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25 Denver Water Parks!

25 Denver Water Parks!

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Denver Water Parks around the Denver metro. Some indoor water parks, outdoor water parks, and some Denver water park hotels. Some of them are the best water parks in Denver, but all of them are FUN!

Colorado goes from snow to hot summers really quickly. We’ve reached the time of year where it’s sunny, gorgeous, and HOT. Our favorite way to cool off during the summer is heading out to the best Denver splash pads and Denver water parks for some water fun. My kids love splashing around in the water and riding water slides. Luckily Colorado is filled with lots of water parks, from small to large, that are perfect for hot days. Here’s a list of 20 water parks in and around the Denver Metro Area!

Photo Cred: Pirates Cove

1. Pirates Cove – 1225 W. Belleview Avenue Englewood, Colorado 80120

Pirates Cove features a 35-foot tower with three slides, a lazy river, a six-lane pool and a 25-meter pool, along with plenty of concessions and other fun perfect for a family day out.

Pricing varies by age and residency.

Photo Cred: Elitch Gardens

2. Elitch Gardens Water Park  – 2000 Elitch Cir, Denver, CO 80204

Great for the whole family Elitch Gardens Water Park has everything from Thrill Rides to Family friendly areas.

Pricing – Included when you purchase a Theme Park ticket. $34.99/Child $39.99/adult

Photo Cred: Water World

3. Water World – 8801 N. Pecos St. Federal Heights, CO 80260

Featuring nearly 50 attractions for the entire family, Water World is one of the country’s premier family water parks!

Price: $36.99 children/$41.99 adults

4. Great Wolf Lodge – 9494 Federal Drive, Colorado Springs, CO 80921

Your next unforgettable family getaway awaits in our 84-degree indoor water park. Zip down the Howlin’ Tornado thrill slide, play in the zero-depth Cub Paw Pool with your little ones, or ride the waves in Slap Tail Pond. With over 50,000 square feet of water park action; there are tons of pools, rides, and water slides for everyone from toddlers to teens to enjoy during your family vacation in CO.

Admission include with stay at the resort.

Photo Cred: The Splash

5. The Splash at Fossil Trace – 3151 Illinois St, Golden, CO 80401

The Splash has fun filled attractions for all ages!  Sitting on 10 acres in beautiful Jefferson County in the City of Golden, the Splash has something for kids of all ages! Leisure Pool, Lap Pool, Splash Pad, Sandbox, kiddy slide, beach, and a Grill. 

Admission depends on age and residency. $4-$9.50

Photo Cred: Deer Creek Pool

6. Deer Creek Pool – 8637 S. Garrison St., Littleton, CO 80128

Pool, Splash Area, Water Slide, and Concession stands. 

Admission depends on age and residency. $3.5-$7

Photo Cred: Apex Center

7. Apex Center – 13150 W 72nd Ave, Arvada, CO 80005

23,000 square feet of exciting play features, spas and lap pool, plus adult and family spas, and adjacent men’s, women’s and family locker rooms the area.

Admission depends on age and residency. $3.50-$8.25

Photo Cred: Bay Aquatic Park

8. Bay Aquatic Park – 250 Spader Way Broomfield, CO 80020

The Bay features two exciting serpentine slides, a leisure pool with zero-depth entry, an interactive water play structure, and an inner tube slide. There is also a tot pool with slides and waterfall.

Admission depends on age and residency. $5-$9

Photo Cred: Google Maps H2O’Brien

9. H2O’Brien – 10795 Victorian Drive Parker, CO 80138

H2O’Brien Outdoor Pool features two 182′ water slides, a waterworks play structure, a spray garden, sprays and geysers, a circulation and lap pool, a concession area and a shade pavilion.

Admission depends on age and residency. $4-$5.50

Photo Cred: Weaver Hollow Pool

10. Weaver Hollow Pool – 12750 W. Stanford Ave., Morrison, CO 80465

Water Slide, Pool, Splash Area, and Concession Stand. 

Admission depends on age and residency. $3.75-$7.25

Photo Cred: Aurora Parks and Rec

11. Del Mar Water Park – 12000 E. 6th Ave. Aurora, CO 80011

Huge water playground with two slides and Full-service concession stand.

Admission: $3.50/Child $5/Adult

Photo Cred: City of Longmont

12. Sunset Swimming Pool – 1900 Longs Peak Ave. Longmont, CO 80501

Sunset Pool is a heated outdoor pool with six lap lanes, a large wading area, three diving boards, and two fast and fun water-slides. The pool is surrounded by both grass and sand areas with magnificent mountain views – a complete attraction for the entire family!

