WaveHouse San Diego exhilarates guests with a nonstop beach party that spans four restaurants, various bars, wave machines, and a 400,000-gallon saltwater pool. Guests catch 10-foot waves in the FlowBarrel, which pumps 100,000 gallons of water per minute to simulate the powerful waves and inter-island motorways of Hawaii. After a session of backflips and wipeouts, surfers can fuel up on burgers and brews at the Bar & Grill before grooving out to a live show on the outdoor stage.
The instructors at Waterworks Aquatics believe anyone can learn to swim, no matter their age. This belief drives each instructor-led session, accommodating everyone from babies as young as 3 months old who are just getting acquainted with the water, to older children learning more advanced strokes and adults learning to swim for the first time. The instructors focus on teaching stroke techniques that utilize muscle memory and rhythms that are easy to grasp, while cultivating a fun, relaxed environment to help reduce students' anxiety. They lead private, semiprivate, group, and Parent and Me lessons, all of which move at the pace of the swimmers' abilities. Beyond bestowing swimmers with efficient form, the lessons also help them stay safe in the water by teaching them how to control their breathing, reduce unnecessary movement, and stay completely still in the presence of pool krakens to avoid begin seen.
In the middle of The Wave Waterpark, people lie upon colorful rafts that float gently down the lazy river. It’s a serene way to soak up some rays and keep cool. But in the center of the lazy river, separated by raised concrete and a foot bridge, an adventure awaits: the Flow Rider. This simulated surfable ocean wave dares visitors to try and hang ten without falling off their boards into the safe, if rollicking waters.
These two attractions represent the broad spectrum of activity at The Wave, a family-friendly destination equally suited to mild-mannered relaxation, adventurous fun, or something in between. Other rides include a tangle of waterslides, such as the Slam Dunk, an enclosed-tunnel body slide with plenty of twists, and Rippity’s Rainforest, a kid-friendly playground gushing with fountains and waterfalls.
From April to September, lifeguards teach swim lessons in the park’s competition pool for kids as young as 6 months, as well as adults. The Wave is also an ideal spot for birthday parties, with rental cabanas that can fit as many as 30 people or one enormous birthday clown, and a Surf Spot Grill that refuels revelers with burgers, burritos, and pizza.
When outsiders look at a shimmering outdoor swimming pool, they see sun, relaxation, and refreshing dips—not the hours of work that it takes to keep the pool working properly. Understanding this common disconnect, the trained technicians at Everything Swimming Pools oversee all phases of swimming pool and spa ownership, from installation and restoration to regular maintenance services. The licensed and insured contractors handle pool chores large and small so that owners can simply enjoy the benefits of their watering holes, such as hosting pool parties and breaking elephants' fevers. The team's ongoing services include weekly maintenance visits for both pools and spas, which ensure that chemicals stay balanced, surfaces stay clean, and filtration systems work properly.
Jet ski rentals from Action Sports Rentals provide two hours of high-speed water-whacking fun. A maximum of three medium- to full-sized humans can hop aboard the Yamaha VX Sport wave-runner, equipped with a four-cylinder, 20-valve engine for outrunning marina cops or rocket-powered sea-lions. With four oceanside locations, Action Sports provides Jacques Cousteau-Knievels with multiple sites for aqueous adventuring—tour the fisheries at Dana Landing, take in the great blue splendor at Paradise Point, see the sea sights at Cornado Bay, or settle a score with a gull at Hilton Bay Mission Resort. Wet suits and life-vests are provided.