Free Pre-K Pass for Kids 3-5

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2022 Pre-K Passes Now Available

The Pre-K Pass is FREE for kids ages three to five years old and includes unlimited visits for the rest of 2021 and all of 2022, including South Bay Shores waterpark!

With your Pre-K Pass, your child can come and go as often as you’d like all season – for FREE.

Getting your child’s Pre-K Pass is as easy as 1-2-3!

Step 1: Register 
Register your child online for their free Pre-K Pass by Sept. 5, 2022. Remember you can upload your child's photo online to save time!

Step 2: Activate
After you register your child, bring them to the park to activate their Pre-K Pass any public operating day in 2021 or 2022 by Sept. 5, 2022. Be sure to bring your child and a valid birth certificate or travel passport that shows their age. These can be originals or copies. As long as your child is 3-5 years of age on the date you activate the Pre-K Pass, they are eligible!

Step 3: Play
After you’ve activated your child’s Pre-K Pass, they can visit for free anytime you’d like.

California’s Great America offers kids ages 3–5 years old a free Pre-K Pass. The Pre-K Pass grants complimentary admission to California’s Great America for the 2021 and 2022 seasons, including South Bay Shores waterpark.

The California’s Great America Pre-K Pass is available for kids who are between the ages of 3–5 at the time of activation. 

You must register for the Pre-K Pass online and activate the pass at California’s Great America on any public operating day through Sept. 5, 2022.

As long as your child is 5 years of age on the date you activate the pass, you are eligible.

The Pre-K Pass grants complimentary admission to California’s Great America for the 2021 and 2022 seasons, including South Bay Shores waterpark.

Not all Cedar Fair parks have a Pre-K Pass. Check with each park to see if they offer a Pre-K Pass in advance of your visit. You must register and activate a Pre-K Pass for each individual each park. One pass will not work for all Cedar Fair parks.

Register online by Sept. 5, 2022, follow the directions and submit. Print the e-ticket or show your mobile device and bring it to the Guest Services or front gate turnstiles along with your child and a valid form of identification that proves the child’s date of birth. Examples of valid identification are a birth certificate or travel passport. These can be originals or copies.

The offer is NOT available at the California’s Great America front gate. You must register online at cagreatamerica.com by Sept. 5, 2022 before you get to the park. You will receive the Pre-K pass at Guest Services or the front gate turnstiles once proper identification is shown proving your child’s date of birth and your child’s picture is taken. Examples of valid identification are a birth certificate or travel passport. These can be originals or copies.

You can activate your Pre-K Pass at Guest Services or the front gate turnstiles before entering the park. We encourage parents to upload their child’s photo online to make for faster activation before visiting the park.

Valid identification includes a birth certificate or a travel passport. These can be originals or copies. Please note that school IDs, medical records or children security IDs will not be accepted.

No. The Pre-K Pass does not include free parking.