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Just Chill: Find a Splash Pad Near Me and Epic Spray Parks

Find out who is open for 2023: over 50 spray park, outdoor water parks, pools as well as splash pads. Find a splash pad near me in metro Detroit.

From Memorial Day until Labor Day, we are soaking up every moment of warm summer rays we can at the local splash pad. Although we have just 14 weeks to enjoy summer fun in Oakland, Macomb, Wayne, and Washtenaw Counties, we play to make the most of every summer day.  We’ve compiled a list of all the Metro Detroit splash pads & spray parks, which, at this time, totals over 50.

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2023 New Metro Detroit Splash Pads Near Me

If you are looking for a new experience, then check out one of these four new splash pads in Metro Detroit.

Oxford Merchants Park – Berkley
Rochester Hills Splash Pad at Emmons Plaza
Normandy Oaks Splash Pad in Royal Oak
Lily Pad Springs in West Bloomfield

Oakland County Splash Pads Near Me

Auburn Hills Splash Pad

Riverside Park
2023 Season Updated 6/3/2023
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 also a covered picnic shelter that can be reserved in season.  Barbecue grills together with picnic tables are available in season. Additionally, a heated restroom is open year-round.
2023: The splash pad 2023 opening has been postponed.
It will be open from 2 until 6 p.m. daily.
Address: 3311 Squirrel Ct. Auburn & Squirrel.
Cost: free for residence

Berkley Splash Pad

Oxford Merchants Park
2023 Season Updated 6/3/2023
This 6.7 acre park features a 1,600 square foot natural splash pad area, walkways, play structures as well as universally designed family restrooms.
2023: Open daily from 11 am until 8 pm. From Memorial Day through Labor Day.
Address: 2100 Bacon Ave, Berkley MI. 48072
Cost: Free

Brighton Waterpark

Jump Island Inflatable Waterpark in Brighton
2023 Season TBD
Jump Island is an inflatable park on the lake. They offer slides, a rock wall and also a blast pad.
42″- 48″ permitted on Splash Island
48″+ permitted on Jump Island
Address: 6140 Bishop Lake Road, Brighton, MI 48116
Cost: See Website.

Clarkston Splash Pad

Renee Przbylski Memorial Spray Park at Clintonwood – Clarkston 
2023 Season Updated 6/3/2023
The Spray Park at Clintonwood is 3,200 sq ft. Designed by Raindrop, Inc. it has a variety of above and also below water features.
Address: Clintonwood Park, 6000 Clarkston Road, Clarkston
2020 Hours: Daily 10 am until 7 pm. May 27th through September 4th, 2023
Cost: $2 resident/ $4 non-resident, 18+ free, also a Family Season Pass is available for $50.

Farmington Hills Splash Pad

Heritage Park – Farmington Hills
2023 Season Updated 6/3/2023
25099 Farmington Rd, Farmington Hills, MI 48336
The Heritage Park Splash Pad provides guests with many different water features. The features include fountains, buckets, sprayers as well as a few water guns. The park also hosts covered pavilions, a playground, walking trails, nature center, restrooms, and even a snack shack.
Hours: 10 a.m. until 8 p.m. (Memorial day until Labor Day)
Cost: Free

Madison Heights Waterpark

Red Oaks Waterpark – Madison Heights
2023 Season Updated 6/3/23 – opening Monday, June 12th

The new Splash Pad features 52 interactive water features, including a water play climber with slides and also a dumping bucket. The zero-depth attraction offers 160 ’x 105’ of play area together with a new adjacent shade structure. Additionally, a family restroom has been added adjacent to the splash pad.

Description: Kids enjoy the Soak Station, children’s water playground with 68 features. These include water jets, curtains and slides, plus bubbler jets together with a six-foot tipping bucket. Please note that children must be 56″ or shorter and be accompanied by an adult. The Spray & Play is a water play area for toddlers, with 15 water jets as well as bubblers at zero depth.
Address: 1455 East 13 Mile Road Madison Heights, MI  48071
Cost: Click here for the current Fees for Red Oaks Waterpark

Milford Splash Pad

Kensington Metropark’s Splash ’n’ Blast – Milford
2023 Season Updated 6/3/23
Find the ultimate relief from the warm, summer sun together with loads of fun for the entire family at Kensington Metropark’s Splash ’n’ Blast. Coast down two, 250-foot twisted waterslides or romp through the spray ground with palm trees, serpents as well as cannons that spray water.
2240 W. Buno Road Milford, MI 48380
Hours: Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day. Open 11 am until 7 pm daily.
Cost: See fee schedule on their website:

