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“WOULD NEVER BRING MY FAMILY HERE” 1 of 5 stars
Review of Wild Waterworks

Wild Waterworks
680 Van Wagners Beach Road, Hamilton, Ontario L8E 3L8, Canada
905-547-6141
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Ranked #26 of 68 Attractions in Hamilton
Type: Water Parks, Amusement Parks
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Owner description: Catch all the fun at Wild Waterworks June until Labor Day. Wild Waterworks boasts one of Canada’s largest outdoor wave pools, four tube slides, two body slides, “Eazy River” ride & Little Squirt Works.
Burlington, Canada
2 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“WOULD NEVER BRING MY FAMILY HERE”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2012

This place is disgusting. They are not up to health code since they allow people into the pool fully dressed. When you ask the lifeguards about this they say they are too busy watching the pool...then 5 minutes later you see them chatting with each other paying no attention to the pool whatsoever. The lifeguards keep their cell phones in their fanny packs and use the tops of the slides and the river as an opportunity to text and surf the web.

The lifeguards are incompetent and many cannot handle simple first aid issues as is apparent if you ever witness an accident...many of them are looking around scared because they have no idea what to do. All they are interested in is a quick buck and a chance to tan. Many of them show up hungover or still drunk from the night before.

The little kiddie pool always has at least one tile missing and is very outdated - hasn't been updated since the park opened 30 years ago. Parents and children alike slip on the ramp all the time as it is not a non-slip surface. When you tell the supervisor this, they will tell you they will put down a rubber mat but they never actually do. It is also all sharp corners in there just waiting to cut a little tot's head open.

There are only 6 slides and they are too tame even for a 6 year old. The cost for what you get is outrageous...it may seem like a cheap day-cation but it is not worth it.

The waves are so small...everyone is always disappointed when the waves come on and they realize how small they are.

To make a long story short DO NOT GO HERE. It is unsafe, dirty, and they have no idea what good customer service is.

Visited July 2012
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Toronto, Canada
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79 reviews 79 reviews
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42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
“Great sized park for kids.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2012

Not too big a park to let your older kids go off on their own. Little ones have their own separate water area. There is a gate fee to enter Confederation park which this waterpark is located inside. Then there is the additional fee for the waterpark. Line up can get long for the hot dog/snack bar. Good supervision with lifeguards and clean park. Seagull nets keep the birds away! Get there early for shade. Cheaper rates after 3pm.

Visited June 2012
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Dundas, Ontario, Canada
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38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
“Not a lot to do”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2012

Its ok - three slides and a pool. Not bad, not great either. Could be cleaner.

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Townsend, ON
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3 attraction reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
“Wet fun in 40 degree sun”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2012

The lazy river and the slide ride. We couldn't stay long because it was one of those "dangerous" heat days. More shade was needed.

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Toronto
2 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“awesome”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2012

Great, cheap place to stay cool this summer. Water was the perfect temperature, the food was good as well

Visited August 2011
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