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Splash Pads, Pools & Lakes in the OKC Metro

Thunder Fountain, Myriad Gardens

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Looking for places to cool down this summer?  We are pleased to provide our readers with a guide to water fun at popular splash pads, public pools and lakes around the metro—and beyond! Check out our readers’ favorite places for water fun and our guide to swimming lessons in the metro.

Today’s forecast not looking favorable for fun in the sun or want to skip the sunscreen entirely? Check our list of indoor pools so you can enjoy water fun no matter the weather.  

[Editor’s Note: This is a working list last updated on March 29, 2024, so please check back often for additions and updates.  Know of a great place that is not included here? Send us an email and we might include it!]


Local Splash Pads and Spray Parks: (Most are open from Memorial to Labor Day)


Alexis Clark Water Park 

NE 10th and Indian Meridian Avenue, Choctaw

Located at the eastern edge of Bouse Park, this FREE spray park has refilling water buckets, spray fountains and a water rainbow.

Barrel Springs Splash Pad

cor­ner of Main Street and Gilbert, Choctaw

Features various fountains that spray from the ground and covered picnic tables.


Barnett Field Splash Pad 

Kelley & 1st St, Edmond

Features spray, dump and walk-thru fountains as well as shade structures. Open through Labor Day Weekend.

Ted Anderson Park Splash Pad

2405 S. Rankin St, Edmond

Features a variety of interactive features and covered picnic tables. Open through Labor Day Weekend.


Harrah Heritage Park 

1374 N Church Ave, Harrah

Features a large splash pad, walking trails, basketball courts, two playgrounds, a fishing pond and the Splash Pad Grill.

Oklahoma City

Children’s Zoo Water Stream at the Oklahoma City Zoo 

2101 NE 50th St, OKC – 424-3344

A natural splash space for children complete with a waterfall, Chilean flamingos frolicking nearby and a koi fish pond.

Frontier City’s Wild West Water Works

11501 N I-35 Service Road, OKC – 478-2140

The largest water activity structure in Oklahoma with over 198 ways to get wet, eight colorful slides, a 1,000 gallon tipping bucket, spacious lounging deck, changing facilities, showers and more.

Myriad Gardens Thunder Fountain & Seasonal Plaza 

301 W. Reno, OKC – 445-7080

Thunder Fountain near the Children’s Garden is a unique water structure that combines water play with sound and lighting effects. Seasonal Plaza next to the restaurant area features spray fountains and a reflection pools kids can splash in. NOTE: Disposable swim pants are required while in water areas. Water features’ season is May through September.

Scissortail Park Children’s Playground Water FountainsVoted the best splash pad (2023) in the United States by USA Today readers! 

415 S Robinson Ave – 445-6277

The fountains are adjacent to the Children’s Playground, which is open from dawn until dusk each day. The fountains take on the shape of a kid-size river, perfect for splashy around on a hot day.

OKC Parks & Recreation Spraygrounds 

  • Douglass Park, 901 Frederick Douglass Ave
  • EB Jeffrey Park, 4432 NW 16
  • Harvest Hills Park, 8235 NW 104th
  • Lippert Park, 550 S Shartel Ave
  • Macklanburg Park, 11700 N Stratford
  • McCracken Park, 425 SE 64
  • McKinley Park, 1300 N. McKinley Ave.
  • Melrose Park, NW 5th and Council
  • Memorial Park, 3600 N Classen
  • Minnis Lakeview Park, 12518 NE 36th
  • North Highland Park, 301 NW 81st
  • Reed Park, 1217 N May
  • Schilling Park, 537 SE 25
  • Sellers Park, SW 82nd and Villa
  • Taylor Park, 1113 SW 70
  • Wiley Post Park, 2021 S Robinson Ave
  • Youngs Park, SW 44 & Young

Open daily 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. from Memorial Day to Labor Day

Wiley Post Park Sprayground 

2021 S Robinson, OKC

Pirate-themed FREE splash ground with views of the Oklahoma River and trails. Open daily 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. from Memorial Day to Labor Day

Midwest City

Lions Park Splash Pad

2201 S Midwest Blvd, Midwest City

Features spray jets, fountains and more. Open 10 a.m. – Dusk, Memorial Day – Labor Day


Little River Park Splash Pad

801 SW 10th St, Moore

Features slides, spray jets, dump buckets and more. Playground, shaded picnic tables and restrooms nearby.

