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Rolling Hills Water Park: Everything You Need To Know Before You Go

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Rolling Hills Water Park in Michigan is an exciting destination for the whole family. Located just outside of Ann Arbor in Ypsilanti, Rolling Hills Water Park offers a thrilling array of attractions and amenities that will keep you cool and entertained all summer long.

Rolling Hills Water Park located inside Rolling Hills County Park. While the water park is pretty impressive on its own, there are also playgrounds for kids and places to go fishing, play horseshoes, softball or even disc golf within 400+ acres that make up Rolling Hills County Park.

Address: 7660 Stony Creek Road, Ypsilanti, MI 48197

Drone shot of the water park
source: Reddit

Attractions at Rolling Hills Water Park

Rolling Hills Water Park offers a variety of attractions and amenities to keep everyone entertained. Plunge Peak is the tallest attraction at Rolling Hills Water Park with three water slides. The lazy river has a zero-depth entrance, 750 feet of slow moving current and an optional adventure route with various forms of fun, including geysers and tumble buckets that randomly fill and spill on guests below.

Rolling Hills Water Park also features White Cap Bay which is a wave pool which has waves for 8 minutes then returns to calm water for 12 minutes. You can enjoy the wave pool by swimming and jumping in the waves or take a tube out into the deep section and float through the choppy water.

Water slides are located at both Plunge Peak and Slide Mountain. Plunge Peak is 32 feet high and has three slides which Slide Mountain two slides – a narrow body slide for a long straightaway and a wider tube slide. All of these rides require riders to be over 42 inches tall. The speed slide here is the tallest in southeast Michigan!

Little Dipper is the kids slide and it’s designed specifically for children under 45 inches tall with gentle bubblers, geysers, a small slide and waterfall.

Rolling Hills Water Park’s newest addition is the 7,000 square foot Spray Grounds featuring multiple slides and water features with two large dumping buckets, fountains and interactive water features including a shaded tot zone. This area opened in 2019 with a large climbing structure, monkey bars, slides and interactive sensory features designed for all ages.

Spray Grounds Water Playground
source: Aquatix

Rolling Hills Water Park is located within Rolling Hills County Park which also features a large pond – apparently this used to be used for swimming! I’d say they’ve upgraded quite a bit since those old days.

How much does Rolling Hills Water Park cost?

Admission to Rolling Hills Water Park is very affordable, with daily general admission for adults costing $17.99 and children ages 3 to 11 costing $14.99. Guests can also save by purchasing season passes with prices starting at just $69.95.

You will also have to pay for parking which is $6 for residents of Washtenaw County or $10 for non-residents.

When is Rolling Hills Water Park Open?

Rolling Hills Water Park is open from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend, with varying hours depending on the day. During the summer season, Rolling Hills Water Park is open Monday to Thursday 10AM-6PM, Friday to Saturday 10AM-8PM and Sunday 11AM-6PM. Extended Summer Hours usually take place in late July and early August.

Where Can I Buy Tickets To Rolling Hills Water Park?

The water park here can get really popular and there is limited capacity. You can your tickets in advance online on their website. Even if it says they are sold out, you may be able to tickets by walking up to the gate entrance. The water park will reserve some tickets on a first come, first served basis.

Keep in mind that tickets purchased online are non-refundable and restricted to the specific date you choose.

Do They Have Towels at Rolling Hills Water Park?

No, there is no towel service at Rolling Hills Water Park. You should bring your own towels to the park. However, if you forget, they do have some for same at the admissions booth.

Rolling Hills Water Park is a great way for the whole family to spend a summer day together, with plenty of thrills and excitement! This is one of the best municipally run water parks that I’ve seen. If you are looking for a water park near Ann Arbor, Michigan this is a fantastic option.

Doggy Dip at Rolling Hills Water Park

Every year after Labor Day, Rolling Hills opens up for their Doggy Dip! You can bring your dog and let them run free in the wave pool and explore the park. I haven’t personally attended, but the photos look like a really fun time.

Registration begins early in August and while you can do a walk-in registration on the day of, you’ll want to reserve a spot to ensure you and your furry friend(s) can make it in.

You can bring up to two dogs per person and the cost is $5 per dog.

Rolling Hills Summer Day Camp

Washtenaw County offers day camps at Rolling Hills County Park. These day camps offer access to the water park for the kids and could be a great way for the kids to spend some time at the water park on those hot summer Michigan days.

The Day Camps run for 11 weeks per year starting in mid-June through the end of August. For 2023, registration opened on March 15th, at noon. You will have to keep your eyes open in 2024 as everything is completely sold out for 2023. These days camps are very popular!

A week at the summer camp costs $235 per person for 2023 and each session is capped at 30 kids.

The daily camp runs from 8AM to 6PM, Monday through Friday.

Rolling Hills Water Park: An Impressive Municipal Water Park

If you’re looking for a fun and affordable way to cool off this summer, Rolling Hills Water Park is the perfect choice! With slides, wave pools, lazy rivers, spray grounds and more attractions for both kids and adults alike, this water park has something for everyone. Why not make a day out of it? Pack up your towels and sunscreen and head over to Rolling Hills Water Park!

For more information, you can visit Rolling Hills Water Park’s website or find them on social media for the latest updates and events.

I also found this Youtube video from Washtenaw County helpful as a quick overview of the park.

Looking to check out more water parks? Check out my listing of water parks here!