Whether you are looking for a place to cool down, or simply want to have some water fun, Kansas has many water parks and aquatic centers to offer that combine water, slides, and guaranteed fun! From indoor to outdoor places, here’s a list of the best options for both kids and adults to play in the water for hours!

Where: 701 Kenwood Park Dr, Salina, KS, USA
Hours: 12:30 PM – 7 PM Mon to Sat | 12:30 PM – 6 PM Sundays | Late May to September

Choose among many fun attractions, thrill rides, four adventure slides, lazy rivers, or just try them all!

This Caribbean-inspired family-friendly low-cost aquatic park will make you feel like you’re on vacation!

Where: 990 Stone Creek Dr, Garden City, KS, USA
Hours: Monday/Wednesday: Closed | Tuesday: 11 AM- 8 PM | Thursday: 11 AM-8 PM | Friday: 11 AM-9 PM | Saturday: 11 AM-9 PM | Sunday: 11 AM-7 PM

An indoor park with amazing slides, a lazy river, an arcade, a splash zone, a wading pool, and so much more!

The whole family will have a day of pure fun enjoying both water and land attractions.

Where: 111 4th Ave, Dodge City, KS, USA
Hours: Monday- Saturday 11:30 AM- 7 PM  | 11:30 AM- 6 PM Sunday | Night swims 8 PM – 11 PM Tuesday & Thursday // Open daily from the Saturday prior to Memorial Day, through the 2nd weekend in August then Saturday and Sunday through Labor Day

This western-themed water park features a 720 feet lazy river, a giant slide, a wave pool, sprays, water cannons, and many more amazing features that will make your day an unforgettable one!

The entire family will have a blast at Long Branch Lagoon.

Where: 11950 Lowell Ave, Overland Park, KS, USA
Hours: 12 PM to 8 PM until Aug 9. Then weekdays open 4 PM | Season ends September

This amazing aquatic center offers many cool features such as zero-depth entry with cooling fountains, a 60-foot long family slide, a long and curly slide, lounge seating, an inflatable play feature, an adult patio area for the grown-ups, and so much more!

Where: 1900 E James St, Derby, KS, USA
Hours: Daily 12:30 PM – 7 PM | Memorial Day through August 13

Rock River Rapids is the premier water park in south-central Kansas, and it offers many amazing features for the entire family to enjoy all day long!

Splash, soak and slide while you have fun in the park’s amenities!

Where: 10401 Cabela Drive, Kansas City, KS 66111, USA
Hours: Water Park Hours 10 AM to 8 PM

Great Wolf Lodge is a resort that offers an amazing indoor water park!

Your stay in the resort includes access to the 80,000 square feet water park, which features thrill rides, amazing slides, a water fort tree house, and so much more!

Where: 201 East Iowa, Hiawatha, Kansas 66434, USA
Hours: Monday: 1 PM – 6:45 PM | Tuesday: 1 PM – 7 PM | Wednesday: 1 PM – 7 PM | Thursday: 1 PM – 6:45 PM | Friday: 1 PM – 7 PM | Saturday: 1 PM -7 PM | Sunday: 1 PM – 7PM

Visit this fantastic outdoor water park and have hours of water fun for all ages!

Among the features, you will enjoy awesome slides, a diving board, a raindrop fountain, and more! The whole family will have a fantastic time!

Where: 145 North 4th Street, Clearwater, KS 67026, USA
Hours: May 25 – June 2: Monday – Sunday 1 PM-6 PM
June 3 – August 11: Monday – Friday: 1 PM -5 PM  | Monday, Wednesday, Friday: Twilight Swim 7 PM -8:30 PM  | Saturday and Sunday: 1 PM -6 PM

Clearwater Aquatic Center has many awesome features to offer you and the family!

Discover the 230,000-gallon pool, a large wading pool, a diving board, two drop slides, two high slides, and more!

Where: 511 Lakeside Dr, McPherson, KS, USA
Hours: OPEN SWIM HOURS: Sunday – Thursday & Saturday 1 PM – 7 PM | Friday: 1 PM- 8 PM

This amazing park provides fun for the whole family!

Enjoy a 500-foot lazy river, a giant water slide, a diving well, an 8-lane 50-meter pool, a children’s splash area, a zero-entry pool and more! Get ready to have a great time at McPherson Water Park!

Where: 727 Kentucky St, Lawrence, KS, USA
Hours: Daily 1 PM- 8 PM

The Lawrence Outdoor Aquatic Center offers many awesome features for the entire family to enjoy!

The Center combines the fun and excitement of a first-class water park with the god old-fashioned atmosphere of a traditional neighborhood pool!