Spending a hot summer day at a water park is a great way to cool off and have some family fun! We are lucky to have some terrific water parks in the Washington DC capital region. Check out these parks in Maryland and Virginia this summer.
Water Parks in Maryland
Six Flags America' Hurricane Harbor
Mitchellville, MD (301) 249-1500.
Six Flags America has a five-story interactive water tree house, one of the largest wave pools in the country, water slides, inner tube flume, lazy river, splash pool for the younger crowd and more.
Allentown Fitness & Splash Park
7210 Allentown Road, Fort Washington, MD (301) 449-5567.
Allentown Fitness & Splash Park has a newly renovated 50-meter splash pool with slides, lily pads, log walks, a diving well with a 1-meter board, a wading pool, a picnic area with a volleyball court, and a snack bar. The indoor fitness center includes a heated, 25-yard, 6-lane pool with a chair lift, a heated training pool (2 ½ - 3 feet deep), a hot tub, two racquetball courts, a Nautilus weight room, a cardiovascular room, and lockers.
Gaithersburg's Water Park at Bohrer Park
510 South Frederick Avenue, Gaithersburg, MD (301) 258-6445.
The Water Park at Bohrer Park includes several activity areas with lap swimming, rain drop umbrella and a double water slide. The splash pool, designed for children under age five, has a frog slide, seal spray, and a special eating area.
Lane Manor Splash Park
7601 West Park Drive, Hyattsville, MD (301) 422-7284.
Lane Manor Splash Park is a 40-acre park with a 25-meter pool, including two slides, lily pads, a snake, and an alligator, and a separate wading pool