Swift-Cantrell Park Splash Pad

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.

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The Battery Atlanta

This shopping, dining and sports space also features an interactive water fountain for splashing around during hot days. Free.

Duluth Town Green Fountain

In the middle of Duluth’s Town Green, this kid-friendly fountain sprays water two stories in the air. Free.

E.E. Robinson Park Fountain

Cool off at this interactive fountain, play on the covered playgrounds, walk the paved trail and more at this park. Free.

Fountain of Rings at Centennial Olympic Park

Get sprayed, surprised and chilled in these dazzling fountains. Free.

Graves Park

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.

Legacy Fountain at Piedmont Park

Splash in this fountain that features more than 70 jets reaching up to 30 feet in the air. Free.

Splash Fountain at Zoo Atlanta

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.

Suwanee Town Center Park: Big Splash Interactive Fountain

The largest interactive fountain in Gwinnett County uses 1,400 gallons of recycled water every minute. Free.

Town Green at Alpharetta City Center

Located in front of City Hall, this area features a spray fountain with seating for families. Free.

Village Park at North Henry

Cool off in this interactive fountain, play on the playground, and work out at the outdoor fitness circuit. Free.

Geyser Towers / Photo by Steven Bridges

Splash Pads

Atlanta Botanical Garden

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.

Center Hill Splash Pad

Kids will love playing in a water tunnel and hurdling over in-ground spray jets to beat the heat. Free.

Cook Park Splash Pad

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.

D.H. Stanton Park and Splash ‘N Play

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.

Exchange Splash Pad

Cool off beneath the water play structures, sprinklers and fountains at this splash pad. $2-$3.

Geyser Towers, Stone Mountain Park

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.

Historic Fourth Ward Park Splash Pad

Prepare to leave with soaking-wet kids because this splash pad has jets that stream water from all directions. Free.

Laurel Park Sprayground

This spot is a great area for kids to expend their energy by running through the numerous sprinklers and water sprayers. $2.

Lillian Webb Park

An awesome fountain, waterfall and interactive splash pad for kids to play in all summer long. Free.

McBrayer Park

Cool off with the fountains and water features; this park also has a playground. $0-$5.

Old Atlanta Park

Kids of all ages will have loads of fun at this 34-acre park with a splash pad and playground. $2.

Perkerson Park Splash Pad

This water zone features spectacular fountains for great water fun. Park offers tennis and basketball courts, too. Free.

Riverside Park

Riverside Park Splash ‘N’ Play Sprayground

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.

Sewell Park Pool

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.

Splash Park at Sugar Hill

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.

Sprayground at Elizabeth Porter Park

Stay cool at this sprayground in Marietta, where water jets and sprinklers will lead to hours of laughter and play. $2-$3.

Spray Station at East Roswell Park

This premier sprayground offers hours of fun and extravagant features for kids and toddlers. $2; ages 11 months and younger, free.

Swift-Cantrell Park Splash Pad

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.

Waleska Splash Pad

This splash pad will leave kids with smiles as they play under the water buckets and umbrella fountains. $1-$2.

Seven Springs Water Park

Water Parks

On the Cheap:

Best Friend Park Pool

Play in the outdoor leisure pool, giant waterslide and water play structures. $2.75-$5.50.

Bethesda Park Aquatic Center

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.

Bogan Park Aquatic Center

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.

Cherokee County Aquatic Center

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.

Frances Meadows Aquatic Center

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.

Rhodes Jordan Park Pool

Splash around in the outdoor leisure pool featuring a waterslide, river channel and water play structures. $2.75-$5.50.

Seven Springs Water Park at Wild Horse Creek Park

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.

South Cobb Aquatic Center

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.

Terminus Wake Park

Summer Splurge:

Buccaneer Cove at Norcross Malibu Grand Prix

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.

Great Wolf Lodge

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.

Margaritaville at Lanier Islands

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.

Six Flags White Water

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.

Six Flags Hurricane Harbor

Six Flags Hurricane Harbor

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+.

SoundWaves at Gaylord Opryland

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.

Spivey Splash

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.

Terminus Wake Park

Play in an aquatic amusement park with the giant inflatable water playground. $20-$25.

Paradise Beach


Acworth Beach at Cauble Park

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.

LandShark Beach

Experience the beach with swimming, volleyball, watersports, island cocktails and more at this spot which is open daily. $9.99-$14.99.

Paradise Beach, Margaritaville at Lanier Islands

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.

Robin Lake Beach at Callaway Gardens

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.

The Swimming Beach at Red Top Mountain State Park

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.

Oasis Outdoor Pool at Cherokee County Aquatic Center


Collins Hill Aquatic Center

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.

Cumming Aquatic Center

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.

Decatur Pools

McKoy, Ebster and Glenlake Pools are open to patrons for two hour sessions. Oakhurt Indoor Pool remains closed. $5; ages 1 and younger, free.

Lenora Park Pool

Splash around in the outdoor leisure pool, giant waterslide, river channel and water play structures. $2.75-$5.50.

Milton City Pool

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.

Mountain Park Aquatic Center

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.

Piedmont Park Aquatic Center

Features beach entry, lap lanes, natural and structured shade on the pool deck, concessions and recreational activities. $5.

Roswell Area Park Pool

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.

City of Tucker Pools

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.

West Gwinnett Park Aquatic Center

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.

Wills Park Pool

Swim in the lanes, participate in water fitness, and enjoy splashing around in this pool. $5-$8; ages 3 and younger, free.

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