water park


Definition of water park

: an amusement park with facilities (such as pools and wetted slides) for aquatic recreation

Examples of water park in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Function rooms at a Cape Cod resort that features a water park. BostonGlobe.com, "Pandemic jury trials go from the courtroom to a ballroom," 25 Mar. 2021 In addition, visitors must make date-specific reservations to enter the water park. Dewayne Bevil, orlandosentinel.com, "Aquatica water park: Riptide Race slide to open next month," 24 Mar. 2021 Lake finally closed the water park for the summer on May 25, less than a week before the traditional season opener on Memorial Day weekend. al, "Decatur water park pandemic losses likely exceed $1.4 million," 6 Dec. 2020 Crystal Lagoons has other water park developments around the world, including in Dubai, Egypt, Japan and Chile. Joshua Bowling, The Arizona Republic, "Glendale approves massive water park development with hotel, restaurants and more near Westgate," 10 Sep. 2020 Hurricane Harbor Chicago is going to be the 27th park in the Six Flags system and will be considered a stand-alone water park. Annie Alleman, chicagotribune.com, "Six Flags opens April 24; Hurricane Harbor opens May 29," 14 Apr. 2021 Want to enjoy the indoor water park and other family activities but sleep in your own bed? Shannon Sutlief, Dallas News, "Families can stay and play in Dallas-Fort Worth for spring break fun," 3 Mar. 2021 The spot is family-friendly, with local attractions including a water park, farm animals, fishing lake and kids’ club all ready to be enjoyed. Banu Ibrahim, CNN Underscored, "TripAdvisor’s top all-inclusive resorts for your next vacation," 8 Mar. 2021 The adjacent water park, Wildwater Kingdom – on the grounds of the former SeaWorld – was shuttered in 2016. Susan Glaser, cleveland, "Keeping the memory of Geauga Lake alive, as property goes from roller coasters to retail, residential," 17 Nov. 2020

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'water park.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

See More

First Known Use of water park

1982, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about water park

Time Traveler for water park

Time Traveler

The first known use of water park was in 1982

See more words from the same year

Statistics for water park

Last Updated

11 May 2021

Cite this Entry

“Water park.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/water%20park. Accessed 16 May. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

Keep scrolling for more

More Definitions for water park

water park


English Language Learners Definition of water park

: an amusement park with rides that involve water and areas where people can play or swim in water

water park


Kids Definition of water park

: an amusement park with pools and wetted slides

Comments on water park

What made you want to look up water park? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).


Test Your Vocabulary

Words Used by Nabokov Quiz

  • image1676440788
  • Choose the best definition or synonym for the word in bold: "There are some eructations that sound like cheers—at least, mine did." Lolita
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!