Are you tired of the summer heat? Are you looking for ways to keep your family cool this summer without breaking the bank?
Here is our list of five awesome water parks and pools to take your kids to this summer in and around the Dallas area:
1. Rosemeade Rainforest Aquatic Complex
1334 E. Rosemeade Parkway – Carrollton, TX 75007 – 972-466-6399
The Rosemeade Rainforest Aquatic Complex is located adjacent to the Rosemeade Recreation Center.
The Rainforest section features a zero-depth entry pool, two platform levels with bridge, water cannons, bubblers, spray bars, water slides, a 200 foot lazy river and a 600 gallon dump bucket.
The Main Pool section consists of a 50 meter Olympic size pool with a 25 meter short course, a training pool, separate diving well and 22 foot structure with two flume slide.
The facility also includes a bathhouse, concession area, deck space, picnic tables, lounge chairs, shaded areas and plenty of parking.
More information including rainforest hours, admission cost, and season pass purchases can be found on their website – Rosemeade Rainforest
2. Farmers Branch Aquatic Center – The Frog Pond
14032 Heartside – Farmers Branch, TX – 972-919-8720
This family water park is the newest edition to the City of Farmers Branch recreational department. The facility includes the Margaret Young Natatorium, which is a year round aquatics facility for swimmers of all ages and abilities. The natatorium features aquatic fitness classes, water therapy, swim lessons for all ages and abilities, and American Red Cross certification courses.
The aquatic center also features a brand new state of the art outdoor water park called the Frog Pond. It features an activity pool with over 60 water features including four water slides and dump buckets. There is also a lazy river that is over 500 feet long and a lagoon pool with a tanning ledge and pavilions to rent.
The Frog pond season follows the CFB-ISD school calendar. It is open to the public through Labor Day. Daily passes cost $5 for Farmers Branch residents and $8 for non-residents. It’s a great place to cool off this summer.
More information including frog pond hours, admission cost, and season pass purchases can be found on their website – FB Aquatic Center
3. Hawaiian Falls Water Parks
Various Locations Around DFW – (888) 544-7550
Hawaiian Falls operates six water parks and one adventure park* in North, Central and South Texas with locations in Garland, The Colony, Mansfield, Roanoke, Waco, and Pflugerville*. With over 40 years experience, they have built and operated more water parks than anyone else in the family entertainment industry.
Hawaiian Falls is built with the family in mind. Play with the kids in the Wave Pool, hang out in the Lazy River as they float by, or watch as they go down their favorite rides like the Pineapple Express. Lifeguards and EMTs are on site to ensure safety.
Whether you’re looking for a way to relax or the best way to entertain the kids on a hot, summer day, Hawaiian Falls has you covered!
More information including hours, admission cost, and season pass purchases can be found on their website – Hawaiian Falls
4. Six Flags Hurricane Harbor
1800 E Lamar Boulevard – Arlington, TX 76006
Six Flags Hurricane Harbor has 47 acres of water wonderland to enjoy! Embark on an interactive family adventure at Hook’s Lagoon or experience nine stories of wild water on Sea Wolf. Try to hang 10 on Surf Rider, take on the “zero gravity” slide—Mega Wedgie, or hop on Dive Bomber, a 5-story free fall experience that will leave you breathless. With so many choices, Six Flags Hurricane Harbor guarantees gallons of fun for all ages.
Take a look at all the amazing things to do while at Six Flags Hurricane Harbor—from pulse-pounding speed slides to gentler options for tots. Catch a bite at one of our restaurants and don’t forget to pick up your souvenirs so you can remember the day!
More information including hours, admission cost, and season pass purchases can be found on their website – Six Flags Hurricane Harbor
5. Backyard Sprinklers
You have to water your grass anyway. Our last water park has been a classic for over 100 years. Every once in awhile it is ok to stay home and let your kids have some fun in their backyard.
Turn your sprinklers on and create fun games to do in the water or just let them run around and burn some energy. Just be careful to follow your city ordinances when it comes to using water during the summer.
Do you have other tips on some great pool locations or water parks? Leave your tips in the comment section below.
*All information compiled from waterpark and pool websites. CFBISD does not endorse a certain location or company.