Delivered October 17, 2019. Contributor: Jennifer P.
To gain insight into how parents feel about water parks, including what they like and dislike about water parks, what gets them to take their kids to a water park, as well as what factors would make them avoid one
It is noted that water parks tend to appeal to families and parents as a water activity that is relatively safe, compared to oceans, rivers, or lakes.
It is also noted that while water parks are liked because of all the various activity options, for parents with children of varying ages, water parks can be challenging tonavigate as a family.
Parents want at least some attractions at water parks that are appropriate and engaging to children of all ages, rather than individual activities aimed at specific age ranges.
It’s also noted that parents with young children might want someofthe standard water park features to be adapted to be more safe for small children, such as limiting depth on lazy rivers, or providing smaller inner tubesfor young children.
The amount of preparation required for a trip to the water park may be a challenge for some parents, who need to remember to pack extra supplies.