Soak City (Sandusky, Ohio)

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Soak City
Cedar Point Soak City Logo.png
Location Sandusky, Ohio, United States
Coordinates 41°29′23″N 81°36′42″W / 41.48972°N 81.61167°W / 41.48972; -81.61167Coordinates: 41°29′23″N 81°36′42″W / 41.48972°N 81.61167°W / 41.48972; -81.61167
Owner Cedar Fair Entertainment Company
Opened 1988
Operating season May through September
Area 16 acres (65,000 m2)
Pools 5 pools
Water slides 12 water slides
Children's areas 4 children's areas
Website Official website

Soak City is a water park, located adjacent to Cedar Point, in Sandusky, Ohio. It is owned and operated by the Cedar Fair Entertainment Company.

History[edit]

Soak City waterpark opened in 1988 adjacent to Cedar Point. The original complex consisted of 10 slides. In 1990, Main Stream and Tadpole Town were added. In 1995, Zoom Flume, Renegade River and Choo-Choo Lagoon were added. A 6.5-acre addition in 1997 included a 22,500-sq. ft. wave pool, an action slide area with three twisting enclosed inner tube raft slides, an activity pool section with various interactive water elements and an adult activity area with whirpools and a swimup refreshment center. Splash Zone, an interactive water structure was added in 2004. All the water slides in the main complex were repainted for the 2012 season, also a new Mat Racer, Dragster H2O, was added for the 2012 season.[1]

Slides and attractions[edit]

Soak City offers a wide variety of water slides and other attractions including:[2]

Name Year Opened Description Height Requirement Thrill rating
Adventure Cove Floats Guests Between 46" to 48" must be accompanied by a responsible person N/A
Adventure Cove Lily Pad Walk A children's area featuring a pool with lily pads with a rope that kids can climb across. Over 46" 3
Adventure Cove Slides A children's pool area with slides. Over 46" 3
Breakers Bay A 500,000-Gallon wave pool with3 and 4 feet (0.91-1.2 m) waves. Guests can either body surf or float up and down in inner tubes. Guests under 48" must wear a life jacket 4
Dragster H2O 2012 A six lane Mat Racer. The slide is 45 feet (14 m) tall with a max speed of 30 miles per hour (48 km/h). Manufactured by WhiteWater West.[1] Over 42" 5
Eerie Falls 1997 A slide complex featuring three enclosed water slides. Over 48" 5
Main Stream 1990 A lazy river. Guests under 48" must wear a life jacket 2
Renegade River 1995 A second lazy river. Guests under 48" must wear a life jacket 2
Splash Zone 2004 Splash Zone is a multi-story interactive play area with more than 100 different wet and wild water gadgets that spray, squirt and drench guests. Racy water slides, speedy chutes, spewing geysers, activity pools and many other cascading aqua elements. Four slides accommodate guests over 40" tall while three slides are reserved for shorter guests 2
Water Slides 1988 Three body slides wetly whisk you through thrilling tunnels. Two inner tube slides twist and turn through exciting looping courses with tunnels. Three other inner tube slides offer a milder ride, including a gentle slope that's great for beginners. All the slides were repianted from white to different colors for the 2012 season. Over 48" 5
Zoom Flume 1995 A family rafting slide that stands 76 feet (23 m) above the ground. Over 46" 5

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Cool off with Dragster H20". PointBuzz. Retrieved 2014-07-16. 
  2. ^ "Slides and Attractions". Soak City. Retrieved August 15, 2014. 

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