In 2009 Raging Waves Waterpark was rated "the top Illinois Summer Destination" by USA Today. Illinois' largest outdoor waterpark, located on more than 40 acres in suburban Yorkville, has an Aussie theme and features 18 water slides, a kiddie pool, a wave pool, and a lazy river.
This family friendly destination offers rides, slides ,and fun for all ages. Attractions include thrilling rides like The Cyclone– bowl slide, The Boomerang– high-speed body slide with a four-story drop, and PJ's Plummet– a slide where riders can reach a speed of up to 38 miles-per-hour.
Family water activities include Kanagroo Falls, a large interactive water play structure topped with a 750-gallon tipping water bucket. The park's wave pool The Great Barrier Reef is where the entire family can ride the waves while floating on tubes. And for little ones, Raging Waves offers Koala Kove, a splash area with water features designed just for young children.
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June 14, 2008
Open daily from early June to mid-August, then weekends through Labor Day
Operating dates are subject to change. Always contact the park to verify days and hours before visiting.
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The waterpark is located in suburban Yorkville, Illinois just 45 minutes west of the Chicago Loop.