We're still waiting for a water park to show up in Yakima. Meanwhile, folks are driving 100 miles to other communities for water fun.

If you are looking for some water park fun for your family this summer, these relatively close community owned facilities may fit the bill.


Othello Community Pool

About 90 minutes from Yakima, the Othello community pool has a zero depth entry with child spray toys, a lap  pool, small lazy-river and large aquatic slide. It also has concessions and bathhouses.



Ephrata Community Pool

About an hour and forty minutes from Yakima, the Ephrata Community Pool is a larger facility than Othello's.  Click here for information.




Surf and Slide Waterpark, Moses Lake

About two hours from Yakima,  this family-oriented facility offers many activities and is designed for swimmers of all ages and abilities. Surf 'n Slide Water Park is ideal for vacationers, serious and recreational swimmers, and especially families. Admission fees are very reasonable. Surf 'n Slide Water Park is located close to area hotels, downtown shopping and the sparkling waters of Moses Lake.



Hermiston, Oregon Family Aquatic Center

Also about two hours from Yakima, the Hermiston Aquatic center features a lazy river and lots of other great ammenities, include a large rental picnic site.