Frequently Asked Questions
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1. Can I bring outside food into the park?
Unfortunately, we do not allow outside food into the park. For your convenience, we have a full service concession stand inside the park and there is a grass area outside the park if you wish to picnic.
2. How much is parking?
Parking is FREE!
3. Can I bring my own lifejacket or floaties (water wings)?
US Coast Guard approved (stamped on the inside of the jacket) personal lifejackets are permitted. Lifejackets are provided inside the park for FREE. Floaties and water wings are not permitted.
4. Do I have to pay to rent a tube?
No, tubes are provided at all the locations and rides where tubes are required to ride. We offer tube rentals for a convenience to guests who wish to have their own tube with them at all times.
5. Can I bring my own chair / umbrella?
Yes! We provide chairs and shade, but they are available on a first come, first serve basis. Cabana rentals are available in advance or on the day of your visit if they are not reserved. Umbrellas should be no larger than 6 feet and shade structures (pop-up tents) are not permitted. The Wave is not responsible for items that are lost, stolen, or damaged.
6. Do I still have to purchase a ticket if I don't plan on getting in the water?
All guests must have a valid ticket or season pass to enter the facility. We do offer guests who do not wish to participate in the attractions a Spectator admission. Guests who would like to purchase a Spectator Ticket will pay the full ticket price of $16.95 and will receive a $4.00 refund upon exit with the return of a dry wristband.
7. Are lockers available?
Yes, backpack size lockers are available to rent for $4 with a $1 key deposit for the day.
8. How many guests fit inside one cabana?
We have 2 different cabana sizes available for rent. Our small cabanas are 10ft x 10ft and include one picnic table. Small cabanas typically fit approximately 10-15 guests. Our Large cabanas are 10ft x 10ft and include two picnic tables. Large cabaans typically fit approximately 20-30 guests. Please visit our Cabana Rentals page here for more information on cabanas.
9. Is your water heated?
Our main competition pool is heated between 78 and 80 degrees. All other attractions are usually between 74 and 76 degrees depending on weather conditions.
10. Is your park safe?
Yes, all of our lifeguards are highly trained and certified by Jeff Ellis and Associates Lifeguarding & Risk Management Agency. Lifeguards are licensed in water rescues, CPR, first aid, AED use, oxygen use, and spinal management. We staff a first aid station located at our Wave Shack.We take pride in the safety of our park!
If you have an additional question you would like answered before your visit, feel free to submit an online question here or call our friendly office staff at (760) 940-9283.