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Posted on: June 30, 2022

[ARCHIVED] The Great Outdoors Waterpark extended hours starting July 3

GOWP Extended Hours  (2)

The Great Outdoors Waterpark has new extended hours to maximize your fun and summer adventures starting July 3.

  • Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays from 10am-5pm
  • Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10am-8pm

Note: The GOWP will be closed on July 9, and July 23 for swim meets

Join us for these great park amenities!

  • Two, 21-foot high, flagship slides
  • A zero-depth entry kiddie play pool
  • A lazy river pool
  • A lap/leisure pool
  • A two-story Grand Eagle Dump Bucket that playfully spills water on visitors every few minutes
  • An interactive play area that features various water play structures and two tot-sized kiddie slides
  • The AquaArch climbing cargo net
  • A 4,000 square-foot bathhouse that includes changing areas, inclusive changing rooms, and free lockers
  • Concession stand
  • Picnic tables, rentable canopies, and seating areas

More waterpark details

Find more information about operating hours, admission fees, reduced rate admission, special events, weather closures, rules and regulations, and rentals by visiting and follow us on Facebook.

Looking for a summer job? You could be a lifeguard!

The Lafayette Recreation Department is still looking to hire lifeguards and is offering a minimum hourly rate of $15, a free recreation center pass, and the following incentives:

  • If employed May 28-July 31
    Earn $15/hour minimum, an extra $1/hour for working over 18 hours weekly, and $1/hour extra for working on Saturdays and Sundays.
  • If employed Aug. 1-Sep. 5
     $100 bonus every week you work over 15 hours.

Apply to be a lifeguard

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