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The great thing about living in Southern California is that there are numerous places where you can go to escape the heat. Some are free like these 75+ Splash Pads in Southern California, while others cost some. Typically, a water park features a water play area for kids, a variety of water slides to go down depending upon your height, a lazy river and a wave pool.
Here is a list of 20+ Water Parks in Southern California where you can spend the day relaxing with friends and family. If you know of a place that is truly fun-worthy, please let us know. We are more than happy to add them to our list of summer destinations!
Water Parks in the Inland Empire
DryTown Water Park, Palmdale
DropZone Waterpark, Perris
Omni Rancho Las Palmas, Rancho Mirage (hotel reservations required)
Splash Kingdom Waterpark, Redlands
The Cove – Jurupa Aquatic Center, Jurupa
Buccaneer at Castle Park, Riverside
Water Parks in Los Angeles
Raging Waters, San Dimas
Santa Clarita Aquatics Center, Santa Clarita
Six Flags Hurricane Harbor, Valencia
Water Parks in Orange County
Cast Away Cove at The Howard Johnson Hotel, Anaheim (hotel reservations required)
The Monorail Pool at The Disneyland Hotel, Anaheim (hotel reservations required)
Knott’s Soak City, Buena Park
Sliders Water Playground at The Hyatt Regency in Huntington Beach (hotel reservations required)
Boomer’s Buccaneer Cove, Irvine
SPLASH! La Mirada Aquatics Regional Center, La Mirada
The Newport Dunes Resort, Newport Beach
Great Wolf Lodge SoCal, Garden Grove
Water Parks in San Diego
LEGO Legends of Chima Water Park, Carlsbad
SeaWorld Aquatica Waterpark, San Diego
The Wave Waterpark, Vista
Water Parks in Ventura County
Ventura Aquatics Center, Ventura
Casitas Water Adventure, Ventura
Where To Find Southern California Water Park Discount Tickets:
1. Get a group together, plan a field trip and receive a group discount.
3. Check your local mailer for coupons.
4. Pick up a local parenting magazine while you are out. They have discounts too.
5. Like a company on Facebook or Follow them on Twitter. Often times companies will offer exclusive deals on social media.
6. Purchase discount tickets to theme parks, movie theaters, etc. at Costco or Sam’s Club.
Happy Summer Field Tripping!