Temperature rising? No worries. Just add water!
Situated along both the Occoquan and Potomac Rivers, Prince William, VA offers a wide variety of recreational water activities for everyone to enjoy. Looking to cool off poolside, float along a lazy river, run amuck through splash pads or paddle through open waters? You'll find all these and more in DC's Countryside.
1) Splashdown Waterpark7500 Ben Lomond Park Dr Manassas, VA (703) 792-8200
Zoom down one of the four-story-tall slides on Pipeline Tower, prepare for launch down the Cannonball Slide or challenge a friend to a race down the Twister Slides. Prefer to relax while soaking up the sun? Splashdown Waterpark has a 770-foot-long Lazy River for unwinding. Bubblers, fountains and a wading area are perfect for young visitors. Enjoy a variety of food from the onsite eateries at one of the picnic pavilions. Splashdown Waterpark has something for everyone. Splashdown is open Wednesday-Sunday from Noon - 6 pm.
2) Waterworks WaterparkAndrew Leitch Park 5301 Dale Blvd Woodbridge, VA (703) 792-8415
Have fun in the sun all day at Waterworks Waterpark! Blast down the Enclosed Speed Slide, twist and turn your way through the Circular Open Slide or test out your balancing skills on the 3 Jungle Walk Features. The new Children's Play Structure and Splash Pad are sure to keep the fun going for the little one. Enjoy a yummy snack from the Snack Bar beneath the shaded pavilion. Thousands of laughs and tons of memories are sure to be made at Waterworks Waterpark. Waterworks is open daily from noon - 6 pm.
1) Veterans Park - Pool & Waterslide14300 Veterans Dr Woodbridge, VA (703) 792-8794
The 50-meter outdoor pool at Veterans Park features 2 two-story slides, graduated entry with water features for the little ones, a bathhouse and concessions nearby.
2) Birchdale Pool14730 Birchdale Ave Dale City, VA (703) 670-5178
Birchdale pool features a full-service concessions area, a diving board and a gated baby pool for little swimmers.
3) Graham Park Pool3511 Graham Park Rd Triangle, VA (703) 221-7550
Graham Park is a charming outdoor pool featuring zero-depth entry, water spray and dumping water bucket features.
Kayak along the Occoquan River, fish off the sandy shores of Leesylvania State Park or learn to sail on the Potomac. Prince William’s waterfront playground provides a variety of recreational activities for you to explore.
1) The Interactive Splash Fountain at Virginia Gateway7524 Iron Bar Lane Gainesville, VA
Virginia Gateway's interactive splash fountain. The hours of operation are:
- Monday - 11am - 10pm
- Tuesday - 10am - 10pm
- Wednesday - 11am - 10pm
- Thursday - 10am - 10pm
- Friday - 11am - 10pm
- Saturday and Sunday - 10am - 10pm
Check their Facebook page for special events & closure notifications.
2) The Splash Pad at Stonebridge at Potomac Town Center14900 Potomac Town Place Woodbridge, VA
Stonebridge at Potomac Town Center's splash pad. Open daily from 10 AM - 8 PM. Check their Facebook page for special events & closure notifications.