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Find Your New Favorite Southwest Michigan Splash Pad and Water Play Spots

It’s summertime and the heat and humidity are in full force!

Families all over Kalamazoo are looking for ways to keep the crew cool and beat the heat.

The Kalamazoo area offers many options when it comes to bringing your family water fun! Take a look at local splash pads, pools, and other water areas to find hours of soaking wet fun!

Looking for some lake fun? Our Best Family Beaches in Southwest Michigan can show you where to find all of the sandy beaches.

Make a Splash

Nothing is more fun on a too-hot day than some water play – just ask the kids. Splash the heat away at these five Splash Pads.

Splash Pad

River Oaks County Park | 9202 E. Michigan Avenue, Galesburg | Open Daily 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM

New Buffalo Township Splash Pad  | 17425 Red Arrow Hwy., New Buffalo

Spray Plaza | 100  – 150 N. Church St., Hastings

Wayland City Park Splash Pad | 206 W. Maple St., Wayland | Open Memorial Day to Labor Day 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM

Whirlpool Compass Fountain | 333 Broad St., St. Joseph | Open Memorial Day to Labor Day 10:00 AM – 9:00 PM

Splash Pad

More Options to Have Fun with Water!

If a splash pad isn’t what your family is looking for, there are a number of other cool options to have fun in the water.  Whether it be in a pool, jetting down a waterslide, or in a canoe – your family will be sure to have a splashing good time!

Flash Flood Water Park at Full Blast | 35 Hamblin Ave. W, Battle Creek | Sunday 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM, Monday – Saturday 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM

Frederik Meijer Gardens | 1000 East Beltline Avenue NE, Grand Rapids | Great Lakes water play area and small wading fountain | Sunday 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM, Monday – Saturday 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Kik Pool | 1018 Walter St., Kalamazoo | Monday – Thursday 1:30 PM – 6:00 PM, Friday – Sunday 1:30 PM – 7:00 PM

Nature’s Playground Kalamazoo Nature Center | 7000 N. Westnedge, Kalamazoo | Sunday 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM, Monday – Saturday 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Water Play

Splash Island, Gull Lake | floating water park anchored near Ross Township Park | East Gull Lake Drive, Hickory Corners | Community Swim: Saturday & Sunday 10:30 AM – 2:30 PM

Consider paddling or floating down a river. Check out all of the options with our Family-Friendly Kayak or Canoe Options Around Kalamazoo.

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Water Fun and Splash Pad

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