Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Where To Slide Down A Water Slide In Greater Austin

There’s nothing that screams summer quite like swimming pools and water slides. Below you’ll find our list of 10 pools with water slides in the greater Austin area. Many slides have height restrictions, but, for smaller kids, most pool and parks with slides also have smaller slides for children who don't quite measure up. It's also good to keep in mind that if pools are short-staffed, slides might be temporarily closed, so if you have your heart set on sliding, call before you venture out.

Hawaiian Falls
18500 Texas 130 Service Road
(512) 270-6967

Hawaiian Falls has three traditional body slides, one slide in which the floor drops beneath you and three tube slides. You can also race with friends, head first, down a slide as you ride on a foam mat. One of the tube slides can accommodate two riders at one time.

Hawaiian Falls Waterslide

Bartholomew Municipal Pool
1800 E. 51st St.
(512) 974-1650

Bartholomew has two body slides, in addition to a main pool, a lily pad bridge, a deeper area with diving board and a wading area. The pool can get pretty crowded during peak hours. Read more about Bartholomew Pool here.

Hyatt Lost Pines
575 Hyatt Lost Pines Road
Cedar Creek
(512) 308 1234

Need a staycation? Visit Hyatt Lost Pines, located just outside of Austin, to enjoy a float down the lazy river, water volleyball, a splash pad for kids, or a slide down a two-story water slide. Open to guests of the hotel only.

Hyatt Lost Pines Resort & Spa

Landa Park Aquatic Complex
350 Aquatic Circle
New Braunfels
(830) 221-4360

The springfed pool has a 10 foot tall water slide in the shallow end and the 2-story tall Wet Willie slide in the deep end. Read more about Landa Park here.

Micki Krebsbach Pool
301 Deepwood Drive
Round Rock
(512) 218-7090

Micki Krebsbach has two water slides for kids of all ages to enjoy.

Rock’N River Water Park
3300 Palm Valley Blvd.
Round Rock
(512) 671-2737

Newly-renovated Rock'N River has the Blue Blazes, Yellow Sidewinder and Orange Outlaw slides in the Splashville area. At the Quarry, visitors can experience a 4-foot drop into the water on the Drop Slide. The Lookout has two adventure slides, and Buckaroo Pond has a toddler-sized slide.

Schlitterbahn Waterpark & Resort
400 North Liberty Avenue
New Braunfels
(830) 625-2351

Schlitterbahn has raft slides, body slides, speed slides and the Downhill Racer, among many other attractions.

Scott Mentzer Pool
901 Old Austin Hutto Road
(512) 251-1677

There are two bigger slides, plus a slide in the wading area. An adult can slide with a younger child down the family slide.

Volente Beach
16107 FM 2769
(512) 258-5110

Visitors can slide down the Flash Flood, Roadrunner and Texas Twister or slide down the Sidewinder in a tube.  There is a slide into the water for younger kids from the Pirate Ship and also near the Gator Crossing.

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