Steve and Cheri Thurston Water Park

212 Butler Road, Falmouth, VA

Hours

CLOSED

 

 

The Steve and Cheri Thurston Water Park boasts a 25 X 25 meter pool, beach entry with splash pad and two 40 foot water slides! Grab a meal or drink from Kiki’s Lunchbox, our onsite concession stand which offers a wide variety of healthy options as well as some kid-friendly favorites. The 2018 Season runs from May 26 through September 3rd. 

 

 

PARK HOURS*

THANKS FOR A GREAT SEASON!

2019 hours will be posted in the new year.

 

Inclement Weather Closures

 

PARTIES & RENTALS

2019 Party information will be posted in the new year.

 

Party Request Form

 

DAY PASS RATES

$10 per day for Y-Members and their guests
$15 per day for Non-Members
Children age 2 and under are free.

$5 OFF AFTER 5 PM: Beginning June 18th, we offer a weekday evening discount of $5 OFF after 5 PM, available from 5:00-8:00 PM Monday through Friday (not valid on holidays or weekends).

All visitors must fill out & sign a waiver form each season. Print & sign your waiver in advance for faster processing!

 

Water Park Waiver

 

For more information on the Marlins and our other Swim Teams, click here.

WATER PARK RULES

PARK ENTRY & FOOD POLICIES

  • No coolers allowed. You may keep them in your vehicle and have unlimited entry for the day after payment.
  • No outside food other than bottled water and baby food (no glass jars) permitted. Birthday cakes may be brought in with a scheduled birthday party package.
  • All swim bags will be checked to ensure outside food & drink are not brought into park due to health code restrictions.
  • Eating and drinking are prohibited in the water.
  • Lifeguard must be on deck before anyone enters the pool.
  • Please shower off before entering the water. Bathing caps are highly recommended.
  • Slides & restrooms close 15 minutes prior to park closing time.

INCLEMENT WEATHER

  • In the event of a thunderstorm, all pools (including whirlpools/spray down areas) will close for a minimum of 30 minutes after each instance of thunder or lightning. Guests are asked to leave the water park and wait in their vehicles until re-entry is safe.
  • Water Park restrooms are closed during thunderstorms.

HEALTH & SAFETY

  • No smoking on the YMCA campus. We are a smoke-free environment.
  • You are responsible for your children at all times.
  • Health codes mandate that diaper changing is restricted to bathrooms.
  • All children not potty-trained must wear swimmer diapers, rubber pants & a bathing suit.
  • All children less than 48” tall must be banded/swim tested. Band is required.  Replacement bands are $5 each.
  • Follow all slide rules and height restrictions.
  • All non-swimmers must stay in water below their armpits.
  • Only U.S. Coast Guard approved PFD’s (personal floatation devices) are allowed.
  • Any child wearing a pfd must be within arm’s reach of a parent.
  • Rough play will not be tolerated.
  • Swimmers under the age of 12 must be accompanied and supervised at all times by a responsible person at least 16 years of age.
  • Enter the pool from the stairs or beach entry.
  • It is recommended to wait until food has settled after a meal to get back in the pool. (15-30 minutes)
  • Breath holding activities are not permitted.
  • No diving is allowed. There is no lap swim at the Water Park.
  • No running.

GENERAL RULES

  • Slides and spray toys will be turned off 15 minutes before closing so that maintenance can be performed.
  • Please look to the lifeguard when the whistle blows to find out information/dangers or if the pool is being closed. Lifeguards are in charge of the pool.
  • At 3:45 PM daily Monday through Saturday there will be 15 minutes of adult swim, during which the slides will close to allow lifeguards to break and rotate.