Wave Pool + Water Slides

North Clackamas Aquatic Park is the only indoor water park in the Portland metro area.  There's a heated wave pool with 4-foot waves, three water slides, a 25-yard lap pool, a diving well, and a hot tub; during their public "Big Surf" sessions, you have access to all of it.

On Fridays in the spring, they're only open from 7:00pm to 9:00pm, but it's cheap: just $5.00 for two hours of splishing and splashing.  (Regular price on weekend days is $7 for residents of northern Clackamas County and $10 for non-residents.)

Bring a swimsuit (not gym shorts or cutoffs) and a towel.  Lockers are available for a $1 rental fee, as are inner tubes.  Outside food and beverages are not allowed.  Drowning is strongly discouraged.

I've scheduled the meetup to begin at 6:30 so we can rendezvous in the lobby, get organized, get changed, and make the most of our Big Surf session!

By the way, if you'd rather stay dry, the indoor rock climbing wall is also available during Big Surf sessions; prices may vary.

 

Carpool!  If you need a ride or can offer one, please post in the comments below or in your RSVP.  Public transportation is available too; the Aquatic Park is 1 mile west of the last stop on the MAX Green Line.

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  • Tanja

    It was great, would like to go again. They had a wave pool, slides, hot tub, diving board pool. Overall great.

    April 14, 2012

  • Anthony

    Very well organized, good group of people.

    April 14, 2012

  • Olivia

    We had such a fun time. Thanks Adam for organizing it!

    April 14, 2012

  • Anthony

    I have room for a few people leaving from downtown Portland. I'll be happy to give a ride to Rialto afterwards.

    April 13, 2012

  • Adam S.

    I just called the Aquatic Park, and they said they don't really start letting people in until about 10 minutes before 7:00, so no rush on the "6:30" start time tonight.

    April 13, 2012

  • Scott

    Hey looking for a carpool from the aquatic center to Rialto. If you give me a ride you can buy me a drink as well ;).

    April 13, 2012

  • Adam S.

    Yup, at least a few of us are planning to hit the Rialto after the pool. You'll know us by the wet hair and chlorine smell.

    April 10, 2012

  • Marcus

    Awesome event Adam! We had a ton of fun last week at Sky High Trampoline. I couldn't get in this on time but it sounds awesome! Y'all have fun and then come down to Rialto Pool Hall and Bar on S.W. 4th and Alder downtown to join me for my massive birthday happy hour running from 8pm-11pm, dancing, and free stuff from Captain Morgan's :)

    April 10, 2012

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