Best Water Parks Near Chicago

Are you looking to enjoy a big splash or a relaxing float? These water parks around the Chicago area will help the entire family cool off in the summer heat!

1. Raging Waves

Raging Waves Water Park
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Raging Waves is Illinois’ largest outdoor waterpark, about 45 minutes away from the the Chicago loop. Every summer, Raging waves is a family-friendly hit featuring 26 waterslides, kiddie areas, a wave pool, lazy river, and private cabanas. Your kids will love their premiere attraction, the Boomerang! Purchase your tickets today on Pearachute!

4000 N State Rt 47, Yorkville, IL 60560

2. Six Flags Great America & Hurricane Harbor

Hurricane Harbor Six Flags Water park
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This massive amusement park is more than just rollercoasters and thrill rides, they have an amazing water park too! Hurricane Harbor is one of the best water parks in the area. They have a countless number of slides, pools, rivers, and other attractions for the ultimate water adventure. Purchase your tickets today on Pearachute for an amazing family fun adventure!

1 Great America Parkway, Gurnee, IL 60031

3. Mystic Waters Family Aquatic Center

Mystic Waters
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Mystic Waters is a great place to spend a hot day with the entire family. Looking to cool off? Mystic Waters has two long slides, a lazy river, and a pool area with diving boards. Looking to get your tan on? Chill out in their picnic areas and take advantage of the concessions or bring a packed cooler full of snacks and beverages.

2025 Miner St, Des Plaines, IL 60016

4. Forest Park Aquatic Center

Chicago Aquatic Center
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Whether you want to take a dip or relax in the sun, the Forest Park Aquatic Center, has something for everyone. It features a zero-depth 367,000 gallon pool, an interactive play structure, four flume slides, diving boards, lap lanes, spray-ground, sand-play area, and a full-service concession stand!

7501 Harrison Street, Forest Park, IL 60130

5. Rainbow Falls Water Park

Rainbow Falls
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Rainbow Falls is an all-round water park for the young and old. They have a set of four twisting slides that will keep the kids entertain for hours. They also have a small vortex pool, secure toddler areas, and a splash playground. There is plenty of picnic areas for lounging in the sunshine too!

200 Rev Morrison Blvd, Elk Grove Village, IL 60007

6. Hidden Creek AquaPark

Hidden Creek
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Kids of all ages will enjoy Hidden Creek! Their AquaPark has speedy water slides and tadpole slides for the little swimmers. There is an outdoor pavilion where you can plan your next summer birthday party, and a creekside cafe to enjoy a nice summer lunch with friends and family!

7. Cypress Cove Family Aquatic Park

Family Water Parks near me
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Cypress Cove has something for every family member. Looking to get some exercise? Take some laps in the six lane swimming pool. Looking for adventure with the kids? Race your little ones on the five water slides tossed around the park. Looking to relax? Chill out on the lazy river while your kids play on the pirate boat playground!

8301 Janes Ave, Woodridge, IL 60517

8. Pelican Harbor Aquatic Park

Pelican Harbor Water Park
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Pelican Harbor’s indoor/outdoor park is open all year for family fun. They offer swim programs, poolside parties, and other private events. Even in less than ideal weather, you can have a fun-packed day at Pelican’s Harbor.

200 S Lindsey Ln, Bolingbrook, IL 60440

9. Bensenville Water Park

Bensenville Water Park
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The Bensenville Water Park is known for it’s 2,527 square foot Splash Pad! It is a safe play area filled with misty, flowing mechanisms, open swim areas, and physical activity for kids of all ages. Order your water park pass today to spend your summer at the Splash Pad!

1100 W. Wood Street, Bensenville, IL. 60106

10. Itasca Caribbean Water Park

Caribbean Water Park
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Parents can chill out poolside while your kids enjoy the attractions in the Family Interactive Pool. Enjoy the sunshine at Itasca Caribbean before they close on August 18th for construction!

350 E. Irving Park Road, Itasca, IL 60143


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