Best Splash Pads in Scottsdale

Scottsdale calls them “spray pads” while other places refer to them as “splash pads” but they’re both essentially the same thing. There are also a few “spray poles” in Scottsdale, so we’ll be sure to separate those from the main list.

Shopping Center Splash Pads:

  1. Scottsdale Quarter Splash Pad (15279 North Scottsdale Rd)
  2. Kierland Commons Splash Pad (15205 Kierland Blvd – PERMANENTLY CLOSED)

City of Scottsdale Managed:

  1. Paiute Park Splash Pad (3210 N. 66th St)
  2. Florence Ely Nelson Desert Park (8950 E. Pinnacle Peak Rd)
  3. Chesnutt Park (4565 N. Granite Reef Rd)
  4. Pima Park (8600 E. Thomas Rd)
  5. Vista del Camino Park (7700 E. Roosevelt)

Spray Poles (City of Scottsdale Managed):

  1. McCormick Stillman Railroad Park (7301 E. Indian Bend Rd)
  2. Agua Linda Park (8732 E. McDonald) but no water feature despite listing on City of Scottsdale’s website

For what it’s worth, there is a map of the 7 locations managed by the City of Scottsdale.

The photo above is the author with his daughter Emily (in 2012) and was taken at Kierland Commons Splash Pad.

We live in Scottsdale, AZ and have three children, ages 7, 4 and 2 months. They are full of energy, and so we're always looking for new things to do! That's why we made this web site, to share them with you.


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