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Calypso Cove Waterpark

by Lydia (follow)
An island paradise

Calypso Cove Waterpark is Barnsley's hidden treasure. It is home to fantastic flumes, sensational slides and wonderful waves, which makes it a great day out for the whole family!

Picture taken from Calypso Cove Waterpark Facebook page

There are four main pools at this waterpark. Barnacle Bay is new interactive under eights splash zone. It is full of fun water features and a mini slide. This is the perfect environment for water babies and water confidence building. Calypso Cove is the main leisure pool and this has a shallow end which is great for younger children or beginners. During leisure swims the wave machine will be activated regularly. They also have a 'Walk the plank' diving pool and an 'Open waters' competition pool, so there is definitely something here for everyone.

Picture taken from Calypso Cove Waterpark Facebook page

They have a range of flumes and slides for all to enjoy. Some are breath-taking and require high levels of bravery. The 'Terror torrent' is one of the UK's fastest indoor flumes and is not for the faint hearted! 'Eruption' is also for brave buccaneers only as you slide down into the volcano’s belly before being spewed out into the pool below. In addition to these they have more family friendly options with more gentle options. These include; 'Kracken' and the 'Sunken galleon'.

Picture taken from Calypso Cove Waterpark Facebook page

Don't forget to stop at the 'Hideout' for food and drinks during your time here. This poolside diner makes for an excellent pitstop. They serve a range of food and drink options including meal deals, sides and a selection of hot drinks and alcoholic beverages. They also have all the popular choices for kids as a meal deal.

Picture taken from Calypso Cove Waterpark Facebook page

They host a fantastic toddler group here on a Monday, Wednesday and Friday (term time only). Little Finns sessions at Barnacle Bay include up to two hours of splashing water based fun and activities. Here you can meet the Barnacle Bay Characters (Captain Cutlass, Finn and Marina) and take advantage of the brilliant water features.

Additional information:
Address: The Metrodome, Queens Ground, Queens Road, Barnsley, S71 1AN
Opening hours: Term time: Monday to Friday 4:00pm until 8:00pm, Saturday and Sunday 10:00am until 5:00pm. School holidays: Monday to Friday 10:00am until 7:00pm, Saturday and Sunday 10:00am until 5:00pm

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