Oak Park Pool

Municipal Pool in Oak Park
2023 Season Updated 6/3/23
Opens 6/10/2023
24198 Church St, Oak Park, MI 48237
Cost: See fee schedule on their website

Oxford Splash Pad

KLR Splash Pad Pavilion 
2023 Season Updated 6/3/23
Seymore Lake Township Park – Oxford 2795 Seymour Lake Road (west of M-24)
This splash pad offers several water features including sprayers from the ground and also overhead. Children can enjoy water guns as well as the fun buckets that dump water every few seconds.
Hours: the KLR Splashpad will be open daily until Labor Day
From 10 am until 8 pm.
Additionally, the Kids Kingdom Bathrooms are open.
Cost: FREE

Rochester Splash Pad and Fountain

Elliot Tower Fountain at OU
2023 Season Updated 6/3/2023
578 Pioneer Drive, Rochester
Cost: FREE  
The Elliott Tower Fountain is FREE. It is a series of pop-jets that are programmed in a variety of patterns. This creates a fun as well as an exciting splash pad for children to cool off during the summer months.

Elliot Tower Fountain

Rochester Hills Splash Pad at Brooklands Plaza
2023 Season updated 6/3/23
New Splash Pad for 2021
Emmons Rd & Auburn Rd, Rochester Hills, MI 48307
Cost: FREE
Hours: The splash pad hours are from 10 am until 8 pm. Brooklands Plaza splash pad and restrooms are open May 1st through September 30th, weather permitting. 
Brooklands Plaza (formerly Emmons Plaza) is a beautiful space that features a ramped entrance, plenty of seating, and also gorgeous landscaping. Guests can enjoy the splash pad as well as a rain garden. There are even charging stations within the plaza together with restroom facilities. Website

Royal Oak Splash Pad

Normandy Oaks Park & Splash Pad
2023 Season Updated 6/3/23
4234 Delemere Blvd, Royal Oak, MI 48073
Hours: 9 am until 9 pm Memorial Day to Labor Day
Cost: FREE
New 40-acre park that features a splash pad in addition to soccer fields, sledding hill, new playground and trails.

Southfield Pool

Southfield Sports Arena
2023 UPDATE: The Southfield Sports Arena pool is permanently closed.
New splash pad coming to Beech Woods Park in Summer of 2024

Troy Waterpark

Troy Family Aquatics Center
2023 Season Updated 6/3/23
Opens 6/2/23
Offers Bathhouse, Main Pool, Sand Volleyball, Concessions, Outside Picnic Area, Sun Hill, Kiddy Area, Sand Play Area together with Water Slides
3425 Civic Center Drive, Troy MI 48084
Cost: See fee schedule on their website:
Hours: See website.

Waterford Waterpark

Waterford Oaks Waterpark
2023 Season TBD as of 6/3/23
Waterford Oaks Waterpark is scheduled to open Sunday, June 10, 2023.
Tropical Wave Pool includes palm trees and near the “shore.”

The Big Bucket children’s water playground features more than 30 interactive activities including a giant tipping bucket, waterfalls and sprays. Participants must be 56″ or shorter and also accompanied by an adult.

Ragin’ Rapids, a group raft ride starts at a height of three stories; carries riders 515 feet through drops and turns, and finally ends in a three-foot-deep splash-down pool.

Oakland County Parks and Recreation staff is evaluating options for a future new attraction that is entertaining for visitors and cost-effective for the parks system.

1702 Scott Lake Road Waterford, MI  48328

Cost: Click here for the current Waterford Oaks Waterpark Fees.


West Bloomfield Splash Pad

Lily Pad Springs
2023 Season Updated 6/4/23
Opens May 26 – Sept 4, 2023
6200 Farmington Road, West Bloomfield, MI 48322
Lily Pad Springs features more than 50 play features, four water slides as well as a giant water bucket that dumps 55 gallons of water. The climbable play structure also provides 2,400 square feet of summer fun. Cool off as the system pumps 740 gallons of water per minute through it’s many water features.
In addition to the water features, the facility also hosts plenty of shaded areas, restrooms, public lockers and showers for their guests. The metro Detroit splash pad is ADA and also Universally accessible.
Hours: see website
Cost:  The cost is $4/resident or $7/nonresident per session.

