The Water Mine Family Swimmin' Hole

Fairfax County, Virginia

CONTACT INFORMATION:

703-471-5415
TTY 711

1400 Lake Fairfax Drive
Reston, VA 20190

Eric Nielsen,
Watermine Manager

Water Mine Rentals

NOTICE: The Water Mine will be open on Friday, August 30, 2019 from Noon-6 p.m.

Site Rentals

The Water Mine Family Swimmin' Hole offers a variety of rental space. From private shaded areas for families or small groups, to canopies that can accommodate up to 40, 80, or even 100 people, our rentals fit every event need.

Pavilion rentals are available inside the waterpark as well as at Lake Fairfax Park which is located adjacent to The Water Mine Family Swimmin' Hole.

Water Mine Canopy Tent Rentals

We begin accepting reservation requests on February 1.

The Big Auger image
The Big Auger

The Top Rialer image
The Top Railer

These areas have a maximum capacity of 100 people. The Top Railer and the Big Auger are available April 21 through September 30. The canopy tents are not available weekdays when the water park is open. These areas may be isolated from the water park on weekends when the water park is open. Capacities for shelters are made in collaboration of the Health Department and the Office of the Fire Marshal and are not negotiable. Electricity may be available depending on the canopy location. Amplified sound, glass, and alcohol are not permitted. Reserve at least 14 days in advance.

If you would like to have direct and guaranteed Water Mine access* when the Water Mine is open, then you must pay a partial admission payment of $220 for the first 20 admissions in addition to the rental fee. The partial admission payment is due at the time of reservation. A guest list is due five days prior to the reservation date and the remaining admission total will be paid for upon arrival at an $11/person rate.

*No access will be granted prior to opening or after closing due to safety policies.

Rental Areas Max Capacity Rental Fee
The Big Auger

Full Tent

max 100 people

Full-Day Fee Prime1 $325.00*
Full-Day Fee Non-Prime2 $225.00*
Half-Day Fee Prime1 $225**
Half-Day Fee Non-Prime2 $150**

Quarter (1/4) Tent**

Max for quarter (1/4) 25 people Quarter (1/4) Full-Day Fee $99
Quarter (1/4) Half-Day Fee $49
The Top Railer

Full Tent

max 100 people

Full-Day Fee Prime1 $325.00*
Full-Day Fee Non-Prime2 $225.00*
Half-Day Fee Prime1 $225**
Half-Day Fee Non-Prime2 $150**

Quarter (1/4) Tent**

Max for quarter (1/4) 25 people Quarter (1/4) Full-Day Fee $99
Quarter (1/4) Half-Day Fee $49

*Rental Fee is a per day, single use rate.
**Half day reservations available April 16 through September 30, for 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. or 3:30-8 p.m. Rental Fee is a per half day, single use rate.
1Prime rates apply Friday, Saturday, Sunday & Holidays.
2Non-Prime rates apply Non-holiday Monday through Thursday.
Quarter (1/4) tents are only reserve-able between 14 to 2 days prior to the requested date.

Water Mine Funbrella Rentals

We begin accepting reservation requests on April 1.

FUNbrella packages are great for parties of 30 people or less*. FUNbrellas, located in different areas of the Water Mine, are large umbrella-shaped shade structures with 5 picnic tables. FUNbrella packages are available for a 3-hour preset time block on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, excluding holidays. No electricity is available. Amplified sound, glass, and alcohol are not permitted. Download map to view the locations of the different Funbrellas within the Water Mine. Reserve at least 2 days in advance.

*Minimum of 10 people.

Available Days Available Times
Friday, Saturday, or Sunday 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
2:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m.*
3:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.*

*Afternoon times can be reserved upon request, pending availability.

Funbrella Area Max Capacity Rental Fee and Admission Rate
Blossom Rock max 32 people* Rental Fee: $105 for three hour minimum
Additional hours: $35 per hour
Addmissions: $11 per person for everyone age three and above
Coyote Hole max 32 people*
River Bottom max 32 people*

*Minimum of 10 people

Blossom Rock FUNbrella Blossom Rock FUNbrella

Coyote Hole FUNbrella Coyote Hole FUNbrella
River Bottom FUNbrella River Bottom FUNbrella

Private Family Rentals

We begin accepting reservation requests on April 1. 

Add some exclusivity, privacy, and relaxation to your day with the rental of one of The Water Mine's bungalow, cabanas or awnings. Included in the reservation are a table, chairs, and personal inner-tubes for the lazy river. Reservations are available on a first-come first-serve basis, pending availability, and for parties of 10 people or fewer.

These shaded areas sell out regularly and pre-booked reservations are not required, but recommended. Full payment of rental fee is required to reserve. Rental fee does not include admission, admission tickets must be purchased at the park when you arrive. Reserve at least two business days prior to reservation date or at the park when you arrive.

Ace-high Awnings, Bunkhouse Cabanas and Pete's Bungalow are only available during The Water Mine operating hours. Awnings, Cabanas and Bungalow rentals require an admissions fee for everyone using the shelter because they are inside of the water park. Download map to view the locations of the cabanas and awnings within the Water Mine

Rentable Areas Capacity Rental Fees
Ace-High Awnings max 6 people All Day Rental: Non-Holiday Weekday (M-Th) $54
All Day Rental: Weekend & Holidays (F-Su) $79
Half-Day Rental** $34
Bunkhouse Cabanas max 8 people All Day Rental: Non-Holiday Weekday (M-Th) $69
All Day Rental: Weekend & Holidays (F-Su) $94
Half-Day Rental** $49
Pete's Bungalow max 10 people All Day Rental: Non-Holiday Weekday (M-Th) $84
All Day Rental: Weekend & Holidays (F-Su) $109
Half-Day Rental** $64
**Half-day rentals only reserve-able from 2 days prior to day-of arrival. Available 10am – 2:30pm or 3:30pm – 8:00pm, excluding holidays.
Ace-High Awning
Ace-High Awning

Bunkhouse Cabana
Bunkhouse Cabana

Pete's Bungalow
Pete's Bungalow