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Free Day at East Bay Waterpark “The Wave” (Aug. 12)Free Day at East Bay Waterpark “The Wave” (Aug. 12)
By - posted 8/2/2022
Freebies, Fun & Games, Swimming / Waterparks

Dublin’s The Wave waterpark is hosting a free admission day on Friday, August 12, 2022. On Friday morning, August 12, KTVU’s “Mornings on 2” news team will be filming a Dublin edition of “Zip Trips” at The Wave. Admission will be free for participants who arrive by 8:30 a.m., and the waterpark more...

3 Bay Area Beaches are the Most Polluted on West Coast3 Bay Area Beaches are the Most Polluted on West Coast
By - posted 7/2/2022
Outdoorsy, Parks & Beaches, Swimming / Waterparks

By Rya Jetha, Bay City News Foundation Erckenbrack Park, Marlin Park, and Lakeshore Park beaches in San Mateo County are on Heal the Bay’s 2021-2022 “Beach Bummer List” for being among the most polluted beaches in California. San Mateo County is home to more “Beach Bummers” than any other county in recent more...

New $5 Shuttle to Russian River Beaches Starts July 10New $5 Shuttle to Russian River Beaches Starts July 10
By - posted 7/8/2021
Bay Area Favorites, Brand New, Parks & Beaches, Swimming / Waterparks

Visitors of two Russian River beaches will have more options to get there beginning Saturday, when a shuttle bus begins providing weekend service from Santa Rosa. The Sonoma County Regional Parks River Shuttle will take passengers from Top Schopflin Fields to Steelhead Beach Regional Park and to Sunset Beach River Park more...

Nor Cal's "Great Wolf Lodge" Waterpark is Finally OpenNor Cal’s “Great Wolf Lodge” Waterpark is Finally Open
By - posted 6/16/2021
Brand New, Swimming / Waterparks, What's Closed / What's Open

Thanks to Alt 150.3 for letting us know that after a long delay, Northern California’s first Great Wolf Lodge opened for a “sneak preview” on June 15th and celebrates its grand opening June 29, 2021. The six-story, 500-room family resort and massive indoor waterpark on a 29-acre site Manteca, (about 30 more...

Brand New "South Bay Shores" Waterpark Opens June 5Brand New “South Bay Shores” Waterpark Opens June 5
By - posted 6/4/2021
Bay Area Updates, Brand New, New Parks, Swimming / Waterparks

Great America’s brand new waterpark South Bay Shores opens up on June 5, 2021. Northern California’s premiere amusement park is getting bigger, better and wetter than ever when California’s Great America debuts the new South Bay Shores waterpark, featuring seven completely new water attractions, new and upgraded food and merchandise locations, more...

California's Great America Reopens May 22California’s Great America Reopens May 22
By - posted 5/22/2021
Bay Area Updates, Fun & Games, Reopening, Swimming / Waterparks

May 22, 2021 will finally mark the end of the 508-day-long closure California’s Great America endured due to the COVID-19 pandemic. After a year and a half, the amusement park is finally able to welcome guests back and once again showcase the magic we call Great America. With updated rides, new more...

Six Flags Hurricane Harbor Reopens May 29Six Flags Hurricane Harbor Reopens May 29
By - posted 5/14/2021
Bay Area Updates, Fun & Games, Reopening, Swimming / Waterparks, What's Closed / What's Open

Starting May 29, you can now cool down in the East Bay and splish splash down the waterslides or relax in the lazy river. Six Flags Hurricane Harbor in Concord is finally reopening after being closed for 19 months. They were last open in October 2019, when they closed down more...

SF's First Indoor Pools Re-Open April 20SF’s First Indoor Pools Re-Open April 20
By - posted 4/12/2021
Bay Area Updates, Brand New, Reopening, Swimming / Waterparks, What's Closed / What's Open

San Francisco just announced that the first of its indoor pools are set to reopen. Plus, SF Rec and Park intends to reopen all pools citywide by summer.  Two of San Francisco’s indoor pools are poised to welcome back lap swimmers with reservations and all pools will re-open by mid-June, the San more...

All of SF's Indoor Pools to Open by Mid-JuneAll of SF’s Indoor Pools to Open by Mid-June
By - posted 3/25/2021
Bay Area Updates, Reopening, Swimming / Waterparks, What's Closed / What's Open

Splish splash…San Francisco’s indoor swimming pools are opening soon. San Francisco’s arrival in the state’s Orange Tier means a return to limited indoor lap swimming with prior reservation, as well as some other programs. San Francisco Recreation & Parks Department are currently coordinating staffing and programming in an effort to get more...

SF's Newly Remodeled Garfield Square Rec Center & PoolSF’s Newly Remodeled Garfield Square Rec Center & Pool
By - posted 3/15/2021
Bay Area Updates, Brand New, Community, Only in San Francisco, Reopening, Swimming / Waterparks

San Francisco’s newly renovated Garfield Center includes an indoor pool and modern clubhouse that will serve as a Community Hub for San Francisco students. San Francisco just completed their newly transformed Garfield Square Park in the Mission District. The facility has a renovated indoor pool, clubhouse, courtyard, and public art installation. more...

SF's Only City Outdoor Pool Reopens March 8SF’s Only City Outdoor Pool Reopens March 8
By - posted 3/7/2021
Bay Area Updates, Reopening, Swimming / Waterparks, What's Closed / What's Open

San Francisco’s Mission Pool reopens on Monday, March 8, 2021 after receiving a brand new boiler. Lap swim times are currently posted for the March 8 to 20 session. Registration for this session opened on Friday, March 5 at 8 a.m. Open Monday to Saturday 9 a.m. -5:30 p.m. (Closed Sundays) Registration more...

Where Can You Swim Now: 7 Pools Open For Lap SwimmingWhere Can You Swim Now: 7 Pools Open For Lap Swimming
By - posted 7/11/2020
Swimming / Waterparks, Things to Do, What's Closed / What's Open

With temperatures rising all across The Bay, you may be looking for a place to cool off and go for a dip. Unfortunately, the vast majority of pools are closed around the Bay Area due to COVID-19, but we’ve found a few places where you can still get in the more...