Apple Valley Park Splash Pad 

4401 Melrose Dr, Moore

Features a splash pad, playground and restroom.

Parmele Park Splash Pad 

1308 N Janeway Ave, Moore

Features a jungle theme water play area, picnic tables, playground, restrooms and walking path.

Fairmoore Park Splash Pad 

Features a rocket ship themed water play area, picnic tables, playground, restrooms and walking path.

Westmoore Trails Park

Features a firefighter theme water play area, picnic tables, playground, restrooms and walking path.


The Splash Pad at Colonial Estate Park

1641 E Lindsey Ave, Norman – 366-5472

Features a water play area and shaded seating tables. No restrooms available on site. Splash pads are open 10 a.m. – 8 p.m., Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day.

The Splash Pad at Andrews Park

201 W Daws, Norman – 366-5472

This FREE splash park offers sprinklers, buckets of water and a water rainbow. Splash pads are open 10 a.m. – 8 p.m., Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day.


Piedmont Community Park & Splash Pad

130 Gooder Simpson Blvd, Piedmont – 373-2000

Features gusher geysers, a bucket dump and water tower all set up to look like Old Town Piedmont. Splash Pad is open from 9 a.m. – 8 p.m. daily from Memorial Day through Labor Day.

The Village

Duffner Park 

2731 Winston Rd, The Village

Features a Love’s dump bucket, spray fountains and more.


Sunrise Park Splashpad

550 S Yukon Parkway

Features water cannons, buckets, ground geysers and more.


Local Pools and Swimming Lakes:


Pelican Bay Aquatic Center

1034 S Bryant, Edmond – 216-7649

Features a climbing wall, a current channel, lap pool, water slides and more.

Lake Arcadia

9000 E. 2nd, Arcadia – 216-7470

Facilities include picnicking, camping, swimming, water skiing, boating, fishing, hiking, disc golf and an equestrian trail. Cost for each vehicle (limit 5 passengers) is $6 weekday, $7 weekend. NOTE: Those under age 13 must wear a U.S. Coast Guard approved personal flotation device of proper size and fit when in the water.

Oklahoma City

OKC Community Pools 

Northeast Pool, 1300 NE 33rd St

Woodson Pool, 3405 S May Ave

Both pools are open to the public for six weeks in the summer. Pool size and amenities vary.

Foster Indoor Pool, 614 NE 4th St (open year-round)

Earlywine Aquatic Center 

SW 119 & May, OKC – 297-1418

Tube & plunge slides, tumble buckets, swimming lanes and interactive water toys and spray fountains. Open Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day Weekend

Will Rogers Family Aquatic Center

3201 N Grand Blvd, OKC – 297-1451

Zero-depth entry areas, a dual-flume plunge slide, interactive sprayground and multiple in-pool water toys and more. Open Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day Weekend

Hurricane Harbor 

3908 West Reno, OKC – 943-9687

Water theme park with water slides of all sizes, kiddie pool, a lazy river, spray ground area, and raft rides.

Lost Lakes Adventure Park

3501 NE 10th, OKC – 702-4040

Features a wakeboard cable park, giant inflatable water playground, and restaurant.

Midwest City

Reno Swim and Slide

101 S. Douglas Blvd., Midwest City – 739-1288

Kiddie pool, zero-depth beach entry, diving boards, slides, a climbing wall and sprinklers.


The Station at Central Park Aquatic Center

700 S. Broadway, Moore 793-5090

Features a lazy river, two large slides, child wading pool with slide, spill tower, and spray features, lap lanes, diving area, family slide, aquatic climbing wall, water basketball goal, floatables, log roll and more.


City of Mustang Aquatics Center

1201 N Mustang Road, Mustang – 376-9049

The center has interactive water-play structures, zero beach entry, a water slide and lap area for fitness swimming, water games, and swimming lessons.


Westwood Family Aquatic Center

2400 Westport Dr, Norman – 329-5422

Features a lap pool, family slide and other water slides, lazy river, toddler play features, dump buckets and more.


City Splash 

2200 S. Holly Ave, Yukon

City Splash offers water aerobics, scuba diving, a wading pool, water slide, low drive and a concession stand.

Kimbell Bay 

525 S 7th St, Yukon

Features include a water slide, wading pool, low drive and concession stand.

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