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Address: 1000 Sandcastle Dr, Homestead, PA 15120-1084
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+1 412-462-6666

Sandcastle is Pittsburgh's favorite destination for refreshing water fun!...

Sandcastle is Pittsburgh's favorite destination for refreshing water fun! Open since 1989, this park spans 60-acres and offers over a dozen different water slides with varying speeds and angles of descent for thrill seekers of all levels. If you prefer to stay dry, take a leisurely stroll on the Boardwalk where you can enjoy food and games. From company outings to birthday celebrations, Sandcastle creates occasions everyone will remember with private VIP cabanas to tents for larger gatherings and plentiful food options with our professional service staff. With attractions like Thunder Run, Lazy River, and Wet Willie's Water Works for children, Sandcastle has something for everyone!

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Pittsburgh Water Park in need of updating

We have season passes purchased on sale, so for us Sandcastle serves its purpose. It's a decent place to cool off with nice enough slides, and the wave pool is one of the best and... read more

Reviewed November 7, 2016
Pittsburgh, PA
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Pittsburgh, PA
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56 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
Reviewed November 7, 2016

We have season passes purchased on sale, so for us Sandcastle serves its purpose. It's a decent place to cool off with nice enough slides, and the wave pool is one of the best and largest we have been in. Overall, I think this park is tired and needs updates in cleanliness, and updates to the operation of some of... More 

Thank czang76
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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42 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed September 28, 2016

While the size of the park and the variety of water slides and activities is impressive, we were more than unimpressed with the lack of cleanliness in the water on the slides and specifically in the lazy river. We have not returned since...

Thank SteelerNationBabe
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162 reviews
63 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed September 11, 2016

Plenty of fun splashing or watching others splash. Great facilities and everything was clean and neat. Crowds were handle well, and employees seemed well trained and attentive.

Thank pennwoodpete
Melissa K, Manager at Sandcastle Water Park, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! We are glad you enjoyed your visit to Sandcastle and hope you visit us again in the future! More 

Akron, Ohio
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82 reviews
56 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed September 8, 2016

I'm not sure. We hadn't been to Sandcastle in several years and I had had really good experiences there so I was looking forward to going back. We went on Labor Day weekend and it left a lot to be desired. We got the "meal deal" and the staff at the All-American Grille was very clueless (and a SC staff... More 

Thank Carilovestotravel
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed September 5, 2016 via mobile

I'm a Pittsburgh "native" and was around when this first opened -I was graduating from high school. I have always loved it here. Now that I'm an "older mom" at 46 taking my 2nd grader around -I can't get enough of it. I go on everything and am not tired. I think if some additional staff could be hired for... More 

Thank neatfreak38
Moundsville, West Virginia
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60 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed August 27, 2016

They open at 11am...be sure to get there at opening time...because you will need every available minute to feel like you got your moneys worth. The park is fun...plenty of rides and pools to choose from. If you park on the end with the wave pool you will have the longest walk to the majority of the slides. The sidewalk... More 

1 Thank Sarah P
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed August 15, 2016

Pools have giant hairballs & bandaids floating in them. Lazy river is filthy & bad customer service.

Thank Laurie B
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11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed August 11, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I chose to bring our kids who are ages 9 and 21 months old because we had heard it was a nice park. It was amazing! It has an older boardwalk feel to it. There are a variety of pools for all ages. There are 4 total. One is the classic wave pool which we did not... More 

3 Thank MissyTolbert
Uniontown, Pennsylvania, United States
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14 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed August 10, 2016 via mobile

Me and my family had a wonderful time at sandcastle. The park is very clean and convenient. We went on a Sunday so the lines were a little long. Although we had a nice place under a tree with lounge chairs so it was very relaxing. Food and drink prices are reasonable. There's something to do for all ages.

Thank Angie F
Dallastown, Pennsylvania
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46 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed August 10, 2016

This is just an okay water park. The lazy river is REALLY slow to the point where some of the life guards were pushing peoples tubes to move them along. In addition to that, they really need to do something about the goose droppings which were laying all along the sides of the lazy river - at certain points it... More 

Thank Lynn6265

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