Indoor Water Park Guide


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Northern Virginia is home to so many wonderful indoor swimming opportunities! But sometimes you just need to kick it up a notch with these indoor water parks! Ranging from some really impressive community centers to dedicated vacation destinations, there is a local and regional opportunity here for every swimmer!


Claude Moore Recreation Center
46105 Loudoun Park Ln., Sterling, VA 20164
Connect: Online | (571) 258-3600

About 7-miles from Dulles International Airport

Locally, the indoor water park at Claude Moore Recreation Center is a hidden gem! The Center boasts not only a multi-story slide but also an in-water climb on play structure with a mini slide. Kids will also love the spinning vortex and lazy river, as well as the large free-swim area while parents will have peace of mind knowing swimmers are under the watchful eyes of trained lifeguards. Plus, if you time your visit right, kids can also enjoy the multi-story rock climbing wall! The Center is open to the public, residents, and nonresidents.

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Cub Run RECenter
4630 Stonecroft Blvd., Chantilly, VA 20151
Connect: Online | (703) 817-9407

About 8-miles from Dulles International Airport

Cub Run RECenter is also an indoor water oasis! In addition to their competition pool, families with young kids, toddlers, and preschool-aged children will enjoy their indoor water park with a leisure pool, a shallow water playground with a mini slide, and fun spray features! Older, stronger swimmers will love their lazy river, vortex, and 20- and 30-foot-high water slides! Part of Fairfax County Parks and Recreation, you can expect attentive lifeguards and a state-of-the-art, multi-use facility. The Center is open to the public, residents, and nonresidents.

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Freedom Aquatic & Swim Center
9100 Freedom Center Blvd., Manassas, VA 20110
Connect: Online | Facebook | Twitter | (703) 993-8444

About 20-miles from Dulles International Airport

The pool at this Manassas Aquatic & Swim Center is a great place to get your feet wet! It’s always warm inside, no matter the weather outside. In addition to their water vortex, current channel, and fun water dump buckets, kids love their slide and diving board! On select nights, enjoy Family Swim Night — an opportunity to splash around while listening to popular music! Plus, during the summer on select nights, come out and enjoy the Wibit — an inflatable water sports park! The Center is open to members and nonmembers.

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Warrenton Aquatic & Recreation Facility
800 Waterloo Rd., Warrenton, VA 20186
Connect: Online | (540) 349-2520

About 34-miles from Dulles International Airport

The Warrenton Aquatic and Recreation Facility (WARF) is home to a 68,000-gallon leisure pool, perfect for indoor water fun! Young and young-at-heart will love their open tube water slide with lots of twists and turns, lazy river, and water vortex. Their zero-depth entry play area boasts an in-water climb on play structure with spray features, a slide, and more! Plus, parents love the added safety of trained lifeguards on duty. The Center is open to the public, residents, and nonresidents.

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Rollingcrest-Chillum Splash Pool
6122 Sargent Rd., Chillum, MD 20782
Connect: Online | Facebook | (301) 853-9115

About 34-miles from Dulles International Airport

Indoor water play reaches new heights at the Rollingcrest-Chillum Splash Pool! With slides, tunnels, and cool spray features coupled with a lily pad obstacle course, the whole family will love spending the day splashing, swimming, and soaking up all kinds of fun! With a special play area for preschoolers and three 25-yard lap lanes, there really is something for everyone within this enormous splash park! This indoor water park is open to both residents and nonresidents of Prince George’s and Montgomery County. For information including hours, rates, and rules, please click here.

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Germantown Indoor Swim Center
18000 Central Park Cir., Boyds, MD 20841
Connect: Online | Facebook | (240) 777-6830

About 39-miles from Dulles International Airport

Swim into an indoor paradise at the Germantown Indoor Swim Center! The 60,000+ square foot facility includes competition, recreation, leisure, and hydrotherapy pools alongside an exciting tot pool for the littlest of swimmers! Found nestled amongst faux palm trees, guests will love the twists and turns of the gigantic, multi-story water slide! Open daily for both residents and nonresidents, the Germantown Indoor Swim Center is a great place to soak up some fun! For additional information, including admission costs, rules, and hours of operation, please click here.

