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The Best List of Local Splash Pad Parks for Kids

Where are the best local Splash Pads and Parks?

Summer gets really hot here in Texas so we need to stay wet!

There’s nothing like fun in the sun at a local splash pad.

As a Mom, you can enjoy it too and not worry about any of the kids falling in a pool!

Here are some great splash parks in North Dallas, Plano, Frisco and surrounding areas that are close by.

North Dallas Area Splash Parks

Windhaven Meadows Park (Plano)

Location: 5400 Windhaven Parkway, Plano 75093

From June 15, the user-activated button for the Windhaven Meadows Park splash pad will be operational.

Splash Pad at Windhaven Meadows Park Plano
Photo Credit: City of Plano

Looking for a Local Pool?

Our guide to all the great local Public Swimming Pools around Plano, Frisco, North Dallas and surrounding cities!

Plano Aquatic Center (Plano)

Location: 2301 Westside Dr, Plano, TX 75075

This is an indoor pool in Plano but they also have a splash pad on the side (this section may not be open due to Covid-19). It is $3 per person for ages 3 and up but they have tables and locker rooms to change in.

You could bring snacks and make an afternoon of it. Please call before to check on hours. They have odd hours in the summer due to morning time being mostly swim lessons only.  (972) 769-4232

North Dallas area splash pads

Tom Muehlenbeck Recreation Center (Plano)

Location: 5801 Parker Rd, Plano, TX 75093

Large outdoor spray pad adjacent to leisure pool with three water slides, spray fountains, and children’s play area. Restrooms.

Open Memorial Day and a perfect Memorial Day activities near me thru Labor Day, closed weekdays when PISD is in session.

Splash Pads in North Dallas

Frisco Commons Splash Pad (Frisco)

Location:8000 McKinney Rd, Frisco, TX 75034

This is a splash pad that is close to the all abilities Hope Park (Frisco) and playground in Frisco. It’s a great area with lots to do. You can certainly make it a day trip and take a picnic and bring bikes as well. This Splash pad is open 8am – 8pm until September 30.

Fairview Fountain (Fairview)

Location:329 Town Pl, Fairview, TX 75069

(Fairview outside of Gloria’s Mexican food)  This is a great place to grab some food (or eat at Gloria’s!) and let the kids splash and play. At night they will put on a light show to music with the water at 7pm and 8pm.

Celebration Station (Allen)

Location:701 Angel Pkwy, Allen, TX 75002

This is a fabulous park and great location for a family picnic. There are tons of tables and restrooms close by.

It sits right by the newly built Enormous kidMania community-built playground

It does get crowded in the summer time so come early! It is typically closed on Wednesdays.

Celebration Park Allen TX
Photo Credit: City of Allen

Oak Hills Splash Park, Carrollton

Location:1225 Royal Palm Ln, Carrollton, TX 75007

Pavilion, tables and grills are available with restrooms onsite. Open 9am–8pm daily through early October.

WJ Thomas Carrollton Splash Pad

W.J. Thomas Splash Park (Carrollton)

Location:1955 Perry Rd, Carrollton, TX 75006

Open 9am–8pm daily through early October. Shaded areas, tables, grills and a deck are available here.

Little Elm Splash Pad

Location: 1001 Witt Rd, Little Elm, TX 75068

Hours: 8 a.m. – 9 p.m., daily

The Splash Pad is for all ages: Swim diapers on babies if needed and water shoes are recommended for children. No dogs are allowed.

The water is treated with chlorine and recirculated. There are plenty of tables and chairs with shade and clean bathrooms are located right next to the splash pad. You could spend 1-2 hours with snacks and water very happily! 

Little Elm, TX Splash Pad

Murphy Central Park (Murphy)

Location:550 N Murphy Rd, Murphy, TX 75094

Playground area and splash park, restrooms and picnic tables.

McKinney Splash Pads

The City of McKinney has 9 splash pads throughout the city and even one for Dogs!

Campbell Green Splash Park (North Dallas):

Location:16600 Hillcrest Rd, Dallas, TX 75248

Restrooms, playground, and splash pad.

Splash Pads North Dallas

Klyde Warren Park (Dallas)

Location:2012 Woodall Rodgers Fwy, Dallas, TX 75201

This is just an extra fountain area and park that is so fun for kids. They have fountains and a place in the kid play area that kids will LOVE getting wet in!

Have we left off your favorite local splash pad? Let us know and we’ll add it to the list!

And if you are looking for a Pool to swim in, try these options

Is it too hot to be outside? Try these great places for indoor fun for kids. 

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