Are you ready for summer fun? Here are 5 splash pads to try out this summer! Which is your favorite?
4021 Main St., Hilliard, OH 43026
Hilliard’s Station Park fountains cover a decent sized area and there are tables to sit at and lots of space on the cement steps. Hours are 8:00 AM – 10:00 PM and music plays during those hours! The parks hosts lots of fun events this summer like Food Truck Thursday, Yoga and Flicks on the Bricks (family friendly movie nights!). See their summer guide here! After your visit get some coffee and play at Coffee Connections of Hilliard!
6350 Woerner Temple Rd., Dublin, OH 43016
These fountains are open now through September 4, 2017! The daily hours are 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM. There is a huge grassy area where you can have a blanket to sit on. There are also a few picnic tables. There is not a lot of shade, so be prepared for that! On top of the hill behind the fountains is the bunny sculpture you see below, so this splash pad is commonly referred to as the “bunny fountains”! If you climb up to the top (there is a path), you can look for all sorts of shapes and images in the sculpture!
3. Scioto Mile Fountain in Bicentennial Park
233 Civic Center Dr., Columbus, OH 43215
The Scioto Mile Fountain is a large fountain/splash pad area with lots of green space in the area! There are concrete steps to sit on here, too, and the views of downtown are the best! 🙂 Hours are Sunday through Thursday from 9:00 AM to 10:00 PM and Friday and Saturday from 9:00 AM to 11:00 PM. At night there is colorful lighting and fog effects! Lots of concerts and festivals take place on the Scioto Mile, you can see this summer’s Event Guide here!
47 Hall St., Powell, OH 43065
The Powell Splash Pad is great because there is a playground adjacent so there is lots to do if your kids get tired of splashing! There is a large pavilion area with picnic tables and a few areas with shade where you can put down a blanket! The Splash Pad is open Memorial Day through Labor Day from 9:00 AM – 9:00 PM. Afterwards, head over to Cruz Candy or Rita’s for a treat!
1121 S. Houk Rd, Delaware, OH 43015
This is another great splash pad/playground combo! The splash pad offers a covered seating area and there are also two large pavilions with picnic tables for eating or finding shade! The playground is huge and it and the splash pad have a dinosaur theme! There is a snack shack on location for treats and beverages! The splash pad opened on Memorial Day but I could not find the hours listed anywhere, so if anyone knows, please add them in the comments!
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