Splash pads are such a great way to cool off during the Summer. I love splash pads especially for the younger kids since you don't have to worry as much about drowning. Splash pads typically don't include any standing water, which makes them a safer alternative than a pool. It's similar to running through the sprinklers.
We have compiled a HUGE list of over 80 Splash Pads around Utah, and best of all, many are Free to the public. Hopefully you'll find this list handy not only for your local adventures but, when you're traveling as well.
Note: Due to COVID-19, not all splash pads may be open and running. We have tried to verify as many as we can, but with such a big list and many websites without updates, it is impossible to confirm each location. We have marked those splash pads that we have confirmed with “OPEN”, however, there may still be some open that we haven't been able to confirm yet.
Salt Lake County
–Magna Splash Pad – located at 3270 South 8400 West at Magna Recreation Center. Splash pad is included with admission. Admission is $2.75/youth; $3.25/adult; $2.25/senior.
–Red Butte Gardens' Children's Garden (SLC) – at 300 Wakara Way. Red Butte Garden's has a small splash pad within the children's area of the garden. Admission is $7/children (3-17); $14/adults; $12/seniors; $12/military.
–Hogle Zoo (SLC) – at 2600 East Sunnyside Ave. The Lighthouse Point includes a slide, shipwreck, tide pool and blowholes that burst water out. Admission is $18.95/Adults; $16.95/Seniors; $14.95/Child; ages two and under are free.
–This Is The Place (SLC) – at 2601 East Sunnyside Ave. A splash pad was recently added to the park and is included with admission. Admission is $13.95/Adults; $11.95/Seniors (55 and Over); $9.95/Children (3-11);FREE Children 2 and under
–Cowabunga Bay (Draper) at 12047 South State Street. Cowabunga Bay has various water slides, a lazy river, and pool. However, beneath the water slides are various splash pad features. Admission is (48″ and above)/$16.99; Child (Under 48″)/$12.99; Seniors (60+)/$9.99; Children 2 years and under are free. Watch for Summer Night discounts for the last two hours.
–Alta Canyon Sports Center (Sandy) – at 9565 South Highland Drive. A mini splash pad was recently added to the pool area at Alta Canyon and is included with admission. Admission is $3.25/children 2 and under; $5/youth (3-15); $6.25/adult; $5/senior.
–Gateway Fountains (SLC) – located at 18 North Rio Grande Street. This fountain is near the center of the Gateway shopping center where kids are welcome to splash and play in the fountains.
–City Creek Center (SLC) – at 50 S. Main St. The “Engaged” fountain is perfect for waterplay. You are not allowed to play in the main fountain at the mall.
–Valley Fair Mall (West Valley) – at 3601 S. 2700 W. There are fountains that the kids can play in. Fountains also have LED lights that combine with choreographed music.
–Liberty Park (SLC) – located at 600 E 900 S. Liberty Park has a a small splash pad located at the large playground in the Northwest quadrant.
–Wardle Fields Regional Park (Bluffdale) – at 14148 S 2700 W. Includes pavilions, restrooms, walking path, playground, ziplines, climbing wall, pickleball courts, sports field and splash pad.
-OPEN-New–Independence Park (Bluffdale) – at 15245 South Noell Nelson Drive. Includes splash pad and massive playground with zip line and more. Includes covered pavilions, restrooms, and shade canopies.
OPEN-New–Vintage Park (Bluffdale) – at 14180 Loumis Parkway. Includes splash pad, playground, tennis courts, pickleball courts, volleyball and more.
–Mountainview Park (Cottonwood Heights) – at 1651 E. Fort Union Blvd. This is a great new park that includes two big playgrounds (one playground is geared to toddlers), pavilion, basketball courts, tennis courts, fields and a big splash pad.
-OPEN-Draper Splash Pad (Draper) – 150 E 13400 S; includes water sprayers, dump buckets and shallow river.
–Soda Row or Founders Park (Daybreak) – at 11428 South Kestrel Rise Road. Includes a playground, pavilion, basketball, volleyball and splash pad.
–Brookside Park (Daybreak) – 4863 Fish Hook Rd. This isn't exactly a splash pad, but includes a fun water area where the kids can get in and play along with a playground.
-OPEN-Rosecrest Splash Pad (Herriman) – located at 14070 South Rosecrest Road (5600 West). This splash pad is also nearby a playground and is enclosed by fence which is especially helpful in keeping track of the little ones.
-OPEN-Umbria Estates (Herriman) – at 12790 S 5230 W. This splash pad is located within the neighborhood and includes a playground, pavilion and splash pad.
-New–Knudsen Park (Holladay) – at 6293 Holladay Blvd. This isn't exactly a splash pad, but includes a big water feature that the kids can play in. Also includes a playground.
