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Keeping Cool at Sacramento’s Splash Pads

May 30, 2016

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***It has come to my attention that not all of these parks are currently open.  Those that are listed with an asterisk are still closed due to the drought.   Most are open, so have fun splashing away with your kids!

 

As the Sacramento summer starts to heat up, parents are on the lookout for fun and inexpensive ways to keep the kids cool and occupied.  And with this heat, there is nothing better than playing in the water to cool off!  Long gone are the days of playing in the sprinklers in your own backyard, as Sacramento parks have installed more sophisticated and fun ways to cool off.  From wading pools to slides and splash/spray parks the options are endless.  And parents and kids love it!

If you haven’t checked our local weather forecast for this upcoming week….well, let me tell you, it’s going to be HOT!

If you don’t already have plans and want to keep those kids busy running and burning that beginning of summer energy, then visit one of our local spray grounds that are now open for the summer.

Here is a list of some of my kids’ favorite spots in Sacramento to splash about at:

Bridgeway Island Spray Park:  3650 Southport Parkway, West Sacramento

Bertelsen Park:  831 Redwood Lane, El Dorado Hills

Freedom Park– E and 32nd Street, North Highlands***

John Kemp Spray ground:  1322 Bundrick Drive, Folsom

Lone Tree Park (Kathy Lund Park) –  6101 West Oaks Boulevard, Rocklin***

Memorial Park Spray ground:  3980 Rocklin Road, Rocklin***

Nisenan Community Park:  700 Golf Links Rd, Folsom

Morse Park–  Bellaterra Drive, Elk Grove

Promontory Park:  2700 Alexandria Drive, El Dorado Hills

Seely Park–  3000 Pope Avenue, Sacramento

Stone Creek Park Splash pad:  3625 Spoto Drive, Rancho Cordova

Swanston Park–  2350 Northrop Avenue, Sacramento

Stephenson Family Park–  5511 Dorcey Drive, Elk Grove***

Village Green Park Splash park:  3141 Bridgeway Drive, Rancho Cordova

White Rock Splash Park:  10488 White Rock Road, Rancho Cordova

Whitney Park Spray ground:  1801 Whitney Ranch Parkway, Rocklin

Wright Park Spray ground:  9370 Sierra River Drive, Elk Grove****

So, grab the sunblock, snacks and lots of water and hit up one of our local spray grounds for some FREE family fun and a chance to “keep cool” during these hot summer days.

By Heather Crivellone

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4 Comments leave one →
  1. July 11, 2017 7:41 pm

    I would really like to visit here!
    Sacramento, here I come.

  2. June 23, 2016 12:09 pm

    June 23: I came to Whitney Park splash pad in Rocklin with the kids and it is not on today. 😦

    • scvbgold permalink*
      June 23, 2016 2:03 pm

      I’m sorry to hear that! I’ll check with the City of Rocklin to get more accurate information on their parks. Thanks for letting us know!

      Alyssa

  3. June 1, 2016 2:08 am

    I love Sacramento. So many places to enjoy this summer without costing that much.

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