Sprayground Near Me: 39+ Spraygrounds Atlanta Families Will Love

Atlanta is known for its hot summer weather and this summer will be no exception.

Looking for a way to mix things up a bit? Check out some of these awesome spray grounds, splash pads, and fountains in and around the Atlanta area. We’ve even added some from around the state of Georgia, so you can find a way to cool off no matter where in the Peach State you are.

Asking yourself, “Where is a sprayground near me?”  We’ve got the answer!

SPRAYGROUND NEAR ME: 39+ SPRAYGROUNDS ATLANTA FAMILIES WILL LOVE
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SPRAYGROUND NEAR ME: ATLANTA SPRAYGROUNDS

FOUNTAIN OF RINGS AT CENTENNIAL OLYMPIC PARK

The centerpiece of Downtown Atlanta’s Centennial Park, the Fountain of Rings is perfect for providing watery fun on a hot summer day.

Plan a trip to some of downtown’s other amazing attractions — like the World of Coke, the Georgia Aquarium, or the Center for Civil and Human Rights — and end your day here, cooling off and enjoying the water. Free.  

HISTORIC FOURTH WARD PARK AND SPLASH PAD

With so much do to at the Historic Fourth Ward Park, you’re sure to make some memories to last a lifetime.  Both the park and splash pad are in close proximity to each other and offer hours of fun. 

Tons of jets and splashing water come at you from all directions, cooling your kids off even on the hottest of summer days.  The splash pad is open 10am-8pm, May 1 thru Oct 1.

When kids get tired of splashing, take a 10-minute walk to watch the skateboarders at the Old Fourth Ward Skate Park located along the BeltLine Eastside Trail. (There is a small playground next to the skate park and a field to play in as well.) Free. 

ZOO ATLANTA

Yes, Zoo Atlanta has a splash fountain! Free with paid admission to the Zoo, this is a fabulous place to cool off before, during, and after enjoying the amazing wildlife around you. 

Eighteen spray jets are just enough to bring delight to even the youngest zoo enthusiast.  So remember to pack a bathing suit and small towel, and enjoy 2 attractions in 1 at the Atlanta Zoo. Free with admission.  

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Read More: 9 Questions (+ Answers) Everyone Asks About Zoo Atlanta

ADAMS PARK

At Adams Park, you’ll find the most interactive red, white and blue colored splash pad Atlanta has to offer. 

This one was inspired by the WaterWorks aqua parks on Carnival Cruise Line ships, probably because Splash Island was funded in part by Carnival Cruise Line.

This splash pad area is part of the Adams Park Swimming Pool located on Logan Lane in Atlanta. There is a $5 fee, but they do offer some free swim hours during the week.

ATLANTA BOTANICAL GARDEN

When my children were young, they loved the Atlanta Botanical Gardens and the “flower shower” as they liked to call it.

The Atlanta Botanical Gardens recently debuted a new children’s garden, The Lou Glenn Children’s Garden, and an expanded splash pad. It’s the perfect place to cool down on hot summer days. Free with admission.

CENTER HILL WATER PLAYGROUND

Located on Donald Lee Hollowell Parkway, kids will love playing in the water tunnel and hurdling over in-ground spray jets at this Atlanta splash pad at Center Hill Park.

You’ll also find a playground, greenspace, sports fields, and more. Free.  

COOK PARK & REV. JAMES ORANGE PARK

There are two more city of Atlanta parks that have spraygrounds that are worth a visit.

Cook Park on Joseph E. Boone Blvd. and Rev. James Orange Park on Oakland Drive offer a free way to cool down during the summer months. The splash pads are open daily from 10am-8pm from May-September.

D.H. STANTON PARK AND SPLASHPAD

D.H. Stanton Park is an awesome park that was finished in 2011. The park can be found off the Atlanta BeltLine and offers a great playground and splash pad. 

A commissioned work of public art by famed artist, Robert Witherspoon provides visual appeal and there is a large pavilion for parties. The splash pad is open daily, 10am – 8pm, from May 1 through October 1. Free.

