Sure, you can head to the beach for summer play, but splash parks are another option for staying cool with the family. Orange County offers plenty of water fun for free or at a minimal fee. Get your cool on at one of the following splash pads.
Atlantis Play Center
13630 Atlantis Way
Garden Grove, CA 92844
Kid’s will have a blast at this under water themed splash pad in Garden Grove located within the Atlantis Play Center. Sliding down the sea serpent or climbing on a charming sea water animal will be sure to cool off young visitors. The splash pad is open from June through September. There is a $2 per entrance cost while children 2 and under are free.
10250 Pioneer Rd
Tustin, CA 92782
Beat the summer heat at Pioneer Park where your little ones will be squealing with joy! The water rotates through several different water features at the touch of a button and the horse water blasters are super fun. Pioneer Park also offers a climbing covered wagon play area and traditional playground jungle gyms.
701 South Lemon Street
Fullerton, CA 92832
If you are looking for a recipe for exhausting your kids then grab your bathing suit and head to The Lemon Park Spray Pool! Kiddos can run through spray ground features or dry off at the shaded playground structure. A life guard is on duty as it does get busy at the park. This park is free to splashers and is open from May through August.
7200 Plaza St
Westminster, CA 92683
Beat the heat at Sigler Park Splash Pad. Family time can’t get any better than this as you run through a tropical setting shooting water at each other or running through waterfalls. Make sure to bring plenty of towels as water sprays from every direction! This splash pad is open weekends from May 27, 2017 – June 18, 2017 from 12pm – 5pm and daily from June 24, 2017 – September 4, 2017 from 12pm – 5pm (weather permitting).
Harry M Dotson Park
10350 Fern Ave
Stanton, CA 90680
From May through September, Harry Dotson Park’s splash pad is open for water play seven days a week from 12-5 p.m. The “wet saloon” is an interactive water play area and if your kids like to get soaked then make sure they stand under the large water bucket! The park also offers playground structures and covered picnic tables.