It’s baaack!! One of our reader favourites is our annual guide to all of the GTA splash pads! You asked, and here it is once again! Cool off and beat the heat in your local splash pad, or pack a lunch and visit a new one! Here’s a guide to local splash pads in the Greater Toronto Area for 2013!
Ajax Splash Pads
Both Ajax splash pads are open from early June to early September (weather permitting) 7 days/week (9 a.m. to dusk).
Located on Lake Driveway at the mouth of Duffins Creek.
Located at Magill and Westney.
Aurora Splash Pads
Aurora Splash Pads are open, weather-permitting, from mid-June through to early September. Hours of operation are 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. Both splash pads feature tumbling buckets of water and several ground jets for a variety of water play activities on a rubber safety surface. Adjacent amenities include a large playground and open grass play fields at both parks. At Town Park you will also find mature shade trees and washroom facilities. Both locations have parking available.
Located at the intersection of Wells St & Mosley St
Located at Conover Ave and Hartwell Way
Brampton Splash Pads
Brampton Community splash pads are free to use and are open daily starting late May until Labour day (weather permitting) from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Located at the Brampton Soccer Centre, 1495 Sandalwood Parkway East (Dixie Rd and Sandalwood Parkway), Brampton. This beautiful soccer facility has a park that also includes basketball courts and playgrounds. Open June 29-Sept 3.
– Located at the Cassie Campbell Community Centre, 1050 Sandalwood Parkway West, Brampton. This is a beautiful facility which also features basketball courts, skate / BMX park and tennis courts.
– Located at the Century Gardens Recreation Centre, 340 Vodden St. East (Vodden and Rutherford), Brampton. The Recreation centre’s other outdoor facilities also include a soccer field.
– Located at 9050 Bramalea Road (Queen St. East and Central Park Drive), Brampton. Chinguacousy Park is a popular civic landmark in Brampton, featuring formal gardens, petting zoo, barn, and sports. The splash pad here is open only if temperature is at least 22c.
– Located on Ferndale Crescent, off Bartley Bull Parkway.
Open daily until early September (weather permitting), this huge facility includes 30 + water features, 550 person capacity, natural surroundings! Located in Heart Lake Conservation area 10818 Heart Lake Rd. Brampton
*Opening this summer. Located on Father Tobin Dr., West of Bramalea Rd.
Brooklin Splash Pads
See listings under Whitby.
Burlington Splash Pads
Located at LaSalle Park, 50 North Shore Blvd East.
Located at 2205 Mount Forest Drive, adjacent to Mountainside Arena.
Located at 4235 New St., adjacent to Nelson Arena.
Caledon Splash Pads
Located at Cedargrove Rd, Bolton.
Located on Pembrooke St., Bolton
Located on Glasgow Rd, Bolton
Giles Rd., Caledon Village
Cambridge Splash Pads
Cambridge spray pads are open from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. (weather permitting) from June 10 to approximately September 2.
Located at 615 King. St. East
Located at 200 Christopher Drive
Located on Cowan Blvd.
Located at 16 Kribs St.
Located on Ellis Rd. (please note- this location is currently undergoing maintenance)
Located on Vimy Street
Located at 120 Carter Crescent
Located at 49 King St. W.
Located on Dundas St./Marion Way
Located on Fisher Mills Rd.
Located on Weaver St.
Clarington and surrounding area Splash Pads
Located at 100 Avondale Dr., Courtice
Located at 120 Liberty St., Bowmanville
Located at 231 Glenabbey Dr.
Located at 180 Guildwood Dr., Bowmanville
Located at 132 Roswell Dr.
Located at 33 Westside Drive
Concord / Thornhill Splash Pads
Located at 299 Racco Parkway, Concord
Located at 1441 Clark Avenue West, Concord
Located on Pleasant Ridge Ave., Thornhill
Located at 151 Wade Gate, Concord
East Gwillimbury Splash Pads
Located at the corner of Woodspring Ave and Harvest Hills Blvd. (spray pad)
Located at the corner of Oak Ave. and Poplar St., River Drive Park (spray pad)
(splash pad) Located at 19300 Centre St., Mount Albert
(splash pad) Located at 19513 Yonge St., Holland Landing
Etobicoke Splash Pads
Etobicoke splash pads are open late May to late September. For other splash pads in the Toronto area, see listings under Toronto.
