Best Splash Pads in the City of Phoenix

The City of Phoenix offers some of the best splash pads in the area! There are 10 locations for families to enjoy. City splash pads are open seasonally the last Saturday in May through October 1. More information can be found on the city’s website here.

Note: City of Phoenix splash pads were closed for 2020. We hope they will reopen for 2021, and you can expect full reviews on each location as we visit over the summer!

Altadena Park, 3711 E Altadena Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85028

Barrios Unidos Park, 1501 E Mohave St, Phoenix, AZ 85034

Civic Space Park, 424 N Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85004

Dust Devil Park, 10645 W Camelback Rd, Glendale, AZ 85307

Edison Park, 901 N 19th St, Phoenix, AZ 85006

Francisco Highland Park, 2702 E South Mountain Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85042

Margaret T. Hance Park, 67 W Culver St, Phoenix, AZ 85003read our review

Mountain Vista Park, 13647 S 50th St, Phoenix, AZ 85044

Nuestro Park, 1433 S 9th St, Phoenix, AZ 85034

Pecos Park, 17010 S 48th St, Phoenix, AZ 85048

Trailside Point Park, 7215 W Vineyard Rd, Laveen Village, AZ 85339

Within the City of Phoenix, there is also a splash pad at Desert Ridge Shopping District, and at Luci’s at the Orchard! You can read more about this little place here.


What to bring to a splashpad? Needed items can vary by age of child. Ours always include:

  • swim suits with rashguard
  • sunscreen
  • hats
  • buckets or small cups for play
  • snacks
  • lots of water to drink
  • towels
  • plastic or reusable bag for wet suits

Other possible needed items:

  • water shoes (surfaces can be slippery)
  • extra swim diapers for little ones
  • change of clothes
  • picnic lunch
  • camping chair for parent (not all locations have enough seating)
  • blanket for children to sit on


More great splash pad locations can be found here – it’s a complete listing of all locations in Phoenix, and across Arizona!

Jana is a homeschooling mother of three children, and lives in Scottsdale with her husband, Chris. She enjoys traveling, reading and coffee. Follow @phoenixwithkids on Instagram for daily photos around Phoenix!

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