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Summer 2018: Water Parks near Savannah

Friday, April 13th, 2018

Water Parks Near Savannah

Ready for lazy river, spray pads & waterslides?

Water park season is here.

The Pooler water park – Surf Lagoon – 2018 season runs from April 21 to August 26.

Surf Lagoon 2018 Summer Season, Pooler

Open 11AM-6PM
Daily: May 19-Aug. 6. Open Memorial Day.
Weekends Only: April 21-May 21, Aug. 11-26
For hours, click here.  

Hours & opening weekend subject to change. Please call (912) 988-1801 or check their web site here. 

Surf Lagoon Water Park
Located near 1-95 and Pooler Parkway
Exit 104 off I-95.
130 Towne Center Dr, Pooler, 31322

Learn more here.


More Water Parks Near Savannah

Splash In The Boro opens for the 2018 summer season May 19 & 20
45 miles from Savannah in Statesboro, Ga.
Water Slides – 2 body slides and 1 inner tube slide wind around each other and finish with a plunge into a common wave pool. The park has a double flowrider , a 5-lane mat racer, a spray pad and slides for toddlers, 3 tube slides, a lazy river.

2018 Summer Season
Weekends only: May 19 & 20, Aug. 11-Sept. 3. Open Labor Day Sept. 3, last day of operation.
Open daily starting May 26. For hours click here.


Summer Waves opening weekend May 5-6; opens daily for 2018 summer season Wed. May 16.
75 Miles from Savannah on Jekyll Island.

2018 Summer Season
Weekends only: May 5-6; May 12-13; Aug. 11-Sept. 9.
Daily: Wed. May 16-Aug. 8. Open Memorial Day & Labor Day.
For hours, click here.
Summer Waves Water Park located on Jekyll Island with 11 acres of splashing summertime fun for the whole family. Nine exciting attractions including six water slides, wave pool, lazy river, splash zone and kiddie area.

Opening dates & hours are subject to change. Please call ahead to confirm Summer Waves is open.  912.635.2074


Charleston, SC Water Parks

Splash Zone Waterpark
at James Island County Park
871 Riverland Drive
Charleston, SC 29412
79 Miles from Savannah in Charleston, SC
2018 Summer Season Schedule to be announced soon
200-foot tube slide – 200-foot open slide – Caribbean play structure with slides, wheels, and sprays – 500-foot lazy river with an adventure channel featuring sprays and a waterfall – Leisure pool – open seasonally

Whirlin Waters Adventure Waterpark
87 miles from Savannah in North Charleston, SC
2018 Summer Season
•Weekends Only: May 5-28. Open on Memorial Day May 28. Aug. 18-Labor Day
•Daily: Staring June 2.
Fun for all ages, Whirlin’ Waters Adventure Waterpark is located within North Charleston Wannamaker County Park and offers seasonal, island-style water play packed into over 15-acres.
Rip Tide Run mat racer takes riders on an exciting head-to-head competition over gut wrenching bumps, accelerating riders towards the finish line. (minimum height of 42”)

Splash Island Waterpark
91 miles away in Mount Pleasant, SC
2018 Summer Season
•Weekends Only starting May 5. Open Memorial Day May 28. August 18 – Labor Day.
•Daily starting June 2.
200-foot water slide – 16-foot otter slide – Sprays, geysers, and raindrop waterfalls – The Cyclone, a 10-minute swirling water ride – Recreational pool

(Savannah Summer Camps 2018) Maven Makers ‘I’m a Maker’ Bootcamp

Wednesday, April 11th, 2018

Maven Makers Savannah Summer Camp Bootcamp 2018

Watch your kids progress from novice to maven this summer.

Maven Makers in Savannah offers a variety of summer camps from 3D printing, drone building, robotics, Ready Player 2 arcade controllers, hydroponic gardens and so much more. Due to popular demand, Maven Makers in Savannah has doubled their camps this year and added some new ones!

Get your little maker making this summer!

Sign your child up for one of Maven Makers Summer 2018 camps (see below) in Savannah. Click here to sign up or for more information. Questions? Email

See all the summer camps offered at Maven Makers in Savannah here. 

