General Aquatic Information:

  • Blanchette Aquatic Facility:
    – Open Flume Slide, Enclosed Flume Slide, Drop Slide – Must be at least 48″ tall
    – Slides attached to the Kiddie Structure – Must be at least 36″ tall
    – Diving Boards, Climbing Wall – No height restriction but must know how to swim
  • Wapelhorst Aquatic Facility:
    – Open Flume Slide, Enclosed Flume Slide, Speed Slide – Must be at least 48″ tall
    – Boomerango Slide – Must be at least 42″ tall
    Maximum Operational Load: 2 people, 400 lbs.
    Maximum Individual rider Weight: 1 person, 300 lbs.
    Minimum Total Vehicle Weight: 100 lbs.
    – Slides attached to the Kiddie Structure – Must be at least 36″ tall
  • McNair Aquatic Facility:
    – Must be 48″ tall to use any water slide
  • Coast Guard approved life jackets, noodles, water wings and rings no larger then 38 inches in diameter are allowed with adult supervision. Other flotation devices such as inner tubes and rafts are NOT permitted.
  • Use of the Season Pass card by person(s) other than the person listed on the season membership will result in a cancellation of the pass.
  • Must be 12 years or older to enter the Aquatic Facilities without a guardian. Children 11 and younger must be accompanied by a guardian 14 or older.
  • All children still in diapers MUST wear swimmies provided by the Parks and Recreation Department due to health and safety issues.

Rain Check Policy:

Rain checks will be issued when the pool has been cleared and has remained clear for at least 45 minutes after the manager on duty has made the announcement to exit the pools. After 45 minutes, guests can receive a rain check to visit the park on a different day during the season. The aquatic facilities will remain open until the Aquatic Coordinator makes the decision to close for the day. Guests MUST present their time stamped receipt for all individuals wanting to receive a rain check. Guests requesting a rain check MUST have been in the park for less than 3 hours to be eligible for a rain check. There are NO CASH REFUNDS. Rain checks expire on the last day of the season.

Inclement Weather Policy:

The Blanchette, McNair and Wapelhorst Aquatic Centers will remain open except during threatening weather such as thunderstorms, lightning, tornadoes and/or low air/water temperatures. During periods of low attendance various attractions and/or pools within the Aquatic Center may close.

Concession Stands/Picnicking:

All three concession stands offer concession items for sale. Pool patrons are allowed to leave the aquatic centers to picnic; just get your hand stamped at the cashier booth. Please no outside coolers, food, drinks or glass inside the aquatic centers.