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Posted on: May 22, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Whitewater Junction Season Opening

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Whitewater Junction will open Saturday, May 27 for its 20th summer season!

Whitewater Junction will open Saturday, May 27 for its 20th summer season! Grab your suit and head out Memorial Day weekend with your family or friends to Whitewater Junction. Splash down the waterslides, relax on a lounge chair by the side of the pool, or play with one of the many water features. Whitewater Junction is a zero-depth to nine-foot-deep pool featuring four waterslides, a tot slide, splash features, and fun for the whole family.  


The first event of the season will be the Back to Pool Bash on Monday, June 5 from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. in celebration of the beginning of summer break, including a live DJ and fun games.


HOURS: Whitewater Junction hours are Monday - Thursday from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Friday, Saturday, Sunday and holidays from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. In late summer, Whitewater Junction will be open weekends (Fri-Sun) only from August 14 - September 5. The body slide and tube slide will be closed Monday - Thursday from 3 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 8 p.m.; and Fridays - Sundays and holidays from 5 to 6 p.m. The plunge pool at the bottom of the slides will be open for volleyball, basketball, swimming or water walking. Adult lap swim hours will be Monday - Thursday from 6:30 to 8 a.m. with a drop-in fee of $5 or free with season pass.


RATES: Admission is $10 for ages 12 and up and $7 for ages 3 to 11. Children age 2 and under are free with a paid adult. Season specials include: Mondays: free child admission with each paid adult before 2:00 pm. Tuesdays: admission is half off for school staff. Veterans/Active Military are ½ off any day. Evening swim special is Monday-Thursday from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm for $7.00. Discounted Punch Passes and Season Passes are available for purchase. For questions please call (309) 732-7946.  


Private cabanas are available for rental and include drink and food vouchers. Other rental options include party packages to host birthday parties or gatherings, and private rentals for after-hour group parties. Visit for rates. Email or call (309) 732-7275 (option 1).


Whitewater Junction is located at 17th Street and 18th Avenue in Rock Island. Go to or call 309-732-SWIM (7946) for more information. Like us on Facebook for weather updates, info, specials and events at Follow us on Instagram at   

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