White Lake Splash Pad

Indian Springs Metropark’s Spray ‘n’ Play – White Lake
2023 Season Updated 6/3/23
Children of all ages will enjoy Indian Springs Metropark’s Spray ‘n’ Play. Get soaked in the water spray area, scale a rock-climbing wall or cargo net and also explore a maze. Three distinct areas accommodate older children. Finally, a toddler area includes a painted labyrinth and sand pit with oversized scoopers for digging.
5200 Indian Trail White Lake, MI 48386
Hours: The Spray ‘n’ Play play area is open year round while the water spray area is open Memorial Day to Labor Day 11 am until 7 pm daily.
Cost: See fee schedule on their website:

Macomb County Splash Pads

Chesterfield Spray Park

Wayne and Joan Webber Splash Park at Brandenburg Park 
2023 Season Updated 6/4/2023
Also offers basketball courts, tennis courts, sand volleyball courts, horseshoe pits, picnic areas, boat launches, restroom facilities, a children’s play area, a hike/bike path, and a 500-foot pier extending into Lake St. Clair. In addition, it has 4 open-air pavilions and a building that accommodates 70 people all of which are available for rent.
Address: 50050 Jefferson Avenue Chesterfield Township
Hours: The Splash Pad is open daily from 11 a.m. until 7 p.m. From Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend.
Cost: See fee schedule on their website  

Fountains in Clinton Township

Pop Jet Fountains at Partridge Creek – Clinton Township 
2023 Season Updated 6/4/23
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

Pop Jet Fountains at Partridge Creek

Harrison Township Spray Park

Lake St Clair Metropark’s Squirt Zone – Harrison Township
2023 Season TBD
Kids will love to run, skip and jump through Metropark’s Squirt Zone with ground sprays that shoot up water, water cannons to spray a friend, as well as arches that create a tunnel of water to run through and more.
Lake St. Clair Metropark 31300 Metro Parkway Harrison Township, MI 48045
Hours: 8AM until 8PM
Cost: See fee schedule on their website

Shelby Township Splash Pad

Chief Gene Shepherd Splash Pad
2023 Season Updated 6/3/2023
2452 23 Mile Rd, Shelby Charter Township, MI 48316
Hours: 11AM until 7PM
Cost: (2018) $2 per child or $25 for a family membership
Proof of residency in either Shelby Township or the city of Utica is required to gain entry.

St. Clair Shores Splash Pad

Veterans Memorial Park
2023 Season Updated 6/3/2022
32400 Jefferson St. Clair Shores
To visit this park you must have a park pass! Non-residents are not able to purchase park passes. However, residents with passes are allowed up to five guests. Guests of park passes do not have to be residents.
St. Clair Shores parks are open to all residents however annual passes are required for access to the waterfront parks.
The passes are available for purchase for only $10 per family. Therefore, the family pass is given to the husband and wife only. Minor children are included under their parents’ passes.
Hours: 10AM until 8PM Website

Veteran's Memorial Splash Pad

Sterling Heights Splash Pad

Dodge Park Splash Pad
2023 Season Updated 6/3/2022
40620 Utica Rd, Sterling Heights, MI 48313
Cost: Sterling Heights Residents and guests 2 and under FREE, non-residents $5.
Hours: Tuesday – Sunday: 10 a.m. until 8 p.m.

Dodge Park Splash Pad

Warren Fountain

City Square Park – Warren
Fountains and splash area (May – September)
One City Square Warren, MI, 48093
Hours: 2pm until 7 pm, weather permitting
Cost: Free
There is seating around the edges of the splash pad, picnic tables with umbrellas as well as concrete steps.  Additionally, there are also restrooms in the building next to the fountains.

Washtenaw County Splash Pads

Ann Arbor Pools

Fuller Park Pool – Ann Arbor 
2023 Season Updated 6/3/2023
There is something for everyone to enjoy at Fuller Pool: a waterslide, 50-meter outdoor lap pool and also a shallow area with ramp access, a 12′ deep diving well and plenty of grassy area for relaxation. Our Maintenance and Rehabilitation Project has accomplished the following at Fuller Pool in the past year: New pool liner, updates to the locker rooms and the lobby, two brand new Family Changing Rooms, a picnic shelter and more.
1519 Fuller Road Ann Arbor, MI 48105

Cost: See fee schedule on their website

VETERANS Memorial Park Pool – Ann Arbor 

2023 Season Updated 6/4/2023
The Veterans Memorial Park Pool features a fan-shaped zero depth area with a “raindrop,” interactive water play apparatus, a handicap access ramp, and also a 125-foot waterslide. Minimum height requirement for use of the slide is 42”.
2150 Jackson Ave, Ann Arbor, MI
Cost: See fee schedule on their website

Buhr Park Pool – Ann Arbor 
2023 Season Updated 6/4/2023

The Buhr Park Pool features a six lane, 25 yard pool with a deep well and also children’s wading pool with separate zero depth entry.
2751 Packard Rd, Ann Arbor, MI
Cost: See fee schedule on their website

