Water Playgrounds Make A Splash in Oklahoma City Metro Area

Kids-approved splash pads in OKC, Norman, Moore, Edmond & Yukon

splash pads in oklahoma Summer is in full swing for Oklahoma City metro kids and the best way to keep cool this summer is at one of the many cool splash playgrounds.

These splash parks feature countless interactive water toys that spray, splash and drench kids in water. And it seems each year more spraygrounds pop up everywhere between Norman and Edmond. The playgrounds provide hours of fun for kids of all ages. They are safe and many of them are free. It doesn’t get much better than this.

Cool wet places in OKC

Myriad Gardens Splash Pad

The Myriad Gardens are already a great place to take the kids. A free splash pad is part of the Garden’s redesign—and one of the best places to cool down in the heart of OKC.

Open: During Myriad Garden hours in the summer

Location: Myriad Gardens, 301 W. Reno, Oklahoma City

The Oklahoma City Zoo Waterway

Myriad gardens splashpad Kids get to splash in a natural play area while flamingos look on. The fun includes a waterfall and lots of places to cool down after checking out the animals at the zoo.

Open: During zoo hours in the summer

Location: Oklahoma City Zoo, 2101 NE 50th St, Oklahoma City

Oklahoma City Parks & Recreation Department’s Community Spraygrounds

Splish splash away in Oklahoma City Parks & Recreation Department’s community spraygrounds. They are all super fun, but the splash playground at Oklahoma City Parks & Recreation Department’s community spraygrounds Sellers Park, SW 82nd and Villa in South OKC, has our kids stamp of approval.

Open: Memorial Day weekend – Labor Day weekend
10 a.m. – 8 p.m.

Map of Oklahoma City Splash Pads and Spraygrounds

Spraygrounds and Pools Locations

  • Andrews Park, 201 West Daws St
  • Apple Valley Park, 321 SW 39th
  • City of Mustang Aquatics Center, 1201 N Mustang Rd
  • Colonial Estates Park, 1641 E Lindsey St
  • Douglass Park, 901 N Frederick Douglass Ave.
  • Edmond Splashpad, W Main St and S Kelly Ave
  • EB Jeffery Park and Sprayground, 4432 NW 16
  • Harvest Hills Park, 8235 NW 104th
  • Lippert Park, 5500 S Shartel
  • Acklanburg Park and Sprayground, 2234 NW 117th St
  • McCracken Park, 425 SE 64
  • McKinley Park, 1300 North McKinley
  • Melrose Park, NW 5th and Council
  • Minnis Lakeview Park, 12518 NE 36
  • Myriad Gardens Splashpad, 301 W Reno Ave
  • North Highland Park, 301 NW 81st St
  • OKC Zoo Waterway, 2101 NE 50th St
  • Parmale Park Splashpad, 1308 N Janeway Ave
  • Pelican Bay Aquatic Center, 1034 S Bryant Ave
  • Reno Swim and Slide, 101 S Douglas Blvd
  • Reed Park, 1217 N May Avenue
  • Schilling Pool, 537 SE 25 St
  • Sellers Park, SW 82nd and Villa
  • Sunrise Splash Pad, 550 Yukon Ave
  • Taylor Park, 1113 SW 70th St
  • Westwood Water Park, 2400 Westport Dr.
  • Wiley Post Park , SW 17 & Robinson
  • Will Rogers Family Aquatic Center, 3201 N Grand Blvd.
  • Youngs Park, SW 44 & Young

Norman’s splash pads are the place to be

norman splashpads oklahomaNorman has two free splash pads. They are very popular with parents and kids alike. The mornings are popular with parents and young children while the afternoon belongs to the bigger kids. The splash pads are available for parties and have picnic shelters.

Open: May 25 though Sept. 2

10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Locations: Andrews Park, 201 W. Daws, Norman

Colonial Estates Park, 1641 E. Lindsey, Norman

 

Edmond keeps its kids’ refreshed and happy at two locations

new edmond splash pad

City of Edmond draws crowds with new splashpad

Edmond’s splashpad opened in September 2014 and has been such a success that the city is planning additional shade features for next summer. They are also considering a restroom facility and additional parking. The 3,000 square feet splash pad features dumping buckets, ground sprays, artificial turf play spheres and seating wall with large “kite sails” for shade.

Location: located at West Main Street and Kelly (just north of the Kelly and Second Street intersection).

Pelican Bay Aquatic Center keeps Edmond kids cool

pelican bay water parkThe splash pad at Pelican Bay Aquatic Center in Edmond, OK isn’t free, but admission buys you a fun day complete with pool, climbing wall, current channel, swirling vortex and water slides.

Open: May 24 through Sept. 9.

Mon. – Wed. – 1-8 p.m.

Thurs. – Fri.- 1-7 p.m.

Sat. – 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Sun. – 1-6 p.m.

Holiday hours differ.

Location: 1034 S Bryant, Edmond

 

Moore is adding more splash pads soon

moore splash pad

Moore has currently two splash pads but more are to come.  The newest addition is a state of the art sprayground at Parmale Park.

Location: 1308 N. Janeway

apple valley splashpad

Neighborhood children love the Apple Valley splashpad. It’s located right next to the playground, which makes it even more fun.

Location: Apple Valley Park in Moore, south of SW 42nd Street on Melrose in Moore, OK.

Click to learn about Apple Landing, a section of this community with limited new homes left.

Open: During Park hours May through September

Long-term, Moore is planning to build three more spraygrounds at Fairmoore Park (630 NW 5th), Westmoore (2206 Lonnie Lane), and Little River Park (700 SW 4th St). These three will open over the next 3 years.

 

Yukon’s splash pad is state of the art

Yukon’s Sunrise Splash Pad features not only a water tunnel, water bug, aqua dome, rooster tail, bucket trio, ground geyser and water flowers on the pad itself, but a host of other amenities such as restrooms, benches, picnic tables, and shade structures. The 2010 sq. ft. facility also has professional landscaped grounds with bronze figurines of children playing in water.

yukon sunrise splashpad

The splash pad water is filtered by a state of the art filtration system, chlorinating and balancing the water that comes out of the openings.  The chemical balance of the water is checked at least four times daily.

Open: from Memorial Day through mid-August 7 days a week from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Location: 550 N. Yukon Parkway

 

Cool, wet fun coming to a Home Creations neighborhood near you

Did you know we have splash playgrounds installed in some of the Home Creations neighborhoods in the metro area? The great spray ground at Apple Valley is just one example. Click to learn more about Home Creations communities across the Oklahoma City and Tulsa metro areas.