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Parks and Recreation

Wave Country


2320 Two Rivers Parkway

Manager - Matt Oberbreckling

Employment Opportunities

Wave Country is currently accepting applications for the 2018 season. We are currently looking for lifeguards, concessions attendants and cooks, front gate attendants, and clean up crew. Wave Country offers a competitive pay plan, a fun work environment, and a flexible work schedule. Must be 15 years of age to apply. To apply please print and complete an employment application. Please return the application by way of scan and email to Matt Oberbreckling.


Lifeguard is the highest paying position. If you are not currently a certified American Red Cross lifeguard we can certify you for free. Lifeguards work the wave pool and the slides.

Concession's attendants and cooks

These positions work in our climate controlled concession stand. Duties range from simple order taking to cooking burgers, fries, and pizza.

Front gate attendants

Front gate attendants work primarily at the front gate but also have stations at locker rental and the slides. They are also responsible for picking up floats and performing simple office task as well.

Cleanup Crew

This position does a little of everything. Primary duties involve simple cleaning task that range from sweeping to emptying trash but can also include stations on the slides and the kiddie pool.

If you have any question regarding employment at Wave Country please email Matt Oberbreckling. Wave Country is a great summer job for kids. Whether this is your first job or just something for the summer before going back to school, we take great pride in helping our young people navigate the employment experience.

Admission Prices

Adult (13 years and older) - $12.00
Child (3 years to 12 years) - $10.00*
Child (2 years and under) - FREE
Spectator - Everyone entering Wave Country must pay the appropriate admission fee listed above.

*Rates are half-price for children Monday through Thursday, 3–5:00 p.m. Not applicable on holidays.
*Children 12 years old and under must be accompanied by an adult over 18 years of age.

Print and, upon entry, present the coupon below for $2.00 off the admission price. Bring one coupon for each member of your party.

$2.00 Off Wave Country Coupons - Printer Friendly Version


See complete information on our Membership Privileges page.

Birthday Packages

See our Birthday Party Packages page.

wave country collage - activities at wave country

One of the area's only wave-action swimming pools! Ride the waves or just let them lap at your feet. There are calm, "non-wave" periods, also. You have access to two water flumes, two speed slides, and one kiddie slide! Must be 48 inches tall to ride the flume slides and the speed slides. There's even a kiddie pool with water dropping features and a children's playground. Your admission includes floats. However, the supply of floats is limited. Extensive fast-food concessions available as well! You may also bring your own food and drink in a cooler. We do not allow glass containers or alcohol. Your bags and coolers are checked upon entry. Shaded areas are limited as are the Super Umbrella areas. Super Umbrella areas are first come, first served. We suggest bringing your own chairs and a popup tent.

Proper Swimming Attire Rules

  1. Clothing such as cut-off shorts or other frayed materials that can damage pool filtration systems are not allowed.
  2. For health and sanitation requirements, children under age three, anyone who is not fully toilet trained or incontinent must wear a swim diaper.
  3. To maintain a family-friendly environment, adult swim suits of a sexually suggestive nature, including thongs, string bikinis or see-through clothing, are not allowed.
  4. For their protection, preschool-aged children and older should be dressed in modest, swim-appropriate clothing. This includes no underwear visible for boys, and some type of top that is not see through for girls.

Metro does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, sex, color, national origin, religion, or disability in admission to, access to, or operations of its programs, services, or activities. For accessibility inquiries, call (615) 862-8400.

Wave Country Schedule

  • May 26, 2018 – August 3, 2018: Open 7 days a week
  • August 4, 2017 – September 2, 2018: Open Saturdays and Sundays only
  • September 3, 2018: Final day open

Hours of Operation

  • Monday through Thursday: 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
  • Friday and Saturday: 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
  • Sunday: 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Holiday Hours

  • Memorial Day: 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
  • July 4th: 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
  • Labor Day: 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.