Splashy Fun in Salt Lake City, Ut: Water Parks, Splash Pads, and Spraygrounds | Kids Out and About Salt Lake City

Splashy Fun in Salt Lake City, Ut: Water Parks, Splash Pads, and Spraygrounds

There's nothing like water when it comes to beating the heat and entertaining kids! KidsOutAndAbout provides its extra-special list of great places in and around Salt Lake City, UT where kids can splash to their heart's content.

Amusement Parks/Water Park

Cherry Hill
Cherry Hill features a pirate ship, a Cardiac Canyon River Run, a lazy river, water slides with fog and lighting effects, 2 swimming pools, mini golf, batting cages, a ball crawl, climbing wall, camping, and outdoor pavilions for parties.

Cowabunga Bay
Cowabunga Bay is located 10 minutes south of Salt Lake City and 25 miles north of Provo at 12047 South State Street in Draper Utah.

Lagoon offers over 50 amusement rides and attractions, including roller coasters (big and small), a water park, live musical entertainment, and carnival games.
Come enjoy 17 waterslides, a 400,000 gallon Wave Pool, kids swimming areas and slides, group pavilions & cabanas, a gaint Half Pipe tube ride, 100-foot Free Fall drops slides, and a quarter-mile Lazy River!
Come enjoy 14 waterslides including 2 face-first mat slides, a 400,000 gallon wave pool, kids swimming area and slides, lazy river, group pavilions and cabanas, and much more!


Splash Pads/ Splash Parks/Outdoor Pools

A large, regional park with outdoor pool and many amenities including a large natural area with walking path.


Ellison Park
The splash pad is a uniquely designed raised play structure and splash pad that consists of over 20 individual water spray elements. Around the raised structure there are seven additional ground level water elements that include features for toddlers and older children. There is a water umbrella, a mega soaker water cannon and the loops and tail of the water dragon.


Splash pad hours are Monday- Saturday 10 am- 8pm and Sunday 12pm – 6 pm through Labor Day.
Liberty Park, located between 9th and 13th South and 5th and 7th East in Salt Lake City, is the oldest and most prominent park in Utah. (Playground, Restroom, Basketball, Tennis, Jogging/Walking Path, Drinking Fountain, Volleyball, Pavilion, Picnic Tables, Swimming Pool, Horseshoes).

Magna Fitness and Recreation Center
Thanks to the people of Salt Lake County for supporting the Zoo, Arts, and Parks program, this facility was constructed in the spring of 2008 for the enjoyment of all.


Nature Park
Located at 5874 S Park Vista Drive (1175 East), behind the Ogden Athletic Club. It has a pavilion with restrooms, a playground, splash pad, large grass areas and a very extensive trial system that runs through approximately 50 acres of land.


Oquirrh Shadows Park - Splash Pad
Operating Hours for the Splash Pad are expected to be Memorial Day - Labor Day | Daily from 10:00 am - Dusk. The splash pad area consists of the following items: Aqua dome, Tricky Bells, Dancing Water, Ground Geyser, Jet Stream, Spray Loop, Silver Cannon, Water Tunnel, and 50+ Water Nozzles.


Sporting a new splash pad, children and adults from all over the City come to cool off in the spouting waters under the hot summer sun.
What a great way to wash away the summer heat for young and old. Surrounded by benches and close to playgrounds, it will be a well attended piece of the park. 
Splash Pad Parks open Memorial Weekend and close Labor Day yearly *Splash Pad Park hours are 9:00am – 8:00pm.

The Riverdale Park Splash Pad
The splash pad in Riverdale Park offers a variety of water features for kids to play in during the hot summer months. Riverdale Park is located at 4300 South Parker Drive.

Umbria Splash Pad (Herriman City)
Splash Pad Parks open Memorial Weekend and close Labor Day yearly
*Splash Pad Park hours are 9:00am – 8:00pm

Wardle Fields Splash Pad & Playground

New in 2017! Located at 14148 South 2700 West, Bluffdale, UT.

Valley Reginal Park
A regional large park with a pavilion, disc golf course, exercise track, outdoor basketball complex, 4-field softball complex, large, grassy areas and an outdoor pool.

Western Springs
A large, neighborhood park with many amenities, including a water playground.


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