This 20-acre attraction is one of the premier waterparks in Northern Virginia and part of the Northern Virginia Regional Park Authority system. Great Waves Waterpark has a large wave pool, waterslides, water play structure, great food and plenty of activities for kids of all ages and adults as well.
The park’s main attraction is a 475,000 gallon wave pool that produces man-made waves of up to four-feet. The wave pool is the place to be on a hot summer day. For thrill-seekers, Great Waves has three flume body slides starting from a four-story platform and twin speed slides.
For youngsters the park offers three different water attractions. Minnow Bay is a shallow pool with fountains that is perfect for toddlers and their accompanying parent. The Lagoon is a wide tandem slide for kids and their parents to experience together. Splash Pad is a water playground with sprayers, tipping buckets and jets of water!
Great Waves Waterpark also has a miniature golf course, batting cages, picnic shelters and pavilion for special events.
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Due to COVID-19 the waterpark will not open for the 2020 season.
Operating dates are subject to change. Always contact the park to verify days and hours before visiting.
2020 Admission Rates
Children under 2 are admitted free. Discount admission offered for residents and after 4:00 pm on weekdays, non-holidays.
Great Waves is located just off the beltway in Alexandria, Virginia.