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Soundwaves at Gaylord Opryland

(615) 889-1000
Open year round - Outdoor reopens Friday, May 28, 2021
Daily 10am - 7pm

Soundwaves at Gaylord Opryland

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Open since December 2018, SoundWaves is a 4 acre, 3-level upscale indoor/outdoor waterpark with dedicated recreation zones for adults, young children and families.

Amenities Include:

Year-round indoor attractions:

  • 111,000 square feet of upscale water attractions and activities
  • Slide tower with a 4-5 person family raft slide, two body slides and two 1-2 person tube slides
  • Double FlowRider®
  • Rapid and lazy rivers
  • Activity pool with rock wall crossing, lily pad obstacle course and basketball
  • Restaurants
  • Exclusive adults-only indoor pool, bar and lounging areas
  • Private cabana rentals
  • Total Capacity: 747 Seats
    • General indoor waterpark seating: 224 seats
    • Indoor kids & toddler pools: 70 seats
    • Sun deck: 81 seats
    • Restaurant seating: 230 seats
    • Adult pool, bar & lounge: 58 seats (indoor) & 44 seats (outdoor terrace)

Seasonal outdoor features:

  • 106,000 square feet of outdoor water amenities
  • 315,000 gallon wave pool with a giant LED movie screen
  • Slide tower with two single rider drop slides and a four lane mat racer slide
  • Kids pool with a multi-level play structure
  • Multiple dining options
  • Exclusive adults-only outdoor pool, bars and lounging areas
  • Private cabana rentals
  • Total Capacity: 866 seats
    • Wave pool/general outdoor waterpark seating: 192 seats
    • Kids pool/multi level play structure: 162 seats
    • Restaurant dining terraces: 300 seats
    • Bar & food truck seating: 74 seats
    • Adult pool & lounge: 42 seats

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2800 Opryland Drive
Nashville, TN 37214
United States
(615) 889-1000

Operating Dates

Open year round - Outdoor reopens Friday, May 28, 2021
Daily 10am - 7pm

Management Staff

  • Benjamin Strong
    Benjamin Strong
  • Jerica Cyr
    Jerica Cyr
    VP of Operations
  • Travis Reed
    Travis Reed
    Area Manager
  • William Holmes
    William Holmes
  • Connor Russell
  • Derek Gray
    Derek Gray
    Assistant Manager
  • Aubrie Juneau
    Aubrie Juneau
    Assistant Manager