Guides Kids Places

Psst… Outdoor Pools, Water Parks & Splash Pads in the Denver Area

Outdoor Pools, Water Parks & Splash Pads in the Denver Area | The Denver Ear

Summer is the perfect season to cool-off at outdoor pools, water parks & splash pads in the Denver area. There are plenty of places to go swimming, sliding and splashing in and around Denver. We have an interactive map, including information on each location below it, to make this summer “cooler” than ever!

OUTDOOR POOLS, WATER PARKS & SPLASH PADS IN THE DENVER AREA

OUTDOOR SWIMMING POOLS IN THE DENVER AREA

Outdoor Swimming Pools in the Denver Area | The Denver Ear

2018 SWIM SEASON

June 4 – August 12, 2018

DAILY ADMISSION FEES

$1 – $3.50, Free for Children 2 & Under, Membership Keytag & MY Denver Cards

SEASON POOL PASS FEES

$20 – $50

DROP-IN CLASSES FEES

$2.50 – $4

Outdoor Pools, Water Parks & Splash Pads in the Denver Area | The Denver Ear

1. AZTLAN

Location4435 Navajo St, Denver, CO 80211

Open Swim: Daily 12pm–5pm

2. BARNUM

Location370 Hooker St, Denver, CO 80219

Open Swim: Daily 11am–6pm

3. BERKELEY

Location: 5105 W 46th Ave, Denver, CO 80212

Open Swim: Monday – Friday 1:15pm – 5pm, Saturday & Sunday 12:15pm – 6pm

4. CONGRESS

Location914 Elizabeth St, Denver, CO 80206

Open Swim: Monday – Friday 1:15pm – 7pm, Saturday & Sunday 12:15pm – 7pm

5. COOK

Location1655 S Oneida St, Denver, CO 80224

Open Swim: Monday–Friday 1:15pm – 7pm, Saturday & Sunday 12:15pm – 6pm

6. DEER CREEK

Location8637 S Garrison St, Littleton, CO 80128

Open Swim: Monday – Thursday 10:30am – 6:30pm, Friday – Sunday 10:30am – 5pm

Outdoor Pools, Water Parks & Splash Pads in the Denver Area | The Denver Ear

7. EISENHOWER

Location4300 E Dartmouth Ave, Denver, CO 80222

Open Swim: Monday – Friday 1:15pm – 7pm, Saturday & Sunday 1:15pm – 6pm

8. GARFIELD

Location1295 S Lowell Blvd, Denver, CO 80219

Open Swim: Daily 11:30am – 5pm

9. GLOBEVILLE- ARGO PARK

Location4700 Logan St, Denver, CO 80216

Open Swim: Daily 12pm – 6pm

10. GREEN VALLEY RANCH

Location4455 Jebel St, Denver, CO 80249

Open Swim: Monday – Thursday 1pm – 6pm, Friday – Sunday 12pm–6pm

11. HARVARD GULCH

Location550 E Iliff Ave, Denver, CO 80210

Open Swim: Monday, Wednesday & Friday 1:15pm – 7pm, Tuesday & Thursday 1:15pm – 5pm, Saturday & Sunday 12:15pm –6pm

Outdoor Pools, Water Parks & Splash Pads in the Denver Area | The Denver Ear

12. HARVEY PARK

Location2150 S Tennyson Way, Denver, CO 80219

Open Swim: Daily 12pm – 6pm

13. LA ALMA

Location1120 Osage St, Denver, CO 80204

Open Swim: Monday–Friday 12:15pm – 6pm, Saturday & Sunday 11:15am – 6pm

14. MESTIZO – CURTIS

Location3181 Champa St, Denver, CO 80205

Open Swim: Daily 12:15pm – 6pm

15. RUBY HILL

Location1555 W Mexico Ave, Denver, CO 80223

Open Swim: Daily 11am – 5pm

Outdoor Pools, Water Parks & Splash Pads in the Denver Area | The Denver Ear

16. SOUTHWEST

Location9200 W Saratoga Pl, Littleton, CO 80123

Open Swim: Daily 12pm – 5pm

17. SWANSEA

Location: 2650 E 49th Ave, Denver, CO 80216

Open Swim: 12pm – 5pm

WATER PARKS IN THE DENVER AREA
Water Parks in the Denver Area | The Denver Ear
1. THE BAY AQUATIC PARK

Summer 2018 Season: May 26 – September 3, 2018

Location250 Spader Way, Broomfield, CO 80020

Hours: View Schedule Online

Admission: $5 – $9

The Bay Aquatic Park features two exciting serpentine slides, a leisure pool with zero-depth entry, an interactive water play structure, and an inner tube slide. There is also a tot pool with slides and waterfall.

Outdoor Pools, Water Parks & Splash Pads in the Denver Area | The Denver Ear

2. ELITCH GARDENS

Summer 2018 Season: Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day Weekend

Location2000 Elitch Cir, Denver, CO 80204

Hours: View Schedule Online

Admission:  $39.99 – $69.99

Elitch Gardens’ Water Park, Island Kingdom, features thrill rides and family rides. Experience the  Mega Wedgie, where riders will plunge off a six-story tower at 40 mph down a choice of three body slides. Additional thrill rides include rides such as the Acapulco Cliff Dive – 65-foot tall high speed, high-thrill, free-fall slide, the Canonball Falls – two enclosed aqua two continuous river-run tube slides, Paradise Plunge – 62-foot long aqua tube enclosed, tube corkscrew speed slide, RipQurl and more.

