How do you stay cool in the summer heat? No, staying inside with the air conditioning is not an answer. Here are 5 Colorado water parks you might want to grab a beach towel for and get your fun on.

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    Pirates Cove

    You'll find a good time at this awesome water park in Englewood. There is a large play structure, a huge pool, a 35-foot slide tower with other slides and a lazy river.

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    Water World

    The claim is that this is where you'll find your summer! Play, party, eat and shop at Water World. Let go this summer with just one of the many attractions at Water World including Screamin' Mimi, Thunder River and White Lightning.

  • 3

    Bay Aquatic Park

    Bay Aquatic Park is in Broomfield and is a summer lover's paradise. This park offers all of your favorites including an inner-tube slide, a toddler pool with a waterfall and two serpentine slides.


  • 4

    Apex Center

    The Apex Center is in Arvada and is crazy fun with a full entertainment park. You'll find many things to do and explore. It has almost anything you can imagine including rock climbing, a vortex pool and body slides.

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    Old Town Hot Springs