Splash parks and splash pads are such a fun hot weather activity! Kids love spending time in water and this is a fun activity for all. Luckily we have a handful of splash pads in Reno, Sparks, Carson City, and beyond!
Splash Pads in Reno, Sparks, Carson City, and Beyond
Washoe County Aquatics Facilities (Bowers Mansion Pool, Melia Gaspari Water Play Park, and North Valleys Water Splash Park) will close in the event that the air quality reaches the red zone or above (151+) according to AirNow.gov.
Are we missing something or do you know of an update we should include on our splash pads in Reno, Sparks, and beyond post? Be sure to drop a comment below so we can keep this as up-to-date as possible!
Carson City Splash Pad
Location: 223 W 3rd St, Carson City, NV
Hours: June 1st – October 30th from dawn to dusk.
Located at the McFadden Plaza.
Minden Splash Pad at Minden Park
Location: 1601 6th St, Minden, NV 89423
Hours: Open April – October
Located at Minden Park there are public restrooms and a grassy area to relax and pack a picnic. There is also a gazebo available to rent.
Playground, skate park, volleyball court, baseball/softball fields, swimming pool, exercise area, water play feature, rentable shelters, pathways, bike path, picnic shelters, barbecue area, and tables/benches.
Hours: 11am-7pm, Most Days (check their online calendar for exact times)
Cost: $37.99/person, Free/Ages 3 & Under (Season Passes Available if not SOLD OUT)
Little ones can get their toes wet in the Little Lagoon and go for a pint-sized slide down one of three mini slides. Big kids of all ages can chill, float, twist, turn, swirl, and whirl in our splish-splashin’ liquid adventureland.
*This splash pad is currently open even though it shows “Temporarily Closed” on Google. We have confirmed this ourselves and with local moms daily.
Location: 8085 Silver Lake Road, Stead, NV
Hours: 10am-5:30pm, see above
Cost: $5/person/day. Children ages 2 and under and seniors (62+) are free. Punch passes for 5-visit & 10-visits available
The splash park features more than 20 different water features and over 60 spray heads! Swimsuits are mandatory for entry. Outside food and drink is allowed, with the exception of glass. 3 covered pavilions are available for reservation.
Favorite Splash Pads in Reno, Sparks, and Beyond?
Alright, we’ve given you this list, but we want to hear from you! What are your favorite splash pads in Reno or the surrounding areas that your family loves to enjoy?
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Kacey received her bachelor's in Psychology while cheering for the University of Oregon. They moved to Reno in 2014 and have loved it ever since. She is a dedicated homeschooling mother to her three children.
She serves on the hospital board for Northern Nevada Health Systems and is passionate about her community.
Kacey loves exploring with her family and finding family-friendly events and activities! A few of her favorite things include family adventures, traveling, working out, coffee, and dessert!