Splash Pads and Pools

Park Managed by City of Grand Rapids

900 Fuller Ave SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49506

Pools in Grand Rapids, MI

Open: June 10 - Aug 20, 2022

Fee Required

Martin Luther King Park Public Swimming Pool Details:
MLK's massive pool is a magnet in the summertime. There's lots of space to swim, lots of new friends to make, and a giant waterslide.

Lifeguards on duty, and restrooms/changing area available in the lower level of the community center.

You can also take swim lessons at MLK Pool. Please see the city's parks website for more info.

Park Managed by City of Grand Rapids

1101 Richmond NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49504

Pools in Grand Rapids, MI

Open: June 10 - Aug 20, 2022

Fee Required

Richmond Park Public Swimming Pool Details:
Richmond Park Pool is the best place to cool off on the city's northwest side. Their large pool has a waterslide, zero depth entry, concessions, and even an accessible lift.

Little kids will enjoy the mushroom fountain near the zero depth entry area.

You can also take swim lessons at Richmond Park Pool. Please see the city's parks website for more info.

Park Managed by City of Grand Rapids

350 Knapp St NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49505

Pools in Grand Rapids, MI

Open: June 10 - Aug 20, 2022

Fee Required

Briggs Park Public Swimming Pool Details:
Briggs Park pool has a big waterslide and diving boards for adventurers, and lots of space for everyone to swim. There is also an accessible lift.

You can also take swim lessons at Briggs Park. Check the city's parks website for more info.

Park Managed by Frederik Meijer Gardens

1000 E Beltline Ave NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49525

Large Splash Pad in Grand Rapids, MI

Open: Summer

Fee Required

Hours: 9am - 5pm most days

Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park Splash Pad + Spray Park Details:
This is not a typical splash pad. The Great Lakes Garden at Meijer Gardens is a water play area where kids can float boats and cool off in the water.

There is a small fountain nearby that toddlers love to splash in.

Bring a change of clothes and a towel, there are bathrooms where you can change nearby.

Shoes are required - we recommend wearing flip flops or water sandals.

Park Managed by City of Grand Rapids

1632 Sylvan Ave SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49506

Large Splash Pad in Grand Rapids, MI

Open: June 10 - Sept 11, 2022

Free Admission

Hours: 10 AM - 9 PM

Mulick Park Splash Pad + Spray Park Details:
The large splash pad at Mulick Park has a variety of options for every age water-goer.

Large sprayers send streams of water up into the air and then back down on waiting kids. Or stand beneath a curved head and get rained on.

Four water rings create a small tunnel for kids to run through.

There are also shorter spraying poles for younger kids.

The entire splash pad is within a chain-link fence and nearby the restrooms.

Park Managed by Kent County Parks & Trails

1415 Maynard Ave SW, Walker, MI 49534

Large Splash Pad in Walker, MI

Open: Opens May 20, 2022

Fee Required

Hours: 10 AM - 7 PM

Millennium Park Splash Pad + Spray Park Details:
The completely enclosed splash pad provides dozens of opportunities for kids to get wet.

Kids can opt to run through the ring tunnel or stand underneath dump buckets.

A variety of poles and features wait to spray unsuspecting (or maybe waiting) kids as they pass.

Kids can also team up with a friend to spray each other with water guns.

Admission to the splash pad is $2 - $4 depending on age. Season passes also available.

Park Managed by City of Grand Rapids

700 College NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Medium Splash Pad in Grand Rapids, MI

Open: June 10 - Sept 11, 2022

Free Admission

Highland Park Splash Pad + Spray Park Details:
The sprawling concrete splash pad has a variety of spraying options for kids to explore.

Each water feature comes directly out of the ground. There aren't any dump buckets at Highland Park's splash pad.

But kids will love the water that bends through the air, creating arches for kids to run under and through. There are also sprayers at different intensities and angles.

Benches alongside the cement are perfect for parents to watch their kids playing or opt to spread out a blanket on the grass. The playground is close by for kids to run back and forth.

Park Managed by Georgetown Twp

8000 12th Avenue, Jenison, MI 49428

Medium Splash Pad in Jenison, MI

Open: Memorial Day Weekend - Labor Day Weekend

Fee Required

Hours: 10 AM - 8 PM

Maplewood Park Splash Pad + Spray Park Details:
Open Memorial Day-Labor Day and completely fenced in.

There are some picnic tables nearby - a few are shaded.

There are plenty of grassy areas for picnic blankets.

