Whether your family lives in Miami, Florida or you are just visiting the beautiful warm climate and beaches of South Florida; there are many fun-filled family water activities to do in Sunny Miami Dade County. It is always best advised to know swimming skills and be completely comfortable in this water environment to ensure the utmost fun and safety! Our Team can certainly help with your Miami Swimming Lesson needs if you need us before your family ventures out to the next Water Park!


Our Top 5 Family Fun Water park picks for your next vacation are here at last!


#1 Rapids Water Park in Riviera Beach, Florida.

Website: https://www.rapidswaterpark.com/

Address: 6566 N Military Trl, Riviera Beach, FL 33407

Phone: 561-848-6272


Rapids Water Park is the largest Water Park in all of South Florida. It is conveniently located right off 1-95 Highway which makes attraction easily accessible no matter where you are coming from! Rapids is home to over 35 water slides for all ages from children/toddlers to adults. (Just make sure you are aware of the ages allowed per slide) There is also a lazy river for parents that want to relax and a wave pool for the more adventurous types. This place has lots of fun for the entire family with many memories to be shared. It is certainly Our Top Pick!


#2 Grapeland Water Park in Miami, Florida.

Website: http://www.miamigov.com/grapeland/

Address: 1550 NW 37th Avenue, Miami FL 33126

Phone: 305-960-2950



Grapeland Water Park is a GREAT pick for families wanting to cool down in the water during Miami’s warm sunny summer days! This family friendly waterpark features four pools with slides, tube rides and even recreational swimming for those wanting to get in some lap swimming! For the kiddo’s that are 5 years and under; Pirates Plunge is perfect for the little ones that need shallow water and still want to enjoy the slides! Shipwreck Island is for kids 6 years and older that want a little more adventure and faster slides. This place is a fantastic choice with their affordable rates and different amenities for all ages.


#3 Parrot Cove @ Jungle Island, Miami Florida.

Website: https://www.jungleisland.com/

Address: 1111 Parrot Jungle Trail Miami, Florida 33132

Phone: 305-400-7000


This private beach is great for older children and adults that are very comfortable and independent swimmers. The park boasts several different obstacle courses such as riptide rapids, a climbing wall and several different slides. This private beach also a beautiful view of Downtown Miami so that once the family is done enjoying the water park, you are a quick stroll away from all the vibrant shops and restaurants that Miami is known for. Parrot Cove has it all! You can start the day off enjoying the Zoo and all its wonderful animals, cool off at Parrot Cove under the cabanas for rent while the kids play the obstacle courses and the venture to Downtown Miami. This gem is one of our most favorites!


#4 McDonald Water Park, Hialeah, Florida.

Website: http://www.hialeahfl.gov

Address: 7505 West 12th Avenue, Hialeah, Florida

Phone: 305-818-9164



Located just Northwest of Downtown Miami, McDonald Water Park is an excellent choice for Families wanting to cool down and have some fun in the water this summer! This park has activities for all ages and skill sets for both non-swimmers and swimmers alike. The interactive splash pad and water playground is great for the little ones to stay cool and engage with their peers. Several different slides and the wave pool for kids and adults looking for a fast and fun ride, as well as the lazy river for the folks that want to just relax and enjoy themselves without any thrill seeking adventures. The Swimming Swan loves this park and recommends it for any family visiting or residing in Miami!


#5 Pinecrest Gardens Splash N’ Play, South Miami, Florida.

Website: https://www.pinecrestgardens.org/

Address: 11000 Red Road, Pinecrest, Florida 33156

Phone: 305-669-6990



Pinecrest Gardens Splash N’ Play is a great choice for families with kids between the ages of 2 and 12. Not only does this place has a splash pad, fun slides and a lazy river for all our your enjoyment, Pinecrest Gardens also has a playground, petting zoo and botanical gardens to name a few activities. This place is perfect for families that are looking for something educational as well as fun for the kids to enjoy themselves. We vote YES!



This article is brought to you by: The Swimming Swan