Kings Island’s Soak City Water Park to open this holiday weekend

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You're just a hop, skip, and a short drive away from some of the wettest and wildest water parks Ohio has to offer. (Video by Tabatha Wharton)

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This Memorial Day weekend, nearly every pool across the region will come back to life.

None of them will offer the thrills that water can provide more than Kings Island's Soak City.

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Admission to the popular amusement park includes admission to the water park, which features more than 50 water activities, including 36 water slides, tropical lagoons, rushing rivers and surfable waves, plus sand volleyball courts where you can work up a sweat.

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Kings Island's Soak City Water Park. GREG LYNCH / STAFF

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 Kings Island's Soak City Water Park. GREG LYNCH / STAFF

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Kings Island's Soak City Water Park. GREG LYNCH / STAFF

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Dare to test exhilarating water slides like Rendezvous Run, which will turn you 360 degrees in the dark, and Mondo Monsoon, a slide for up to four people at once. You also cannot forget about Tropical Plunge, a monster seven-story attraction with six different water slides. Be sure to check out the 650,000 gallon wave pool and for the kids, Castaway Cove.

 

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The 35-acre water park has continued to reinvent itself since opening in 1989 as WaterWorks.

Several food vendors are available inside the park as well, including Island Smokehouse, Juke Box Diner and LaRosa’s Pizzeria.


There are daily tickets, group tickets and season passes available for both Kings Island and Soak City. Each ticket will get you into both, so you can experience to great parks for the price of one.

WANT TO GO?

What: Soak City Waterpark at Kings Island

Where: 6300 Kings Island Drive, Mason

When: Opens Saturday, May 25

More information: (513) 754-5700 or visitkingsisland.com

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