For the safety of all our guests, safety restrictions are strictly enforced on all attractions. Each ride manufacturer determines each attraction’s height restrictions, which are enforced by Pennsylvania State Law.
Please read and obey the signs posted at each attraction.These signs provide guidelines and restrictions for the safety of you, the operator, and other guests. Additional fun & safety information can be found at the bottom of this page.
Height Restrictions & Ride Points
|Ride Name||To Ride with SC*||To Ride Alone||Ride Points Required**||Opening Time|
|Kiddie Rides (that accommodate parents)|
|Big Rigs||30″||36″||2||1:00 pm|
|Frog Hopper||—||30″||1.5||12:00 pm|
|Happy Swing||31″||36″ (max 73″)||2||12:00 pm|
|SS Wally||30″||42″||2||12:00 pm|
|Kiddie Rides (Maximum Rider Height 54″)|
|Lil’ Toot||—||30″||1.5||12:00 pm|
|Pony Carts||—||30″||1.5||12:00 pm|
|Sky Fighter||—||30″||1.5||12:00 pm|
|Umbrella Ride||—||30″||1.5||12:00 pm|
|Wet Boats||—||30″||1.5||12:00 pm|
|Balloon Race||30″||36″||2||12:00 pm|
| Ferris Wheel|
*No Single Riders
|Flying Swings||36″||48″||3||12:00 pm|
*Infants may ride on
|Pirates Cove||30″||42″||3||1:00 pm|
|Sky Ride||36″||46″||3||12:00 pm|
*Infant may ride in lap of SC
|Wendy’s Tea Party||30″||36″||2||1:00 pm|
|Whacky Shack||30″||42″||3||12:00 pm|
|Coasters & Thrill Rides|
|Ali Baba||—||42″||3||1:00 pm|
|Mega Vortex||—||48″||3||1:00 pm|
|Music Express||—||52″||4||1:00 pm|
|Ravine Flyer II||—||48″||4.5||1:00 pm|
|Ravine Flyer 3||—||40″||3||1:00 pm|
|Sea Dragon||36″||48″||3||12:00 pm|
|Steel Dragon||46″||50″ (max 78″)||4.5||1:00 pm|
|Thunder River||36″||42″||4.5||1:00 pm|
|Wipeout *Children cannot sit alone||—||*42″||3||12:00 pm|
|Battle of Lake Erie||No handheld infants||wristband only||11:00am|
|Kidz Slide Zone||Reserved exclusively for children 54″ and under||wristband only||11:00 am|
|Kidz Spray Zone||Reserved for children and their parents/guardians||wristband only||11:00 am|
|Cannon Bowl||42″||48″||wristband only||11:00 am|
|Endless River||Accompanied||42″||wristband only||11:00 am|
|Heated Relaxing Pool||30″||48″||wristband only||11:00 am|
|Giant Heated Relaxing Pool||30″||48″||wristband only||11:00 am|
|Awesome Twosome||42″||48″||wristband only||11:00 am|
|Bermuda Triangle||—||42″||wristband only||11:00 am|
|Lake Erie Dip||—||42″||wristband only||11:00 am|
|Liquid Lightning||42″||48″||wristband only||11:00 am|
|Presque Isle Plunge||—||42″||wristband only||11:00 am|
|Raging River||—||42″||wristband only||11:00 am|
|Wild River||—||42″||wristband only||11:00 am|
|Free Fall Slide||—||48″||wristband only||12:00 pm|
|Speed Slide||—||48″||wristband only||12:00 pm|
|Giant Wave Pool||Under 48″ must be with SC||wristband only||11:00 am|
*Supervising Companion (SC): A Supervising Companion meets the ride criteria, is qualified to understand rider instructions, and is able to assist the child in complying with the rider instructions.
**Ride Points Required: Ride points are needed if you DO NOT have a wristband – Use our Wally Cards. An appropriate wristband eliminates the need for ride points.
***Opening Time: Based on our Normal Operating Hours starting on Monday June 10, 2019. Rides open on a progressive basis, some at noon and the rest at 1:00 pm. Operating Hours and Ride Opening Times vary Mid May through Mid June.
Restrictions & Guidelines
Children must be able to walk on their own to ride Kiddieland rides.
Guests must wear shirt, shoes, and pants or shorts while in the amusement park and riding amusement park attractions. No bathing suits are allowed to be worn on our amusement rides.
Approved swimwear must be worn and must be modest in design, properly lined and gender appropriate. No revealing swimsuits allowed. Swimsuits with rivets or sharp pieces are not allowed. Swim shoes or aqua socks are allowed (must have a heel strap and stay on your feet) on water slides. Sunglasses and prescription glasses must be taken off or secured by a glasses strap (available in our Swim Shop). Children in diapers must wear swim diapers (available for purchase in our Swim Shop). We ask that all diapers be changed in our restrooms where changing tables are located. Guests must change into street clothes (shoes, shirt and pants or shorts) before returning to Waldameer. Showers and changing rooms are provided and rental lockers available. Casts are not allowed on water slides.
Waldameer does not allow any form of line jumping. Line jumping includes: leaving and returning for any reason; holding a spot for someone else; joining someone already in line; jumping any fences or chains; cutting through the line. Violations of these rules may result in your loss of ride and slide privileges or expulsion. Please respect others and don't line jump.
Pennsylvania State laws regulate attraction’s accessibility. Restrictions are based on height and size requirements as well as health guidelines. Please follow these rules to ensure a safe experience for you and others. Observe the rider requirements posted at each ride. Please observe the ride in operation to decide if the ride is suitable for you or your family.
Pennsylvania Law states that riders of amusement & waterpark attractions are responsible for obeying rules and acting responsibly.
Most attractions and facilities are accessible. In order to go on an attraction, you must be mentally alert, able to hold on as required without any assistance, and be able to enter and exit a vehicle without any help from Waldameer staff. Attractions have restrictions based on height and/or size as well as physical or medical conditions. Signs are posted at the entrance to each attraction that gives you guidelines about restrictions and safety. Casts are allowed on all rides as long as they do not hinder the rider's ability to hold on as required without any assistance. Water World does not allow hard/plaster type casts on any large slide attractions. Hard casts are allowed in the Heated Relaxing Pool and Endless River. Please follow these rules to ensure a safe experience for you and others. Decide before your ride. Watch the ride in operation and read all warnings before you determine whether a particular ride is suitable for you.