Water parks turn off spigots in two weekends
- Splashes Oceanfront Water Park, 300 S. Ocean Blvd., Myrtle Beach, across from Family Kingdom Amusement Park – 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily through Sept. 3. $19.95 ages 3 and older, plus tax, otherwise free. 843-626-3447 or www.familykingdomfun.com.
- Myrtle Waves Water Park, 3000 Mr. Joe White Avenue (formerly 10th Avenue North) Extension, Myrtle Beach, at U.S. 17: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, and 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays and Sept. 4, closing for season. Various rates, and always free for ages 2 and younger. End-of-season pass $39.99, plus tax. 843-913-9250 or www.myrtlewaves.com.
- Wild Water & Wheels, 910 U.S. 17 Business S., Surfside Beach – 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Thursday-Friday, Aug. 24-25 and Monday, Aug. 28-Sept. 1; and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday-SundayAug. 26-27, and Sept. 2-4. Various rates, and always free for ages 2 and younger. End-of-season pass $39.99, plus tax. 843-238-3787 or www.wild-water.com.
- Hipster XL inflatable beach slide: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily through Sept. 4 in North Myrtle Beach’s Ocean Park, at First Avenue South and Ocean Boulevard, one block south of Main Street. Single ride $3, four single rides $10, daily pass $20, and weeklong pass (Sunday through Saturday) $60. Group rates also available. 843-280-5570 or parks.nmb.us.