The smaller toddler toys are on one end of the pad and taller dump buckets and squirters are on the other.

Park Managed by City of Kentwood

355 48th St. SE, Kentwood, MI 49508



Medium Splash Pad in Kentwood, MI

Free Admission

Veterans Memorial Park Splash Pad + Spray Park Details:
The fenced-in splash pad has lots of fun water features.

Kids of all ages love the fountains, hoops to walk / crawl through and a dump bucket. Plus sprayers and more!

Picnic tables within the area make it easy to enjoy lunch while taking a break.

Park Managed by City of Kentwood

2000 Wolfboro Dr SE, Kentwood, MI 49508

Medium Splash Pad in Kentwood, MI

Open: May 1 - Oct 1

Free Admission

Pinewood Park Splash Pad + Spray Park Details:
The splash pad at Pinewood Park is great for kids of all ages.

Toddlers will love the small, rotating frogs that gently spray water.

Fountains that shoot up from the pavement are great for dipping your toes and creating footprints.

Several taller features invite for adventurous kids to come cool off beneath them.

Benches and grassy areas alongside the splash pad are great for watchful parents and the restrooms are nearby as well.

Park Managed by City of Wyoming

2561 Porter Street SW, Wyoming, MI 49519

Medium Splash Pad in Wyoming, MI

Open: June 1 through Labor Day

Free Admission

Hours: 10 AM - 8 PM

Lamar Park Splash Pad + Spray Park Details:
This huge splashpad is universally accessible. The interactive play space features soaker stations, a water tunnel, fire hydrant and dumping buckets in a variety of bright, vibrant colors.

Activate the splash pad with the button on top of the red fire hydrant or with the foot pedal near the water rings.

Aqua Chairs are available to rent in one hour increments for up to four hours so everyone can participate in the fun.

Call 616-530-3164 to make chair reservations.

Park Managed by City of Zeeland

21 S Elm Street, Zeeland, MI 49464

Medium Splash Pad in Zeeland, MI

Open: Opens May 14, 2022

Free Admission

Hours: Mon - Sat, 9am to 9pm Sun. 12pm to 9pm

City of Zeeland Splash Pad Park Splash Pad + Spray Park Details:
Kids like to bring buckets to play with at this barrier-free, colorful corner splash pad tucked along Elm Street in Zeeland.

To activate the water during park hours, touch the center of each drain with your finger or toe.

The splash pad is fenced in and offers some shaded seating on the raised central deck.

Spray towers and spray elements make this a fun park for kids toddler to ten years old.

The splash pad surface is concrete.

The park also includes a fireplace, public restroom facilities, and shaded seating and dining areas.

Park Managed by Allendale Charter Township

6676 Lake Michigan Drive, Allendale, MI 49401

Small Splash Pad in Allendale, MI

Free Admission

Hours: 10 AM

Allendale Community Park Splash Pad + Spray Park Details:
In addition to loads of great playground toys and classic park features, there are two splash pads.

While they are both on the small side, one has spray equipment intended for younger kids.

The other is geared for elementary-aged kids.

Water turns on seasonally at 10 AM and is activated by pressing a button.

Park Managed by City of Coopersville

320 Main St., Coopersville, MI 49404

Small Splash Pad in Coopersville, MI

Open: Memorial Day - Labor Day

Free Admission

Hours: 10 AM - 9 PM

Pocket Park Splash Pad + Spray Park Details:
The small circular splash pad is perfect for toddlers and young kids. They'll love splashing in the fountains and jet streams from the cement.

Benches are nearby for supervising adults.

Park Managed by City of Grand Haven

101 N Harbor Drive, Grand Haven, MI 49417

Small Splash Pad in Grand Haven, MI

Free Admission

Grand Haven Splash Pad Splash Pad + Spray Park Details:
Located in the middle of the action, this small splash pad is on a concrete pad with spouts of water controlled by motion detectors.

Its surrounding wall is great for sitting to watch the fountain and the kids.

Park Managed by City of Grand Rapids

50 Antoine SW, Grand Rapids, MI 49507

Small Splash Pad in Grand Rapids, MI

Open: June 10 - Sept 11, 2022

Free Admission

Hours: 10 AM - 9 PM

Campau Park Splash Pad + Spray Park Details:
The splash pad or "water playground" is right next to the playground, and offers cool streams of water that kids can run through.

The surface is of the pad is concrete.

