When you run into the splash park with all your clothes on, you know summer is here! ☀️💦 The pic above is at the fairly new downtown Waterfront Park.
It’s one of our favorite summertime spots because:
-it’s FREE! (except for parking)
-there’s a PLAYGROUND
-BATHROOMS incl. family bathrooms
-SNACK bar + ice cream
-PARKING is a short walk (underground pay lot directly below the playground or metered street parking)
-it’s EASY to manage both kids here by myself
-HULLABALOO plays here for FREE during the summertime!
-->Hullabaloo's Summer line up at the Waterfront Park:
Sunday June 24th, 6pm
Sunday July 29th, 6pm
Sunday August 26th, 6pm
Sunday September 23rd, 6pm
But if these dates don't work, he plays pretty much somewhere everyday and usually for FREE!
Click here for Hullabaloo's full schedule.
Below are some other splash parks around San Diego!
Our favs = 💙, but we haven’t been to all of them yet ;)
-💙Waterfront Park, Downtown, (pictured above)
-there’s a BRAND NEW splash pad at the newly RE-designed Horton Plaza!! Who’s been????
-💙Civita Splash Pad, Mission Valley
-💙SeaWorld Bay of Play, Mission Valley (or sit in the splash zone at the Dolphin show or ride Shipwreck Rapids!)
-💙City Pool at Tierrasanta: wading pool and splash zone for little kids ($4/adults, $2/kids)
-💙UTC MALL, La Jolla has a brand new splash pad next to the playground that’s in front of Macy’s. Go towards the back around the corner into the new part of the mall.
-Horton Plaza, downtown (it's small and little sketchy imo with a lot of homeless nearby)
-Santee Lakes, Santee (Costs depend on weekdays/weekend: Car Entry $4/$6 + Splash Pad $2/$3 per child for ages 13 and under)
-💙Hilton Head Park, Rancho San Diego/El Cajon ($3/day, Hrs 11a-4p, May-Oct)
-Viejas Interactive Fountain, Alpine (Hrs 12-5/day, only through 9/4)
-McGrath YMCA Spray Pad, Santee
-Otay Ranch Town Center, Otay Ranch
-💙Mountain Hawk Park, Eastlake
-Sweetwater Summit Regional Park, Bonita
-Aquatica, Chula Vista
-City Pool at Carmel Valley: 2 water slides, splash zone, zero-entry pool
-Del Mar Highlands Town Center, Del Mar
-Safari Park Splash Pad, Escondido
-Pioneer Park, 4S Ranch Residents Only
-Legoland Splash Pad and Waterpark, Carlsbad
-Alga Norte Community Park, Carlsbad
-La Costa Resort Omni Hotel: Splash Landing, Carlsbad
-Cerro De Las Posas, San Marcos
-Sunset Park, San Marcos
-Mulberry Park, San Marcos
-Beulow Park, San Marcos
-San Elijo Park, San Marcos
-Lakeview/Discovery Lake Park, San Marcos
Send me a message if you know of any others. I'm human sometimes I make mistakes or typos....so check pricing and info before you go! ;)