6 Colorado Waterparks You Need to Check Out!


Summer’s around the corner and that means water park season!! There are so many fun water parks in our own backyard, so slather on the sunscreen and go have some fun in the sun with the family this season!  Click on the water park titles for more info and websites.

Pirate’s Cove

1225 W. Belleview Avenue
Englewood, Colorado 80120

I have taken my family here, and we loved it!  The atmosphere is fun, friendly and clean. Pirates Cove offers a leisure pool with a large play structure, a 25-meter, 6-lane pool, a 35-foot slide tower with three slides, a lazy river, concessions, and more!


Splash Water Park

3151 Illinois Street Golden, CO 80401

The Splash at Fossil Trace
Open 10 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. daily
Operating Season May 23 – August 23, 2015


Grills, Glass, Weapons, Pets, & Alcohol are prohibited at Splash.

Our Park Features:


  • 2 large body & tube water slides.
  • A bustling leisure pool complete with play structure, small water slides, spray fountains, and a 500 gallon dump-bucket.
  • A beach-like sand area fun for all ages – bring your buckets and shovels!
  • A gentle spray fountain play area for young children ages 1-100.
  • Lap pool with diving board.
  • Lounge chairs, picnic tables and shaded structures surround the pool area.


There’s something for everyone at The Splash!




Water World

1800 W 89th Ave, Denver, CO 80260

From Water World’s website: “Water World, one of America’s largest family water parks, is located just 15 minutes north of downtown Denver, Colorado, on 64 beautifully landscaped acres. Since we opened in 1979 with the first two water slides in the state of Colorado, we now boast over 46 water adventures, and have been rated as one of America’s top ten water parks by the Travel Channel.

We feature the largest variety of attractions (49) in America, from Wally World for the tots, to Voyage to the Center of the Earth, the ultimate family water adventure. Water World has more family tube rides than any other park in America. Thrill rides are in abundance also, like the Red Line speed slide. Plenty of picnic areas are available, from covered pavilions to beautifully landscaped grass areas. We feature 3 separate Children’s Play Adventures, including the all new Big Top Family Fun Zone. Two new attractions debuted in 2012 including Colorado’s only magnetic water coaster (The Mile High Flyer)!  For 2015, get ready to experience the next generation of water attractions with our newest attraction, Warp Speed!”



Sunset Pool

1900 Longs Peak Avenue
Longmont, Colorado

Longmont Recreation Services’ Sunset Pool is a heated outdoor pool with six lap lanes, a large wading area, three diving boards, and two fast and fun waterslides. The pool is surrounded by both grass and sand areas with magnificent mountain views – a complete attraction for the entire family! Pool depth ranges from approximately 6 inches deep at the shallow end to 11 feet deep in the diving well.




Bay Aquatic Park

250 Spader Way, Broomfield, CO 80020

The Tot Pool is redesigned and relocated; including a zero-depth area for younger toddlers on one side of the pool, and an area for slightly older toddlers on the other side of the pool!  There are new slides, and much more room for the little ones to splash and play!

Additional new features include the interactive spray-ground, and several new shelters for group after-hour parties, birthday parties, and for families to enjoy!

Join us at the Bay for Family Night!
Friday nights, 4 – 8pm, May 29 – August 28, 2015
Join us for our family night! Bring your entire immediate family (up to a max of 5 people) from 4 – 8pm for $10 for residents and $20 for non-residents! Additional family members are $2/person. A great way to relax with your family and start the weekend with some fun!





Apex center

13150 W 72nd Ave, Arvada, CO 80005

Apex center is a 23,000 square foot sports and fun complex in Arvada, CO. It features an indoor water park, ice rink, gyms, rock climbing and food. They also have a free indoor playground for children. The indoor water park has slides, lazy river, zero depth playground, body slides, tube slides, vortex pool, lap pool, activity pool and hot tubs.





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