PERKERSON PARK ON THE ATLANTA BELTLINE

Nestled within Perkerson Park’s 50 acres of fun lies their awesome splash pad. This is a great place to come cool off in the summer.

It’s open May 1-October 1 from 10am-8pm.  Perkerson Park also offers disc golf, which would be a great way to dry off after playing in the water.  Free.

THE LEGACY FOUNTAIN AT PIEDMONT PARK

Located in Atlanta’s historic Piedmont Park, Legacy Fountain boasts over 70 jets, shooting 30 feet in the air, LED lighting and gorgeous views of the wetlands and green spaces. 

A visit to Piedmont Park is definitely an ideal day trip, with tons of activities and things to see for you and your kids.  Enjoy playgrounds and restrooms, the aquatic center, wetlands and even fishing. Check the regulations as adults require a fishing license. Free. 

THE BATTERY ATLANTA

The Battery Atlanta has plenty of things to do for everyone in your crew, with shopping, dining, entertainment, and of course — baseball!

In addition to all that awesome fun, there’s a free water fountain with colorful jets, which kids just love. You’ll find it located between PBR Bar and Terrapin Taphouse.

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BROOKHAVEN SPLASH PADS

The nearby city of Brookhaven has some amazing splash pad choices you’re going to want to check out!

  • Ashford Park: FREE! Open Tuesday through Sunday from 10AM to 8:30PM. Closed on Mondays for maintenance and private event rentals.
  • Briarwood Park: Visits to the splash pad are included with pool admission. $3 child (3-17yo), $5 adult (18-54), $1 senior (55+).
  • Lynwood Park: The Splash Pad here opened in June 2023. Included with pool admission. $3 child (3-17yo), $5 adult (18-54), $1 senior (55+).
  • Murphey Candler Park: No splash pad, but they do have a pool. $3 child (3-17yo), $5 adult (18-54), $1 senior (55+). 

CHEROKEE COUNTY AQUATIC CENTER (HOLLY SPRINGS)

The Cherokee County Aquatic Center in Holly Springs features two indoor pools, an outdoor pool, and a water playground in the summer.

The outdoor pool is where you’ll find the water playground, two water slides, and beach entry. It looks so much like a water park, and is totally fun.

They offer daily and seasonal passes. Daily passes range from $6-$9.

Read More: Cherokee County Aquatic Center–Our Own Mini Water Park

BIG SPLASH AT TOWN CENTER PARK (SUWANEE)

This amazingly fun and beautiful splash park and interactive fountain is part of the City of Suwanee’s sprawling 10-acre Town Center Park.  The Big Splash Interactive Fountain features 43 jets that shoot up to 1,400 gallons of recycled water a minute up into the air, much to the delight of your kids!  

Bring your bikes and dry off after all that fun along the looping paved pathways and then picnic on the lush green lawns surrounding the fountains.  This is truly an all day kid pleaser. Free. 

ELIZABETH PORTER PARK AND SPRAYGROUND (MARIETTA)

Marietta is home to the newest sprayground in the area — the Elizabeth Porter Park and Sprayground.

It’s open Tuesday through Sunday from 10am – 8pm. Daily admission for the sprayground is $2 for City Residents and $3 for Non-Residents and there is no cost to use the playground. Season passes are also available.

LAUREL PARK SPRAYGROUND (GAINESVILLE)

If you live up near the Gainesville area, the Laurel Park Sprayground is for you!  This great spray pad is perfect for the dog-days of summer in North Georgia. 

Pack a lunch and watch your kiddos scream with delight as they dance and jump in the jets and streaming water. Free.

LILLIAN WEBB PARK SPRAYGROUND (NORCROSS)

You’ve got to check out this park’s amazing waterfall and fountain!  Watch your kiddos indulge in summertime fun and make memories at this Lillian Webb Park’s fantastic splash pad.  Splash pad hours are 10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.

This park also boasts sand volleyball courts and nature trails, so plan to spend some great family time here. Free.

MCBRAYER PARK (HAMPTON)

The fun sprayground at McBrayer Park is full of fountains your kids will love.

City of Hampton residents are free, with everyone else paying $5 per child — cash only. The splash pad has special times for children under 2.

