Wisconsin Dells Visitor & Convention Bureau

Tame But Not Lame For The Little Ones - Kid Friendly Water Parks Rule

October 23, 2010

wilderness-wisconsin-dells-water-parksKids these days, they have such high expectations of a family vacation.  Even the 11-and-under crowd wants water park thrills when they come to Wisconsin Dells.  Parents, on the other hand, want to make certain those thrills are age and size appropriate. And that’s something the water park owners in Wisconsin Dells do extremely well.

If this is your first foray into water parking in Wisconsin Dells with a toddler or grade-school child in tow, you may be wondering what exactly qualifies as a 'kid friendly water park.'  Some commonalities include zero-depth pools, easy-to-climb and slide down water play structures, kiddie swings, bubbly water geysers, gentle spray jets and playful dump buckets.  Be sure to peruse the full list of Wisconsin Dells’ water parks, but in the meantime, here are some nice options.


The Polynesian Resort HotelThe Polynesian Resort Hotel & Suites

The  owner is credited with pioneering the first indoor water park in the nation.  Enjoy its lazy river and 'made just for kids' Water Factory attraction.






Grand MarquisGrand Marquis Hotel & Suites

This kid friendly waterpark has an ocean theme with kiddie water slides, geysers and waterfalls.  Other resorts making the kid friendly list include Wintergreen Resort & Conference Center,Grand Marquis Waterpark Hotel & Suites, Atlantis Waterpark Hotel & Suites and Meadowbrook Resort, among others.




Tadpole BayTadpole Bay

This is the place to be at Noah’s Ark Waterpark, America’s largest outdoor water park.  Built with toddlers in mind; it’s a fun, kid friendly attraction where parents have been known to 'whoop it up' too.



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