Admission depends on age and residency. $3.75-$6.25

13. Brighton Oasis – 1852 E Bromley Ln, Brighton, CO 80601

Seasonal pool center with water activities such as slides & a lazy river plus party pavilions.

Admission depends on age and residency. $2.50 – $7

Photo Cred: City Center Park

14. Fort Collins City Park Pool – 1599 City Park Dr. Fort Collins, CO 80521

City Park Pool provides you with a water park experience right in your own backyard. Pool, Water Slide, Lazy River, Play structure, and picnic area.

Admission: Youth $6 Adult $7

Photo Cred: Counsilman Hunsaker

15. Burgess Memorial Pool – 22 N. Gilbert St. Castle Rock, CO 80104

20-foot-long and toddler water slides, Main pool depths of 0 feet to 5 feet, Water basketball, Lazy river, and picnic areas.

Admission depends on age and residency. $4.25 – $6.25

Photo Cred: City of LoneTree

16. Cook Creek Pool – 8711 Lone Tree Pkwy, Lone Tree, CO 80124

Whether you like to swim, splash, slide, dive, or lay out in the sun – you can do it all at the Cook Creek Pool.  Experience the thrill of a 25-foot water slide, get dumped on by a giant tipping bucket of water, practice your swan dive and flips from the diving board, or get in a few laps. The zero-depth entry pool offers a perfect way to cool off, or wade into the water with young children.

Admission depends on age and residency. $3 – $6.50

17. Central Park Recreation Center – 9651 M.L.K. Jr Blvd, Denver, CO 80238

Lazy River / Splash Area / 25 yard lap pool / Slide

Admission depends on age and residency.

Photo Cred: Trip Advisor

18. Parker Recreation Center – 17301 E. Lincoln Ave. Parker, CO 80134

Lazy River, Water Slide, Aquatic Climbing Wall, Pool, and Splash Area.

Admission depends on age and residency.

Photo Cred: Yelp

19. The Trails Recreation Center – 16799 E Lake Ave Centennial, CO 80112

Lap Pool, Leisure Pool, Activity Pool, Water Slides, Lazy River, and Hot Tub.

Admission depends on age and residency.

Photo Cred: Aurora Parks and Red

20. Utah Pool – 1800 S. Peoria St. Aurora, 80012

Pool, Water Slide, Splash Area, and Pool.

Admission depends on age and residency.

Photo Cred: City of Commerce

21. Paradice Island Pool at Pioneer Park – 5951 Monaco St. Commerce City, CO 80022

Paradice Island is the city’s outdoor game-themed leisure pool located at the east end of Pioneer Park. The first of its kind in Commerce City and a state-of-the-art aquatic facility, the 2-acre center features: Leisure pool, Three water slides, A 250-foot lazy river with a variety of sprays and geysers, A 1,700-square-foot toddler pool with interactive water features, An activities pool for lap lanes, swim lessons and volleyball, Shaded areas, and Play structures!

Admission depends on age and residency.

Photo Cred: City of Wheatridge

22. Wheatridge Rec Center – 4005 Kipling St. Wheat Ridge, CO 80033

Leisure Pool with 120 foot water slide, Frog slide for the little ones, Lazy “River” for water exercise and/or tubing, Fountains and tumble buckets.

Admission depends on age and residency.

23. Barnum Water Park – Denver

These are just that parks on our list to check out. They all look so fun and most are only a few $$ to get in. Also make sure to check your local Park and Rec website because a lot of them have indoor pools (yay for getting out of the hot sun) with water slides, splash pads, and lazy rivers inside!

24. City Pool – Littleton

25. Jellystone Park at Larkspur – Jellystone Park is an RV park located in Larkspur Colorado, just south of Castle Rock. There are 2 ways to stay at this fun resort, with an RV or by renting one of their cabins. While there are lots of things to do at this glamping resort the water park is screaming our name.

Do you have a favorite Water Park your family likes to visit? Tell me in the comments!

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Sarah L

Thursday 10th of June 2021

I knew about only 2 of these. Guess I don't do water parks very often.


Wednesday 14th of March 2018

I enjoy reading your travel site. :)

Abigail Gibson

Tuesday 29th of August 2017

Denver sounds so much like fun!

Julie Wood

Saturday 12th of August 2017

WOW! Denver has tons of waterparks. We only have two and one of them is called Silverwood and is the big one that we go to every summer. It is fun to go to water parks.

Kari Lorz

Friday 4th of August 2017

Pirates Cove looks really cool! Thanks for sharing!

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