Best Water Parks in Kansas City

On a hot summer day in Kansas City , nothing feels better than plunging into a giant body of water and floating away the rest of the scorching afternoon. When it comes to pools, splash parks and water parks, Kansas City has something for everyone in every price range, just pick one that is right for you and make it your regular destination for the hot summer days.

Oceans of Fun

Location: 4545 Worlds of Fun Av. Kansas City , MO 64161

Contact information: or 816-454-4545

Oceans of fun is a family favorite in Kansas City with its thrill rides for any level of adrenaline seeker and affordable pricing for an amusement park. Oceans of Fun offers a wave pool containing over one million gallons of water, adult pool with refreshments and kid sections. Stay for the day and unwind in the lazy river and don’t forget the sun block.


$29.99 48″ and above

$9.99 junior or senior

Twilight after 3pm $17.99

Parking: $10

Tiffany Springs Aquatic Center

Location: 9400 N. Congress Ave. Kansas City , MO 64153

Contact information: or 816-880-0733

Tiffany Springs is a well kept secret of the residents in the Northland area. This water park is not as large as its amusement counterparts, but is one of the best spots to go in the north to cool off for a great price. Tiffany Springs offers a lazy river, children’s splash zone with child size slides and fun and 2 giant tube slides. This is one that should not be missed this summer.


$9.00 48″ and above

$6.00 under 48″

Twilight after 5pm is $3 off ticket price

Parking is free


Location: 9400 State Ave. Kansas City , KS 66112

Contact information:

Schlitterbahn is a national water park chain that is not to be missed. The rides and amenities of this park are above and beyond anything you’ve seen before. This park offers a lazy and a not so lazy river, tube slides for all levels of thrill seekers, Kinderhaven for the children, beaches and hot tubs with refreshment bars nearby. The pricing of this park is higher than most, but well worth the extra money even if you just go once in the summer ,there are many, many rides and attractions to this park.


$33.99 ages 12-54

$25.99 ages 3-11 and ages 55 and up

Summit Waves

Location: 120 SW Blue Parkway Lee’s Summit , MO 64063

Contact information: 816-969-1500

This water park is another spot that mostly only the locals in that area know about. The perk to this is that there usually isn’t the mass of bodies here like they would be found at major water parks. This park offers a lap pool, lazy river, lounge chairs, tube slides and a children’s area. Keep these local water parks open and visit when the day are too hot to handle anymore, prices are great for anyone and it’s great for making memories of happy summer days.


$10 Regular rate

$4 Kid Play Mon-Thurs

Twilight $7

There is a discounted rate for residents of Lee’s Summit .