Connecticut Water Parks in Mystic/Eastern
1650 Hartford-New London Tpke. (Rt. 85)
Oakdale, CT, 06370
Splash and stay cool in the shadow of dinosaurs
New England’s largest Splashpad is included with your admission to The Dinosaur Place at Nature’s Art Village! This one-of-a-kind dinosaur-themed water park is one of Mystic County’s premier attractions. The Dinosaur Place Splashpad is a zero-depth water playground with water features for every age group. Fun and engaging water tables will entertain infants and toddlers for hours, while over 30 dinosaur-themed sprinklers, dumping buckets and water guns will have the older children screaming with joy. Just added in 2015, the Vortex Superwheel is a gigantic spinning wheel which pours thousands of gallons of water down on everyone waiting below. The Splashpad also features a dinosaur “ribcage” waterfall, dueling Tyrannosaurus Rex and Velociraptor-headed water cannons and much more! There is seating available surrounding the Splashpad and changing rooms located right on site. Water shoes or flip-flops are required to use the Splashpad.
Winter Hours for Dinosaur Place: Thurs.-Sun. 10am-5pm. Discovery Depot: Weekdays & School Holidays 10a-5p. The Shops & PAST Antiques Marketplace: Open daily 10a-6p. Gateway Museums: Open Daily 10a-12:30p and 1-5pm.
1225 Ocean Avenue
New London, CT, 06320
Pool / Waterslide / Spray Park
There’s family fun and more at Ocean Beach Park. Our award-winning lifeguard staff is on duty for your safety. For more fun we have rides, mini-golf, and a Family Fun Center with a video arcade. Kids can enjoy our playground and adults can work out in the health club. The nature walk and observation deck let you enjoy our natural beauty. You may also enjoy our 50-meter,Olympic-sized pool. We have changing rooms and token-operated lockers for your convenience.
When all the activity makes you hungry you have dining choices; our full-service restaurant, a food court, or ice cream stands. Ocean Beach Park can also accommodate picnics and corporate events. Our nightly entertainment schedule includes Classic Car Cruises on Mondays; kids movies on the beach Tuesday; live magic on Wednesday; Sock Hop on Thursday; and live bands on Friday.