As the end of the school year approaches, it’s time for kids to get outside, cool off, and get a little wild at a spray park! Not only are they tons of fun, but they’re a great chance for the family to get some exercise and make unforgettable memories. Here in the Edmonton region, we’ve got lots of options—no matter where you are, you’re only a short ways away from having a blast.
1) Poplar Park Spray Park
This colourful neighbourhood spray park is one of the newest features at Poplar Park. Kids will love running through the spray hoops and underneath the giant, snake-shaped water jet.
2) Cy Becker Spray Park
This spray park feels just as much like a modern art installation as it does a play area, with its tall, loop-de-looping water features and spherical red sprinklers. Families can also enjoy the nearby playground and green space.
3) Zoie Gardner Park
Tigers, toucans, and snakes, oh my! This jungle-themed splash park is sure to be a hit with kids, and lots of shady spots (along with a gazebo) means there’s lots of places for grown-ups to relax too.
4) Castle Downs Park
This large spray park is bursting with energy, from its rainbow-hued features to its abundance of sprinklers, dump buckets, and spray jets. With plenty of different zones, there’s lots of room for kids to run around, explore, and play.
5) Woodcroft Spray Park
Though small, this spray park still has plenty of jets and sprinklers to enjoy. It’s also right next to the Woodcroft playground and just across the park from the TELUS World of Science—perfect for a full day of family fun.
6) Brintnell Park
Close to walking trails and surrounded by green space, this spray park makes a perfect place for a break from the heat during a day out. The spray park includes spray hoops, fountains, and a variety of water features.
7) G. Edmund Kelly Park
This spray park’s unique features include a water wheel, a sea-serpent-shaped water feature with spray hoops at different heights, and a tall, curved palm tree.
8) Hudson Park Spray Park
Kids can imagine they’re on the high seas with this boat-themed spray park, complete with a bow, stern, and sail. Rings of water jets emulate ocean spray, perfect for nautical adventures.
South Central Edmonton
1) Hazeldean Park
The most unique feature of this spray park is the rainbow of colourful spray hoops, which not only make for summer fun but also a great photo op! Kids can also enjoy the large playground nearby, complete with a train and a train station!
2) Kinsmen Spray Park
With lots of open space, multiple dump buckets, whirling sprinklers, and a charming woodland theme, it’s no wonder why this is one of Edmonton’s most popular beloved spray parks. The lower-pressure jets and fountains mean that younger kids can get in on the action. For even more watery fun, head next door to Queen Elizabeth Outdoor Pool.
3) Cloverdale Spray Park
Two tall, metal water features in the shapes of musicians are the standout features of this spray park, which also includes spray rings and a waterfall.
1) Ellerslie Crossing Splash Park
This park features a tropical theme, with clownfish spray jets and a sprinkling palm tree. There are also covered picnic areas as well as a sizeable playground for even more outdoor fun.
2) Jackie Parker Park Spray Park
The zoo-themed spray park, which includes animal sound effects for extra fun, is just one of several amazing, kid-friendly amenities available at this park. Jackie Parker Park features a climbing wall, fire pits, a picnic area, and much more.
3) Kenilworth Park
While Kenilworth Park is best known for winter skating, its spray park also offers plenty of summer fun. Kids can enjoy cooling off in the spray ring, fountains, and more.
4) McKernan Splashpark
This sleek, monochrome splash park offers a wide variety of jets, fountains, and waterfalls, and its adjacent skate park means that older kids can get in on the summertime fun too. It’s only a short distance from this park to Whyte Avenue, perfect for picking up a tasty picnic lunch.
1) Callingwood Spray Park
With 40 different artistic features and water effects including a canoe, an eagle’s nest, and replica rock formations, this spray park isn’t just fun, but beautiful, too. The larger Callingwood Park also includes a skate park, dog park, and plenty of green space for soccer, Frisbee, or picnicking.
2) West Meadowlark Spray Park
This park is close to lots of schools, making it a hub for kids looking to enjoy the outdoors as the weather gets warmer. The fountains and jets make for a great place to cool off, and for older kids the nearby playground features a rock climbing wall to conquer.
3) Laurier Heights Park
Only a few minutes northwest of the Edmonton Valley Zoo, this spray park is a perfect pit stop after a day out visiting the animals. For extra fun, a water table allows kids to scoop and churn sand for making the perfect sand castle in the nearby playground. Just make sure to bring a change of clothes!
4) Grovenor Spray Park
This spray park features lots of room to run around, so you and the kids won’t feel crowded. After the splashing fun is done, enjoy plenty of shady areas for picnics and a playground with plenty of fun obstacles, including a rock climbing wall.
1) Millet Water Park
In the heart of Millet, beside the serene Pipestone Creek, this small but mighty spray park features several fountains as well as a friendly dragon. Nearby soccer fields and walking trails offer fun activities for everyone to enjoy. The Millet Water Park is open June to September, 10 am to 7 pm.
2) Ardrossan Spray Park
Halfway between Edmonton and Elk Island National Park, this massive spray park is a natural fit for a day trip out east with the kids. From giant cattails to a tractor, small fountains to a powerful dump bucket, there’s something for kids of all ages to enjoy.
3) Beaumont Spray Park
While kids will love the spray park, complete with a castle and a dragon among the water features, the whole family can enjoy nearby picnic spaces, gazeboes, and a fishing pond.
4) Devon Spray Park
If you’re heading to Devon to visit the University of Alberta Botanic Garden, why not make a stop at the spray park? Part of Devon’s Centennial Park, this park includes dump buckets, multiple waterfalls and sprinklers, and, for those hardcore water battles, a watchtower complete with a spray gun.
5) Leduc Spray Park
Beat the summer heat with airplane-themed sprayers, a variety of sprinklers, and a water dump bucket, all situated within the beautiful Alexandra Park. The Leduc Spray Park is next door to the Alexandra Outdoor Pool and is also close to Leduc’s main street. Change rooms are currently unavailable, so make sure to put on your bathing suits at home. The spray park is currently operating on a first-come, first-served system.
6) Broadmoor Lake Park
There’s a playground inside the spray park at Broadmoor Lake Park, so kids get double the fun! There’s also another playground right next to the spray park with a massive slide and several other features for kids of all ages to enjoy. Beyond the playground and spray park, Broadmoor Lake Park includes a looping walking trail and plenty of green space; it’s also a hub for culture with Festival Place close by.