Little Creek - Gator Water Park


JEB Little Creek’s Gator Pool is the most well-known Navy “Water Park” in Hampton Roads. Gator Pool features something for all swimming abilities with seven slides and a splash park to entertain the little ones. Just learning to swim? No problem! Parents can check out a life vest for free and have peace of mind while the entire family enjoys the pool. With families in mind, Gator Water Park boasts a reasonably priced snack bar for your food and beverage needs. Gator Pool also offers a large picnic pavilion available for rent for your summertime special occasion. Call for the cost for daily admission for the military and for guests. Season passes are also available.

Daily Prices

$10 daily visit - for active duty, retirees, Reservists and
eligible family members

$12 daily visit - for DoD and guests

Children ages two and younger are free.

Guests are limited to two per eligible sponsor.

Season Passes

Season passes are available for purchase at Rockwell Hall Gym and Gator Park. 

Season Pass Fees: 
One person: $80
Two people: $130
Three people: $190
Four people: $250
Five people: $310
Six people: $370

Party area reservations

There is a maximum of two parties per day. Groups are limited to 20 people beginning at 11 a.m. Additional guests must pay full price. Guest include both children and parents. The rental party fee is $350. All fees are non-refundable. Reservations must be made at Rockwell Hall Gym until June 20, and at Gator Water Park beginning June 20. 

Private Party Pool Reservations

Private parties may be reserved Tuesday to Sunday from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.

Rental Fee: 

$2,500 - includes all guest and three hours of private use from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. 

*For $5,000 the pool may be rented for private events during business hours holidays are excluded.  

Rules & Regulations

  • A valid military or DoD ID card is required upon entry.
  • All customers who enter the facility, regardless of purpose, will be charged the daily admission fee.
  • Children 10 years and older must present an ID card upon entry and have it in their possession for the duration of their stay at the facility.
  • Children between the ages of 10 and 17 who cannot complete a swim test cannot be left unattended. They must be under constant supervision (within arms reach) of an individual, 18 years or older, with proper ID.
  • The aquatics team is not responsible for lost or stolen personal items.
  • When the pool has reached capacity, customers may enter only as an equal number of customers leave, on a first-come, first-served basis.

Pool and Deck Behavior

  • All customers must obey lifeguards and/or aquatic team members.
  • Running on the pool deck is prohibited.
  • Diving is not permitted.
  • Only U.S. Coast Guard approved life jackets are permitted.
  • Life jackets are not permitted on large water slides.
  • Swim test must be passed in order to enter deep water and for children, ages 10 to 17, to be left alone, and only if they are an ID card carrying military eligible family member (subject to the managers' judgment).
  • Horseplay (pushing, dunking, throwing, shoulder carrying, etc.) is not permitted.
  • Gymnastics (flips, back dives, etc.) off the side of the pool are not permitted.
  • Playing or tampering with safety equipment is prohibited.
  • Excessive breath holding and drown proofing are not permitted.
  • Children who are not potty trained must be in both a swim diaper and a bathing suit.
  • Standing or swimming in front of slides is prohibited.
  • Headfirst slides are prohibited. Seated position or on the back, facing forward only.
  • Only one person may go down the slides at a time.
  • Avoid stopping on slides.
  • No toys or face masks allowed.
  • No noodles or floats are allowed in main pool. 

Splash Navy Swim Test

In order to borrow a deep end wrist band for the day, swimmers must have a Youth Navy Swim License by demonstrating the following minimum standards:

  • Swim one pool length (minimum 25 yards) unassisted and without rest. Swimmers must use a recognizable swim stroke for the entire distance.
  • Tread water for a minimum of 60 seconds.
  • Jump into the deep end of the pool and return to the surface.
  • Exit the pool unassisted.
  • *Swimmers may be reassessed as needed even after receiving a Youth Navy Swim License.

Splash Park & Wading Pool Rules

  • Parents must actively supervise their children.
  • Running on the pool deck and in Splash Park is prohibited.

Gator Floats Rules

  • No more than three people at a time are allowed on a single Gator Float.
  • All movement is from the bathhouse to the big slide.
  • When patrons reach the far side, they must exit the pad area.
  • If a patron falls off, they must clear the area. There is no climbing back up on the pads.

Rock Wall Rules

  • Must pass the swim test to participate.
  • One at a time on rock wall.
  • Exit the drop zone at the closest exit point as you fall in, avoiding slid drop zone.
  • May be closed for safety concerns during peak swimming times.

Gator Bites Snack Bar

  • Cheeseburgers • Pizza • Chips • Ice Cream •Candy • Drinks • Healthy options also available

  • No outside food or drinks (with the exception of water).