Water Park Outfits: 27 Ideas on What to Wear to a Water Park

Water Park Outfits for women: Feeling overheated, or tired of the blazing sun? Time to head towards a waterpark to splash around in the swimming pools and enjoy your time in the indoor or outdoor playground, with all the water rides and slides. Not only is it a great way to spend a day in the water with your friends or family but it is the perfect way to beat the heat and cool off. If you haven’t gotten the chance to visit a waterpark gather your family and friends and plan a trip for a day full of adventure and relaxation. We have curated a few outfits for you to get some inspiration from to look effortlessly cute and fashionable as you plan your next visit to a waterpark.

How to Dress for the Water Park?

Styling water park outfits is super simple and easy. You do not need a lot of items of clothing to put together an outfit. The main goal is to enjoy your day without having wardrobe malfunctions. Summer is all about beautiful colors, and patterns. Today most brands sell gorgeous two-piece swimsuits, bikinis, and swimwear. Choose colors that suit your skin tone and look flattering on you. Pair a hat and keep a coverup with you if you plan on hanging around the poolside. You are good to go if you pair a mesh coverup with a solid-colored swimsuit of your choice and some cute flip-flops, a pair of sunglasses and a straw hat.

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Tips on Styling Water Park Outfits

-Wear a swimsuit that does not get see-through when it gets wet.
-Wear flip-flops and avoid any footwear that may become slippery or has a heel.
-Keep a coverup with you as it gets chilly when you get out of the water, as well as to walk around the park in or while waiting in line for the next ride.
-Wear swimsuits that fit you properly so there aren’t any chances of a wardrobe malfunction, so you don’t have to constantly adjust the suit and to achieve a flattering look.
-Don’t forget to keep a towel, a change of clothing as well as a bag to keep all your essentials in.

↓ 27 – Matching Water Park Outfits

Matching outfit is always a cute idea, especially if it’s matching with your babies. It looks great for pictures and is such a wholesome idea seeing tiny versions of yourselves in the same outfit as you. Here we have yellow floral swimsuits perfect for summer

↓ 26 – With a Kimono

Kimonos are a great cover-up for your swimsuit after you are done being in the water. This outfit is really cute as you can wear the shorts and the kimono over your swimsuit, and it acts as a cover-up and also as a fully-fledged new outfit to walk around the park in before or after you’re done with the rides. Add a hat to protect yourself from the sun, and a tote bag for your essentials. Here are some more Kimono Outfit Ideas.

↓ 25 – Ombre Water Park Outfits

Summer is all about bright colors, and here we have an ombre swimsuit in blue and pink shades. This one-piece looks beautiful, and you can pair a white button-up shirt as a cover-up and wear some flip flops with it. One-piece suits are great if you do not want to show too much skin and look very trendy as well.

↓ 24 – Retro Water Park Outfits

Here we have a 70’s inspired swimsuit, a black and white polka dot swimsuit paired with a beige hat. It looks super cute and retro with the ruched style all over the swimsuit. If you love vintage fashion this look is perfect for you.

↓ 23 – Striped Water Park Outfits

This swimsuit isn’t an ordinary striped swimsuit. I love all the beautiful colors in it: white, orange, and pink, perfect shades for the summer. Its super cute and the top matches the bottom. Its not very heavily patterned for people who want a subtle but a cute, patterned swimsuit.

↓ 22 –  UPF Protection Swim Wear

If you are spending all day out under the sun you might as well add an extra layer of protection from the sun. Swimsuits now come with UPF 50 protection, and the long sleeves not only protect you from getting a sunburn, but the outfit will also protect you from harmful rays of the sun.

↓ 21 – Colorful Geometric Patterns

If you are a fan of colorful patterns like me, you will want to opt for a funky geometric patterned swimsuit. Here we have the bikini paired with some dainty jewelry. Make sure to take off your expensive jewelry before you take a dip in the water.


↓ 20 – Ruffles

Here we have a two-piece swimsuit with high waisted bottoms and a ruffled off the shoulder top. The ruffles on the top add the most effortlessly cute detail to the entire outfit. You can wear flipflops with this outfit and you ready to go.

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↓ 19 – Sunshine

If you plan on simply hanging around the pool or perhaps changing into a swimsuit later on and want to look cute for pictures, here is a very gorgeous outfit. Its quite simple, but the top and that knotted style looks so great paired with some wide leg comfy trousers, a straw bag, and some comfy slippers.

↓ 18 – With a Skirt

Long silk skirts are so comfy and breathable to stroll around the park in. Pair it up with a cropped sleeveless top, wedges and carry a bag with a change of clothes for you. Accessorize with a cute headband.

↓ 17 – How to Style Coverups with your Water Park Outfits?

Here is a gorgeous, embroidered mesh cover-up that can be worn on top of your bikini. You can make coverups the statement piece of your outfit as they come in all sorts of materials, colors, and patterns. They cover up just the right amount of your outfit, so your swimsuit is still visible underneath. It’s also a perfect way to accessorize your outfit. You can even wear sheer dresses, tunics, kaftans, or sarongs as beach coverups.