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North Arundel Aquatic Center
7888 Crain Hwy. S, Glen Burnie, MD 21061
Connect: Online | Facebook | (410) 222-0090

About 60-miles from Dulles International Airport

Splash into fun at the North Arundel Aquatic Center! Featuring water buckets, a waterfall, 134-foot water slide, and thrilling splash down area, children and adults will love this indoor gem of a park! Alongside the leisure pool, guests will find an 8-lane, 25-yard competition pool as well as a poolside spa for adults! Open seven days a week, daily admission to the aquatic center is available for both residents and nonresidents of Anne Arundel County. For more information on admission, hours, and special hours for preschool swim time, please click here!

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Massanutten Indoor Water Park
1822 Resort Dr., McGaheysville, VA 22840
Connect: Online | Facebook | Twitter | (540) 437-3340

About 130-miles from Dulles International Airport

Serving up 84-degrees of adventure all year round, Massanutten’s Indoor Water Park is fun for everyone! Rapids, slides, and water cannons are just some of what you’ll find inside the huge park! Tiny tots will love shallow waters of the Frog Pond, and adventure seekers can surf in The Pipeline, the first and biggest Flowrider in Virginia! Hang out under the giant tipping bucket of Massanutten Meltdown or drop down a 39-foot high body slide before visiting one of the many on-site restaurants for a bite to eat! Visit the water Park with the family on a day pass or spend the weekend at the resort! Children 2 and under are free.

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Lancaster Caribbean Indoor Water Park
2100 Lincoln Hwy., Lancaster, PA 17602
Connect: Online | Facebook | (717) 397-7781

About 140-miles from Dulles International Airport

Enjoy Lancaster, PA’s first indoor water park! Guests will find a tropical oasis of delight amongst palm trees, waterfalls, and waterslides! Play basketball, enjoy the wading pool and dump buckets, try out the water walk, and take a run through the alligator obstacle course! Available exclusively to hotel guests, admission to the Lancaster Caribbean Indoor Water Park can be purchased through water park packages provided by the Budget Host Inn & Suites, Economy Inn and the Wingate by Wyndham. For more information, including rates, hours, and special packages to plan your mini-vacation, please click here.

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Great Wolf Lodge Water Park
549 E. Rochambeau Dr., Williamsburg, VA 23188
Connect: Online | Facebook | Twitter | (757) 229-9700

About 150-miles from Dulles International Airport

As North America’s largest indoor family water park, Great Wolf Lodge is the place to visit for unforgettable family memories! Available exclusively to the lodge’s registered guests, Great Wolf Lodge’s massive indoor water park features tons of attractions for the entire family! From the stationary jet skis at the Cub Paw Pool to the roaring waves of the Wolf Rider Wipeout, little swimmers, teenagers, and adults are sure to have a blast inside this 84-degree water park! With shallow pools, wild slides, and cabana rentals available, Great Wolf Lodge has it all! Check out more of the lodge’s fantastic attractions here and plan your next getaway! Children 2 and under are considered free for access to the water park, however, they must be listed as occupants for lodging purposes.


Sahara Sam’s Oasis
160 Cooper Rd., West Berlin, NJ 08091
Connect: Online | Facebook | Twitter | (856) 767-7580

About 170-miles from Dulles International Airport

Find tons of year-round, weatherproof fun at Sahara Sam’s Oasis! Great for all ages, the smallest of swimmers will love the Lizard Lagoon, a fun-sized oasis for the youngest guests! Older guests can play a game of ball in Sam’s Slamdunker, ride down the 350-foot Nile Mile body slide, and hang out in Tim-Buk-Tu, Sahara Sam’s tree house village attraction! Daredevils, prepare to ride the waves on the Flowrider or enjoy a leisurely ride in the Congo Bongo Adventure River before grabbing some food in the Desert Palm Cafe! Save time and purchase your single day or season pass tickets online. For more information on this family oasis, including height and flotation device requirements, click here. Don’t forget to sign up for the Sahara Sam’s Oasis newsletter and receive a discount code for use on future admission purchases.


Disclaimer/Terms: These opportunities are subject to last minute cancellations and changes that might not be reflected in this DullesMoms.com post. Please, always confirm by calling/clicking.


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