COOL OFF AT ONE OF THESE ONTARIO WATERPARKS
By Natalie & Phil Tuesday, August 2, 2022
Summer is almost half over (we can’t believe it either!), so it’s time to soak up all the sun and warm weather while it’s still here. Cool off at one of the many water parks across Ontario this summer while having tons of water works fun with your friends or family! There are waterparks all over the province, all with different water games, sports, waterslides, lazy rivers, splash pads and pools to have fun all day long. Whether you’re looking to lounge poolside, go for a swim or go down all the waterslides, there’s a waterpark for you right here in Ontario to visit. We’ve grabbed some great ones by region, so you can plan a day trip or a weekend away. If you’re looking to see the complete list, visit our full listings page on our website here.
GTA & Central Ontario Waterparks
Splash Ontario is Ontario’s premier floating waterparks and located in Barrie and Orillia. Head to the waterfront to grab a lifejacket and jump, slide, and climb your way through obstacles in the water on the giant 150-person floating water park playground! At Blue Mountain Village in Collingwood, take a plunge in the water at Plunge! Aquatic Centre! Play water games, rope swing, go down waterslides, go swimming in the indoor and outdoor pools or relax in the hot tubs! In Brampton, a 45 acre water park called Wet’n’Wild Toronto has everything you can imagine for water fun! Make a splash on the abundance of water slides, tube slides, pools, lazy river, and so many different water rides you’ll need the whole day to try everything! New this summer is the Lakeshore Inflatable Water Park at Ontario Place in Toronto. This water park is Ontario’s largest and tallest water experience with trampolines, slides, jumps, obstacle courses and the world’s largest Blob launch. In Richmond Hill, visit The Wave Pool all year round for wave pool fun, float on water mats, swim in the shallow swirl pool, play water games and relax in the sauna.
Southwestern Ontario Waterparks
In Brantford, spend a day at the Earl Haig Family Fun Park and cool off in the splash pad, leisure pools, lazy river, and waterslide. Dry off and play mini golf or the batting cages and grab a snack at the Snack Shack. In London, hit the waves at East Park in the wave pool, try the 7 waterslides, mat slides, and the famous 55’ high bullet slide. Play in the splash pad, get soaked by the waterclimber tipping buckets, float on tubes or lay poolside in the sun! In Windsor, go swimming at Adventure Bay Water Park for an adrenaline filled indoor water experience. Slide down tons of giant water slides, go surfing on the FlowRider surf simulator, lounge in the lazy river, swim in the wave pool, activity pools and play at Cannon Cove! In Hamilton, have a day of play at Adventure Village Amusement Park. This amusement park has tons of games and activities on 7 acres of land with a waterpark with 5 waterfalls, 6 fishponds, rapids and shipwrecks! Dry off and play mini golf, bat at the batting cages, drive krazy kars, go rock climbing on a 25′ rock climbing wall, jump on the bungee trampoline, go gemstone mining and play laser tag! A second water park in Hamilton is FunSplash, an outdoor inflatable Sports Waterpark with tons of obstacles and challenges in the water! Make a big splash while you climb, jump, swing, bounce, and slide throughout the park!
Ottawa Region & Eastern Ontario Waterparks
Calypso Family Water Park in Limoges, 20 minutes east of Ottawa is Canada’s biggest waterpark on 100-acres! Bring the whole family to experience the mysterious river, the Aqualoops, 35+ water slides, biggest wave pool in Canada, two lazy rivers, 100+ water games, sports courts, restaurants and a beach bar! In Gatineau, Quebec just across the water from Ottawa, cool down at Mont Cascades Water Park that is filled with all different kinds of water slides, pools and tube slides for a day of ultimate water fun. In Picton in Prince Edward County, get jumping on the West Lake Willy Waterpark, Ontario’s first Giant inflatable Water Park. You’ll spend the day on inflatable water toys like The Blob tower jump, large trampolines, rope swings, obstacle courses and more! In Cobden, visit Logos Land Resort & Waterpark for a great vacation of water park fun while staying at a resort! Located on Astrolabe Lake for swimming and activities with a water park that has five giant water slides, a splash pad, large water trampolines, paddle boats and more!
Niagara Region Waterparks
In Niagara Falls, stay at the Americana Resort for a resort stay getaway with the Waves Indoor Waterpark! This resort is Niagara’s only indoor waterpark with a retractable roof and has a wave pool, beach entry pool, aqua games, hot tubs, waterslides, toddler pool and more! In Ridgeville, stay at Bissell’s Hideaway Resort or visit for the day and splash around in the water park with giant pools and a boardwalk, waterslide, a kiddie splash pad, pedal boats, and more! In downtown Niagara Falls, take a break from the outdoor heat at North America’s largest indoor water park, Fallsview Indoor Waterpark inside Fallsview Casino. This 125,000 square foot facility has a mammoth play area, 1,000 gallon tipping bucket, a 6 storey high waterslide, wave pool, plunge bowl, Jacuzzis and a jungle beach playhouse. In Port Colborne, head to Nickel Beach to spend the day having inflatable water fun at Splashtown Niagara Waterpark. You’ll be challenged on the inflatable obstacle course with water activities and games for tons of water park fun at the beach!
Stay cool and have fun!
Natalie & Phil