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Rock River Rapids Derby Waterpark

Rock River Rapids, the water park in Derby, will open on May 29, 2023, for the summer season. It is a premier water park in south-central Kansas! Rock River Rapids is a full-service Aquatic Park with Concessions, Lockers (provide your own lock), a Bathhouse, and Gift Counter. There are numerous areas at the park liberally equipped with lounge chairs for relaxing. The Park is staffed with Supervisors and a security officer to ensure you have a comfortable and safe stay at the Park.

Derby Water Park Rock River Rapids

About Rock River Rapids: 

  • Zero depth pool for the younger kiddos
  • A lap pool is a full-sized 50-meter Olympic-sized swimming pool
  • Lazy river you can float or take a tube to float on 
  • 4 Big slides
    • Blue Slide: tube slide you can go alone or with a friend.
    • Yellow and Orange Slides: these are body slides that feature dark and open spaces with curves to speed you up and slow you down. 
    • Green Slide: is a fast and winding body slide. 
  • Ollie’s Snack Shack has frozen treats, hotdogs for $3, and lots of other yummy snacks and food

Rock River Rapids Season Pass Deals:

  • BEST VALUE: November 1, 2022-December 31, 2022
    $60 per person
  • January 1, 2023 – May 31, 2023: 10% off regular price season pass
    $67.50 per person (discount applies at checkout)
  • June 1 – Mid-July: $75 per person
  • 50% Discount – Mid-July 2023: $37.50 per person
  • Military: Always $60 per person (Military ID is required at time of purchase)

Location: 1900 E James St. Derby, KS

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