-New–Midvale City Park (Midvale) – at 455 W 7500 S. This park was recently remodeled and now includes a splash pad.
–Willow Pond Park (Murray) – at 6059 S Murray Parkway Ave. This is a great park that includes a fishing pond, playground and small water feature for the kids to play in.
–Riverton City Park (Riverton) – at 1452 W 12600 S. Includes playground, basketball court, pickle ball, pavilions, skate park, and rodeo arena.
–Old Farm Splash Pad (Riverton) – located at 13680 S 3250 W. This splash pad has a farm theme that includes a tractor, water tank and barn structure.
-OPEN-Western Springs Park (Riverton) – at 4570 West Goshute Dr (12790 South). This park includes a splash pad, playground and pavilion. This is a lesser known splash pad that doesn't get too busy.
–Sandy Amphitheater Splash Pad (Sandy) – at 9400 S 1300 E at the top of Quarry Bend development and just below the Amphitheater.
–Oquirrh Shadows Park (South Jordan) – at 4150 W South Jordan Parkway (10400 S). This splash pad includes a pavilion and 800 sq ft of splash pad area.
-OPEN-Sierra Newbold or Ron Wood Park (West Jordan) at 5900 W. New Bingham Highway. This park includes a HUGE playground with the splash pad right next to it.
–Fairbourne Station Promenade & Plaze (West Valley) at 3590 Market St. just to the East of the Trax Station. Includes a fountain and streams perfect to dip your feet in and play.
-OPEN-Summit Splash (Provo) – at 1330 East 300 North. Utah's largest waterpark with more than 15 water attractions including five drop slides, a 500,000-gallon wave pool and so much more.. Admission is (48″ and above)/$21.99; Child (under 48″)/$14.99. Discount Go here for the best prices.
–Creekside Park (Alpine) – 100 South and 600 East. Also includes volleyball, tennis courts, basketball, pavilions and walking trails. The splash pad is enclosed within a small fence.
-OPEN-NEW–Harvey Park (Cedar Hills) – at 4200 W Harvey Blvd. Includes six pickleball courts, huge space themed playground and a splash pad.
-OPEN-Cory Wride Memorial Park (Eagle Mountain) – 6000 N Pony Express Parkway. Includes all abilities park, zipline, splash pad and more.
-OPEN-Nolan Park (Eagle Mountain) – at 7862 N. Tinamous. This park also offers plenty of open space, baseball diamond, and playground.
–Town Center Park (Highland) – 5400 W Civic Center Dr. This splash pad is located in the center of the city. A large stream flows into the splash pad from a man made waterfall.
-OPEN-Ivory Ridge Park (Lehi) – 3200 N 500 W. Pat of a 10 acre park that features two play areas, basketball courts, pavilions, waling paths, and open space.
–University Place The Orchard (Orem) – at 575 E University Parkway. The kids place includes tree house, monkey bars, climbing wall, interactive fountains and more.
-OPEN-Palisade Park (Orem) – at 1313 E 800 N. Features a river channel and islands with spray and rock seating.
-OPEN-Pioneer Park Provo Center Street (Provo) – at 500 W Center ST. Park includes a playground and splash pad. The Provo Farmer Market is also held at this park every Saturday starting the first of June.
–Shops at the Riverwoods (Provo) – 4801 N. University Ave. Splash pad is located near Tucano's Brazilian Grill with interactive fountains.
–Sunset Park (Santaquin) – at 729 Sunset Dr. Playground, swings, and splash park.
-OPEN-North Park – (Spanish Fork) at 1185 North 400 East. Also includes a playground and pavilion.
-OPEN-Springville Splash Pad – (Springville) The water feature is located between the civic center and fire station at approximately 50 South Main Street. Includes a splash pad, interactive stream and fountains.
-OPEN-Vineyard Grove Park (Vineyard) – at 350 N 100 E. Includes playground, zipline, pavilions, basketball and tennis courts. The splash pad includes sprayers and slides.
–Clearfield Aquatic Center – at 825 S State Street. Includes an outdoor wading pool and splash pad with water cannons, fountains, and geysers. Admission is $1/child 3 & under; $3/youth 4-17; $5.50/adult; $3/seniors.
-OPEN-Lagoon (Farmington) – at 375 N Lagoon Dr. Lagoon has a water park called Lagoon-A-Beach that is full of slides, pools and a lazy river. However, there is also splash pad within the amusement park that kids can play in. Go here for discount information>>
–Creekside Park (Bountiful) – at 600 East Millstreet. Includes a playground, water play area, and a nearby creek.
-OPEN-Heritage Park (Kaysville) – at 150 N. Fairfield Rd. Includes a splash pad, playground, open space, and pavilion.
