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Free Splash Pads in Southeast Michigan

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We love summer, we are soaking up the sun every moment we can.  Free or low-cost summer activities make a fun-filled summer more manageable.  Here is a list of the free splash pads in Southeast Michigan.

Free Splash Pads in Oakland County

Free Splash Pad in Auburn Hills

Riverside Park
Riverside Park rests on the banks of the Clinton River in the Village Center area of Auburn Hills and offers a river path, play structure with swings, a canoe launch and a covered picnic shelter than can be reserved in season.  Barbecue grills and picnic tables are available in season and a heated restroom is open year-round.
3311 Squirrel Ct. Auburn & Squirrel.
Cost:  Free for Auburn Hills Residents, $3 non-resident fee.

Free Splash Pad in Farmington Hills

Heritage Park Splash Pad and Playground

Heritage Park – Farmington Hills
25099 Farmington Rd, Farmington Hills, MI 48336
Hours: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Cost: Free

Free Splash Pad in Berkley

Oxford Merchants Park
2100 Bacon Ave, Berkley Mi. 48072
Hours are from 11am until 8 pm daily.
Oxford Park is a beautiful space that features grass and bench seating, restrooms, water fountain together with a playground. Guests can enjoy the 1, 600 square foot splash pad which hosts several pop-jet fountains on a cement base. The fountains are programmed to spray at different times, and the whole system turns off occasionally, then requires a user to turn it back on manually to save energy.
Cost: FREE

Free Rochester Splash Pad/Fountain

Elliot Tower Fountain at OU
578 Pioneer Drive, Rochester
Cost: Free

Elliot Tower Fountain

Free Rochester Hills Splash Pad

Brooklands Plaza
1551 E Auburn Rd
Brooklands Plaza is a beautiful space that features a ramped entrance, plenty of seating, and gorgeous landscaping. Guests can enjoy the splash pad as well as a rain garden. There are even charging stations within the plaza and restroom facilities.
Hours: 10 am until 9 pm
Cost: FREE

Rochester Hills Splash Pad Brookland Plaza Splash Pad

Free Splash Pad in Royal Oak

Normandy Oaks Splash Pad
4234 Delemere Blvd, Royal Oak, MI 48073
Hours: 9 am until 9 pm
Cost: FREE

Macomb County Free Splash Pads

Free Fountains in Clinton Township

Pop Jet Fountains at Partridge Creek – Clinton Township 
An interactive 85-foot pop jet fountain is featured near the Parisian court to entertain the kids while adding beauty and tranquility to the environment.
17420 Hall Rd, Clinton Township, MI 48038
Cost: Free

Sterling Heights Free Splash Pad Park

Dodge Park Splash Pad
40620 Utica Rd, Sterling Heights, MI 48313
Cost: Sterling Heights Residents and guests 2 and under FREE, non-residents $5.

Dodge Park Splash Pad

Free Warren Fountain

City Square Park – Warren
Fountains and splash area (May – September)
One City Square Warren, MI, 48093
Hours: 11 am to 7 pm, weather permitting
Cost: Free

St. Clair County  Free Splash Pad

Clay Township Splash Pad 
The Clay Township Park is located next to the township offices at 4710 Pte Tremble Road. It has walking paths, playground, splash pad,  pavilion, volleyball court, picnic tables and barbecue grills.
4710 Pte Tremble Road
Cost: Free

Wayne County Free Splash Pads

Free Splash Pads in Canton

Heritage Park Splash Pad – Canton 
Cool down at Canton’s new Splash Playground located in Heritage Park near Heritage Hideout. Just touch the fire hydrant to start the water fun! Children 12 and under must be supervised by an adult at all times.
1010 S Canton Center Rd (Heritage Park Rd) Canton, MI 48188
Cost: Free

Flodin Park Splash Pad – Canton
Flodin Park features a large playground area and a splash playground. The splash playground has 11 water-spraying spouts for the hot summer months. There is also a walking trail and a nature trail. An inline skating rink is also available.
Flodin Park 43399 Saltz Rd., Canton, MI 48187
Cost: Free

Flodin Park Free Splash Pad in Canton

Dearborn Free Splash Pad Parks

Crowley Park Splash Pad
2600 Westwood St, Dearborn, MI 48124
Park offers playgrounds, a splash pad & athletic field, plus tennis courts, a track & picnic area.
Cost: Free

Whitmore Bolles Park Splash Pad
21700 Notre Dame St, Dearborn, MI 48124
Cost: Free

Hemlock Park Splash Pad
13335 Hemlock Dearborn MI 48126
Cost: Free

Dearborn Heights Free Spray Park

Lyle C. VanHouten Park Spray Park 
(Formally Municipal Park)
6044 Silvery Lane, Dearborn Heights, Mi 48127
Cost: Free

Detroit Free Splash Pads and Spray Parks

Palmer Park -Detroit
Bring bathing suits, towels, and beach chairs and come SPLASH in our new Splash Park!
910 Merrill Plaisance
Detroit, MI 48203
Cost: Free

Palmer Park Free Splash Pad Park

The new custom “Shipwreck” Spray Park.
Located at: 110 Mt. Elliott Street  Detroit, MI 48207
Cost: Free

Mt. Elliot Park Splash Pad

Riverside Park
3085 W Jefferson Ave, Detroit, MI 48216
A 29-acre riverfront park with a great view of the Ambassador Bridge. The park features a splash pad, play area, picnic shelter, basketball court as well as fishing boardwalks and a sledding hill. They also are home to an amazing skate park.
Cost: FREE

Free Hamtramck Splash Pad

Pulaski Park Splash Pad (2014 link)
9625 Lumpkin, Hamtramck
Cost: Free

Free Plymouth Spray Park

Township Park – Sprayscape
The Sprayscape includes approximately 2600 square foot of space with 24 spray features including:
Water Cannons
Horse Charger
Daisy Mae
Water O’s
12 ground sprays
The Sprayscape is designed to accommodate all ages
46640 Ann Arbor Trail, just east of Beck Road. Plymouth
Cost: Free

Free Splash Pad Park in Redford Township

Handy Park 
26650 Capitol Ave, Redford Township
Cost: Free

Riverview Free Splash Pad

Memorial Park Splash Pad
Memorial Park, Colvin Ave, Riverview, MI 48193

Woodhaven Free Splash Pad

Looking for a fun and safe way for the kids to cool off this summer?
Come enjoy the Lily Pad Splash Pad, located between the Safety Town Lot and Playscape behind the Community Center on Hall Rd.
23101 Hall Rd, Woodhaven, Michigan 48183 (Community Center Address)
The Splash Pad will be Open Memorial Day to Labor Day
Hours: 10 am -9 pm (2014 hours)
Cost: Free

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