The Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission is welcoming people with special needs, their families, caregivers and friends to a unique night at the waterpark! On Saturday, July 14, Whirlin’ Waters Adventure Waterpark in North Charleston will open its gates in the evening for these guests to enjoy.
Special Needs Swim Night will take place after the waterpark is closed to the general public, from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Located at North Charleston Wannamaker County Park, Whirlin’ Waters is the largest waterpark in the Charleston area and is home to the Otter Bay kiddie pool area, the Big Splash Tree House, Rip Tide Run mat racer, Lily Pad Lagoon toddler play area, Rollin’ River lazy river, the Big Kahuna wave pool and the Tubular Twister slide complex. Lifeguards will be on duty throughout the evening.
Whirlin’ Waters Adventure Waterpark hosted its first Special Needs Swim Night of the season on June 23. Splash Zone Waterpark, located within James Island County Park, will also offer a Special Needs Swim Night on July 28.
Admission to Special Needs Swim Nights is $9 per person attending at Whirlin’ Waters, or $7 per person at Splash Zone. Food and beverages will also be available for purchase on site. To purchase advance tickets, visit CharlestonCountyParks.com or call 843-795-4386.
Both Whirlin’ Waters and Splash Zone, along with Splash Island waterpark in Mount Pleasant, are open to the general public from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. daily through Aug. 17.
Special Needs Swim Night is made possible by the AccessABILITY program of the Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission. For more information on these programs or the three Charleston County waterparks, call 843-795-4386 or visit CharlestonCountyParks.com.