Autism Water Parks: 7 Tips For A Great Park Experience

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Autism Water Parks: 29 Tips For A Great Park Experience

Water parks are hot summer vacation spots, so you can make this a part of a vacation to the area or head to a local, fun attraction in your area.  All family members will have a great time and you will create memorable experiences for your family

Ask About These Water Park Features

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Attraction Access Pass

Stop at Guest Services first. This is usually located next to park entry turnstiles. Ask about

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Service Dogs

Certified Service Dogs are welcomed. Please refer to the information listed by the park for all details.

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Low Sensory Areas

Ready for a low sensory break? Head toone of the quiet rooms for some downtime!

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Food Allergies And Sensitivities

Find out either online or at the welcome center which food venues offer food that works for your child. Some water parks allow you to bring in special food for your child.

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Noise-cancelling Headphones

Ask about headphones to decrease loud noises and sensory input

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Ride Accessibility Program

Ask which rides your child may enter through the accessibility entrance. Some parks may give you a return time for entry to avoid the long lines.

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Comfortable Seating Area

Is there comfortable seating available with low-lighting? Each water park will offer a unique option.

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Welcome Center

Check the park's website for the Welcome Center, including any must have information on an autism friendly visit.

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Free Admission

Not all water parks do this, but it's worth asking. Some parks may have free entrance for autistic children.

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Amusement Parks

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Nickelodeon Universe

5000 Center Court Bloomington, MN 55425 952.883.8800

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Six Flags Over America

1000 Ballpark Way Arlington, Texas 76011

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Dollywood

2700 Dollywood Parks Blvd. Pigeon Forge, TN 37863 1-800-DOLLYWOOD

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Edaville Family Theme Park

P.O. Box 825 Carver, MA 02330 (508) 866-8190 Popular attractions include Thomas Land

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Walt Disney World

(407) 939-5277. P.O. Box 10000 Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830

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Morgans Inspiration Island

5223 David Edwards San Antonio, TX 78233 210-495-5888

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Busch Gardens

1 Busch Gardens Boulevard, Williamsburg, VA 23185 (757) 229-4386

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Trade Winds Island Resort

(800) 360-4016 St. Pete Beach, Florida 33706

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Great Wolf Lodge

Great Wolf Lodge partners with Autism Speaks 1700 Nations Drive, Gurnee IL 60031, USA Featuring an Indoor Water Park Multiple locations

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Knotts Soak City Water Park

(714) 220-5200 8039 Beach Boulevard Buena Park CA 90620 (714) 220-5200

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Sesame Place

100 Sesame Rd Langhorne, PA 19047 1-215-702-ELMO

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Peppa Pig Theme Park

1-888-690-5346. Winter Haven, FL Opening February 2022

Autism Travel

Work with certified autism travel professionals when you want to travel.

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Discovery Cove

6000 Discovery Cove Way, Orlando, FL 32821 407-513-4600

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Legoland Florida

1-888-690-5346. Locations in: Denmark, Germany, England, Dubai, Malaysia, Japan, and Florida, California, New York

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Aquatic Orlando

5800 Water Play Way, Orlando, Florida 32821 407-401-8477 SEAVacations@seaworld.com

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Seaworld Orlando

Certified autism center 407-545-5550 7007 Sea World Drive, Orlando, FL 32821

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Cedar Point

(419) 627-2350 1 Cedar Point Drive, Sandusky, OH 44870

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Beaches Resorts

1-888-Beaches 1-888-232-2437 Negril, Jamaica Ocho Rios, Jamaica PROVIDENCIALES, TURKS & CAICOS

Did You Know?

Certified Autism Centers have staff members  who are specially trained to work with kids who have  autism spectrum disorder

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Morgan's Wonderland

5223 David Edwards Dr San Antonio, TX 78233 (210) 495-5888

About Brewgirl

Hey there!  I'm Betsy.  Mom, RN, special education teacher and blogger at The Autism Daily Brew.  Working hard to bring you the best resources in autism.

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