Splashin’ Summer Fun

Remember one of the best parts of summer as a kid was running through the sprinkler? The modern version of that experience is the splash pad. You can let the kids cool off (or join them!) without having to find a pool. Enjoy!

Check on one of the websites below to find a park with a splash pad near you and its hours of operation:

Chandler: chandleraz.gov
Gilbert: gilbertaz.gov/departments/parks-and-recreation
Glendale: glendaleaz.com/parksandrecreation
Marana: maranaaz.gov/recreation
Mesa: mesaaz.gov/things-to-do
Peoria: visitpeoriaaz.com
Phoenix: phoenix.gov/parks
Prescott: pvaz.net
Scottsdale: scottsdaleaz.gov/parks
Tempe: tempe.gov
Tucson: tucsonaz.gov/parks/pools-and-splash-pads
Yuma: yumaaz.gov

These malls have free splash pads. There are ample seating areas so that parents can watch the little ones. Hours vary by location:

Chandler Fashion Center, 3111 W Chandler Blvd., Chandler. 480-812-8488, shopchandlerfashioncenter.com

CityScape, 1 E Washington St., Phoenix. 602-772-3900, cityscapephoenix.com

Desert Ridge Marketplace, 21001 N Tatum Blvd., Phoenix. 480-513-7586, shopdesertridge.com

Kierland Commons, 15205 N Kierland Blvd., Scottsdale. 480-348-1577, kierlandcommons.com

Outlets at Anthem, 4250 W Anthem Way, Phoenix. 623-465-9500, outletsanthem.com

San Tan Village, 2218 E Williams Field Road., Gilbert. 480-282-9500, shopsantanvillage.com

Scottsdale Quarter, 15059 N Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale. 480-270-8123, scottsdalequarter.com

Tempe Marketplace, 2000 E Rio Salado Pkwy., Tempe. 480-966-9338, tempemarketplace.com

Westgate Entertainment District, 6751 N Sunset Blvd., Glendale. 623-385-7502,westgateaz.com

Wait…there’s more:

Luci’s at The Orchard
7100 N 12th St., Phoenix
602-633-2442 • lucisorchard.com
Splash pad is located next to Splurge Ice Cream and Candy Shop.

Phoenix Zoo
455 N Galvin Pkwy., Phoenix
602-286-3800 • phoenixzoo.org
Leapin’ Lagoon is perfect for babies and toddlers while Yakulla Caverns lets ages 5 and older explore stalactites and stalagmites in the caves. Included in zoo admission: $19.95 adults, $9.95 ages 3-13. Open 7 am-2 pm though Aug. 31.

Tucson Jewish Community Center
3800 E River Road, Tucson
520-299-3000 • tucsonjcc.org
Open 8 am-8 pm Mon-Thurs, 8 am-5:30 pm Fri, 7 am-5:30 pm Sat, 8 am-8:30 pm Sun. Free to JCC members; fee for non-members.

Valley of the Sun Jewish Community Center
12701 N Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale
480-483-7121 • vosjcc.org/aquatics
New aquatic center with 2,500-square-foot splash pad. Call for hours and pricing.


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