Location: Waterford, Michigan
Years Active: 1981 – Active
Located in the picturesque town of Waterford, Michigan, Waterford Oaks Waterpark stands as a refreshing oasis amidst the tranquil landscapes of Oakland County. Since its grand opening on June 21, 1981, this aquatic haven has been a cherished destination for locals and visitors alike, offering a respite from the summer heat in a delightful setting. The waterpark is uniquely themed as a tropical paradise, transporting visitors to a world of relaxation and excitement, where palm trees sway and the sound of splashing water fills the air.
Waterford Oaks Waterpark boasts an array of thrilling attractions that cater to all age groups. The centerpiece of the park is the massive wave-action pool, where visitors can ride the rolling waves or simply unwind on the sandy beach. Thrill-seekers can take on the towering waterslides, including the exhilarating Rippling Rapids and the heart-pounding Big Bucket Dump.
Families can enjoy the tranquil Lazy River or the playful Splash Playground, while younger children can safely explore the Kiddie Waterworks area. The waterpark also hosts several festivals and events throughout the summer, such as “Luau Nights” and “Dive-In Movies,” adding an extra layer of entertainment to the experience.