One sure fire way to ride out the heatwave in Houston is well… actual waves. Coming into the season, we were excited to cool down by swimming, surfing, and soaking up sun at The Cove at BearX, the Houston area’s sole adults-only water park. However, its founder has decided to close it off to the general public for this year.
The Cove at BearX has closed to the general public for the 2023 season. The venue will remain open for residents of The Barracks & The Harbor in College Station. Members from the last season are still permitted as are guests of members and residents.
“For The Cove’s 2023 season, we are simplifying life by closing to the general public and continuing to serve The Barracks & The Harbor residents, their guests, and our current members from last season,” the venue wrote in an Instagram post.
For those interested in getting on the membership list, they are encouraged to fill out this form for updates on new membership opportunities.
Otherwise, The Cove at BearX is a laid-back Daycation resort in College Station that offers an elevated summer experience.
For The Barracks & The Harbor residents and guests, The Cove features a variety of easy-breezy attractions for optimal chillness; such includes a lazy river, cabanas, yard games, and a swim-up bar. The Cove features a full-bar stocked with beers – from Bud Light to local craft brewers – seltzers, wine coolers, as well as specialty and frozen cocktails. If hunger strikes, their kitchen serves an assortment of pizzas in addition to wings, sliders, quesadillas, and boozy soft-serve ice cream.
Visitors can opt to reserve from The Cove’s selection of bungalows, cabanas, and aqua couches. Prices here depend on desired amenities – private pool, VIP server, etc. Reservations range from $50 – $895.
For a little more action, visitors can go Point Break on The Cove’s Proflow Surf Machine. Here, visitors can opt for a Good Vibe Ride – an hour session on their Proflow Surf Machine priced from $15 – $20 on top of admission. Alternatively, visitors can also learn from the pros at the The Cove’s multi-course surf camp. Additionally, visitors can session on The Cove’s wakeboard course, with tickets priced between $15 – $20 for two-hour rides.
Note, the park is all about the laid-back vibes. As such, if you’re trying to rage like its a summer frat party – The Cove might not be for you. Vibe check here.