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Your guide to Wichita-area water fun

Here's a guide to when pools and water parks in the area will open, their hours and cost of admission.

Wichita pool prices have gone up slightly this summer, and all pools will be closed on Mondays in a cost-saving push by the city.


Admission is $3 for adults, $2 for children under 18, $8 family rate (for up to six people). Discount coupons available at each pool: $60 for 50 coupons, $40 for 25 coupons. Each coupon admits one child or one adult. Find additional details on the city of Wichita's Web site.

Aley Park

Boston Park

College Hill Park

Country Acres Park

Edgemoor Park

Evergreen Park

Harvest Park

Linwood Park South

McAdams Park

Minisa Park

Orchard Park


All are free and operate from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily. Fountains may be closed at any time due to weather.

Central Riverside Park

Fairmont Park

Lincoln Park

Osage Park

Reflection Square Park

Warren Old Town Plaza


All water parks remain open through Labor Day, Sept. 7.

Hours are 1-7 p.m. weekdays and 1-6 p.m. weekends. Holidays hours are noon to 4:45 p.m. on Monday (Memorial Day), July 4 and Sept. 7. Learn more on the Greater Wichita YMCA's Web site.

North Branch YMCA

Northwest Branch YMCA

Richard A. DeVore South Branch YMCA

Andover YMCA

Admission: free for YMCA members; $10 family and $6 individual with a member; $18 family and $10 individual without a member. The parks are free for YMCA members.

Wellington Family Aquatic Center

Admission: Adults, $3; 17 and under, $2.50.

Season pass: $50 individual, $100 for a family of two, $150 for family of three or more.

Rock River Rapids

Open Monday through Aug. 16. Hours are 12:30 to 8 p.m. Mondays through Fridays and 12:30 to 7 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays.

Admission: Adults $8; children 2-17 $7; kids under 2 get in free. Season passes are $65 a person.



Admission: Adults, $2.50; children 5-12, $1.75; children under 5 get in free. Season passes begin at $50 for two individuals.



Admission: Ages 5 and under, $1; ages 6-61, $2.50; 61 and over, $1.50

Season passes: $60 a person, $115 for four people ($25 for each additional person).


Admission: Adults and children over 14, $2.50; children 5-13, $2; children under 5 free. Season pass: 25 passes for $42.

Valley Center

Admission: Adults and children over 14, $2.25; children 13 and under, $1.75.

Season passes: Resident individual, $55; non-resident individual, $65; resident family, $115; non-resident family, $125.