Whitmore Lake Spray Park

Blue Heron Bay Spray Zone At Independence Lake Park – Whitmore Lake
2023 Season Updated 6/4/2023
Have a great adventure with our water jet spider, cattails, as well as buckets. Guest amenities include first aid services, family changing rooms, showers, diaper changing stations and also coin lockers.  
3200 Jennings Rd.,   Webster Township,  Whitmore Lake, MI 48189
Cost: See fee schedule on their website

Ypsilanti Waterpark

Rolling Hills Water Park – Ypsilanti 
2023 Season Updated 6/4/2023
With so many attractions, we’ve got something for everyone to enjoy – Float down the lazy river, catch a wave in the wave pool, or take a trip down one of our awesome water slides!  The Activity Pool is popular with younger children due to its zero-depth entry, gentle bubbler, geysers, a waterfall and a kiddy slide for children under 45″ tall.  Relax in the chaise lounges and sand chairs on an extensive sun deck located throughout the water park and natural shade or shade umbrellas in several grassy areas surrounding the deck.
7660 Stony Creek Rd. Ypsilanti, MI 48197
Cost: See fee schedule on their website

Wayne County Splash Pads

Belleville Aquatic Center

Turtle Cove Family Aquatic Center – Belleville 
2021 Season Updated 6/10/2021
Find the ultimate relief from the warm, summer sun while having buckets of fun at Lower Huron
Metropark’s Turtle Cove Family Aquatic Center. Firstly, you can zip down two waterslides. Then, drift along a lazy river. Or maybe you will enjoy getting soaked under the 300-gallon dumping bucket. Finally, wade into the zero-depth entry pool with lap lanes.
17845 Savage Road Belleville, MI 48111
Cost:See fee schedule on their website

Brownstown Township Splash Pad

Brownstown Township- Thorn Park Splash Pad
2023 Season Updated 6/4/2023
Closed until further notice
23999 King Rd.,(southeast corner of King Road), Brownstown Charter Township, MI, 48183
Fee: website

 The Great Wave pool at Lake Erie Metropark
2023 Season Updated 6/4/2023

Closed until further notice
32481 W. Jefferson Brownstown, MI 48173
(734) 379-5020
Cost: see website for current fees

Canton Splash Pad

Heritage Park Splash Pad – Canton 
2021 Season Updated 6/8/2021
Scheduled to open Mid June 2023

Cool down at Canton’s Splash Playground located in Heritage Park near Heritage Hideout. To get started, just touch the fire hydrant to begin the water fun! Finally, 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

Dearborn Splashpads

Crowley Park Splash Pad
2023 Season Updated 6/4/2023
2600 Westwood St, Dearborn, MI 48124
Park offers playgrounds, a splash pad & athletic field, plus tennis courts and finally a track & picnic area.
Cost: Free

Whitmore Bolles Park Splash Pad
2023 Season Updated 6/4/2023

21700 Notre Dame St, Dearborn, MI 48124
Cost: Free

Hemlock Park Splash Pad
2023 Season Updated 6/4/2023

13335 Hemlock Dearborn MI 48126
Cost: Free
With over 1 million square feet of green space, Hemlock Park offers a splash pad as well as a wheelchair-accessible playground. Guests can also enjoy the ball field, sledding hill, soccer field, basketball, shelter area, walking track (.4 mile), restrooms, picnic tables, and a drinking fountain. There are also three parking lots, making all areas of the park easily accessible.

Dearborn Pools

Levagood Park Dunworth Pool and Waterpark
2023 Season Updated 6/4/2023
801 N Denwood St, Dearborn, MI 48128
Cost: See Fee Schedule

Pool Complex at Ford Woods Park
2023 Season Updated 6/4/2023
Address: 5700 Greenfield Rd, Dearborn, MI 48126
The 25,000-square-foot complex includes a zero-depth entry pool. The pool is divided into different areas. These areas include a dual slide as well as a deck area with lawn chairs, umbrella tables, and chairs. Additionally, they offer an extensive indoor area featuring shared lockers and separate shower rooms and restrooms for men and women. There are also four family locker rooms; vending machines together with an outdoor concession area.
Cost: Website

Summer Stephens Pool
2023 Season Updated 6/4/2023

Summer Stephens Park
Stephens St, Dearborn, MI 48124
Cost:See Fee Schedule

Ten Eyck Pool
2023 Season Updated 6/4/2023
Ten Eyck Park
18541 Pine St, Dearborn, MI 48124
Cost: See Fee Schedule

Lapeer Pool
2023 Season Updated 6/4/2023
13614 Michigan Ave, Dearborn, MI 48126
Cost: See Fee Schedule