Located at Park Lawn & Berry Rd.
Located at 186 Gracedale Blvd.
Located at 1873 Bloor St W
Located at Mount Olive & Bulbourne Dr.
Located North of Dixon Rd
Located at 46 Garnett Janes Rd.
Located at 138 Lanyard Rd
Located at 1 Third St.
Located at 143 Elmhurst Dr.
Located at 25 Eleventh St.
Located at 1751 Lake Shore Blvd W
Located at 2125 Lawrence Ave W
Georgetown Splash Pads (see Halton Hills)
Guelph Splash Pads
Gueph splash pads are open from June 29 to September 2, 2013- admission is free!
– Located in Hanlon Creek Park, 505 Kortright Rd. West, Guelph. This park has washrooms as well as a playground and soccer. Open 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily.
– Located in Norm Jary Park, 22 Shelldale Crescent, Guelph. The park also offers a play area, soccer, restrooms, basketball court and more. Open 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily.
– Located at Waverley Park, 76 Balmoral Drive in Guelph. Includes a small splash pad, as well as softball and soccer facilities.
– Locaed at the West End Community Centre, 21 Imperial Rd. South in Guelph. This is a full service community centre featuring a range of facilities. Open Monday to Friday from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m and Weekends from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Halton Hills Splash Pads
All Halton Hills splash pads are open daily from 10:00 am – 8:00pm (weather permitting) until Labour Day. Admission is Free!
– located in Dominion Gardens Park, 135 Maple Avenue East, Georgetown. Parking is available at Christ the King High School and in the Dominion Gardens Park parking lot. Dominion gardens also features a large playground area with a variety of activities for children of various ages, a large shaded pavillion, picnic tables and scenic gardens.
– located at the Gellert Community Centre’s Park, 10241 Eighth Line, Georgetown. Parking is available at the Gellert Community Centre parking lot. The Gellert park also features a baseball diamond, soccer field and playground area.
– Located at Prospect Park in Acton (30 Park Ave). This spash pad is Halton Hills’ newest and includes a fun “fish” theme. Also at Prospect Park- a playground, baseball diamond, walking path, and beautiful views of Fairy Lake, which surrounds the park.
King Township Splash Pads – See Richmond Hill
Kitchener Splash Pads
Located in Breithaupt Park, 806 Union St., Call 519-741-2502 for information on hours of operation.
Victoria Park is on Courtland Ave. W., call 519-741-2890 for information on hours of operation
222 Chandler Dr., reopening summer 2011- call 519-741-2733 for information
150 Pioneer Dr., call 519-741-2641 for information on hours of operation
A small splashpad, located in Vanier Park, 329 Vanier Dr., call 519-741-2641 for information on hours of operation
80 Wilson Ave., call 519-741-2540 for more information on hours of operation
141 Morgan Ave., call 519-741-2490
for more information on hours of operation
Maple Splash Pads
Located at 45 Crieff Avenue, Maple
Located at 220 Cranston Park Avenue, Maple
Located at 121 Avro Road, Maple
Located at 350 Cunningham Drive, Maple
Located at 201 Melville Avenue, Maple
Markham Splash Pads
Markham splash pads are open 9 a.m. to dusk until September 1- times may be extended in the event of a heat emergency. Please note that splash pads that are located adjacent to elementary schools are open from 4-9 p.m. on school days until the end of June For more information, please contact 905-477-5530
this splash pad is located northwest corner of Woodbine and Calvert Rd. Park at the north end of the park, off Rachel Crescent
located on Baymark Rd., behind Stornoway Crescent Public Elementary School
located on the north side of Denison St., between Middlefield Rd. and Markham Rd.
located on the east side of 9th Line, south of Pascoe Dr.
located on the north side of Elson St., across from James Edward Dr., east of McCowan Rd.
located on the northwest corner of Town Centre Blvd. and Cox Blvd.
located south of 14th Ave., east of Birchmount Rd.
located on the northwest corner of Mingay Ave. and Bur Oak Ave.
located on the southwest corner of Bur Oak Ave. and Northvale Rd.
