Colorado’s hot summers can get pretty tough if you don’t have a place to cool off. Luckily, there are plenty of splash pads around Colorado Springs that you can visit with kids and let them escape the boredom of the heat. The best part is they’re generally free!
Take a look at these super fun ways to cool off in Colorado Springs!
Aga Park Splash Pad
Where:415 W Alabama Ave, Fountain, CO 80817
Right on the south end of Colorado Springs, Aga Park features an amazing splash pad that features toddlers’ areas, as well as teens’ areas and spaces for families.
Among the features, you’ll find aqua jumpers, seahorse, frog, and elephant cannons, whale spray, a water tunnel, buckets, and more!
Julia Penrose Fountain
Where: 126 Cimino Dr, Colorado Springs, CO 80903
The amazing 4-story looped sculpture features wading pools filled with water from the sculpture’s raining fountains and it can be seen from the highway!
Kids will be amazed by the structure and will have an awesome time cooling off!
Where:4290 Deerfield Hills Rd, Colorado Springs, CO 80916
Deerfield Park has an amazing water playground that features 16 different and fun water features with more than 50 spay nozzles, including a soak station, a water wall, foaming and ground geysers, and more!
Manitou Pool & Fitness Center’s Kiddie Splash Pool & Pad
Where: 202 Manitou Ave, Manitou Springs, CO 80829
The admission fee is totally worth it if you want your kid to have water fun and an awesome time!
Besides the fitness center that adults can enjoy, there’s a shallow pool and splash area for the kids.
The Water Hole at John Venezia Community Park
Where: 3555 Briargate Pkwy, Colorado Springs, CO 80920
The Water Hole at John Venezia Community Park is a great option to visit with the family this summer!
You can enjoy a picnic, kids can run around, and when they need to cool off, they can enjoy the community splash pad area!
Uncle Wilber Fountain
Where:N Tejon St, Colorado Springs, CO 80903
Located at Acacia Park in downtown Colorado Springs, this great fountain features jets that shoot up from the ground and a blue dome that every 15 minutes rise up and shows off Uncle Wilber and his pet monkey!
Widefield Parks & Recreation’s Splashpark and Pool
Where: 705 Aspen Dr, Colorado Springs, CO 80911
Another spot that has an admission fee, but totally worth it!
There’s an outdoor splash area at the Widefield Parks & Recreation for kids which features many fun water features and sprayers and an outdoor kiddie pool!
First & Main Town Center
Where:3305 Cinema Point, Colorado Springs, CO 80922
If you had to take the kids to do some shopping at First & Main Town Center on a summer month, reward them by taking them to enjoy the great fountains where they will get to cool off and play!