FAQs and Policies

Frequently Asked Questions

How is the COVID-19 situation affecting Coney Island?
Can I bring food or drinks to Coney Island?

Adventure Season Passholders are permitted to bring in one (1) cooler with drinks and snacks to Sunlite Water Adventure. The cooler size may not exceed 14″x 14″x 14″ and cannot contain glass or alcohol.

No outside food, alcohol, glass, or coolers are permitted in Sunlite Water Adventure except for medications, baby food, formula, and one commercially sealed water bottle. All bags and coolers will be screened upon entry at the Screening Station. To upgrade your Season Pass, visit our Season Pass Office at 513-232-8230.

Which parking gate do I enter?

Parker’s Grove picnics: Gate 1 – off Penn Avenue.
Sunlite Water Adventure and Pool picnics: Gate 4- Past the main Coney Island entrance
Exit gates, special events: Gates 3 and 4 – near Riverbend/Belterra Park. Riverbend patrons enter through all gates.

What do you charge for parking?

Parking is now included in the price of an admission ticket. Parking is not included in a junior admission.

Does Metro have a route to Coney Island?

No, but there is a stop next door at Belterra Park.

Is there an admission fee just to walk around the park?

All guests entering the park must have an admission ticket for the day of entrance.

Do you have wheelchair and stroller rental?

Yes, you can rent a wheelchair or stroller for a fee. A photo ID is required.

May I grill my own food?

No, public grilling is not allowed.

Do you sell alcoholic beverages?

Yes, beer and frozen mixed drinks are sold in Sunlite Water Adventure. However, all food and beverages must be consumed outside of the designated white line on the pool deck in Sunlite Water Adventure. Beverages and/or food are not permitted in Sunlite Pool.

Can I bring my personal floats and lawn chairs to Sunlite Water Adventure?

Yes, however, floats are not allowed in the deep end of Sunlite Pool, and chairs are not permitted on the pool deck. All guest chairs must be easily foldable and must be able to be carried by one person.

Flotation devices are restricted to the following size limitations: maximum of 60″ in diameter round (at the base of the flotation device) and 78″x36″ rectangle. All flotation devices are subject to approval. For safety purposes, flotation devices may be restricted based on peak attendance days and hours or may be asked to be removed from the pool. Tethering (or tying) flotation devices together is prohibited.

Do children need to wear swim diapers?

Yes, swim diapers must be worn at Sunlite Pool, as well as plastic pants worn over the swim diaper. Plastic Pants are available FREE at the Sunlite Water Adventure office.

Does Coney Island have a dress code?

Appropriate swimwear is required in Sunlite Water Adventure. Thongs, transparent clothing, denim, and long pants are not permitted in Sunlite Water Adventure. Coney Island reserves the right to determine the appropriateness of swimwear. Guests wearing swimwear with metal buttons, rivets, zippers, or snaps will not be permitted to ride The Twister, The Cyclone, or The Silver Bullet. Swimming “mermaid fins” are prohibited. Swim diapers are required for children and other diaper dependent guests.

Clothing or body art that is rude, vulgar, or contains inflammatory languages or graphics must be covered. Coney Island is family-friendly and reserves the right to determine whether a guest’s attire or body art is appropriate.

Are casts allowed at Coney Island?

Casts are allowed in Coney Island and Sunlite Water Adventure. There are requirements for certain attractions for maintaining body positions such as grasping handles or keeping legs in position. These criteria, in addition to how the cast will contact the attraction, will determine your ability to wear a cast on the attraction. Coney Island reserves the right to ask guests to wrap casts before participating on the attraction.

Are pets allowed in Coney Island?

No pets allowed; however, certified service animals accompanying designated owners are welcome at Coney Island. Service animals must remain on a leash or under the control of the handler at all times.

Please do not leave pets in your automobile.

Are daily lockers available for rental?

Yes, lockers are available at Sunlite Water Adventure in the men’s and women’s bathhouses on the deep end of the pool. Standard rentals are $8 and Premium rentals are $10.

What is Coney Island’s policy on smoking and vaping?

For the convenience of all our guests, smoking of any kind, including vapor and e-cigarettes, is allowed only in designated smoking areas. Please refer to our map for specific locations. Smoking and vaping are not permitted in Sunlite Water Adventure, any store, pavilion, shelter, attraction line, waiting area, ticket line, food line, or any indoor/outdoor restaurant seating area.

What is Coney Island’s privacy policy?

For information on our privacy policy, please click here.

What is Coney Island's policy on drones?

All drones (Unmanned Aerial Systems) are prohibited at (in) Coney Island and any unauthorized drone(s) observed over Coney Island will be reported to the FAA and local law enforcement, regardless of its point of origin or operation. Drones may pose a potential safety risk and may violate Federal Aviation Administration guidelines, especially due to Coney Island’s proximity to Lunken Airport.

What is Coney Island’s policy on tents and umbrellas?

The only permitted shade structures are parasols and umbrellas that attach to the chair (but no larger than a golf umbrella).

All tents are prohibited.

Coney Island Policies

  • All tickets are non-refundable.
  • No pets are permitted into the park.
  • No glass containers are allowed in the park.
  • No grilling is allowed in the park.
  • Entrance to the park constitutes permission for Coney Island to photograph and film you while on the premises and to use those pictures and videos for any lawful purpose without providing you any compensation.
  • No skateboards, scooters, hoverboards, roller-skates, or bicycles are permitted in Coney Island.
  • No fishing in Lake Como.
  • Strollers, wagons, chairs, and other large items are not allowed on the pool deck.
  • Ohio State Law prohibits individuals from bringing alcoholic beverages into Coney Island and the sale of alcoholic beverages to anyone under the legal age. Guests must be at least 21 years of age to purchase, possess, or consume alcoholic beverages at Coney Island. Valid State issued identification or valid driver’s license is required upon each person purchasing, possessing, or consuming alcoholic beverages. Alcoholic beverages are not permitted to be brought into Coney Island from any outside source or in any type of container.
  • Coney Island reserves the right to limit the park operating hours including Sunlite Water Adventure and any events.
  • No person may bring or possess any weapons including concealed firearms, sharp objects (including pocket knives and metal chains), or other items that could be considered a weapon on any Coney Island property.