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The Wave Pool

5 Hopkins St | Lois Hancey Aquatic Centre, Richmond Hill, Ontario L4C 0C1, Canada
+1 905-508-9283
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Reasonable fun swim, could do with some renovations

Very price effective fun for family or simple leisure swim; can be much less crowded than other... read more

Reviewed 3 March 2018
mike p
Great Wave Machine

Kids centered. Covered slide is good. Walk in beach. The Wave machine is one of best in GTA only... read more

Reviewed 3 March 2018
42rosewood
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Richmond Hill, Canada
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The Wave Pool will be closed for waterslide replacement, wave machine and deck lighting upgrades from September 6 to December 9, 2016. Please see updated post on December 9, 2016 for updated information.
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  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“pool area” (3 reviews)
“life guards” (2 reviews)
“kids love” (2 reviews)
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Hours Today: 11:30 AM - 7:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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5 Hopkins St | Lois Hancey Aquatic Centre, Richmond Hill, Ontario L4C 0C1, Canada
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

Very price effective fun for family or simple leisure swim; can be much less crowded than other Richmond Hill pools. Parking available, at peak times may need to use the street. Interconnected pools allow for variety and families; the pool has been around for a...More

Thank mike p
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

Kids centered. Covered slide is good. Walk in beach. The Wave machine is one of best in GTA only one in Richmond Hill area. Life guards are actually friendly. Have had experience with good swim instructors.

Thank 42rosewood
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Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

Fantastic place. The staff is nice, the facility clean and best part... alot of fun for the whole family.

Thank eveningsky
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Reviewed 23 October 2017

I was impressed with the cleanliness of the swimming pool and pool area and with staff particularly the lifeguards.

Thank GrantFamilyToronto
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Reviewed 28 August 2017

The swimming pool is clean and the lifeguards are alert and helpful, the kids really enjoyed it, but the changing room could be cleaner and better equipped (hairdryer for example).More

Thank Ozra
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Marcia V, Guest Relations Manager at The Wave Pool, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2017

Hi Ozra, We are glad you enjoyed your time at the Wave Pool. Thank you for alerting us to the state of the change rooms. We pride ourselves on keeping our facilities clean for public use. We will look into the state of the change...More

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Reviewed 19 July 2017

Great place to take children to spend an afternoon - very clean - staff very friendly and lifeguards are always on alert - Would recommend that you bring your camera to take pictures of your child when they try to play in the waves. The...More

Thank ryan2004
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Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

We always go to wave pool few times a year. My daughter loves to go more but I usually can't make it all the time. Kids love this. It's good for adults too if they love kids because so many kids will be in the...More

Thank marjanm1
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Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Took my 6 year old son here on Saturday late afternoon. Overall it was a good size pool and waves were pretty strong. Lots of pool toys, life jackets, and floaters. They had a small warm water pool for smaller kids too. Even had 2...More

1  Thank JWBKC
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Reviewed 2 September 2016

So we begin our adventure by looking for a website of this place...nope...there it would have had info about the pool and their policies but...NOPE. I took my elderly mother and 2 sons. Plans were for my mom and i to lounge and the boys...More

4  Thank lisa2535
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Reviewed 17 January 2016

This is not a swimming pool, rather somewhere to spend time with your kids and enjoy going with the ups and downs of artificial waves. Facility is usually clean and sufficient number of showers in the changing rooms. Sunday afternoons tend to get super busy,...More

2  Thank m_ghafoori
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