Cowabunga Bay Waterpark Receives “Best Waterpark” for the USA Today’s “10 Best” in the Nation – Hosts Heroes Weekend

Cowabunga Bay Waterpark Receives “Best Waterpark” for the USA Today’s “10 Best” in the Nation

September Debuts Great Grades, Lucky Locals Nights and Hero Days

(Las Vegas, Nev.) – Sept. 9, 2020 – Cowabunga Bay, receives prestigious “Best Waterpark in the U.S. recognition by USA Today’s “10 Best.” The polls allowed individuals across the country to vote for their favorite roller coaster and water park from 20 nominated.

The award winning waterpark, Cowabunga Bay continues to cool off guests with more than 20 slides and attractions, including the largest lazy river in Nevada, 9 water slides, 4 surf and swim pools, and an interactive kids play area with 10 pint-sized slides and tipping buckets with special summer deals. The surf retro themed park creates the desired fun-filled playground for guests, featuring amenities such as heated pools, complimentary tubes and life jackets, shade structures, and gourmet food items.

“Our team is thrilled to be recognized as USA Today’s “10 Best” waterparks in the nation and the only park on the west coast,” said Alex Barilla, general manager of Cowabunga Bay Waterpark. “Cowabunga Bay, Vegas’ premier waterpark, features thrills and chills for every age, creating memories that last a lifetime.”

Upcoming specials for September include:

Great Grades: (September 9) – Guests may print out and show their most recent report card with at least 3 A’s to receive FREE admission September 8 & 9 (4 – 9 pm (check website for hours). PLUS receive a discounted admission of $14.99 each for up to 6 guests. Offer cannot be combined with any other offer or coupon and valid online only. Reservations are date specific and must be made via links. To purchase Sept. 9 tickets, visit:

Lucky Local Nights: The Lucky Locals Night specials for guests are the last three Fridays in September (11, 18 & 25th). Admission is $7.77 and tickets must be purchased online only at Park hours are 4:00-9:00pm.

Hero Weekend: September 12th & 13th – Hero Weekend (First Responders, Active and Retired Military, Police, Fire, Nurses and Doctors) will receive FREE admission with a valid work ID. Additional friends and family up to four (4) will have discounted admission of $19.99 per person.

Due to the health and safety of the guests during the COVID-19 pandemic, safety protocols at the waterpark have been implemented including: guests over the age of 10 are required to wear face masks at any outlet when making a purchase (Food, Retail, Cabana Check-In, Season Pass Processing, etc.); increased cleaning frequency for things such as common touch points, dining areas, lifejackets and slide tubes; limited park capacity; and social distance markings at attraction queues to encourage social distancing. For more information on the waterpark’s safety protocols, please visit

For additional information on hours, operating dates, season passes, and more, please visit or follow Cowabunga Bay Water Park on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

About Cowabunga Bay Water Park

Cowabunga Bay Water Park, located at 900 Galleria Drive in Henderson, is the largest water park in Nevada filled with an expansive collection of state-of-the-art thrill rides. Featuring more than 20 slides and attractions, it is the ultimate in family and guest entertainment. For more information on hours, opening dates, purchasing tickets, and season pass information please call 702.850.9000 or visit Follow us on Twitter and Instagram at @cowabungabaylv and on Facebook at

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