Beat the heat and enjoy some fun in the sun! You don’t have to go far to feel like you’re on a vacation. Throw the sunscreen, beach towels, floaties and extra clothes in the car and get ready to swim, slide, and float all day long at one of these local waterparks.

Red Oaks Waterpark (Madison Heights)

Red Oaks Waterpark features a wave-action pool; triple-flume waterslide; children’s water playground with 68 features; water play area for toddlers; and 990-foot long moving river with fitness walking program available. The wave pool, river ride, and children’s water playground are heated.

Address: 1455 E Thirteen Mile Rd, Madison Heights

Turtle Cove Family Aquatic Center (Belleville)

Find the ultimate relief from the warm, summer sun while having buckets of fun at Lower Huron Metropark’s Turtle Cove Family Aquatic Center. Zip down two waterslides, drift along a lazy river, get soaked under the 300-gallon dumping bucket, and wade into the zero-depth entry pool with lap lanes. The Grille serves food and beverages (outside food/beverages and coolers are not permitted).

  • Address: 40151 E Huron River Dr, Belleville

Rolling Hills Water Park (Ypsilanti)

Rolling Hills Water Park is your ticket to wet and wild summer fun! Float down the lazy river, catch a wave in the wave pool, or take a trip down one of our awesome water slides! The Activity Pool is popular with younger children due to its zero-depth entry, gentle bubbler, geysers, a waterfall and a kiddie slide for children under 45″ tall. Relax in the chaise lounges and sand chairs on an extensive sun deck located throughout the water park and natural shade or shade umbrellas in several grassy areas surrounding the deck.

  • Address: 7660 Stony Creek Rd, Ypsilanti

Wayne County Aquatic Center (Detroit)

The Wayne County Family Aquatic Center sits on over 22,000 square feet of beautifully landscaped grounds. The waterpark features a zero depth entry Wave Pool, Children’s Splash Pad and two 23ft water slides that can be used with your body or a water tube.

  • Address: 12600 Chandler Park Dr. Detroit

Waterford Oaks Wave Pool (Waterford)

Feel like you’re a million miles away on a trip that’s close to home. Waterford Oaks’ Wave Pool is a summer must for metro Detroit families. The tropical wave pool is a great place to beat the heat and relax on inflatable tubes. Close to the shore there are palm trees and bubbler fountains. Kids will also enjoy the massive splash pad area featuring more than 30 interative activities

  • Address: 1702 Scott Lake Rd, Waterford

Troy Family Aquatic Center (Troy)

The Troy Family Aquatic Center features a main pool with a zero-depth edge, tube and body slides, a kiddie area with a waterfall, slide and splash pad, sand volleyball court and play area. 

  • Address: 3425 Civic Center Dr, Troy

Kennedy Aquatic Center (Trenton)

Take a trip to Trenton and cool off at their aquatic center! The zero entry pool has splash features, a leisure and lap pool for experienced swimmers, and a massive water slide that everyone will love!

  • Address: 3101 West Rd, Trenton

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