Dive into warmer weather and head to one of Chicagoland’s most fun and entertaining water parks. Perfect for a family outing, a day out with friends, or a unique date idea, these water parks across the state make for an exciting way to gear up for summer.
The Water Works
This indoor water park near Chicago features three water slides, a diving pool, rapid water channel, a water playground, and much more. Located inside the Community Recreation Center, The Water Works is the perfect way to do something fun on a rainy or chilly Midwestern day – while still making it feel like spring!
Plan a trip to Illinois’ largest water park, Raging Waves in Yorkville! With 19 water slides, a lazy river, wave pools, and more, there is something for everyone at Raging Waves. Head down the thrilling PJ’s Plummet slide, or grab your group and make your way down the 1080-foot tunnel slide on a triple-tube. The options are endless!
Mystic Waters Family Aquatic Center
Mystic Waters is one of Northern Illinois’ largest water parks and you don’t want to miss out on this fun day. Make your way down the two 37-foot slides at Otter’s Run, plunge off the cliff dives in Sea Lion Falls, and then relax in the 550 foot lazy river at Crocodile Cove. The youngest in your group will love Beluga Beach which offers sprays and a splash pad. When you need a snack, head to the on-site Island Cafe!
Slides and sand and sprays – oh my! Cypress Cove offers a bayou-themed experience that comes complete with a beach, a ‘swamp’, three exhilarating water slides, and much more. Attractions cater to all ages, so adults and kiddos can enjoy the day. Youngsters will love Bullfrog Bayou, while teens and adults will enjoy Pelican’s Plunge and Crocodile Isle. Make sure to grab a hand-dipped ice cream from Snapper’s Snack Shack!
Check out more Illinois water parks at EnjoyIllinois.com!