Dearborn Heights Spray Park

Lyle C. VanHouten Park Spray Park  (Formally Municipal Park)
2023 Season Updated 6/4/2023
This 2295 sqft Spray Park loacted at Lyle C. VanHouten Park, in Dearborn Heights, Michigan offers many different water features.
Address: 6044 Silvery Lane, Dearborn Heights, Mi 48127
Cost: Free

Detroit Splash Pads, Spray Parks, Waterparks and Outdoor Pools

Belle Isle Beach and Splash Pad
2023 Season Updated 6/4/2023
If you enjoy the sand beneath your feet, then Belle Isle Beach is for you. The beach will be open until Labor Day.
Splash Pad coming soon.
Admission: Free with Recreation Passport

The Family Aquatic Center – Detroit 
2023 Season Updated 6/4/2023 opens June 21, 2023
12600 Chandler Park Dr., Detroit, MI, 48213
A Wayne County-owned outdoor waterpark featuring a wave pool, two waterslides, a special Splish Splash Land for small swimmers that includes a pool as well as spray fountains, summer swim camp, water aerobics classes and a food concession all within 22,000 square feet of beautiful landscaping.

Cost: Website

Palmer Park -Detroit
2023 Season Updated 6/4/2023
Bring bathing suits, towels, as well as beach chairs and come SPLASH in our new Splash Park!
910 Merrill Plaisance Detroit, MI 48203 Cost: FREE

2023 Season Updated 6/4/2023
The new custom “Shipwreck” Spray Park.
Located at: 110 Mt. Elliott Street  Detroit, MI 48207
Cost: Free

Mt. Elliot Park Splash Pad

Hamtramck Splash Pad

Pulaski Park Splash Pad 

Livonia Pools and Splash Pad

Livonia Splash Pad
2023 Season Updated 6/4/2023
City of Livonia Aquatics: Outdoor Splash Pad
Livonia Community Recreation Center, 15100 Hubbard Road
Cost: See Fee Schedule:

Clement Circle Splash Park
2023 Season Updated 6/4/2023
9999 Harrison St, Livonia, MI 48150

Botsford Pool
2023 Season Updated 6/4/2023
19444 Lathers, Livonia, MI 48152

Shelden Pool
2023 Season Updated 6/4/2023
Van Court Avenue, Livonia, MI 48150

New Boston Pool

Willow Metropark Pool
2023 Season Updated 6/4/2023
23200 S Huron Rd, New Boston, MI 48164
(734) 697-9181
Cost: See Fee Schedule

Plymouth Spray Park

Township Park – Sprayscape
2023 Season Updated 6/4/2023
The Sprayscape includes approximately 2600 square feet of space with 24 spray features that include Water Cannons Horse Charger Froggy-O Daisy Mae Water O’s as well as 12 ground sprays. Surprisingly, the Sprayscape is designed to accommodate all ages
Address: 46640 Ann Arbor Trail, just east of Beck Road. Plymouth
Cost: Free

Redford Township Splash Pad

Handy Park 
2023 Season Updated 6/4/2023
26650 Capitol Ave, Redford Township
Cost: Free

Riverview Splash Pad

Memorial Park Splash Pad
2023 Season Updated 6/4/2023
Hours: daily from noon. until 6 p.m.
Address: Memorial Park, Colvin Ave, Riverview, MI 48193  

Romulus Splash Pad and Pool

Romulus Outdoor Splash Pool
2023 Season Updated 6/4/2023
Romulus Athletic Center, 35765 Northline Road, Romulus
Cost: Website

Taylor Splash Pad and Pool

Lamarand Splash Field at Heritage Park
2023 Season Updated 6/4/2023
12111 Pardee Road, Taylor, MI 48180
Cost: See Fee Schedule

Northwest Park Outdoor Pool
2023 Season Updated 6/4/2023
6000 Duncan St., Taylor, MI 48180
Cost: See Fee Schedule

Trenton Splash Pad and Pool

Kennedy Aquatic Center
2023 Season Updated 6/4/2023 scheduled to open June 19th
3101 West Rd, Trenton, MI 48183
Cost: See Fee Schedule

Westland Spray Park

H20 Zone Spray Park – Westland
2023 Season Updated 6/4/2023
This state-of-the-art 6500 square feet facility includes 15 in-ground water features and an 18-foot helicopter that dumps water from its spinning top rotor.
Tattan Park 1901 N Carlson St, Westland, MI 48185
Cost: See fee schedule on their website

Woodhaven Splash Pad

2023 Season Updated 6/4/2023
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 until 9 pm
Cost: Free    

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