When the kids get tired of swimming, head to playground, or watch the kids at the skate park.

MEEKS PARK (BLAIRSVILLE)

Meeks Park is a Blairsville gem that includes hiking trails, disc golf, a dog park, a skateboard park and a pool and sprayground.  It’s also a great place for a picnic!

Yes, it’s outside of Atlanta…but it’s such a fun place that it’s worth mentioning here.

OLD ATLANTA PARK SPRAY PAD (SUWANEE)

Part of a 39-acre park, the Splash Pad at Old Atlanta Park in Suwanee offers tons of wet fun for your kids. It’s bright and colorful and sure to help your kids beat that heat. 

Bring your other mom friends and enjoy the park too, with walking trails and dry playground.  Pavilions available for picnicking too! Admission is $2 for kids ages 1+. Adults are free with a paying child.

Opens for the season on Memorial Day weekend.

SEWELL POOL AND SPLASH PAD (MARIETTA)

If you have children of multiple ages, this splash pad at Sewell Park in Marietta is for you. 

Your older kids can swim and play in the large in-ground pool while your younger ones can enjoy the multiple water jets and fun at the adjacent splash pad. Fee.  

SIX FLAGS OVER GEORGIA HURRICANE HARBOR (AUSTELL)

There are lots of big kid slides at Six Flags Hurricane Harbor, but they also have lots of fun for the little ones too.

Go during school hours and you should have the place virtually to yourself.

Hurricane Harbor Water Park is an in-park oasis for families spending the day at Six Flags Over Georgia. Free with general park admission, it is a nice spot to relax, escape the Georgia heat and enjoy some fun on beach-themed water rides.

SPLASH PARK AT SUGAR HILL (SUGAR HILL)

Watch your kiddos cool off at the awesome Splash Park at Sugar Hill!  The splash park is generally open May – October from 10 a.m.- 9 p.m.

Nearby shaded picnic tables make it a great place to cool off for parents too.  Free.

RIVERSIDE SPRAYGROUND AT RIVERSIDE PARK (ROSWELL)

One of two awesome spray pads in the City of Roswell (the other is below), the Riverside Sprayground offers tons of wet and wild afternoon fun for your littles.

Indulge in some treats from the onsite concession stand and beat the sun under a pavilion. Admission fee is $2 for kids. Open everyday, except Tuesdays. Hours vary.

EAST ROSWELL SPRAYGROUND AT EAST ROSWELL PARK (ROSWELL)

Part of a much larger park — including a dog park, playgrounds and sports complex — the East Roswell Sprayground at East Roswell Park can be included in an action-packed, all-day adventure of fun for every person in your family! 

Like its sister spray pad, concession stands and pavilions are available for your convenience. Admission fee is $2 for kids. Open everyday. Hours vary.

GEYSER TOWERS AT STONE MOUNTAIN PARK (STONE MOUNTAIN)

There’s so much to do at Stone Mountain Park you could stay here all day and night — or at least until naptime. Geyser Towers is a splash pad, as well as a climbing structure.

It’s the perfect place to wear the kids out. Kids must be at least 32 inches to participate, although little ones can splash in the creek. Close-toed shoes are required.

Included with admission to Stone Mountain Park. 

SWIFT CANTRELL PARK SPLASH PAD (KENNESAW)

The kids are sure to enjoy this 3,200 square foot splash pad featuring fountain sprayers, ground geysers, jet streams, and multiple sea silhouettes offered at Swift Cantrell Park.

The Splash Pad season runs from Memorial Day to Labor Day. During the summer, it’s open everyday except Thursday. Admission is $3 per person, and children ages 2 and under are free. Credit/debit only.

The Splash Pad is free of charge on Memorial Day, July 4th, and Labor Day.

SIX FLAGS WHITE WATER BUCCANEER BAY (MARIETTA)

The kids will love climbing on the Pirate Ship and driving the cars all while keeping cool at White Water’s Buccaneer Bay (formerly Wiggles World).

There’s plenty of space for young fish to splash around in, though the water stays shallow and safe throughout. Located in the Flash Flood Canyon area. Included with admission to White Water.  

