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Orlando's Best Splash Pads! Photo by Elisabeth Nixon Photography
Orlando’s Best Splash Pads!
Photo by Elisabeth Nixon Photography

The temps are climbing – so it’s splash pad time!  Check out this reader-generated list of favorites from The Orlando Mom’s Guide to help you plan your next outing.

Capehart Park (free)
715 Capehart Dr, 32822
Splash pad is gated and is adjacent to two new playground areas that feature rubber flooring. Readers noted that Capehart Park is especially clean.

Dr. P. Phillips Community Park ($1 per person on weekends and during the summer)
8249 Buenavista Woods Boulevard, 32836
Large splash pad with two separate areas depending on how much splishing and splashing your child wants.  Nearby playground that’s well suited for older children.Hannibal Square Splash Pad (free)
New England Avenue, Winter Park
Small splash pad with lovely morning shade.  Well suited for younger children.

Lakefront Park (free)
1104 Lakeshore Boulevard, St. Cloud
Beautiful view! Situated on Lake Tohopekaliga.

Oviedo Aquatic Facility ($4 – $9 fee)
148 Oviedo Boulevard, 32765
Features a zero-entry playground / splash ground in the middle of a very shallow pool.  Plenty of shade-covered seating.

Tavares Children’s Splash Park ($2 per person)
201 E. Main Street, 32778
Water cannons, slides, and climbing towers.  Ample shade.  Completely fenced with expansive playground adjacent.Winter Garden Splash Park (free)
Downtown Winter Garden on the corner of Plant Street and South Lakeview Avenue
Open 7 days a week, but especially popular on Saturday mornings during the Farmers Market when vendors, musicians, and local residents gather in the town square.

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  1. comments from Facebook:
    Gracie Amador – There is a new splash pad at Bithlo community park. It’s a nice park…my daughter plays softball there.
    Amy Hague Murphy – The splash pad at the Bithlo community park is free! It’s very quiet on the week days and very busy on the weekends.

  2. comments from Facebook:

    Beth LeBaube – Thanks for this list! We love Downey Park’s splash pad as well. It is free until school is out. It is fenced in and provides lots of covered areas with lounge chairs for parents.

  3. comments from Facebook:

    Katie Randall Jessee – We were in Tavares this weekend, there is a great Splash Pad inside the Wooton Park in the lake. It was awesome. But only open Saturday and Sunday.

  4. comments from Facebook:

    Stephanie Travis Varner – The a Winter Garden one is fantastic, but parents need to warn little ones not to run. The bricks they used are incredibly slippery. My son slipped numerous times and eventually split his eyebrow open there.

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