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The Wave Pool

Closed Now: 11:30 AM - 7:00 PM
Open today: 11:30 AM - 7:00 PM
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Crazy busy, but that was due to March Break, and to be expected. Clean, and was organized with... read more

Reviewed March 19, 2019
Richmond Hill, Canada
via mobile
A Great Place To Swim

We visited the Wave Pool this afternoon and had a great time. My husband (the big kid that he is... read more

Reviewed July 21, 2018
Debbie K
Thornhill, Canada
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The Wave Pool will be closed for waterslide replacement, wave machine and deck lighting upgrades from September 6 to December 9, 2016. Please see updated post on December 9, 2016 for updated information.
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Hours Today: 11:30 AM - 7:00 PM
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
5 Hopkins St | Lois Hancey Aquatic Centre, Richmond Hill, Ontario L4C 0C1, Canada
+1 905-508-9283
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Reviewed August 6, 2019

If you don't have time or budget for a formal indoor water park (like Great Wolf Lodge), The Wave Pool in Richmond Hill may be an alternative. This place offers a decent size wave pool and a very basic slide for your kids to enjoy...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed March 19, 2019 via mobile

Crazy busy, but that was due to March Break, and to be expected. Clean, and was organized with lots of lifeguards on duty. Fun time for the kids!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank rosatihouse
Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

This facility features a large pool that sends large waves through to swimmers intermittently. Features include large slide, sauna, spacious change rooms, basketball nets, and various flotation toys. One drawback is that there is a fee for lockers and you cannot bring your own lock.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 21, 2018 via mobile

We visited the Wave Pool this afternoon and had a great time. My husband (the big kid that he is) tried out the slide and played water basketball right there along with the kids. I preferred to float along with the waves. The pool was...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank Debbie K
Reviewed March 3, 2018

Very price effective fun for family or simple leisure swim; can be much less crowded than other Richmond Hill pools. Parking available, at peak times may need to use the street. Interconnected pools allow for variety and families; the pool has been around for a...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank mike p
Reviewed March 3, 2018

Kids centered. Covered slide is good. Walk in beach. The Wave machine is one of best in GTA only one in Richmond Hill area. Life guards are actually friendly. Have had experience with good swim instructors.

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank 42rosewood
Reviewed December 6, 2017 via mobile

Fantastic place. The staff is nice, the facility clean and best part... alot of fun for the whole family.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank eveningsky
Reviewed October 23, 2017

I was impressed with the cleanliness of the swimming pool and pool area and with staff particularly the lifeguards.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank GrantFamilyToronto
Reviewed August 28, 2017

The swimming pool is clean and the lifeguards are alert and helpful, the kids really enjoyed it, but the changing room could be cleaner and better equipped (hairdryer for example).More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Ozra
Marcia V, Guest Relations Manager at The Wave Pool, responded to this reviewResponded August 30, 2017

Hi Ozra, We are glad you enjoyed your time at the Wave Pool. Thank you for alerting us to the state of the change rooms. We pride ourselves on keeping our facilities clean for public use. We will look into the state of the change...More

Reviewed July 19, 2017

Great place to take children to spend an afternoon - very clean - staff very friendly and lifeguards are always on alert - Would recommend that you bring your camera to take pictures of your child when they try to play in the waves. The...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank ryan2004
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