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Rushin' River

Rushin' River

Nothing says summer in the Bay Area like kicking back for a tube ride down a gushing river. The excitement and relaxation of tubing down Northern California's famed Russian River comes to the South Bay with a ride down the Rushin' River at South Bay Shores waterpark. As one of the area's longest lazy rivers, Rushin' River offers in-water lounging down a relaxing course at a soothing pace.

Height Requirement: Children less than 48” tall in bare feet or those who are inexperienced or non-swimmers are required to wear a life jacket. Children less than 42” tall in bare feet must wear a life jacket and be accompanied by a supervising companion. A supervising companion may accompany up to 2 children.

Rider Safety Information

Min Height 42"

Rider Safety Information

  • A slow moving, winding river tube ride at a depth of 30 in.
  • Guests must be able to maintain independent seated postural control and must have appropriate observed behavior or be accompanied by a supervising companion. Guests must have a minimum of two functioning extremities or be accompanied by a supervising companion.
  • Hand Held infants must be accompanied by a supervising companion. Guests who cannot enter/exit without endangering self or others must be accompanied by a supervising companion.
  • Guests with a cervical collar, neck brace, broken collar bone, braced arm cast or full leg cast are not permitted.
  • Access is available via the ramp or pool lift. Guests will have to transfer to the ramp, lift, or tube, on their own or with the assistance of a companion. Please speak to a member of our Aquatics supervisory team to obtain access to the pool lift.
  • Visit our Guest Assistance Guide for additional Accessibility information.
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