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Mountainside Water Playground

Mountainside Water Playground

At Mountainside, youngsters enjoy a tube float around Little Smugglers' Lagoon as big kids settle in for a slide down the Giant Rapid River Ride.

June 14 - September 2, 2024

Daily 10:00 am - 7:00 pm

Giant Rapid River Ride

Giant Rapid River Ride

Tube down our 300-foot long and 30-foot tall Giant Rapid River Ride, affectionately known as the GRRR slide! Children must be at least 42-inches tall and able to swim to ride the Giant Rapid River Ride Waterslide. Riders between 42 inches and 48 inches tall must wear a life jacket to slide. The water depth in the catch pool for the Giant Rapid River Ride is 2 to 3 feet deep.

Turtle Mini-Waterslide

Turtle Mini-Waterslide

The Turtle Mini-Waterslide enchants even the youngest guests.
Children must be under 48-inches tall to ride the Mountainside Turtle Waterslide. The water depth in the Turtle Pool is 1 to 2 feet deep.

Little Smugglers' Lagoon

Little Smugglers' Lagoon

A favorite of our littlest guests - explore the gentle waterfalls, disappearing fountains and float down the lazy river at Little Smugglers' Lagoon. The water depth at Little Smugglers' Lagoon is 0 to 2 feet deep.

Mountainside Lap Pool

Mountainside Lap Pool

Relax, swim and play in the expansive Mountainside Lap Pool. The water depth in the Mountainside Lap Pool is 3.5 to 4.5 feet deep.

Mountainside Cabana

Mountainside Cabana

Daily 11:30 am - 5:30 pm
Weather permitting
Make the Mountainside Cabana your oasis when visiting the Mountainside Water Playground this summer.

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Please remember your Notch Card!
Your Notch Card is your personalized access to our facilities. The Notch Card can be loaded with a SmuggsPass, Daycation ticket or Ozone ticket. Some vacation packages include access, others can purchase access for a fee. Don’t have a SmuggsPass or Daycation ticket? Stop by the Guest Service Desk or Activities Desk for purchase options.

American Red Cross Swim lessons

American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim Program

Monday - Thursday
June 26 – August 4, 2023
Group Swim Lessons
Have fun and stay safe this summer with the American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim program!

Swim Lesson Details

Mountainside Block Party

Mountainside BYOBBQ Party

Monday 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Join your neighbors for an old-fashioned family picnic at Mountainside Water Playground. Meet new friends and learn about the week ahead. Complimentary community barbecue grill and condiments are provided. Bring your own entrée for your family to grill.

Family Splash Down

Family Splash Down and Lagoon Pirate Party

Monday 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The Friendly Pirate host this wild water party at Mountainside Water Playground. Music, merriment, and prizes abound. This event is cancelled in case of inclement weather.

Aqua Strong Tuesday & Thursday
Session One:
June 20 - July 13, 2023 9:15 am - 10:00 am

Session Two:
July 18 - August 10, 2023 9:15 am - 10:00 am

This class is designed to incorporate unique blocks of activity, each with a specific purpose, focused on H.I.I.T. (High Intensity Interval Training) strength and cardio training. This is an intermediate to advanced class that can be modified to most levels and breaks are always welcome.
Cost: $80 per session or $12 per class
Please preregister online for the session or cashless transactions only on the day of.

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