Park Managed by City of Grand Rapids

725 Cherry St SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Small Splash Pad in Grand Rapids, MI

Open: June 10 - Sept 11, 2022

Free Admission

Hours: 10 AM - 9 PM

Cherry Park Splash Pad + Spray Park Details:
This splash pad or "water playground" has a concrete surface and several streams of water to cool you off on a hot day.

Park Managed by City of Grand Rapids

1042 Lafayette NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49507

Small Splash Pad in Grand Rapids, MI

Open: June 10 - Sept 11, 2022

Free Admission

Mary Waters Park Splash Pad + Spray Park Details:
The small, round splash pad at Mary Waters Park is in full sun. A low brick wall borders part of it where parents can sit to watch their kids.

The splash pad has several water fountains that spray up from the ground at a variety of angles.

Park Managed by City of Grand Rapids

1120 Bridge St NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49504

Small Splash Pad in Grand Rapids, MI

Open: June 10 - Sept 11, 2022

Free Admission

Hours: 10 AM - 9 PM

Lincoln Park Splash Pad + Spray Park Details:
The splash pad at Lincoln Park is wide open and located near the playground. It has many fountains at different angles that spray cool, refreshing water up into the air for kids up all sizes to enjoy.

Restrooms located nearby. Plan to spread a blanket on the ample grass to watch your kids as there is limited seating.

Park Managed by Cascade Township

2900 Thornapple River Dr SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546

Small Splash Pad in Grand Rapids, MI

Free Admission

Leslie E. Tassell Park Splash Pad + Spray Park Details:
The small, circular splash pad is ringed with landscaping and landscaping bricks, perfect for perching as you watch the kids play.

The water in this area spouts up from the ground. Bring a plastic cup to put on top and watch it fly into the air!

Save a few minutes to watch the water at the Cascade Dam while you're here, too. Ice cream is available at 2 shops across the street.

Park Managed by City of Grand Rapids

1031 Baxter St SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49506

Small Splash Pad in Grand Rapids, MI

Open: June 10 - Sept 11, 2022

Free Admission

Hours: 10 AM - 9 PM

Joe Taylor Park Splash Pad + Spray Park Details:
Kids will love the splash pad at Joe Taylor Park. All over a concrete surface and partially fenced-in, it features dump buckets and spraying rings to run through.

If younger kids aren't brave enough for dump buckets, they can test out the sprayers from the ground.

Several benches are alongside the full-sun splash pad for parents to supervise their kids. A covered pavilion is nearby for a lunch or an escape from the sun.

Bathrooms are adjacent to the splash pad.

Park Managed by City of Grand Rapids

739 Van Raalte SW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Small Splash Pad in Grand Rapids, MI

Open: June 10 - Sept 11, 2022

Free Admission

Hours: 10 AM - 9 PM

Roosevelt Park Splash Pad + Spray Park Details:
The splash pad at Roosevelt Park features fountains of varying heights and intensities.

Kids will love being able to choose just how wet they really want to get: they can dip their toes into one of the smaller fountains on the outside or get soaked beneath one of the taller fountains in the middle of the splash pad.

Benches and grassy areas provide parents a place to watch their kids. Some of the benches are shaded underneath trees.

Park Managed by City of Grand Rapids

300 Fuller Ave NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Small Splash Pad in Grand Rapids, MI

Open: June 10 - Sept 11, 2022

Free Admission

Fuller Park Splash Pad + Spray Park Details:
The small circular splash pad has a couple options for kids looking to cool off.

Kids can jump through or dip their toes beneath the streams of water spraying up from the concrete surface. The different fountains create different patterns and intensities of water.

Or kids can opt to run through the plastic archway and get sprayed on all directions at once.

Plenty of grass surrounds the splash pad for parents to spread out a picnic blanket and supervise.

Park Managed by City of Grand Rapids

851 Madison Ave SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49507

Small Splash Pad in Grand Rapids, MI

Open: June 10 - Sept 11, 2022

Free Admission

Gerald R Ford Academic Center Splash Pad + Spray Park Details:
Kids will love jumping through the many streams of water that shoot up through the pavement.

Benches surround the splash pad for supervising parents and kids needing a break from the water.

A few trees nearby provide shade for picnic blankets.

Park Managed by City of Grand Rapids

2230 Eastern Ave NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49505

Small Splash Pad in Grand Rapids, MI

Open: June 10 - Sept 11, 2022

Free Admission

Hours: 10 AM - 9 PM

Aberdeen Park Splash Pad + Spray Park Details:
The splash pad is a mitten shape and features Michigan-based structures like a bald eagle, Grand River, black bear, morel mushroom, lighthouse and more.

