Kiddos are excited to be outside again, and with summer and high temps coming up, you might be considering ways to get the kids outdoors so they can enjoy the fresh air without having to battle through the heat so much. One great option for all of this is splash pads! They keep kids entertained while they cool off, and the best part is that they’re usually free! Take a look at our favorite splash pad spots in and around Wichita:
Central Riverside Park
Where: 720 Nims N, Wichita, KS 67203
Hours: Daily, 10 AM- 8 PM
Kids will have a blast running through the amazing spray fountains at Central Riverside Park!
The park is also near picnic tables so you can enjoy a summer picnic with the whole family, and the free wildlife exhibit is also close if you decide to visit it after, or before, the water fun!
Buffalo Splash Park
Where: 318-500 N Maize Rd, Wichita, KS 67212
This one is a great option for summer fun!
Kids will have a blast at this prairie-themed water playground where you’ll find a buffalo head sculpture that sprays and mists water, native limestone, sculptural grass-like sprayers and jets, and plenty of space for fun!
Maize Splash Park
Where: 401 S Khedive St, Maize, KS 67101
Hours: Daily 9 AM- 8 PM
This amazing splash park in Maize is a great option for visiting with kids this summer!
It offers super fun and colorful water features, and anyone can get the water going by pressing a button on a pole. If you’re visiting with the family, you can enjoy the picnic tables and benches.
Where: 5815 E 9th St N, Wichita, KS 67208
Hours: Monday- Thursday 9 AM- 7 PM | Friday 9 AM- 4 PM
Edgemoor Park offers a brand new water playground with amazing, fun, modern, and colorful water features that kids will absolutely love!
The park also features a lot of space to run around and play.
Osage Splash Park
Where: 2121 W 31st St S, Wichita, KS 67217
Hours: Daily, 9 AM- 9 PM
Osage Splash Park features an interactive fountain with fun features that spouts water and ings to run through!
The splash pad is very colorful and attractive for kids. There’s also a large green space where they can run around!
Boston Park Splash Pad
Where: 6655 E Zimmerly St, Wichita, KS 67207
Hours: Daily, 8 AM- 6 PM
Boston Park has a brand new splash park with fun water features perfect for this summer’s fun!
Kids will love the splash pad and the large space that Boston Park offers to play and run all day!
Chester I Lewis Reflection Square Park
Where: 205 E Douglas Ave, Wichita, KS 67202
The statues at Chester I Lewis Reflection Square Park transform into a splash fountain in the summer when the water is turned on!
Kids will have a blast playing with the water, and adults can find a place for parking nearby.
Old Town Square Spray Park
Where: E 2nd St N, Wichita, KS 67213
Hours: Daily, 24/7
Right in downtown Wichita, you can find Old Town Square and these amazing fountains for kids to run through and get wet!
If you walk close enough, you can still enjoy a fresh mist of water!
New Market Square Fountains
Where: 2441 N Maize Rd, Wichita, KS 67205
Hours: Monday- Friday 8 AM- 5 PM
After a long day of shopping, kids can cool off running through these great fountains located in NewMarket Square in Wichita!
A great option to escape the heat and continue with your day!
Lincoln Park Water Playground
Where: 1323 Topeka St, Wichita, KS 67211
Hours: Daily 24/7
Kids will have a blast playing for hours at the great fountains of Lincoln Park Water Playground!
There’s also lots of space to run around and play. A great way to play and escape the heat on a summer day!