Steve and Cheri Thurston Water Park

212 Butler Road, Falmouth, VA

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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! 


2021 Season Details TBA



Water Park Admission



Season Pass Holders:



Water Park Hours*

TBD for the 2021 Season


Day Passes

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

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

Day Pass Fees are NON-REFUNDABLE.


Water Park Waiver


Season Passes

2021 YMCA Member Family: $350 – PURCHASE ONLINE

Non-Member Passes are not available at this time.


Water Park Private Rentals

Water Park rentals are available on Saturdays and Sundays from 6:00-9:00pm. CLICK HERE for more information and to submit a rental request.


RappYFit Mobile App

If you have not had your RappYFit Mobile App account activated yet, please contact your branch Membership Director:

Caroline: Schericka Twyner –
King George: Erin Reiley –
Ron Rosner: Israel Peltz –
Massad: Melissa Taylor –





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



  • 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.


  • 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.


  • 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 and 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.


  • 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.