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No so much yesterday! I feel this is because the locals can no longer afford to spend a day with the family at the park. Overall, it is very nice, relaxing and fairly clean. Unfortunately, the pricing is not that of a small park, but more in step with what the major parks i.
Cedar Point, Six Flags, Kennywood charge. They also do not have any major attractions or large rides The service has become very lax in the last decade, but from what I understand, they treat the teenagers who work there terribly. The food is expensive as it is at all parks. Soak Zone is nice and we spent most of our day there. They have recently blocked many of the access roads from parking lots to the park and thus, there is much walking up hill to get back to your vehicle unless you land a prime spot!
It was disappointing that we bought the tickets and took a day off work and arrived to find some attractions closed for the day including the major water slide. Hopefully this will be the end of our trips to Idlewild This is a classic amusement park geared for smaller children and has a water park called Soak Zone. The kids liked the rides as mine are all 10 and under. The wait times were not long even though we were there on a Saturday.
The food in this place is way over priced and a lot of the locals were bringing food with them in coolers for picnics.
I highly recommend that. Soak Zone was very disappointing as two of their main slides were not operating. One was down due to a sensor and the other was down due to painting. I understand the sensor one with safety, however, how could you close a ride for painting in June when you had April or last fall to paint? That seemed ridiculous to me and seemed like a bit of a rip-off.
Bottom-line, it is good for younger children but bring your own food. There are plenty of restrooms and food vendors through out the park. The rides are age appropriate They were having too much fun on all the rides. I can't wait until our next visit! We go here at least once a year. The park is more relaxing then say Cedar Point and it is much more young kid oriented. Even younger kids, around 2, should be able to ride a lot with a parent or some assistance. Soak Zone is fun for the teens. Most teens would prefer to stay here most of the day.
The only real downside of Soak Zone is space.
The chairs are all in the sun so if you are looking for shade, too bad. As a four year premium season pass holder was very disturbed to get a call from my crying five year old this morning while on a TC for work. It was her first visit of the season and she was taking my sister as her buddy for free as a season pass holder for the day.
While, I didn't have the tickets I did have the confirmation id and receipt of payment for both mine and my daughter's season pass. They were turned away at the gate and escorted out by a security car as the gate attendant told my sister that kids are not allowed to bring a buddy-in follow-up I verified this was not the case nor has ever been as my daughter often takes her father on bring a buddy day. In follow-up the gate manager explained that the attendant had explained to him that my sister was trying to use my pass which was clearly not the case and she had explained she was my daughter's buddy.
Get your act together gate manager and fire this attendant ASAP before she ruins any other children's summer days and interuppts a busy professional mom's work day. My enthusiam for using this year's season pass has now seriously waned and we may only use them enough to get our money's worth. We apologize for any misunderstanding that occurred between your family and the gate attendant.
It is my understanding that our Guest Services Manager was able to rectify the situation immediately once the matter was brought to his attention, clearing up the miscommunication and getting your family through the gate. He informed me that when he met your family at Guest Services a short time later, your sister expressed her pleasure with how everything was rectified, and was very thankful that he reprinted your Season Pass voucher, so that you would have it when you visited for the first time this season.
We look forward to entertaining your family this summer. It's always a treat to go here. My daughter is 3. They have so many rides for little ones plus the storybook forest and then the climbing nets and ball pit The park is set in a wooded area. The trees offer great shade and it's a pretty setting.
We only saw the Thomas Show Meeting Daniel Tiger was very exciting for our daughter too. We always pack food. We just throw it in the wagon and there are picnic areas around the park. We did buy potato patch fries which were cold and old bummer! We didn't go to the soak zone this year. Maybe if you get to the park right at the opening, you will have time to do it all.
But we were there from about , and there were rides we didn't do
View our current specials, discounts and deals here. If you were a Summer Season Passholder or had a Preschool Play Pass in your family and you just. Idlewild & SoakZone is now closed for the season. Tickets, Deals, Discounts & Special Offers. Idlewild & SoakZone theme park tickets are the best way to enjoy a day of rides, shows, adventures, splashes, and family-fun.