About

The Bay Water Park is owned by the City of Kansas City and managed by Midwest Pool Management. The Bay Water Park is located in Kansas City, MO, at the intersection of Longview Road and Blue Ridge Blvd in south Kansas City.
Note: Due to road construction Longview Road, entering from the East (turning west onto Longview Road from Raytown Road) will be impassable. It is recommended that you enter from the west on Longview Road.
The Bay Water Park
7101 Longview Rd
Kansas City, MO 64134
(816) 965-9218
Midwest Pool Management:
(816) 350-2628

KCMO Parks Office:
(816) 513-7500

For employment opportunities, please contact Midwest Pool Management at MidwestPool.com or call (816) 350-2628.

Parties and Programs

Is your child’s birthday right around the corner? Make it a splish-splashin’ time they will never forget. The Bay has a great birthday package available for your child and eleven of their friends. All reservations must be made 7 days in advance. Parties are offered:

Monday through Friday at 1:00pm, 3:00pm, or 5:00pm
Saturdays and Sundays at 12:00pm, 2:00pm, 4:00pm, or 6:00pm

  • SURFIN’- exclusive use of the BayRider for 30 minutes, $30.00 add-on.  Package availability is limited to the first and last party of the day and spaces will fill quickly. All riders must be 48″ inches tall and have a signed participant waiver on file.

Simply Fun Party Package – $165

  • All day admission for 12 (2 adults and 10 children).
  • Reservation of the birthday area for 90 minutes.
  • A frozen treat from the concession stand!
  • A special t-shirt for the birthday child

Deluxe Party Package – $215

  • All day admission for 12 (2 adults and 10 children).
  • Reservation of the birthday area for 90 minutes
  • A hot dog, chips, drinks for each party guest
  • A special t-shirt for the birthday child

SuperDooper Party Package – $265

  • All day admission for 12 (2 adults and 10 children).
  • Reservation of the birthday area for 90 minutes
  • A hot dog, chips, drinks for each party guest
  • A special t-shirt for the birthday child
  • 15 postcard invitations with pre-paid postage
  • Table goods to serve 15 (plates, napkins, cups, plasticware)
  • Birthday Cupcakes: 1-1/2 dozen
Please contact us at:
(816) 350-2628
for reservations or additional information about
any of our programs or parties.

After-Hours Rentals

Looking to entertain, impress, or just have a good time in a family atmosphere? Individuals, groups and organizations can rent the entire water park, or parts of it, after normal operating hours for private parties:

  • All rentals must be a minimum of two hours in length.
  • Additional time reserved in 1/2 hour increments.
  • All rentals must be booked and approved at least three weeks in advance.
  • All regular pool rules apply during rentals.

Call our office at (816) 350-2628 for rental pricing

 

Drop-In Programming

Splash n Play-NEW DAYS BEGINNING JULY 1st

An ideal time for parents with children under the age of 10, avoid the crowds and lines  while the activity pool is open just for you.  Other areas of the facility are closed during this special program.  This very popular program is limited to the first 100 participants each day. Drop-in format, discounted rate for season pass holders

Price: $5 per child, $4 for season pass holders, parent/guardians are free

Dates: Monday and Wednesday (new days) 9:00-11:30am, June 2 through August 6

 

River Walking

Do you swim upstream? This is your opportunity to walk against the current in our lazy river. This is a great way to test your balance and strength in a low-impact way. Work at your own pace, no instructor to lead you but lifeguards to watch you progress over the course of the season.  Drop-in format, discounted rate for season pass holders

Price: $5 per visit, $4 for season pass holders

Time: 9:30-11:30am and 7:15-8:30pm

Dates: Monday and Wednesday June 2 through August 6, not offered June 30 or July 2

 

 

Session Registration Programming

Group Swim Lessons Bring your children ages 6 months and up to the Bay Water Park for group swim lessons. We have levels available for beginners to pre-swim team. Classes are 30 minutes in length. Pre-registration is required. Price: $50 per person / $40 for season pass holders Dates: Monday-Thursday Session 1: June 2-12 Session 2: June 16-26 Session 3: July 7-17 Session 4: July 21-July 31 9:15 am – 9:45am, 10:00 am – 10:30 or 10:45 am – 11:15 am

 

 

Private Swimming Lessons

Private lessons offer the greatest flexibility.  Your one-on-one private lesson includes four 30-minute classes with a trained instructor. Lessons are customized to meet the needs of everyone, including infants, children, adults and seniors. Pre-registration is required.

Price: $18 each or 4/$60, sorry no discounts for season pass holders

 

Junior LifeGUARD: Youth ages 10 to 15 are exposed to lifeguarding techniques, first aid, and CPR training. Leadership and responsibility are emphasized while learning the skills to become lifeguard certified. Ability to swim 50 meters and submerge underwater are required.  4 hours of job shadowing of current lifeguards when available. Successful completion of the Junior LifeGUARD program results in a FREE certification class prior to the 2014 summer.  Prizes for completing, competing and attending the entire program.  Class length is 75 minutes. Pre-registration is required.

Price: $50 per person / $40 for season pass holders Dates: Monday-Thursday Session 1: June 3-13 Session 2: June 17-27 Session 3: July 8-18 Session 4: July 22-August 1 9:15 am – 10:30am

 

GUARD Learn to Swim: Do you know how to swim?  How about swimming to the bottom of the pool for a dive ring or diving off the diving board?  This class is designed for those age 10 and older and offers beginner through intermediate swimming skills taught in a small class environment.  This class is ideal for the middle or high school student interested in learning basic and safe swimming skills.  Class length is 30 minutes. Pre-registration is required.

Price: $50 per person / $40 for season pass holders Dates: Monday-Thursday Session 1: June 3-13 Session 2: June 17-27 Session 3: July 8-18 Session 4: July 22-August 1 10:45am-11:15am and 7:15-7:45pm

 

 

 

2014 Facility Calendar (updated for 2014)

 

May 24            Opening day

May 26            Holiday Hours

June 2-12        Session 1: Swim Lessons and GUARD programs

June 16-26      Session 2: Swim Lessons and GUARD programs

July 4               Holiday Hours, no splash n play or lap swim

July 7-17         Session 3: Swim Lessons and GUARD programs

July 21-July 31  Session 4: Swim Lessons and GUARD programs

August 7         last day of Splash N Play and lap swim

August 13       Hickman Mills School District starts- modified hours begin

Mon-Thur-Closed

Friday-4-7 pm

Saturday 11am-8 pm

Sunday 11am-8pm

September 1   Holiday hours and last day of season

September 6  Dippin’ Dogs @ The Bay 12-2pm