The number of waterparks in Columbus Ohio is growing. Water park resorts are quickly becoming great weekend get-aways and vacation spots.
Everyone loves a waterpark whether it’s indoors or outdoors. But the resort/retreat parks are becoming quite popular.
Families can enjoy a weekend get-away. The kids have a blast and the parents can relax and enjoy being pampered at the spas, in the jacuzzi’s or hot tubs.
These resorts can also be romantic get-aways and special places for weddings. Most host corporate events and group gatherings as well.
Let’s explore some of the waterparks in Columbus, Ohio.
Zoombezi Bay Waterpark
Zoombezi Bay Waterpark opened in May of 2008! Check out all the great things in store for the Columbus area from this new addition of the Columbus Zoo & Aquarium!
Fort Rapids Water Park
Fort Rapids Water Park is a great resort with an old west theme. The facility is 60,000 square feet and has something for all ages.
CoCo Key Water Resort
CoCo Key is inspired by Keywest, Florida with its tropical theme. It’s over 50,000 square feet of waterpark fun in an extraordinary setting in Newark, Ohio.
Wyandot Lake – The Memories
Wyandot Lake is closed but the memories live forever. Share your memories and pictures.
Other Water Parks in Ohio
With the various resorts and parks throughout the state of Ohio, each one has its own unique theme, water slides, rides, pools, and amenities.
Following you’ll find a list of other water parks in Ohio.
Boomerang Bay Water Park Resort
Boomerang Bay is part of King’s Island and features over 50 water activities and 30 water slides. you’ll find tropical lagoons, water falls, waves you can surf and rushing rivers. Some highlights are the Aussie Twister pretzel body slides, The Bondi Pipeline fiberglass speed slides, Down Under Thunder twisting body slides, Coolangatta Racer – a 54′ tall racing slide, Jackaroo Landing with water canons, slides, and tipping tanks, Snowy River Rampage high speed circular rafts for 4, and The Tazmania Typhoon 300′ slide in total darkness.
For more information visit Boomerang Bay’s Web site.
Castaway Bay Water Park in on the waterfront at Lake Erie in Sandusky, Ohio. The 38,000 square foot park is packed with water fun.
Great Wolf Lodge
The Great Wolf Lodge in Sandusky, Ohio is a great resort with a 42,000 square foot entertainment area which includes Bear Track Landing indoor water park.
Kalahari Waterpark Resort
The 80,000 square foot Kalahari Resort and water park is located in Sandusky, Ohio. With the addition planned for winter of this year, it will more than double than square footage.
Monsoon Lagoon is located in Port Clinton, Ohio and features the Adventure Island Tree House with 105 play stations and the 3 story Typhoon Rush Slide Tower. You can slide through the 600′ Coral Reef tube slide and play bumper boats at Pirate Cove. Parents can relax at the Blue Lagoon which features a swim up bar. They also feature Castaway Island Miniature golf, go-karts at Montego Bay Raceway, and Gilligan’s Arcade.
For more information visit Monsoon Lagoon’s Web site.
Pioneer Waterland located in Chardon, Ohio features an all included entertainment park. The Water Funland features 6 story high twin Bonzai waterslides, the Thriller Spiraling slide, The Screamer Spiraling slide, the Black Hole enclosed slide, and you can take a Lazy Innertube ride. They also feature paddleboats on a 6 acre lake. The 3 acre pool features water volley ball, the Dinosaur slide, and the Elephant slide. You’ll also find dry slides and sports fun that includes batting cages, driving range cages, go-karts, and much more.
For more information visit Pioneer Waterland’s Web site.
Soak City – Cedar Point
Soak City is located in Sandusky, Ohio and is affiliated with Cedar Point. The 18 acre water park features the 76′ tall Zoom Flume, body surfing or tubing at Breaker’s
Bay, Bubble Swim up bar for adults, volleyball, shuffleboard, and building sandcastles at the Beach, Wave Runner rides and parasailing with North Coast Parasil and Water sports.
For more information visit Soak City’s Web site.
Splash Harbor is located in Belleville, Ohio just south of Mansfield, and it is part of the Comfort Inn. The tropical themed park features a 6,000 square foot indoor water park with a retractable roof that gives you that outdoorsy feeling in the summer. The 49′ looping water slide shoots over 6,000 gallons of water per minute. you’ll find a family hot tub section, adult hot tub section, floating rafts, shooting geysers spraying the palm trees, dumping buckets, and a kid’s pool. If you want to work out they offer a fitness center and they also have a video arcade.
Located at: 855 Comfort Plaza Drive, Bellville, Ohio 44813
Phone: (419) 886-4000
Sunlite Pool – Coney Island
The Sunlite Pool is at Coney Island and was built in 1925 and it’s 401 feet long by 200 feet wide. It holds over 3 million gallons of water that circulates all the time.
The shallow part of the pool is a little over an acre for the little ones. The deep end of the pool features diving boards, lap swimming lanes, a 500 foot Zoom Flume, a 45
foot high Pipeline Plunge enclosed slide, and the 70 foot long Cyclone spiral tube slide.
For more information visit Sunlite Pool’s Web site.
The Beach Water Park is a tropical themed park on 35 acres located in Mason, Ohio. You’ll find white sand, palm trees, and waterfalls. Highlights include the Aztec Adventure which is a 500′ water coaster; the Banzai, an 85′ drop slide; The Cliff, a five story free fall; the 1200′ Lazy Miami River; and the Pearl, a spa surrounded by waterfalls and palm trees. The kids can have a blast at Splash Mountain with body slides, tube rides, and play pools. You can also enjoy the sand between your toes playing volley ball or basket ball.
For more information visit The Beach’s Web site.
Wildwater Kingdom is located at Geauga Lake. For a weekend get-away they have a hotel and campground available. The water park features Thunder Falls, a 100 foot tower complex with four inntertube slides and three body slides that reaches speeds up to 27MPH. Splash Landing is a kid’s dream with a four story high structure with over 70 water gadgets, 7 slides, and a tipping bucket. Liquid Lightning is a clover leaf shaped 4 person riding tube that drops down from 60 feet in the air into a 60 foot tall, 253 foot long funnel of water. Coral Cove is a great place for teens and Tidal Wave Bay is the 30,000 square foot wave pool that is awesome.
For more information visit Wildwater Kingdom’s Web site.