Waterparks in California with kids

Who’s ready for some water fun!? Being in The Golden State…we certainly are! If you’re in California and looking for some fun things to do with kids, there are a host of water parks and water attractions which are perfect. You certainly won’t be short of places to visit to cool off with the family - no matter what the age. 

Each family friendly water park has its own unique features, attractions and activities that make it special to visit with children, and they range from the adventurous and WILD, to the charming and simple.

You can find waterslides that twist and turn, buckets that will soak you, lazy rivers to take it easy and even areas just for those little water babies in the family. 

Whether that gorgeous California sun has you searching for an outdoor adventure, or you prefer the indoor kind, there are PERFECT places to go for every family.

So let’s get going and make a SPLASH in California! You know you’re ready! 

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  • Antioch Waterpark

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    Antioch

    A small municipal water park great for kids on those hot days, with 5 fun water slides.

  • The Island

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    Fresno

    Great COOL fun in California with this family friendly water park, with a tropical island theme.

  • Knotts Soak City

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    Buena Park

    Loads of incredible water attractions, including speed, tube and body slides, Tidal Wave Bay and lazy river, plus huge and separate water adventure playgrounds for big kids and smaller ones.

  • Mustang Water Park

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    Arroyo Grande

    Cool family fun for all ages at this Californian waterpark, with pools and slides to entertain and make a splash in!

  • Six Flags Hurricane Harbour

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    Valencia

    Cool off in Los Angeles with Six Flags Hurricane Harbor, with water slides and thrilling attractions!

  • Wild Water Adventures

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    Clovis

    Water fun in Fresno, with over 20 water attractions for the whole family, including a wave pool, slides, and great fun for those little ones!

  • Waterworld

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    Concord

    A whopping 20,000-square-foot activity pool features seven family slides, the lily pad walk and the Dragon's Tail slide complex! Make a splash in California

  • Golfland Sunsplash

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    Roseville

    Over 30 rides and attractions at this California family adventure experience, with mini golf, laser tag, and a host of waterpark fun!

  • Waterworks

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    Redding

    Great water fun in Redding, California, with this waterpark filled with activities for the whole family!

  • Raging Waters

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    San Jose

    Enjoy Northern California 's Largest Waterpark with 23-acres and millions of gallons of family fun and attractions, including the newest ride Dragon's Den!

  • Knotts Soak City Palm Springs

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    Palm Springs

    Palm Springs's only water park, Knott's Soak City is over 20 acres with features 22 water rides and attractions.

  • Raging Waters Sacremento

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    Sacramento

    Located in the heart of the city, Raging Waters Sacramento features more than 25 exhilarating water attractions, breath-taking slides, crystal clear pools and fun-filled activities for children and ...

  • The Ravine Waterpark

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    Paso Robles

    Cool off on California's Central Coast with this family friendly water park, with extreme slides, huge wave pools, and leisurely fun!

  • The Wave Waterpark

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    VIsta

    Amazing water park with great character and some really fabulous features that span all the age groups, from nice calm lazy river rides, an aqua play structure and simple slides to full on terrifying ...

  • Raging Waters San DImas

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    San Dimas

    Water fun at California's largest water parks! Raging Waters San Dimas is 50 amazing acres of water fun, with over 35 slides and attractions! Summer's here!

  • LEGOLAND Waterpark

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    San Diego

    It's LEGOLAND time - but this time it's SPLASHINGLY fun! Rides and adventures for the whole family at this fun California Waterpark - a great family day out!

  • Fiesta Village

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    Colton

    Waterpark with several slides, plus miniature golf course, go karts, bating cages, open air roller skating rink, amusement rides, family laser skill game and funzone arcade.

  • Aquatica San Diego

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    San Diego

    Cool off in San Diego with SeaWorld's water park! Thrills and spills await families of all ages at this attraction.

  • Rose Bowl Aquatics Center

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    Pasadena

    Water fun in Pasadena with recreational swimming, two Olympic pools, diving boards, lessons, and fitness classes! Great for those active kids.

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  • Boomers Fresno

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    Fresno

    Amazing activities for active kids, with go karts, mini golf, bumper boats, climbing wall, laser tag...and so much more! Fresno fun for all!

  • Stroller Strides Mum and Baby Exercise

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    Encino

    Stroller Strides is a total fitness program for new moms that they can do with their babies. It includes Power Walking and intervals of body toning using exercise tubing and the stroller. Taught by ...

  • Stroller Strides

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    Woodland Hills

    Stroller Strides is a total fitness program for new moms that they can do with their babies. It includes Power Walking and intervals of body toning using exercise tubing and the stroller. Taught by ...

  • LaserTag of Carmichael

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    Carmichael

    Laser tag is action packed fun! Laser tag is a high tech, live action laser game played in a themed arena where special effects, fog, laser beams; pulse-pumping music and other players create an ...

  • Fun Works

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    Modesto

    From bumper cars, to pirate rides, tree house fun, teddy bear factory, batting cages, mini golf and go-karts, it really is the works at this family fun center great for active kids!

  • Laser Quest

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    Fullerton

    Laser Quest is a fast paced game for ages 5 to 85 � a high tech combination of tag and hide and seek. With the world�s most advanced laser tag equipment available, Laser Quest is played in a ...

  • Mulligan Family Fun Center

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    Murrieta

    Mulligan Family Fun Center Murrieta �a state of the art, recreational park you can race, splash, play, win, climb, spin, zap, putt, ride, celebrate and much more. There's something for everyone. ...

  • Mulligan Torrance Family Fun Center

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    Torrance

    Mulligan Family Fun Center Torrance …a state of the art, recreational park you can race, splash, play, win, climb, spin, zap, putt, ride, celebrate and much more.

  • IFly Indoor Skydiving

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    Universal City

    If you could have any superpower, what would it be? To fly?....Well....okay then!

  • Sierra at Tahoo Skisports

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    Twin Bridges

    Lots of snow related activities for the smalls. It's no fluke that famlies always find themselves smiling, laughing and having more fun at Sierra-at-Tahoe Resort.

  • Sunshine Rafting Adventures

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    Oakdale

    Spend a wonderful day with your family on the Stanislaus River with Sunshine Rafting Adventures. These trips are great for families with children 5 and older!

  • John Landes Skate Park

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    Oceanside

    Modern, recently built skateboarding (only) facility with a gently sloping bowl area with various “skateable” elements connected to a deeper swimming pool-like feature that will accommodate ...

  • South Gate Municipal Par-3 Golf Course

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    South Gate

    Traditional golf course to a modern standard, offering basic play, tournaments, lessons, and groups, all on attractively landscaped Par 3 holes. Family friendly.

  • Wilson Skatepark Compton

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    Compton

    The outer ring boasts ledges, elevation changes, euro gaps, rails, transitions, wallrides and a corner pyramid. At the center of the park is a nice kidney bowl. The kidney turns left and is topped ...

  • Mountain And River Advetntures

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    Kernville

    A great, exciting and very wet day out for the whole family with white water rafting down the beautiful Kern River, as well as other adrenaline packed activities.

  • Liberty Skate Park

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    Westminster

    Entry level skate park for the beginner to intermediate skaters, open every day with free admission. 6,300 square feet of basic set up suitable for young kids.