I’m A Maker Summer Camp – 3D Me!
What better way to start off the summer break than with learning about 3D design, 3D scanning, and 3D printing! This 4-day camp is designed for 7-10 year olds and will have every young maker make a bust of themselves to take home. Sign up today as this fun filled and educational camp is sure to fill up fast!
Register online & find class details here. 
9AM – Noon, May 29+

I’m a Maker Summer Camp – Micro Drones
What could be more fun than flying a drone? Building one yourself! In this 5 day summer camp kids will design, build, and fly their very own micro drones. Kids aged 11-13 yo will learn all about 3D printing and design, the basics of soldering, and the basic principles of flight. Sign up early as this camp is guaranteed to fill up!
Register online & find class details here. 
2PM – 5PM,  May 29+

I’m a Maker Summer Camp – LittleBits for Little Makers
LittleBits is a great introduction to electronics without the need for any prior knowledge or soldering. This 4-day camp for 7-10 yo will be using the gizmos and gadgets kit to build a wide range of different electronics projects to get their mental wheels turning at the same time robots they build do!
Register online & find class details here. 
9AM – Noon, June 4+

I‘m a Maker Summer Camp – Underwater Robotics!
Build underwater robots and compete again your peers in an obstacle course! This 5 day camp is for 11- 13-year-olds. At the end of the camp, you get to keep your robot to take home and continue the fun!
Register online & find class details here. 
2-5PM, June 4+

I’m a Maker Summer Camp – Soldering My Summer!
This 4 day summer camp is about all things soldering for 7-10 year olds! Soldering is a fun and simple skill to bring all your projects to life! Each day will feature new soldering projects with everything from intruder alarms to light up badges. No prior experience is required as this class is taught at a beginner level.
Register online & find class details here. 
9AM-Noon, June 11+

I’m a Maker Summer Camp – Ready Player Two Arcade Controller!
Make a vintage arcade controller that you can take with you and play all your favorite games from the 80s and early 90s! This camp is for 11-13 year olds.
Register online & find class details here. 
2-5PM, June 11+

I’m a Maker Summer Camp – 3D Printed Jewelry and Casting
Making is not just about robots and electronics, it’s also about being creative! What better way to be creative than designing and making your very own custom jewelry! This camp will have everyone learning about 3D printing and casting through the art of jewelry making. Get signed up and show off your fashion sense with creations that are sure to make everyone jealous and asking “where’d you buy that?!”.
Register online & find class details here. 
Mon June 18

I’m a Maker Summer Camp – Simple and Fun Robotics
This 4-day camp is for 7-10 yo kids looking to learn the basics of robotics! All of the creations from this camp will take common household items and bring them to life with small motors and sensors! Every day of the camp kids will bring home a new creation!
Register online & find class details here. 
9AM-Noon, June 25+

I’m a Maker Summer Camp – Tabletop Hydroponics Garden
This 4 day camp for 11-13 yo kids is every tech-savvy gardener’s dream! What could be more fun than growing plants inside? Every kid will build their very own tabletop hydroponics garden to take home and grow their choice of vegetables, flowers, or herbs!
Register online & find class details here. 
2-5PM, June 25+

I’m a Maker Summer Camp – Wearable Electronics
This 4-day camp for 7-10 yo kids is ideal for the young maker looking to learn how to solder while making a stylish and bright fashion statement! Every young maker will bring their “I’m a Maker” t-shirts to life through a sewn in and customizable LED light show! These skills can then be used to make the coolest Halloween costumes and tackiest Christmas sweaters in the neighborhood!
Register online & find class details here. 
9AM-Noon, July 9+

I’m a Maker Summer Camp – Electric Guitar
This 5-day camp for 11-13 yo is every young music lovers dream! Every kid will get the opportunity to build their very own electric guitar to take home and play with the pride of knowing they built it themselves! Don’t fret, get signed up today!
Register online & find class details here.
2-5PM, July 9+

The Maven Makers shop, 415 West Boundary St. Savannah, 31401, email Maven Makers is a advertiser 

Savannah Summer 2018 Fun: YMCA of Coastal Georgia Summer Pool Passes Now Available

Monday, April 9th, 2018

YMCA Savannah Pooler Pool Pass Summer 2018 swimming

Make a splash this summer!

We’ve been waiting for this season all year long, it’s time to dive into summer!

This summer, YMCA of Coastal Georgia is bringing back the Y Summer Pool Pass!

You and your family can take advantage of ALL of the pools and splash pads at our YMCA of Coastal Georgia locations, all summer long. Summer Pool Pass holders will also gain access to all ten YMCA of Coastal Georgia locations- including the group exercise class, fitness centers, and child watch while you work out or take a dip in the pool.

This program is perfect for anyone looking to make a splash and enjoy their summer in the sun.

Outdoor pools will open on Sat. May 5 2018.

Learn more about the summer pool pass here.

Nine YMCA of Coastal Georgia branches: 
Effingham YMCA
Golden Isles & McIntosh YMCA
Habersham YMCA
Islands YMCA
Liberty County/ Armed Services YMCA
Richmond Hill YMCA
Tybee Island YMCA
West Chatham YMCA

YMCA of Coastal Georgia is a advertiser