or visit https://rucker.armymwr.com/programs/aquatics for details.
Yuma APG, Arizona Kahuna Lagoon: Offers 25 meter L-shaped outdoor pool with a 75-foot sliding tube, and a diving board that is always ready to launch those who dare off into cool crystal waters. The pool area offers a spray ground that gives children water-filled galaxy of fun for hours. Poolside patio and cabanas available. There is no charge to use pool facilities. Bowling Alley snack bar across from the pool. C-928-328-2400 for more information or visit http://www.yumamwr.com/swimmingpool.html for details.
Fort Carson, Colorado Ellis Outdoor Pool: Offers lap swim area, diving board, water slide, baby pools, deck area for lounging, handicap lift and locker rooms. Snack bar is available on site. Daily fee or season passes available. C-719-526-4093 for more information or visit https://carson.armymwr.com/programs/aquatics for details.
Key West NAS, Florida Sigsbee Splash Park: Offers a number of water activities like slides, bucket drops and sprinklers. Shaded cabana areas are available. Snack bar is not available. There is no charge to use pool facilities. Lifeguards are not on duty. C-305-293-4324 for more information or visit http://www.navymwrkeywest.com/ for details.
Kings Bay Naval Sub Base, Georgia Outdoor Fitness Complex: Offers outdoor, heated lap pool offers year-round aquatic fitness and is also the perfect place for families to cool down during the summer. The double flume water slide, 12-foot deep dive well, wading pool, and water-drop umbrella play feature will keep kids of all ages entertained. Snack bar is not available. There is no charge to use pool facilities. C-912-573-3001 for more information or visit http://www.navymwrkingsbay.com/ for details.
Moody AFB, Georgia Outdoor Water Park and Splash Pad: Offers a large water slide, a kids’ water play area, a zero-entry ramp into the shallow end of the pool, several lanes for lap swimming, a diving area with diving board, poolside patio and sunbathing deck. Snack bar is available on site. Daily fee or season passes available. C-229-257-3244 for more information or visit http://moodyfss.com/aquatics/ for details.
JB Charleston, South Carolina New Wave Aquatic Center: Offers a flumed waters slide, diving board, kiddie pool, and cabanas. Snack bar is not available. Daily fee or season passes available. C-843-794-4092 for more information or visit https://www.jbcharleston.com/recreation/aquatic-center/ for details.
Fort Bliss, Texas Outdoor Pool and Biggs Army Airfield Splash Park: Offers a double loop slide and two additional water slides. Splash park for 10 and under also available on base. Snack bar is not available. No charge for Active Duty service members. Daily fee or season passes available to all others. C-915-968-4825 for more information or visit https://bliss.armymwr.com/ for details.
JEB Little Creek, Virginia Gator Water Park: Offers seven slides, lily pad watercross and a splash park to entertain the little ones. Kiddie pool and picnic pavilion on-site as well. Snack bar is available and patrons may bring in own snacks. Daily fee or season passses are availalbe. C-8=757-462-7173 for more information or visit http://www.navymwrjblittlecreekfortstory.com/ for details.
Oceana Naval Air Station, Virginia Aeropalms Water Park: Offers single drop water slide, two flumed water slides, two straight drops into deep-end, a an additional family slide as well as a kiddie pool with a toddler slide. Cabanas are available as well as sunbathing deck with chairs and umbrella tables. Snack bar is available. Daily fee and season passes are available. C-757-433-2825 for more information or visit http://www.navymwroceanadamneck.com/ for details.