Home EXTRA EXTRA! News Wet ‘n’ Wild Phoenix Announces Opening Date and Park Upgrades


Wet ‘n’ Wild Phoenix opens for its 2017 season on March 18 with a major upgrade to the Wet ‘n ‘Wild Jr. area called Barefootin’ Bay. The new interactive water play structure with overhead tipping bucket, water sprayers, tipping cones, a canopy, and crawl nets adjacent to a new splash pool, creates the ultimate family oasis in Wet ‘n’ Wild Jr. Additional 2017 enhancements include more seating, restrooms and renovated restrooms, plus a state -of-the-art UV/Ozone water filtration system.

Barefootin’ Bay (pictured)

Barefootin’ Bay will be added to the northwest side of Wet ‘n’ Wild Jr. and will include a large interactive play structure with slides and a 4,700-sq.-ft. kid’s pool. It will create another option for young toddlers as well as splash area for babies. The tipping bucket and water sprayers mimic the fun of the larger Boogie Board Beach, with added features like the cargo crawl nets and tipping cones to keep little guests cool and part of the fun.

2017 Improvements

A new family restroom is being created adjacent to Wet ‘n’ Wild Jr. as an added convenience for young families. An additional restroom plus restroom renovation will also be complete early spring. The park is also bringing in more chaise lounge chairs for expanded seating options, plus a state of the art UV/Ozone water filtration system.

Season Pass Savings

Also new this season is a Buy Now, Pay Later Plan to help budgeting families secure their season passes. Individuals and families that purchase their pass before Jan. 7 won’t pay anything until March 1. Plus, for a limited time they receive an automatic free upgrade to Gold when they purchase four or more season passes in one transaction for $54.99 each.