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Sandcastle Waterpark

Pittsburgh's Sandcastle Waterpark has it all. From tube slides to body slides to the large wave pool, this waterpark is a winning destination for the entire family.

The park's attraction list includes 15 water slides ranging from mile to wild. On the wild side are the Boardwalk Blasters, an extreme body slide that ends with an sudden 7-foot free fall into a 12-foot deep pool. Upping the thrills the Lightning Express are 60-foot high side-by-side 250-foot long near vertical speed slides and for braviest thrillseekers The Monster starts from 85-feet high and riders reach speeds of up to 25 miles-per-hour.

Sandcastle also has plenty of thrilling tube slides like Blue Tubaluba, Thunder Run, and Tubers Tower. Around the corner Dragon's Den, one of the park's newest rides, is a double rider tube ride that sends riders for a swirl inside a giant bowl.

Other popular attractions incude the park's Mon-Tsunami 300,000 gallon, 20,000 square-foot wave pool with ocean-like waves to surf or play in. Sandcastle also offers a large children's playground and of course gentle flowing lazy river to float.

More About Sandcastle Waterpark

1000 Sandcastle Drive
Pittsburgh, PA 15120

(412) 462-6666

Park website:

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Rated: 2.3 out of 5 (22 votes)

Type of park:
Outdoor Waterpark

Park size:
67 acres

Opening year:
July 1989

Operating season:
Sandcastle reopened on July 10, 2020. The park is open daily through mid-August, then weekends through Labor Day.

Operating dates are subject to change. Always contact the park to verify days and hours before visiting.

Admission prices:
2020 Admission Rates

  • General Admission: $35.99
  • Child (48" and under): $25.99
  • Senior (age 55+): $25.99

Prices do not include tax. Children age 3 and under are admitted free.

Purchase tickets:
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Directions & Location

Sandcastle is just 15 minutes from downtown Pittsburgh on the Monongahela River. From I-376, take Exit 5 toward Homestead. Take the exit ramp off the Homestead High-Level Bridge. Go straight onto Sandcastle Drive. Parking is $5.00.

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