The Elfs Lodge Trading Post


The Elfs Lodge Trading Post is at the water park in Santa’s Village, and features towels, bathing suits, and many other awesome gifts & souvenirs. Stop by when you’re soaking up the sun & fun at Ho Ho H2O, Polar Paradise, the Joy Ride Slides, or Poogee Penguin’s Splash Pad!

Merry Mess Hall

The Merry Mess Hall at the Elfs Lodge is the restaurant at Santa’s Water Park, featuring: waffle fries plates, flatbread pizza, and soft serve ice cream. Dine on the deck overlooking the water park. Delicious!

Polar Paradise

The Polar Paradise interactive water play area for children and families to enjoy together includes multiple spray zones, and multiple small slides that drop into a two-feet-deep pool.  Swim diapers are available at the at the Elfs Lodge, and must be worn by children not yet toilet trained.  There are no height restrictions to use the spray zones or the extra-wide teal-colored water slide.

Typically open from late May through early September, provided air temperatures reach at least 65 degrees (our water is not heated).  Enjoyment of Polar Paradise is included in the price of admission.

Physical Requirements

Children must be at least 36 inches tall to use the these Polar Paradise water slides: the red-and-white candy cane slide, the translucent blue covered slide, and the rainbow-colored multi-lane slide. Sliders must ride feet-first, face-up, while seated or lying flat on their backs, and must wear smooth bathing suits – no rivets, buttons, buckles, snaps, or other items that might gouge fiberglass and cause scratches for people.

 

Ho Ho H20

Ho Ho H2O is a great place to cool off.  Lots of splashes, slides, climbs and interactive fun keep children of all ages soaked and entertained. Every few minutes a giant bucket with gallons of water drenches awaiting guests. Swim diapers are available at the at the Elfs Lodge, and must be worn by children not yet toilet trained.  There are no height restrictions to enjoy the splashes, climbs and interactive fun, or the two-lane purple-colored water slide.

Typically open from late May through early September, provided air temperatures reach at least 65 degrees (our water is not heated).  Enjoyment of Ho Ho H2O is included in the price of admission.

Physical Requirements

Children must be at least 40 inches tall to use the blue-colored Ho Ho H2O water slide, and must be at least 36 inches tall to use the red-colored and purple-colored Ho Ho H2O water slides. Sliders must ride feet-first, face-up, while seated or lying flat on their backs, and must wear smooth bathing suits – no rivets, buttons, buckles, snaps, or other items that might gouge fiberglass and cause scratches for people.

 

JOY Ride Slides


JOY Ride Slides decking and stairway to the top are currently under construction.

JOY Ride Slides are three unique water slides towering three stories high and speeding through twists and turns, delivering riders to a gentle run-out (no pool).

Typically open from early summer through early September, provided air temperatures reach at least 65 degrees (our water is not heated).  Joy Ride Slides are often temporarily closed for portions of time between 11:45am and 1:45pm to ensure fuller staffing through the later afternoon.  Enjoyment of the Joy Ride Slides is included in the price of admission to Santa’s Village.

Physical Requirements

Joy Ride Slides riders must: be at least 36 inches tall; ride alone; and ride feet-first, face-up, while lying flat on their backs.  Sliders must wear smooth bathing suits – no rivets, buttons, buckles, snaps, or other items that might gouge fiberglass and cause scratches for people.

Poogee’s Splash Pad

Poogee’s Splash Pad is the perfect spot for preschoolers to cool off while walking among gentle fountains of water. Swim diapers are available at the at the Elfs Lodge, and must be worn by children not yet toilet trained.

Poogee’s Splash Pad is open from late May through early September, provided air temperatures reach at least 65 degrees (our water is not heated).  Enjoyment of Poogee’s Splash Pad is included in the price of admission.

Santa’s Cabanas

Please note: Cabana rentals are not available during the Christmastime season.

Santa’s Cabanas are private poolside accommodations located at Polar Paradise, and can be rented for the day as your home base for your visit to Santa’s Village.

We introduced five cabanas in 2021, and added seven more in 2022!

Click here to learn more.