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Stay Cool All Summer Long at Pirate’s Cove Waterpark at Pohick Bay Regional Park

Arrr matey! Bring the family for a swashbuckling ride at Pirate’s Cove Waterpark, located at Pohick Bay Regional Park in Lorton, Virginia. Set the kids free on Buccaneer Beach or let them frolic in the water jets and on the pirate-themed play area. Adrenaline fiends will find their way to our two thrilling waterslides or cool down beneath our 500-gallon dumping bucket. Make a day of it and stop for a snack or meal at the Captain’s Galley Café. Pirate’s Cove daily rates are always reasonable, or buy an Annual Waterpark Pass to visit all five NOVA waterparks all summer long.

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Features & Attractions

Make a splash this summer at Pirate’s Cove Waterpark, the largest pirate themed waterpark in Lorton! Loaded with fun features for everyone, Pirate’s Cove visitors will enjoy a large Pirate themed play structure complete with a 300-gallon dumping bucket! Pirate’s Cove also boasts a pair of thrilling waterslides.

Pirate’s Cove boasts a variety of fun features for kids of all ages. Kid friendly waterslides, water spraying palm trees, a large pool for splashing around and swimming and a spacious tot pool with a clam shell slide will entertain the entire family!

Dig for buried treasure at Buccaneer Beach, a large sand play area, or bask in the sun on our large deck!

Of course your day wouldn’t be complete without food, drinks and more! Captain’s Galley is stocked with all your favorites! Sit outside under the umbrellas and enjoy a great lunch, then head back and cool off under the bucket! Pirate’s Cove also offers aquatic classes (groups, private, & semi-private).

Know Before You Go

While you are enjoying our aquatic facilities, you can feel secure knowing that you are being closely monitored by licensed aquatics staff. “Safety is golden” is the mantra of our staff, who take their jobs seriously and hold the safety of you and your family in the highest regard. They are regularly tested for equipment readiness, situation recognition and professionalism. Swim with care, but do so knowing that our team of guards is ready to assist you should the need arise. Enjoy your day at our waterparks!




Senior Swim Week

Join your favorite NOVA Parks Waterparks for Senior Swim Week, Monday August 6 through Friday August 10. All seniors (55 and over) swim for FREE! All NOVA Waterparks are open from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. during Senior Swim Week, so head to your favorite area waterpark and cool off!

Dog Days 2018

Take your best friend for a swim today at your favorite waterpark on September 8, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.! This awesome event allows you to bring your dog or dogs ($5 per dog) for a swim in YOUR favorite pool! Play fetch, throw a ball, have fun with your canine friends! Fee payable at the door.

Please download and fill out the attached waiver and bring with you to Dog Days 2018. 


Military Mondays

We salute our servicemen and women! Enjoy half off admission after 4 p.m. at your favorite NOVA Parks Waterpark with valid military ID! Discount is taken at the door only, no online ticket sales available. For more information contact the waterpark.

Mom, Pop & Tot Tuesdays

Tuesdays are great days to visit your favorite waterpark! Through the summer, kids enjoy half off admission after 4 p.m. with paying adult! Discount is taken at the door only, no online ticket sales available. For more information contact the waterpark.

Splashback Wednesdays

Visit us on a Wednesday, and get a discount to come see us again soon! Anytime you visit your favorite NOVA Parks Waterpark on Wednesdays throughout the summer, you’ll get a voucher to return and enjoy 50% off your next weekday visit within 7 days of date of purchase! This discount cannot be combined with other promotions. Discount is taken at the door only, no online ticket sales available. For more information contact the waterpark.

Family Fun Night!

Join us at you favorite NOVA Parks Waterpark every Thursday beginning at 4 p.m. for Family Fun Night! It’s a great way to enjoy Thursday afternoons in the summer and cool off! Discount is taken at the door only, no online ticket sales available. For more information contact the waterpark.


Pirate's Cove Waterpark
6501 Pohick Bay Drive
Lorton, VA 22079
United States

T 703-339-6102

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Amazing sand area, nice slides and spray area for younger kids, and two large tube slides for children 42" and taller. It's expensive for one day, but a season pass is reasonable. Clean and pretty, it's a very nice place to spend the day

Pirate's Cove Facebook page - 09/03/2015 by Petra Holden