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, check websites for safety rules and guidelines before visiting one of these attractions. Call or check websites before visiting to make sure the water feature is open.
In the middle of Duluth’s Town Green, this kid-friendly fountain sprays water two stories in the air. Free.
Cool off at this interactive fountain, play on the covered playgrounds, walk the paved trail and more at this park. Free.
Get sprayed, surprised and chilled in these dazzling fountains. Free.
This park has an interactive fountain for visitors to play in, along with a playground, trail loop, wood bridges and a soil-based soccer field. Free.
Splash in this fountain that features more than 70 jets reaching up to 30 feet in the air. Free.
During the heat of summer, this splash pad with 18 water jets adds fun to your zoo trip. Included with admission: $25.45-$31.70; ages 3-11, $19.45-$24.20; ages 2 and younger, free.
The largest interactive fountain in Gwinnett County uses 1,400 gallons of recycled water every minute. Free. Check back soon for opening dates.
Cool off in this interactive fountain, play on the playground, and work out at the outdoor fitness circuit. Free.
Head to the Children’s Garden to cool down with their bigger and better splash pad. Included with admission: $22.95-$24.95; ages 3-12, $19.95-$21.95; ages 2 and younger, free.
Kids will love playing in a water tunnel and hurdling over in-ground spray jets to beat the heat. Free.
This 16-acre park features an enormous playground, splash pad, multi-purpose courts, a rock-climbing wall and more, as well as a bioretention pond and wetlands for capturing, cleaning and storing up to nine million gallons of stormwater runoff. Free.
This splash pad is the first solar-powered park in the city. Kids love the spray jets, stationary water cannons and structures to hide behind. Free.
Cool off beneath the water play structures, sprinklers and fountains at this splash pad. Opening May 28.
This attraction features a trickling creek and a climbing structure with gushing geysers. Must be 32 in. tall and wear closed-toe shoes. Included in Attractions Pass: $34.95; ages 3-11, $29.95; parking, $20.
Prepare to leave with soaking-wet kids because this splash pad has jets that stream water from all directions. Free.
This spot is a great area for kids to expend their energy by running through the numerous sprinklers and water sprayers. $2. Opening Memorial Day weekend.
An awesome fountain, waterfall and interactive splash pad for kids to play in all summer long. Free.
Cool off with the fountains and water features; this park also has a playground. $0-$5. Opening Memorial Day.
Kids of all ages will have loads of fun at this 34-acre park with a splash pad and playground. $2. Opening Memorial Day weekend.
This water zone features spectacular fountains for great water fun. Park offers tennis and basketball courts, too. Free.
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 28.
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. Check back soon for opening dates.
Located behind Sugar Hill City Hall, this wheelchair accessible splash park features lighted fountains, and to activate the water features, push the button on the column facing the area. Free.
Stay cool at this sprayground in Marietta, where water jets and sprinklers will lead to hours of laughter and play. $2-$3. Opening May 6.
This premier sprayground offers hours of fun and extravagant features for kids and toddlers. $2; ages 11 months and younger, free. Opening May 28.
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 Memorial Day weekend.
This splash pad will leave kids with smiles as they play under the water buckets and umbrella fountains. $1-$2. Opening Memorial Day weekend.
On the Cheap:
Play in the outdoor leisure pool, giant waterslide and water play structures. $2.75-$5.50. Opening May 28.
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 waterslide 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 waterslides, a water playground, beach entry and more. $7; ages 2-13, $6; ages 1 and younger, free. Opening May 28.
This aquatic facility features a seasonal outdoor water park with a splash zone. $9-$13; ages 2-13, $7-$10; ages 1 and younger, free. Opening Memorial Day weekend.
Splash around in the outdoor leisure pool featuring a waterslide, river channel and water play structures. $2.75-$5.50. Opening May 28.
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 waterslides connected to a leisure river also add to the fun. $6-$9; ages 3-17, $4-$6; ages 2 and younger, free. Opening 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.
This five-level water play area features more than 1,000 feet of slides, tunnels, spray loops and a water cannon. Parents can relax and supervise the fun from a lounge chair or cabana. $14.99-$19.99. Opening May 30.
Spend the night (or a weekend) at this fun water park and resort (water park included with resort stay) with tons of family attractions including slides, games, pools and more. Day Pass, $44-$90; ages 2 and younger, free; pricing for rooms vary.
Find Georgia’s largest wave pool at Lake Lanier Islands’ beach and water park. 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-$54.99; ages 3-7, $34.99-$39.99; ages 2 and younger, free. Opening May 14.
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. New for 2022, Python Plunge is a five-story waterslide with multiple swirls and saucer bowls for an adrenaline-pumping ride. $29.99-$37.99+; parking, $20.
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: $34.99+. Opening May 27.
This four-acre indoor and outdoor water attraction features Rapid Remix, a mega raft ride for 4-5 people, the Groovin’ Lagoon Activity Pool, waterslides, play structures and more. $319 and up.
This new waterpark in Clayton County includes a 1,279-feet-long lazy river, a splash pad, pools for different ages, a lake and more. $15; under 48 inches, $13; ages 2 and younger, free. Opening May 28.
Play in an aquatic amusement park with the giant inflatable water playground. $20-$25.
The beach area features a white sand beach and roped off area for swimming. The city of Acworth features three other beaches on two lakes: South Shore Park, Dallas Landing Park and Proctor Landing Park. Swimming is free; Non-resident parking fee, $10.
Experience the beach with swimming, volleyball, watersports, island cocktails and more at this spot which is open daily. $9.99-$14.99.
Part of Margaritaville at Lanier Islands, hang out on the beach, play some volleyball, catch some rays and enjoy food from the boardwalk. $54.99; ages 3-7, $39.99; ages 2 and younger, free; parking, $15. Opening May 14.
Enjoy swimming, sunbathing, miniature golf, a floating playground with obstacles, paddle boats, inflatable waterslide, rock climbing wall and more. $26.95; ages 3-11, $19.99; ages 2 and younger, free. Opening May 28.
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.
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. $2.75-$5.50. Opening May 28.
The Outdoor Leisure Pool has a waterslide, lazy river and a play structure area for cooling down during the summer season. $8; ages 2-13, $7; ages 1 and younger, free. Opening May 7.
McKoy, Ebster and Glenlake Pools are open to patrons for two hour sessions. Oakhurt Indoor Pool remains closed. $5; ages 1 and younger, free.
Splash around in the outdoor leisure pool, giant waterslide, river channel and water play structures. $2.75-$5.50. Opening May 28.
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. Opening Memorial Day weekend.
This Stone Mountain aquatic center features an indoor instructional pool, an outdoor leisure pool, two waterslides, water play structures and more. $2.75-$5.50. Opening May 28.
Features beach entry, lap lanes, natural and structured shade on the pool deck, concessions and recreational activities. $5. Opening Memorial Day weekend.
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 27.
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. Opening May 28.
Featuring indoor and outdoor pools, waterslides, a river channel, a bubble bench, water play structures and more, this aquatic center has something for everyone to dip their toe in. $2.75-$5.50. Opening May 28.
Swim in the lanes, participate in water fitness, and enjoy splashing around in this pool. $5-$8; ages 3 and younger, free. Opening May 28.