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TOWN GREEN FOUNTAIN AT DULUTH MAIN STREET (DULUTH)

In the mood for that small-town feel with unique shops and entertainment, along with fun for the kiddos?  Well, Duluth Main Street is for you!

Relax and watch your kids squeal with delight in the Fountain at Town Green in downtown Duluth.  Open in the summer months, this fountain is sure to please.  Bring a picnic and listen to the free entertainment in the amphitheater. Free. 

VILLAGE PARK AT NORTH HENRY (ELLENWOOD)

Village Park at North Henry is located just 15 minutes from downtown Stockbridge, and features interactive water features.

You can also enjoy paved trails, a playground and two sports fields. It’s a great place for a family picnic. Free.

Read More: 21 Free Things To Do in McDonough (and All of Henry County)

VILLAGE PAVILION AT THE MALL OF GEORGIA (BUFORD)

Located just outside the main entrance to the 2nd largest mall in the Southeast, the Fountain at Village Pavilion is a great place for your child to unwind after shopping with you. 

While not huge, it still offers a ton of fun on a hot day and the bonus is you get to bribe your kids with fun in the fountain after you indulge in some retail therapy! Free.  

WALESKA SPLASH PAD AT CLINE PARK (WALESKA)

Part of Cline Park in Cherokee County, Waleska Splash Pad is an ideal summer hang out spot for those looking to chill out with your kids.  Tons of jets and cascading water await you and your family. 

Bring a picnic lunch and enjoy the walking trails and other playgrounds that surround the splash pad. 

WILLS PARK POOL (ALPHARETTA)

The Aquatic Center at Wills Park in Alpharetta is the perfect place to go on a hot day.

Features here include a leisure pool with zero-depth entry, interactive play stations, an open play area, class space, and water slide…and so much more! Fee.

SPRAYGROUNDS AROUND THE STATE OF GEORGIA

If you happen to be traveling around the state of Georgia looking for a little respite from the summer heat, here are some fun splash pads from all over the state.

  • Magnolia Springs State Park (Millen). This Georgia State Park added a splash pad for younger visitors and non-swimmers in 2015. When kids tire of the water, there are also three playgrounds.
  • Jack Hill State Park (Reidsville). In addition to the spray fountains, stay cool by trying your hand at stand-up paddleboard, pedal boat, or the aquacycle.
  • Little Ocmulgee State Park (McRae). Stay cool in the South Georgia heat with this spray ground with multiple elements shooting water from the ground.
  • The River Walk (Rome). One block from downtown shopping and dining, adjacent to the scenic River Walk, is Rome’s splash fountain. Free.
  • Historic River Walk (Albany). Located in RiverFront Park alongside the Flint River and behind the Albany Welcome Center is Albany’s unique playground and splash fountain. After the kids are finished running around in the water, walk down the river to Ray Charles Plaza and hop along the giant piano keys while listening to some of the music legend’s greatest hits.
  • Towne Center Park (Evans). The Towne Center splash pad is just one of many attractions at this Columbia County park. In addition to water fun, catch a concert, play on the playground, or enjoy a festival.
  • City Park (Cornelia). This splash pad is located in Cornelia’s ‘Big City Park.’ In addition to the splash pad, the city has just put in a new bark park for four-legged visitors and a walking trail that includes wooden footbridges.

SPRAYGROUNDS FAQ

Are there water parks in Atlanta?

Yes, Atlanta is home to a few water parks. You can visit Six Flags White Water, Hurricane Harbor at Six Flags, or Margaritaville at Lake Lanier Islands for plenty of water park fun.

Does Stone Mountain have a splash pad?

Although not exactly a splash pad, Geyser Towers at Stone Mountain Park is climbing structure and splash pad combined. Close-toed shoes are required, but it’s lots of fun and is guaranteed to burn energy!

Does Atlanta have an indoor water park?

Great Wolf Lodge is an indoor water park and resort in LaGrange, which is located about an hour away from the city of Atlanta.  You’ll have a blast in the 93,000-square-foot water park, which includes a wave pool, play structures, water slides and more.

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Sprayground Near Me: 39+ Spraygrounds Atlanta Families Will Love