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.
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.
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.
This splash pad will leave kids with smiles as they play under the water buckets and umbrella fountains. Free.
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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-$9; ages 2-13, $6-$7; ages 1 and younger, 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.
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.
Swim in the lanes, participate in water fitness, and enjoy splashing around in this pool. $5-$8; ages 3 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. $149.99 and up.
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. $47.99; kids under 48 inches, $33.99.
Opening on July 3, 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. $34.99; parking, $25.
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: $48; parking, $25.
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.
The beach area features a white sand beach and roped off area for swimming. Swimming is free. 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; ages 6-12, $14.95; ages 5 and younger, free.
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.
Enjoy lap swimming, open swim and adult swim at this recreational facility. $7; ages 2-17, $6; ages 1 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.
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.
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.