Red Oaks and Waterford Oaks waterparks were named to "2012 Top 10 Waterparks in Southeast Michigan" by Metro Parent Magazine.
Waterpark lifeguards have also earned the 2012 Gold International Aquatic Safety Award. This prestigious honor recognizes only the top 30% of lifeguards for exceeding the Ellis & Associates criteria for aquatic safety.
OCEANS OF MOTION WITHOUT THE SAND!
Our award-winning waterparks are summer's must-see destination! Choose Red Oaks Waterpark in Madison Heights or Waterford Oaks Waterpark near Pontiac, for a splashing good time with family and friends!
Both waterparks are smoke and alcohol-free facilities and feature wave-action pools, giant waterslides and plenty of picnic space, as well as locker rooms and food concessions. Glass containers are not allowed.
Note: Both waterparks have special early & late-season dates and hours. Click the waterpark of your choice for details. Both waterparks close for the season after Sept. 2, 2012. Both waterparks may have a reduced park capacity during special late-season dates and hours due to staff availability.
Red Oaks Waterpark's "SplashTown" features Soak Station (water playground for kids), River Ride (tube river ride) and Spray 'n Play (spray zone for the littlest splashers). There is also a wave action pool and triple waterslide. Voted “Best Michigan Waterpark” in the 2010 Daily Tribune Best of the Best Reader’s Choice contest. Red Oaks Waterpark Fees
Waterford Oaks Waterpark sports a tropical look, complete with palm trees. You'll find a wave action pool, the Big Bucket (water playground) and Ragin' Rapids (group raft ride). Waterford Oaks Waterpark Fees
Also see: Where to purchase discount tickets.
11 a.m. - 7 p.m. Weekdays (Monday-Friday)
10 a.m. - 7 p.m. Weekends & Holidays(Admission ticket sales stop daily one hour before close)
Both waterparks offer special early & late-season dates and hours.
Click the waterpark of your choice for details. Both waterparks close for the season after Sept. 2, 2012. Both waterparks may have a reduced park capacity during special late-season dates and hours due to staff availability.
Waterparks are subject to capacity:
When capacity is reached, no more tickets will be sold and only people who have purchased admission tickets from the park for that day will be admitted. If capacity is reached before 1:30 p.m., the Waterpark will reopen by 4:30 p.m.. If capacity is reached at or after 1:30 p.m., the Waterpark will not reopen for the day. Waterpark officials have the right to adjust these times to meet the needs of the facility and maintain optimal safety. Please call the waterpark hotline (248.858.0918) for updated capacity information.
Special group rates are available for affiliated groups only. Please see the Group Information page for details and rates.
Shelter reservations are available seven days a week.
Please note that Oakland County Parks and Recreation staff routinely photographs and videotapes guests enjoying Oakland County Parks, facilities, events and equipment. These images may be used in print, visual presentations and on the website to promote the parks system. If you do not wish yourself and/or children to be photographed, please inform the photographer at that time. Enjoy your visit!