Enchanted Forest Water Safari is a summer staple for many here in Central New York. Located in Old Forge, New York - it's known as New York's largest water theme park.

Mix 103.9 logo
Get our free mobile app

They're expecting to have hundreds of thousands of visitors this season to the Water Safari Resort - which includes Enchanted Forest, Water's Edge Inn, the Old Forge Camping Resort among others. Unfortunately, one part of the resort will not be open this summer.

Water Safari took to their Facebook page on Thursday to announce that Calypso's Cove will not be opening for the Summer of 2022 season due to staffing issues. Enchanted Forest Water Safari and Calypso's Cove are two different business entities:

Should things change & we are able to open some of the attractions, we will let our valued guests know. We thank you for your patience & understanding as we navigate this difficult decision.

The post also mentioned that Enchanted Forest Water Safari is hiring as well.

Water Safari Resort Hiring Numerous Positions

There are openings for a variety of summer work schedules, both full and part-time, which include weekends and holidays from mid-June through Labor Day. Old Forge Camping Resort and the Water’s Edge Inn have several job openings from spring through fall. Applicants must be at least 14 years of age; however, some positions require at least 16 to 18 years of age.

There are many great team member benefits from working at Water Safari Resort including opportunities for advancement, learning lifelong skills, making new friends, as well as many other on-the-job perks and free admission tickets for friends or family. There are a variety of positions that are ideal for someone looking for their first job, a retired individual or anyone in between looking for a fun summer job and extra spending money.

If you're interested in a job, you can apply at watersafari.com/jobs.

All Water Slides at Enchanted Forest Water Safari Ranked From Best to Worst

Remember: we use the term "worst" very loosely, because when you love water rides and slides, is there ever TRULY a worst? Nope. Not at all.

We asked you: and here's the compiled ranking of Water Slides from Best to Worst.

5 Indoor Water Parks Across New York State

Literally, there are plenty of places within driving distance of Central New York and the Mohawk Valley that you can make a weekend getaway out of. Water slides, heated pools, and tropical temps....inside a building......where if you look outside you'll see inches, or feet, of snow.

Through our research, we were able to find at least 5 indoor water parks in New York:

Check It Out: 6 Splash Pads in Central New York to Enjoy This Summer

Water you waiting for? If you're looking to cool down this summer, visit one of these Splash Pads!

[PLEASE NOTE: Some of these are not yet open for the season, but will soon!]

More From Mix 103.9