Hot weather means it is time to grab the towels and sunscreen and head to where there’s water and fun. Here’s a list of some of Rhode Island’s best splash pads and water parks. Check out a few and cool down.
The Yagoo Valley Water Park runs 11am to 6pm daily, weather permitting. It has 2 slides, a swimming pool and a kiddie pool. The parks charges by the time used and they sell tickets in one hour increments.
Providence has many city outdoor water parks. They’re free and open to the public. Splash pads open from 10am to 5pm Monday through Saturday, throughout August and they’re staffed by lifeguards and counselors from the city’s Department of Recreation.
We’ve also listed a private facility, their hours, and fees.
Billy Taylor Water Park
124 Camp St.
This 1,900 square foot water spray park and comfort building has an ADA accessible ramp system. There’s plenty of room for kids to play and an adjacent playground.
Fargnoli Water Park
945 Smith St.
A small inner city water park with a good playground, ball field, and picnic areas.
Fox Point Water Park – at Cabral Park
505 Wickenden St.
This park has many sprayers, showers and sprinklers and an adjacent playground so kids can easily move between the two.
George West Water Park
1266 Chalkstone Ave.
This is a relatively spacious, fenced water park adjacent to a playground and picnic area.
Hasbro’s Our Big Backyard – Roger Williams Zoo
Entrance is free when you pay your zoo admission, so make a day of it. Hours are 10am – 5pm (last admission at 4:30pm).
This park features a double slide, a painted stream, and rock formations with plenty of sprayers for plenty of fun.
Corner of Knight Street and Tell Street
This park has a splash pad spray park next to the pool and close to play zones and a shade structure.
Wallace Street Park
1 Wallace St.
A modest fenced community water park with plenty of sprayers to cool off the kids.
The Kent County YMCA has a spray park. If you don’t have a membership, you can buy a family day pass for $15.
Water Whizz is a water slide park. It is open 10am to 5pm daily until Labor Day, weather permitting. Prices are $13 for unlimited rides or $30 for an all-day pass.
The World War II Memorial Park is home to a large splash pad. It’s free to the public. The parks open 10am until 7pm daily in August, weather permitting.
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