Salt Lake Area Water Parks, and Splash Pads

Summer Fun for Kids of All Ages

Salt Lake City area swimming pools, water parks and splash pads are your ticket to cool summer fun. Many are free or low cost.

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    lazy river at Cherry Hill
    Courtesy Cherry Hill

    The water park at Cherry Hill in Kaysville features a pirate ship, a Cardiac Canyon River Run, a lazy river, water slides with fog and lighting effects, and two swimming pools. The park also has mini golf, batting cages, a ball crawl, climbing wall, camping, and outdoor pavilions for parties.

    1325 South Main in Kaysville

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    The "Engage" fountain at the City Creek Center is a splash pad perfect for water play.

    50 S. Main St.


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    Two Classic Fun Centers, one in Sandy and one in Layton, feature water slides and giant water inflatables. The centers also offer roller skating, indoor inflatable slides, laser tag, and other activities.

    9151 S. 255 W. in Sandy

    867 N. 1200 W. in Layton

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    Cowabunga Bay
    Courtesy Cowabunga Bay

    Cowabunga Bay water park in Draper offers water slides, a beach area, lazy river, kids area, surf pipe and bungee trampoline area.

    12047 S. State St. in Draper

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    Courtesy Daybreak

    Daybreak's SoDa Row features shops, boutiques, and a fun splash pad.

    4563 W. Kestrel Rd. in South Jordan


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    Foxboro Park Splash Pad

    Foxboro Park splash pad
    City of North Salt Lake

    Foxboro Park in North Salt Lake has a popular splash pad.

    1100 North & Skipton Dr.


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    In the middle of The Gateway, under the big Barnes and Noble sign, is the Olympic Plaza commemorating the Salt Lake 2002 Olympic Winter Games and featuring the Olympic Wall of Honor and Olympic Snowflake Fountain. The fountain consists of dozens of water jets that squirt various sized streams with elaborately timed precision, sometimes choreographed to music. In summer, the fountain also attracts hordes of squealing, giggling children.

    6 N. Rio Grande St.


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    Herriman: Rosecrest Park, Umbria Park and Sorenson Recreation Center

    The Rosecrest park in Herriman offers a fun splash pad, picnic pavilions and a playground. Another Herriman splash pad is located at Umbria Park. The J.L. Sorenson Recreation center offers an indoor pool with water park features as well as an outdoor splash pad.

    Herriman Rosecrest Splash Park
    14070 S. Rosecrest Rd. (5600 W.)


    Umbria Estates Splash Pad
    12650 S. Brundisi Way (5220 W.)


    J.L. Sorenson Recreation Center
    5350 West Herriman Main St. in Herriman
    Day passes $2-$6

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    Lagoon-a-Beach is included with admission to Lagoon amusement park and offers six acres of surging slides, twisting hydro tubes, crystal waterfalls, bubbling fountains and summer swimming.

    375 Lagoon Dr. in Farmington

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    Legacy Regional Park

    Legacy Regional Park in North Salt Lake includes playing fields, picnic pavilions, basketball courts, trails and a splash pad.

    1120 W. 1100 N. in North Salt Lake


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    Liberty Park Seven Canyons

    Liberty Park
    Courtesy Salt Lake City

    The Seven Canyons Fountains are located in the middle of Liberty Park. This is a great area for children to cool off in the summer. The park also has a separate splash pad.

    600 E. 900 S.


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    Mountview Park is the newest park in one of Utah's newest cities, Cottonwood Heights. It features a very popular splash pad.

    1651 E. Fort Union Blvd.


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    Murray City's three pools are located in Murray Park. The Park Center features an indoor lap pool as well as a leisure pool, and the outdoor Aquatics Center features a giant 4-story water slide, 3-meter diving boards, zero depth entry, water toy features, and plenty of deck and grass space.

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    Riverton's Old Farm Park features a fishing area, playground and farm-themed splash pad.

    13680 S. 3250 W.

    Riverton's Western Springs Park also features a water playground.

    4570 West Goshute Drive (12790 South)


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    Seven Peaks, with locations in Salt Lake City and Provo, offers family summetime fun with extreme waterslides, a wave pools, kids' slides and swimming areas and lazy river rides. Some of Seven Peaks' big, fast and steep thrill slides are not for the faint of heart!

    Both Seven Peaks locations include pavilions and other facilities for parties and reunions. Look for discount coupons at banks, credit unions, supermarkets and Costco.

    Salt Lake City
    1200 W. 1700 S.

    1330 E. 300 N. 801-373-8777

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    Valley Fair Mall Interactive Fountain

    With 31 jets, the Valley Fair Mall interactive fountain reaches heights of over 30 feet. In addition, the fountain has LED lights in each water stream that combine with music to create a choreographed show on the colorful splash pad.

    3601 S. 2700 W. (Constitution Blvd.)


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    Willow Pond Park in Murray offers a fishing pond, pavilions, gazebos, basketball courts, volleyball courts and a splash pad.

    6059 S Murray Parkway Ave (1080 W.)


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