The Big Splash
2831 Southwest Blvd.
Grove City, OH 43123
The Big Splash
The Big Splash, 2831 Southwest Blvd., is a seasonal, municipal, family aquatic facility. Grove City's renowned waterpark features a large zero-depth entrance, interactive water toys, two large body slides, a tot slide, a six-lane lap pool and two aquatic climbing walls. Patrons also enjoy green space and lounge chairs. The climbing walls won third place in Ohio in the physical programming category at the Ohio Parks and Recreation Association Awards in 2010.
Hours of Operation
Season Pass Holders: 11 a.m.-8 p.m.
General Admission: 11:30 a.m.-8 p.m.
Noon - 7 p.m.
The Big Splash is closed on days when South-Western City Schools are in session including make-up days:
Tue., 5/28 - Fri., 5/31 | Wed., 8/21 - Fri., 8/23 | Mon., 8/26 - Fri., 8/30
Patrons are asked to please review the facility’s rules. Please note, personal-size coolers are permitted, but pizza boxes, glass containers and alcohol are prohibited. Visa and MasterCard are now accepted at the admissions windows.
Due to the popularity of the facility and issues related to overcrowding, the policy concerning day passes for non-residents has changed:
A non-resident may enter only as a guest of a resident or a season pass holder.
To purchase a “resident” day pass for The Big Splash, you must show a valid state-issued photo ID (e.g. driver’s license). It must list an eligible address for residents. For employees, it must be matched with a pay stub or an authorized letter from a qualified employer.
2013 Season Pass Sales
To purchase a 2013 season pass, complete a season pass registration form and return it to the Parks and Recreation Office. Send by mail to City of Grove City Parks and Recreation, 4035 Broadway, Grove City, OH 43123; drop off a completed form and payment in the 24-hour drop box located on the parking-lot side of City Hall; or stop by the Parks and Recreation office during registration hours. Passes can be purchased at The Big Splash once the season begins.
Registration begins Monday, April 22. Pass purchasers should bring full payment fee, proof of residency (i.e. current utility bill) or Grove City employment (i.e. letter from employer) to qualify for resident rates, 2012 Season Pass card(s) if returning pass holders. A photograph is taken of each season pass holder and stored electronically to confirm identification. Abuse of a season pass may result in the pass being revoked without refund.