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WhoaZone at Whihala Beach, located in northwest Indiana’s beautiful city of Whiting, offers a full day of family fun. Featuring our action-packed floating obstacle course, shaded seating rentals and the SnackZone concessions and beach store. We offer a full day of active entertainment that’s great for the whole family.  We even host the best group events and birthday parties!

Whihala Beach is the area’s best kept secret featuring a beautiful white sandy beach on Lake Michigan, lots of parking, restrooms, concessions and a safe place for summer family fun! 

2024 Hours

WHOAZONE: June 15 – Aug 18
      11am – 6pm daily, weather permitting

SNACK ZONE Concessions & Beach Store
      12pm-5pm, based upon beach crowds & weather

Waiver

All guests using the WhoaZone at Whihala Beach must first sign the waiver. Speed up your check-in on the day by signing the waiver online in advance.

Jump. Slide. Bounce. Splash. Relax.

WhoaZone features our award-winning inflatable on-water Wibit obstacle courses that provide hours of high-energy fun for all ages.

The WhoaZone is designed to ensure every guest has an amazing experience. Our floating obstacle course is perfect for those seeking over-the-top adventures and mind-blowing acrobatic thrills. For the not-so-thrill-seekers, we’ve got your relaxing day at the water covered too!

Frequently Asked Questions

Have a question? Check our FAQ section.

Park Rules

To ensure your safety in the sports park, please comply with the following rules:

  • Only use during the official open hours!
  • Only use in the presence of a guard!
  • Do not use in darkness or when there is lightning!
  • Do not jump from high products onto other objects or people!
  • Use the products responsibly to ensure you don’t injure yourself or others!
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Ensure there are no people or objects in the water before jumping from any area of the park!

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Do not dive underneath the products!

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No access to children under the age of 7 years old on the WhoaZone obstacle course. 

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No diving or sliding head first!

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No access to the park with any objects from the outside of the facility! 

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No access to the aqua park with any type of food or drink! Outside food & non-glass beverages are allowed in Meadowmere Park.

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No access to the park after consuming alcohol!

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No smoking within the park!

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No access to the park after consuming drugs!

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For safety reasons do not access if you are pregnant!

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Remove watches, jewelry, keys, or other sharps objects before entering the park!

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The park is not responsible for any lost or stolen items!

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Only access the park after registration with the operator!

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No access to people smaller than 45″ inches (1,10 m)!

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Swimmers only!

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The guard may expel people who endanger their own safety or that of the safety of others from the park!

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Use of a life vest is required!

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We highly recommend the use of sunscreen throughout your playtime at the park!

THE OWNER/OPERATOR CANNOT BE HELD RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY ACCIDENTS THAT OCCUR DUE TO IMPROPER USE OF THE WHOAZONE PARK OR BY NOT FOLLOWING THE SAFETY RULES ABOVE.

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.99 online & in person, based upon availability. WhoaZone aqua socks help you enjoy your splash with more grip & less slip. 

Shoes of any type with a hard bottom or shoes with no back are not permitted.  Management has final approval on any and all footwear allowed on the equipment.  

  • WHAT ITEMS ARE PROHIBITED AT WHIHALA BEACH?

    • Alcoholic beverages & glass containers
    • Non US Coast Guard approved personal floatation devices
    • Fires or grills on the beach or the parking lots
    • Animals or pets during beach season
  • CAN I USE MY SELFIE STICK OR GOPRO ON THE WHOAZONE INFLATABLES?

    Selfie sticks are NOT allowed on the WhoaZone obstacle courses due to the danger of injuring others as well as possibly damaging the equipment.  GoPro style cameras are allowed on the WhoaZone obstacle courses however, WhoaZone is not responsible for lost or damaged cameras/phones and no one is allowed to dive under the equipment to retrieve it if lost.   BRING AND USE AT YOUR OWN RISK!

  • WHAT SHOULD I DO IF THERE IS A STOPPED TRAIN BLOCKING THE ENTRANCE?

    Text us at 219-234-2615 to let us know. We will work with you to push your session back or provide an alternate entrance route to you.

  • ARE SEASON PASSES OR MEMBERSHIPS AVAILABLE?

    No, Season Passes / Memberships are not available at WhoaZone Whihala Beach. 

  • HOW ARE YOU RESPONDING TO COVID-19?

    We’ve operated safely in 2021 & 2022 by closely following all state and local guidelines, as well as implementing additional safety protocols. This included reducing the number of participants on the WhoaZone and following any changes made by county, city or state such as social distancing and mask mandates indoors. We will continue to follow necessary guidelines and ensure our guest and team safety is top priority for 2023.

  • Park Rules

    To ensure your safety in the sports park, please comply with the following rules:

    • Only use during the official open hours!
    • Only use in the presence of a guard!
    • Do not use in darkness or when there is lightning!
    • Do not jump from high products onto other objects or people!
    • Use the products responsibly to ensure you don’t injure yourself or others!

    Plan Your Visit

    Ensure there are no people or objects in the water before jumping from any area of the park!

    Plan Your Visit

    Do not dive underneath the products!

    Plan Your Visit

    No access to children under the age of 7 years old on the WhoaZone obstacle course. 

    Plan Your Visit

    No diving or sliding head first!

    Plan Your Visit

    No access to the park with any objects from the outside of the facility! 

    Plan Your Visit

    No access to the aqua park with any type of food or drink! Outside food & non-glass beverages are allowed in Meadowmere Park.

    Plan Your Visit

    No access to the park after consuming alcohol!

    Plan Your Visit

    No smoking within the park!

    Plan Your Visit

    No access to the park after consuming drugs!

    Plan Your Visit

    For safety reasons do not access if you are pregnant!

    Plan Your Visit

    Remove watches, jewelry, keys, or other sharps objects before entering the park!

    Plan Your Visit

    The park is not responsible for any lost or stolen items!

    Plan Your Visit

    Only access the park after registration with the operator!

    Plan Your Visit

    No access to people smaller than 45″ inches (1,10 m)!

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    Swimmers only!

    Plan Your Visit

    The guard may expel people who endanger their own safety or that of the safety of others from the park!

    Plan Your Visit

    Use of a life vest is required!

    Plan Your Visit

    We highly recommend the use of sunscreen throughout your playtime at the park!

    THE OWNER/OPERATOR CANNOT BE HELD RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY ACCIDENTS THAT OCCUR DUE TO IMPROPER USE OF THE WHOAZONE PARK OR BY NOT FOLLOWING THE SAFETY RULES ABOVE.

    Save Time & Book Online!

    Book your next visit to WhoaZone at Whihala Beach now.

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