Family rides include rides such as Castaway Creek – an action river with geysers, water bubbles and waterfalls, Commotion Ocean – a giant wave pool, Hook’s Lagoon – a five-story treehouse that offers a lot of wet ‘n wild adventures and more.

3. PIRATES COVE FAMILY FUN AQUATIC CENTER

Summer 2018 Season: Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day Weekend

Location1225 W Belleview Ave, Littleton, CO 80120

Hours: Daily 10am–6pm

Admission: $8 – $241

Pirates Cove Family Fun Aquatic Center offers a leisure pool with a large play structure, a 25-meter, 6-lane pool, a 35-foot slide tower with three slides, a lazy river, concessions, and more.

Outdoor Pools, Water Parks & Splash Pads in the Denver Area | The Denver Ear

4. THE SPLASH AT FOSSIL TRACE

Summer 2018 Season: Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day Weekend

Location3151 Illinois St, Golden, CO 80401

Hours: Daily 10am – 6:30pm

Admission: $4.50 – $10

The Splash at Fossil Trace features a Leisure Pool with a large interactive play structure with slides, spray cannons, and a “Tipper” bucket that drops hundreds of gallons of water every couple of minutes. This area also has two large water slides. The one-rider tube slide is 180 feet long and the body slide is 151 feet long. In addition, the Leisure Pool offers a kiddy slide, beach entry, and shallow water depths. The Lap Pool offers eight, 25m lanes, a diving board, and open swimming areas during the day.

5. WATER WORLD

Summer 2018 Season: Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day Weekend

Location8801 N. Pecos Street, Federal Heights, CO 80260

Hours: Daily 10am–6pm

Admission: $10.99 – $41.99

Water World is one of America’s largest family water parks and sits on 64 acres. Water World features the largest variety of attractions (49) in America, from Wally World for the little ones, to Voyage to the Center of the Earth, the ultimate family water adventure.

SPLASH PADS & SPRAY FOUNTAINS IN THE DENVER AREA

Splash Pads & Spray Fountains in the Denver Area | The Denver Ear

1. CENTENNIAL CENTER PARK

Summer 2018 Season: Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day Weekend

Location13050 E Peakview Ave, Centennial, CO 80111

Hours: Daily 10am – 8pm

Centennial Center Park‘s unique design is intended to signify the passage of time. The Nautilus water playground is central to the design theme in the Park– illustrated by arches, spirals and circles integrated into the many unique accents.

Splash Pads & Spray Fountains in the Denver Area | The Denver Ear

2. DISCOVERY PARK

Summer 2018 Season: May – September, 2018

Location3701 Johnson St, Wheat Ridge, CO 80033

Hours: Daily 10am – 7pm

Discovery Park‘s Splash Pad is activated manually by stepping on the raised blue circle pad located on the northeast side of the Splash Pad itself.

3. GREAT PLAINS PARK

Summer 2018 Season: Memorial Day Weekend through October

Location20100 E Jewell Ave, Aurora, CO 80013

Great Plains Park features an outdoor water sprayground, perfect for kids to cool-off during the summer heat.

4. H2ODYSSEY FOUNTAIN

Summer 2018 Season: Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day Weekend

Location: City Park, Denver, CO 80205

Hours: 11am – 7pm (Closed on Mondays for weekly servicing)

The H2Odyssey Fountain is an interactive water jet fountain adjacent to the Denver Museum of Nature and Science, where kids can run through its jets which go and off intermittently.

5. PARKFIELD LAKE PARK

Summer 2018 Season: Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day Weekend

Location15555 E 53rd Ave, Denver, CO 80239

Parkfield Lake Park, which is a fairly new park completed in 2011, features a fun interactive water fountain.

Outdoor Pools, Water Parks & Splash Pads in the Denver Area | The Denver Ear

6. RAY ROSS PARK

Summer 2018 Season: Mid-May through September

Location680 S Harlan St, Lakewood, CO 80226

Hours: Daily 9am – 7pm

Ray Ross Park‘s Spray Park is designed to look like a baseball diamond and offers interactive water features that are sure to delight kids and adults of all ages.

7. SOUTHLANDS

Location6155 S Main St, Aurora, CO 80016

The Southlands Fountains located at the outdoor Southlands Mall in Aurora, allow kids to splash around before or after a shopping trip.

8. SURFSIDE SPRAY PARK

Summer 2018 Season: May 26 – September 3, 2018

Location5330 W 9th Ave, Lakewood, CO 80214

Surfside Spray Park features one main splash pad, and a second splash pad designed for smaller children. Both offer plenty of fountains and water fun.

9. THE RALSTON-CENTRAL PARK

Summer 2018 Season: Memorial Day through September 30, 2018

Location5850 Garrison St, Arvada, CO 80002

Hours: Daily 10am – 8pm

The Ralston-Central Park opened in 2014 and features an interactive splash pad that is loved by many kids.

Outdoor Pools, Water Parks & Splash Pads in the Denver Area | The Denver Ear

10. WESTMINSTER CENTER PARK

Location4801 W 92nd Ave, Westminster, CO 80031

Westminster Center Park features a Peter Pan themed playground and special water feature you can cool-off on a hot day.

11. WYNKOOP PLAZA

LocationDenver Union Station, 1701 Wynkoop St, Denver, CO 80202

Wynkoop Plaza at Denver Union Station is broken into two distinctive public plaza spaces. Event area 1 is on the south end and encompasses the fountains that remain on for the enjoyment of everyone throughout the summer months. It is approximately 18,000 square feet, including the fountain.

Comments

comments

You Might Also Like

1 Comment

Leave a Reply