Water Parks in the Valley of the Sun

As the inevitable triple-digit days are quickly approaching, many residents here in the Valley of the Sun start looking for ways to stay cool.  Whether you having visiting grandchildren, have young children of your own, or you are just young at heart, here are a few places to consider paying a visit, to help you beat the heat:

  1. MMR poolLocated in the North Valley, Wet N Wild is a sprawling oasis of slides, wave pools, lazy rivers and splash pads.  With over 13 attractions, every member of the family is sure to find a fun way to stay cool.
  2. Big Surf in Mesa is known for its 2.5 million gallon wave pool.  Big Surf also has an area for smaller tots, as well as seven different sets of slides for those thrill seekers.
  3. Located within the Arizona Grand Resort, Oasis Waterpark is a 7-acre waterpark featuring an 8-story tower with three water slides, a large wave pool, a lazy river and a kids’ splash area.  Day passes can be purchased through the hotel for just the waterpark.
  4. Finally, Golfland-Sunsplash in Mesa, is a combination water park and amusement park, with several water attractions such as slides, a wave pool, lazy river and splash zones.  Visitors can also enjoy a giant video game arcade, bumper boats, laser tag and little indy cars.

Be sure to check out www.groupon.com and www.livingsocial.com for coupons and deals for the above attractions.

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