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Lazy river at Pirate's Cay Indoor Waterpark at Fox River Resort in Sheridan, Illinois.Lazy river at Pirate's Cay Indoor Waterpark at Fox River Resort in Sheridan, Illinois.
on site activities

Pirate’s Cay™ Indoor Waterpark

CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE AND NORMAL OPERATIONS MAY BE SUBJECT TO CHANGE UPON REOPENING.

Ready to take the excitement up a notch and have a splashy, fun adventure while you live out your inner pirate? Then have we got a treasure waiting for you! Pirate’s Cay is our very own on property indoor waterpark, and it’s perfect for kids of all ages. You and your family will have so much fun racing down winding tubes and floating past the palm trees while you glide down the lazy river. The little ones will love getting drenched by dump buckets, shooting water guns, and climbing aboard Parrot’s Perch, a pirate ship playscape. We’ve got tubes and life jackets throughout the park, and if you forgot the pool toys or swim accessories, our onsite marketplace, The Treasure Chest, has lots to choose from.

  • Thursday to Monday: 12 pm to 8 pm

  • Tuesday to Wednesday: Closed

  • North side of property, near the indoor pool

  • (815) 496-3292

Pirate-Themed Waterpark*

  • Lazy river
  • 2 body slides
  • 2 tube slides
  • Kiddie playscape

*Tubes and life jackets are available throughout the park. Height, weight, and health restrictions based on state regulations for Water Park Operations. Regulations are posted throughout the park.

Waterslides in Pirate's Cay Indoor Waterpark at Fox River Resort in Sheridan, Illinois.

Ticket Prices

All Day Tickets*

  • Over 48”: $21.95 per person
  • Under 48”: $18.95 per person
  • Under 36”: Free
  • Locker Rentals: $10 per locker

*Guests obtain wristband upon arrival. Guests staying at property receive discounted rate.

Water feature in Pirate's Cay Indoor Waterpark at Fox River Resort in Sheridan, Illinois.

Group Pricing*

  • 12 or more Swimmers: $16 per person

*Group pricing offered in person only at the Water Park entrance or through Groupon Sales.
See Group Pricing Disclaimers for more information.

Waterslides in Pirate's Cay Indoor Waterpark at Fox River Resort in Sheridan, Illinois.

Parties

Standard: $209.95

  • 1 Hour Scheduled in the Party Room
  • 8 All Day Swimming Passes
  • 2 All Day Observer Passes
  • 2 Pitchers w/ 10 cups & unlimited refills (while in the party room only)
  • Additional Swimmers are $17.95 or add 5 Swimmers for 80.95
  • Additional Observers are $5.00

Deluxe: $239.95

  • 1 1/2 Hours Scheduled in the Party Room
  • 8 All Day Swimming Passes
  • 2 All Day Observer Passes
  • 2 Pitchers w/ 10 cups & unlimited refills (while in the party room only)
  • Two 14 inch pizzas with choice of Cheese, Pepperoni, or Sausage
  • For every 5 swimmers you add, you will get an additional 14 inch pizza
  • Additional Swimmers are $17.95 or add 5 Swimmers for $90.95
  • Additional Observers are $5.00

Supreme: $249.95

  • 1 1/2 Hours Scheduled in the Party Room
  • 8 All Day Swimming Passes
  • 2 All Day Observer Passes
  • 2 Pitchers w/ 10 cups & unlimited refills (while in the party room only)
  • Two 14 inch pizzas with choice of Cheese, Pepperoni, or Sausage
  • 8 Ice Cream Cups (Chocolate or Vanilla)
  • For every 5 swimmers you add, you will get an additional 14 inch pizza
  • For every swimmer you add, you will get an additional ice cream cup
  • Additional Swimmers are $18.95 or add 5 Swimmers for $95.95
  • Additional Observers are $5.00

*Observers are non-swimming guests. See Party Package Disclaimers for more information.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the price of admissions?

Go to Ticket Prices for more information.

Does the Water Park provide towels?

Although we do not provide towels we do have towels for sale in the Splash Store.

What type of swimwear is allowed?

Swimsuits are required, no cut-offs, jeans, athletic wear. Swimwear with exposed zippers, buckles, rivets or metal ornamentation are not permitted. Swim diapers are required for all children not toilet trained.

Can you leave and return to the park later?

Yes, the wristband allows you access to the park from open to close for full-day passes.

How can I pay for admission?

Cash, Credit cards, debit, gift certificates and SilverBucks. Sorry, we do NOT accept personal checks.

Do I still have to pay if I am not going in the water?

Yes, we are pleased offer a discounted rate of $10.00 for observers.

Do you offer group rates?

Yes, the Water Park offers group and party rates please call for more details. 903-534-8400 or visit our website.

Do you have a place for valuables?

It is best to leave them at home. Please don’t bring them into the park, leave them on a table in the park or leave them exposed in your car. Lock money and keys in a locker instead of keeping them in pockets where they may fall out in the rides. Pirate’s Cay Indoor Water Park is not responsible for items that are lost or stolen in the park or in the parking lots. (Locks are available for a $10 fee.) We recommend putting vehicle keys in a locker along with your valuables or securing them in one of our waterproof pouches available at the Splash Store so they don’t fall out of your pocket.

Are there height requirements on any of the rides?

Yes, all rides including the playscape slides have height requirements. See Rules & Disclaimers for more information.

Do you have life jackets and where do I get them?

Yes, life jacket stands are located throughout the Park. You may bring your own but may be asked to show the US coast guard approval on the jacket. All flotation devices must have the US Coastguard approval stamp to be used in the park. The use of non-Coastguard approved inflatable personal flotation devices is prohibited.

Do you have kid’s tubes? May I bring my own?

All tubes are available for adults and children, no outside tubes are allowed.

Do you have to use 3 or 5 day passes on consecutive days?

We also have ADD A DAY which can be used anytime for up to 7 days, ADD A Day can only be combined with the purchase of all-day regular price admission. Not valid in combination with discount or complimentary tickets. PLEASE NOTE: Guest MUST keep wristband on in order to use the Add a Day option.

Can I bring food/beverages into the park?

Outside food or beverages are not allowed, but we offer food and beverages, at the Wave Café featuring Subway® and Mama Deluca’s Pizza® located in the Water Park recreation building. NO coolers or ice chest of any kind.

What about water safety?

Professionally trained lifeguards are in charge at all times. We have fully certified lifeguards through out the park, as our guest, please obey all instruction from our Guards. The monitoring of your child is the responsibility of the parent or legal guardian. Lifeguards are present to ensure the safety of all of our guests. Children 14 years of age and younger found in the park without a parent or guardian will be asked to leave and may not return with out proper supervision.

Do you have changing facilities?

Yes, located in the Water Park recreation building.

What about my pet?

No pets are allowed in the facility.

Where do we go to inquire about lost items?

See a Ticketing window agent, for Lost and Found items.