-OPEN-Ellison Park (Layton) – at 700 n 2200 W. One of the only splash pads in the state that has a slide activity center and elevated splash pad toys.
–Hill Air Force Base(Layton)- Includes a water spout, water bars and water arch (military only).
–Legacy Regional Park (North Salt Lake) – at 1140 West 1100 North. This park includes a playground, pavilions, basketball courts, field and a splash pad.
–Centennial Park (Syracuse) – at 1800S 1865 W. This is a huge newer splash pad that also includes a playground.
–Harrisville – at 1350 N Hwy 89. This is a smaller splash pad that has various water features to play with.
–Riverdale Park Splash Pad – at 4300 S Parker Drive. Offers a variety of water features for the kids to play on.
-OPEN-Nature Park (South Ogden) – at 5874 S Park Vista Dr. Includes a splash pad, playground, and large grassy area.
–Kimball Junction (Park City) – at Newpark on the East side of Kimball Junction.
NEW–Basin Recreation (Park City) – at 5715 Trailside Dr. Offers a 3,300 square foot splash pad with 11 interactive features. Free to the community. Scheduled to open July 1.
–Salt Hollow Park (Hyrum) – at 350 W 100 N. This splash pad was recently completed.
–South Park (Milville) – at 450 E 300 S. Splash pad includes an above ground mushroom and water tunnel.
–Meadow View Park (North Logan) – at 2720 N 300 E. A splash pad and walking path were recently added to this park.
–Alma Leonhardt Park (Providence) – at 310 W 250 N. This is a smaller splash pad, but still fun for the kids.
-OPEN-Cenntral Park (Smithfield) – at 100 N 100 W. State-of-the-art 3,600 square foot Splash Pad. The Splash Pad is open to everyone and is free of charge.
Box Elder County
-OPEN-NEW–John Adams Park – (Brigham City) at 600 E 100 N.
-OPEN-Tremonton Splash Pad – on Tremonton Street by the library.
–Riverside Park (Morgan) – at 195 E 125 N. The splash pad is motion sensored and turns on automatically. Park also includes a skate park, playground, basketball, volleyball, pavilions and walking trail.
–Lions Park (Huntington) – at 50 W 100 S. This park includes a pavilion, playground, basketball court and small splash pad.
-OPEN-Canyon View Park (Ephraim) – at 650 S 100 E. This splash pad was recently added near the volley ball courts at Canyon View Park.
Central Valley Town Park – (Central Valley) – at 50 W Center Street.
–Naples Family Splash Park (Vernal) – at 1701 E 1900 S. Located next to Naples city park. Admission is $2/per participant and spectators or those under age one are free.
Washington City Community Center – at 350 N Community Dr. This is a rec center that includes pools, slides and splash pad. Admission is $5 for full facility day pass.
-OPEN-Hurricane Splash Pad – at 63 S 100 W. Located at the community center and includes a splash pad and playground.
-OPEN-Sky Ridge Park (Hurricane) – at 426 North 2600 W. This park is under construction and will included a splash pad, playground and pickle ball courts.
-OPEN-Unity Park (Ivins) – at 200 West 400 South. Includes splash pad, playground, basketball, tennis, baseball, fields, and walking trails.
-OPEN-Archie H. Gubler Park (Santa Clara) – at 2375 Rachel Drive. Includes splash pad, pavilions, fields, basketball, playground and walking trails.
-OPEN-Thunder Junction (St. George) – at 1851 S Dixie Drive. This all-abilities park opened October 2016 and has a playground, ziplines, train, and splash pad.
-OPEN-Hidden Valley Park (St. George) – at 3505 Barcelona Dr. This western themed park also includes an interactive splash pad.
-OPEN-The Fields at Little Valley (St. George) – at 2995 S 2350 E. This farm themed park includes an interactive splash pad with tractor and windmill features.
-OPEN-St. George Towne Square – at 50 South Main St. The splash pad is located in the historic downtown and includes a lazy river, waterfalls, and jets.
-OPEN-Green Spring Park (Washington) – at 1775 N Green Spring Dr. Includes splash pad, pickle ball courts, basketball and open grassy area.
–NEW-OPEN-Sullivan Virgin River Park (Washington) – at 965 S Washington Fields Rd. Includes splash pad, water feature, playground, pickleball and more.
-OPEN-Pine View Park – (Washington) – at 2050 Alveo Dr. Includes a splash pad, playground, pavilions, basketball, tennis, field and walking paths.
-OPEN-Sienna Hills Park (Washington) – at 500 N Redstone Road. This park has a 1,000 sq ft splash pad with water features.
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Originally posted May 14, 2011, updated yearly.