It is open from 10 AM - 9 PM during the summer.

Park Managed by City of Grand Rapids

100 Youell SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49506

Small Splash Pad in Grand Rapids, MI

Open: June 10 - Sept 11, 2022

Free Admission

Hours: 10 AM - 9 PM

Wilcox Park Splash Pad + Spray Park Details:
Circular, concrete splash pad with water fountain features. This splash pad does not have any "toys" on it.

Rather, visitors will enjoy running through the spray elements as they go off at various times while parents relax on nearby benches.

Park Managed by City of Grand Rapids

921 Alger St SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49507

Small Splash Pad in Grand Rapids, MI

Open: June 10 - Sept 11, 2022

Free Admission

Hours: 10 AM to 9 PM

Alger Park Splash Pad + Spray Park Details:
The concrete-topped splash pad has tons of fun spray features, benches and picnic tables.

The restroom is close to the splash pad and has recently updated.

This splash pad is open from 10 AM to 9 PM daily.

Park Managed by City of Grand Rapids

301 Ionia SW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Small Splash Pad in Grand Rapids, MI

Open: June 10 - Sept 11, 2022

Free Admission

Heartside Park Splash Pad + Spray Park Details:
The small splash pad at Heartside Park has engaging water features for splashers of all ages.

Kids will love running through the ringed water tunnel or dipping their feet underneath the fountains that spray up from the ground.

Taller curved poles rain water down on kids beneath them.

The whole splash pad is over concrete and located near the playground. Parents can spread out blankets on the grassy area to watch their kids.

Park Managed by City of Hastings

100-150 N Church St, Hastings, MI 49058

Small Splash Pad in Hastings, MI

Free Admission

Spray Plaza Splash Pad + Spray Park Details:
Smaller splash pad with interactive fountain water features.

Park Managed by City of Hudsonville

3380 Chicago Drive, Hudsonville, MI 49426

Small Splash Pad in Hudsonville, MI

Free Admission

Terra Square Splash Pad Splash Pad + Spray Park Details:
You'll find interactive fountain features on this small urban splash pad.

Park Managed by Georgetown Twp

1899 Rosewood St, Jenison, MI 49428

Small Splash Pad in Jenison, MI

Open: Memorial Day to Labor Day

Free Admission

Rosewood Park Splash Pad + Spray Park Details:
The splash pad is smaller and perfect for toddlers.

It's near the playground, but not fenced in.

Keep an eye on fast kids, as they may whiz in and out of the two play areas.

The splash pad is open from Memorial Day to Labor Day.

Park Managed by Village of Sparta

152 N State St, Sparta, MI 49345

Small Splash Pad in Sparta, MI

Open: Memorial Day through Labor Day

Free Admission

Hours: Daylight hours

William Rogers Village Park Splash Pad + Spray Park Details:
This small splash pad is mostly enclosed by a short gate.

Kids love jumping through the sprays that come up from the ground.

There are a few benches within the splash pad and umbrellas over them provide shade for watching parents.

Park Managed by Village of Spring Lake

312 West Savidge, Spring Lake, MI 49456

Small Splash Pad in Spring Lake, MI

Open: Memorial Day - Labor Day

Free Admission

Hours: 7:30 AM - 10:00 PM

Tanglefoot Park Splash Pad + Spray Park Details:
Tanglefoot Park’s Splash pad is open from 7:30 AM to 10 PM and is free to use.

It’s a small-to-medium-sized splash pad located next to the building.

Outdoor benches and picnic tables will be installed near the splash pad soon.

Park Managed by City of Wyoming

1380 42nd St SW, Wyoming, MI 49509

Small Splash Pad in Wyoming, MI

Open: June 1 - Labor Day

Free Admission

Oriole Park Splash Pad + Spray Park Details:
The smaller splash pad at Oriole Park is inviting for kids, particularly younger kids.

The short spray poles are toddler-sized.

The taller, gentle poles are great for more anxious kids and there's also a spaying hoop to run through.

The splash pad is right next to the playground so kids can run back and forth between the two.

A wide open grassy space, benches nearby and a covered pavilion provide plenty of seating options for supervising parents.

Park Managed by City of Wyoming

4125 Jefferson Ave SE, Wyoming, MI 49548

Small Splash Pad in Wyoming, MI

Open: June 1 - Labor Day

Free Admission

Hours: Daylight Hours

Southlawn Park Splash Pad + Spray Park Details:
The splash pad has a variety of water features, including hoops to run through, shower spray and shooting fountains.