The Recreation Department, in cooperation with the Wisconsin Park and Recreation Association, is offering discount admission tickets to several area attractions. Tickets will be available for sale May 9 through August 19 at the Recreation Department (tickets will not be sold on our online site) during the following hours: 8:00am-4:00pm Monday through Thursday and 8:00am-11:00am on Friday. Discount tickets will also be sold June 9th through August 14th at the Mount Horeb Family Aquatic Center daily from 1:00-6:00pm unless the pool is closed due to inclement weather, a swim team meet, other program, or an unforeseen circumstance. Inquire at the front desk. Sorry, credit cards are not accepted as payment for discount tickets (cash or check only).
ANY DAY: GATE Price: $70.03 YOUR Price: $47.00 (children 2 and under are free)
WPRA WEEK (July 2-10 ONLY): GATE Price: $71.06 YOUR Price: $36.00 (children 2 and under are free)
Please note: One day parking is approximately $25.00 per vehicle.
Description: Great America has just about every kind of ride for every kind of rider. They have seven miles of intense coaster tracks in addition to family-pleasers like their classic carousel. Don’t forget about the great, wet rides at Hurricane Harbor, their in-park waterpark! Great America phone number 847-249-1776.
House on the Rock
Adult Age 18 and older GATE Price: $29.95 YOUR Price: $23.00
Child Age 4-17 GATE Price: $15.95 YOUR Price: $14.00 (children 2 and under are free)
Description: Alex Jordan’s retreat built atop a chimney of rock opened to the public in 1960. Since those early days, it has grown into an attraction with many buildings, exhibits and collections. You will explore some of the world’s most unique collections including the world’s largest carousel, a 200′ sea creature, automated music machines and much more.
Season: March 10 to November 13, 2016. House on the Rock phone number 608-935-3639.
Milwaukee County Zoo
Adult Age 13 and older GATE Price: $14.25 YOUR Price: $11.00
Child Age 3-12 GATE Price: $11.25 YOUR Price: $9.00 (children 2 and under are free)
Description: Recognized as one of the finest zoological parks in the country, the Milwaukee County Zoo serves to educate, entertain and inspire. Under the care of trained animal staff, our animal collection is presented with enrichment opportunities to keep their minds active and healthy. Flying, Crawling & Jumping into the Zoo this summer is our special robotic bug exhibit. The lush outdoor garden will be filled with giant animatronic bugs that move, spread their wings and spray you with water! Note: Parking is approximately $12 per vehicle. Milwaukee Zoo phone number 414-256-5412.
Mount Olympus Water & Theme Park
Ticket GATE Price: $48.03 YOUR Price: $10.00 (children 2 and under are free)
Description: The ultimate Dells adventure offering indoor & outdoor theme parks and waterparks. With Hades 360, the worlds first upside-down wooden rollercoaster. The park also features 7 go karts, 5 rollercoasters, 44 waterslides, Poseidon’s Rage – with waves up to 9 feet tall, 3 lazy rivers, amusement rides and much more. Season: May 28th – Sept 5th, 2016. Note: Parking is approximately $15 per vehicle. Mt. Olympus phone number 1-800-800-4997.
Ticket GATE Price: $41.62 YOUR Price: $27.00 (children under 36″ are free)
Description: Noah’s Ark is America’s Largest Waterpark! We take great pride in our ability to offer safe, clean fun for the entire family. Whether it’s a ride down our award-winning, one-of-a-kind water roller coaster, Black Anaconda, a splash at our award-winning Tadpole Bay kids area, or an afternoon spent floating down Adventure and Endless lazy rivers, Noah’s Ark Waterpark truly offers something for all ages! Season: May 28 – September 5, 2016 Note: Parking is $6.00 per day. Noah’s Ark phone number 608-254-6351.