Best Splash Pads, Pools and Water Playgrounds in Atlanta
Cool off from those hot summer temperatures at these water parks, splash pads, pools and beaches.
Due to COVID-19, most attractions are adhering to CDC guidelines and implementing safety measures to prevent the spread of coronavirus, including temperature checks, timed ticketing system or making online reservations, maintaining a distance of six feet, limiting capacity and more. Please check websites for new rules and procedures before visiting one of these attractions.
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Kids of all ages will have loads of fun at this 34-acre park with a splash pad and playground. $2. Opening May 29.
This water zone features spectacular fountains for great water fun. Park offers tennis and basketball courts, too. Free. Opening May 1.
Cool off beneath a spinning mushroom and try to dodge the in-ground spray jets at this Roswell sprayground. $2; ages 1 and younger, free. Opening May 29.
This splash pad is perfect for cooling off during the hot summer days and having fun under the palm tree fountain. $4.50-$6.75; ages 3-17, $3.50-$5.25. Opening May 29.
Stay cool at this sprayground in Marietta, where water jets and sprinklers will lead to hours of laughter and play. $2-$3. Opening May 1.
This premier sprayground offers hours of fun and extravagant features for kids and toddlers. $2 ages 11 months and younger, free. Opening May 29.
This 3,200-square foot pad includes a fountain spray, ground geyser, jet stream, magic mist and sea silhouettes for water play. $2; ages 2 and younger, free. Opening May 31.
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This location features a giant waterslide that curves out of the building and then re-enters before dropping you into a pool, a lazy river, zero-depth entry into the leisure pool and dunking buckets. $5.50-$10.50; ages 4-10, $4.25-$8.25; ages 3 and younger, $3.25-$6.25.
This indoor leisure pool with beach entry, giant water slide and water play structures is located in Buford. $5.50-$10.50; ages 4-10, $4.25-$8.25; ages 3 and younger, $3.25-$6.25.
This aquatic facility features two indoor pools, and the Oasis Outdoor Pool with two water slides, a water playground, beach entry and more. $7; ages 2-13, $6; ages 1 and younger, free. Oasis Outdoor Pool opens May 28.
Splash down the huge enclosed spiraling slide, slip through the yellow tube slide and into the water and finally enjoy a “lazy river” float. $4.50-$6.75; ages 2-17, $3.50-$5.25; ages 1 and younger, free.
Spend the night (or a weekend) at this fun waterpark and resort (waterpark included with resort stay) with tons of family attractions including slides, games, pools and more. Day Pass, $40-$50; pricing for rooms vary.
Find Georgia’s largest wave pool at Lake Lanier Islands’ beach and waterpark. Splash-happy tots adore “Wiggle Waves” and thrill seekers soar down the four-lane slide for a race, plus there is a wide variety of slides for all ages. $49.99; kids under 48 inches, $34.99. Opening May 1.
This water park offers rides for families, like the Bahama Bob Slide, where families pilot rafts down rapids; younger kids, like Lilypad Crossing, a balancing game across a pool; and daredevils, like the Typhoon Twister, a five-story drop. $24.99; parking, $25. Opening May 8.
Ride the surf in the giant wave pool, plummet down an enclosed tunnel into a zero-gravity wave slide on the “Tsunami Surge” or take on the three, twisting slides of the “Bonzai Pipelines.” “Paradise Island” includes an interactive children’s playground. Included with Six Flags Over Georgia General Admission: $39.99; parking, $25. Opening May 28.
This four-acre indoor and outdoor water attraction features Rapid Remix, a mega raft ride for 4-5 people, the Groovin’ Lagoon Activity Pool, water slides, play structures and more. $319 and up. Outdoor attractions open on May 21.
The beach area features a white sand beach and roped off area for swimming. Swimming is free; opens on April 24. Non-resident parking fee, $10.
Hang out on the beach, play some volleyball, catch some rays and enjoy food from the boardwalk. $9.99.
Enjoy swimming, sunbathing, miniature golf, a floating playground with obstacles, paddle boats, inflatable waterslide, rock climbing wall and more. $19.95-$24.95; ages 6-12, $19.95-$21.95; ages 5 and younger, free. Opening May 31.
Cool off in the sandy beach area and roped off swimming area nestled in a cove and surrounded by trees at Lake Allatoona, and enjoy the nearby putt-putt golf and large playground. Check gastateparks.org/alerts for updates on access restrictions. Parking, $5. The beach is closed for renovation until mid-April.
Enjoy lap swimming, open swim and adult swim at this recreational facility. $7; ages 2-17, $6; ages 1 and younger, free.
This pool features a 50-meter Olympic-size pool with eight lap lanes, a diving well, a children’s wading pool and aquatic exercise programs. $3-$5; ages 1 and younger, free. Opening May 28.
Register for a specific 90 minute time period each day at one of Tucker’s two pools, Cofer Pool or Smoke Rise Pool. $5; ages 3-11, $3; ages 2 and younger, free.
Featuring indoor and outdoor pools, water slides, a river channel, a bubble bench, water play structures and more, this aquatic center has something for everyone to dip their toe in. $5.50-$10.50; ages 4-10, $4.25-$8.25; ages 3 and younger, $3.25-$6.25. Outdoor Play Pool currently closed.
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This splash pad will leave kids with smiles as they play under the water buckets and umbrella fountains. Free.
This outdoor attraction has a zero-depth pool entry, interactive water features, slides, squirty play areas and more. There is also a toddler pool and lazy river. $5.50-$10.50; ages 4-10, $4.25-$8.25; ages 3 and younger, $3.25-$6.25.
This Stone Mountain aquatic center features an indoor instructional pool, an outdoor leisure pool, two water slides, water play structures and more. $5.50-$10.50; ages 4-10, $4.25-$8.25; ages 3 and younger, $3.25-$6.25.
The activity pool at this Powder Springs park is four feet in depth and has an in-water seating area and two basketball back boards. The spray and fountain play areas and two water slides connected to a leisure river also add to the fun. $6-$9; ages 3-17, $4-$6; ages 2 and younger, free.
Swim in the lanes, participate in water fitness, and enjoy splashing around in this pool. $5-$8; ages 3 and younger, free.
McKoy, Ebster and Glenlake Pools are open to patrons for two hour sessions. Oakhurt Indoor Pool remains closed. $5; ages 2 and younger, free.
Home to the Milton Mustang Swim Team, practice your skills at this pool, or chill out with younger kids in the walk-in kiddie pool. $5-$7.50.