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↓ 16 – With White Trousers

Looking for a cute summer water park outfit? Here we have some white flowy trousers with some gold button details around the zipper. You can pair these trousers with essentially any summer top you’ve got, and the outfit will look great. Here we have a green tank top paired with some flip flops and a round straw bag. Here are some more Fabulous Ideas on How to Wear White Wide Legged Pants.

↓ 15 – The One with the White Blouse

Denim shorts are always a great option as they are so easy to style, here we have a lacey mesh white top which is extremely flowy and will even double up as a coverup after you are done enjoying the park. Pair up sunglasses, a hat, and a bag for essentials.

Where to Buy: White Tunic

↓ 14 – Water Park Outfits for Women Over 50

Ladies never shy away from color and try experimenting with bright colors. Pair bright blue shorts with a cute, patterned top preferably with colors that match the shorts. Add comfy footwear and you are ready to go.

↓ 13 – The Perfect White Dress

White dresses are an essential in everyone’s closet and double up as a coverup over your bikini. Add a bandana, a backpack, and sunglasses and you are ready for the fun-filled day.

↓ 12 – With Button Up Tops

A great way to style your outfits is by keeping the swimwear plain and wearing a patterned button-up on top.

Where too Buy: Button Up Shir

↓ 11 – Jumpsuits for a Water Park  

These breathable jumpsuits are super comfy and look amazing. Pair a straw hat and a tote bag for your swimwear etc.


↓ 10 – Animal Print Bathing Suits

Gotta love some animal print! Here we have a one-piece bathing suit, paired with a long cardigan coverup, a straw hat and some cute slipper.


↓ 9 –  One Piece Water Park Outfits

One piece bathing suits are perfect for you if you do not want to show too much skin and look great in all sorts of color ways and patterns. Here we have a two toned black and white swimsuit and I think it looks lovely.

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↓ 8 – By the Pool

This lavender color is so beautiful, and I adore this outfit. The two-piece bathing suit is so well fitted and if you plan on lounging around the pool after the rides you can pair a matching button up on top. These oversized button ups are great as they give you the right amount of coverage and you don’t feel overheated in them either. You can accessorize with minimal jewelry such as rings or a bracelet and a straw hat as well.

↓ 7 – For Teenagers

These sporty styled bathing suits are comfortable and modest. The high waisted bottoms stay intact, and you don’t have to worry about adjusting them throughout the day. Pair your swimsuit up with some flip flops and you are ready to go.

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↓ 6 – Palm Trees

You can always mix and match your bikinis and wear a patterned bottom with a plain ruffled top. The ruffles really add an oomph to your outfit, and so does the cut of that bottom.

↓ 5 – For Plus Size Women

I absolutely love the color of this bathing suit, and this one piece is surely one of the trendiest I have seen. The plaid pattern around the chest gives the illusion of a bikini top when it is in fact a one-piece outfit. You can always pair the outfit with a pair of gold earrings and some flip flops.

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↓ 4 – Beachy Coverups for Water Parks

Your sheer laced or mesh dresses or tunics can always double up as coverups to wear on top of your bikinis. If you want to enjoy the water rides this outfit is great for you, as it is breathable and covers you up and even if the dress rides up you are wearing a bathing suit under it so you have nothing to worry about.

↓ 3 – How to Style Trendy Water Park Outfits?

This long belted, blue, and white tie-dye coverup is so trendy. If you do not like walking around the park in your bathing suit this is a perfect outfit for you as it will make all the heads turn, is modest, protects you from the sun, and looks effortlessly cute. 

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↓ 2 – Cute Water Park Outfits

This bathing suit is a one-piece but the cut out in the middle gives the illusion of a two-piece swimsuit. I love this style so much, as well as the color and you can wear a straw hat, white shades and some beaded or threaded bracelets to go with it. The bow detail is everything!

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↓ 1 –  Flattering Water Park Outfits

Looking for a flattering look? Try opting for a well-fitted bathing suit, and a color that suits you. You don’t always have to show a lot of skin in order to look flattering, the patterns and cuts of the bikini matter too. The scalloped design all around the swimsuit looks amazing.


Frequently Asked Questions

Q. Where to Buy Water Park Outfits?

Nordstrom Pacifica Cover-Up Tunic
Kohls Colorblock 7 Fold Fan Tank
Andie Swim Leopard Swimsuit
Victoria’s Secret Monaco V-Hardware Bralette Swim Top

Q. What can moms wear to Water Parks?

A. For moms, if you don’t want to show a lot of skin wear one-piece bathing suits. You can opt for all kinds of patterns and colors. If you need an outfit to visit the park, or for the rides, you can wear a loose tunic or a blouse with denim shorts. You can accessorize with a tote bag, or a straw bag to keep everything you need for yourself or your children. You can even wear matching outfits with your family.

Q. What type of fabrics can be worn to a water park?

A. You need clothing that is quick-drying for example nylon or polyester. Spandex is also a good fabric; most bathing suits are made of nylon and spandex. You can even opt for waterproof suits or clothes if you want to enjoy the rides but don’t want to get too wet. Do not wear cotton shirts or fabric that tends to take a lot of time to dry as you may catch a cold.

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