(formerly McLaren Park) located on the north side of Simonston Blvd., west of Don Mills Rd.
located on the west end of Caboto Trail
located on the southeast corner of Williamson Rd. & Swan Park Rd.
located on the east side of Boxwood Crescent
located on Willow Heights Blvd., across from Gardenia Crescent
Milton Splash Pads
– “Splash Zone” is located at 1 Garden Lane, off Mill Street. This splash pad is open open daily from 10:00 am – 8:00pm (weather permitting) until Labour Day weekend.
There are also a number of neighbourhood “spray pads” in Milton, open from 9:00 a.m. till 9:00 p.m. until Labour Day weekend (weather permitting)! Below are the locations:
-Beaty Neighbourhood Park (beside Guardian Angels School)
-Bristol District Park (Thompson Rd. and Louis St. Laurent Ave)
-Coates Neighbourhood Park (north, Filbrook Dr.)
-Dempsey Neighbourhood Park (besde Chris Hadfield School)
-Clarke Neighbourhood Park (South)
-Lions Sports Park (77 Thompson Rd.)
-Scott Neighbourhood Park East
Mississauga Splash Pads
Located at 855 Goodwin Road (South of Lakeshore Road East and Montbeck Crescent)
Located at 3061 Clayhill Road (North of Dundas, East of Mavis)
Located at 2475 Truscott Drive (East of Winston Churchill Boulevard & Truscott Drive)
Located at 3370 McDowell Drive (North of Thomas, West of 10th Line)
Located at 5135 Fallingbrook Drive (North of Eglinton, East of CreditView)
Located at 2424 Confederation Parkway (North of Queensway, East of Hurontario Street)
Located at 3545 Fieldgate Drive (South of Burnhamthorpe, East of Dixie)
Located at 310 Bristol Road East (North of Eglinton, East of Hurontario)
Located at 830 Paisley Boulevard West (Mavis Road & Paisley Boulevard West)
Located at 705 Matheson Boulevard East (East of Hurontario)
Located at 1180 Lakeshore Road West (Lakeshore Road West, West of Hurontario Street)
Located at 800 Lakefront Promenade (Cawthra Road & Lakeshore Road East)
Located at 2750 Aquitaine Avenue (East of Glen Erin, South of Derry)
Located at 3540 Morningstar Drive
(Morningstar Drive & Darcel Avenue)
Located at 1275 Mississauga Valley Blvd (East of Hurontario, South of Burnhamthorpe)
Located at 635 Kaiser Drive (East of Mavis, North of Derry)
Located at 2625 Erin Centre Blvd (North of Erin Town Centre Mall Next to John Fraser S.S.)
Located at 1095 Fourth Street (North of Lakeshore Road East, West of Dixie Road)
Located at 2233 South Millway (South of Burnhamthorpe Road West, West of Erin Mills Parkway)
Newmarket Splash Pads
Located at Woodspring Ave. and Harvest Hills Blvd
Oakville Splash Pads
Splash Pads are open from 9 a.m. to 8:30 p.m., June to mid-September, weather permitting.
Located at 1426 Lakeshore West (near Woodhaven Park Drive)
(open 4-9 p.m.) Located at 1651 Heritage Way, south of Upper Middle and west of Third Line
Located at 166 Glenashton Drive (near Millbank Drive)
(open 4-9 p.m.) Located at 2156 Margot Street near River Oaks Blvd W
Located at 540 River Glen Blvd
Located at 1110 Old Abbey Lane near Dorval Drive
Located at 1482 Pine Glen Road near 3rd Line
Located at 2742 North Ridge Trail near 8th Line
Located at 2140 Westoak Trails Blvd near Westview Terrace
Located at 1150 Valleybrook Drive near Upper Middle Rd E.
Located at 2495 Wynten Way near Gable Drive
Orangeville Splash Pads
– located in Harvey Curry Park, (between Town Line and Lawrence Avenue), Orangeville. This splash pad and washrooms are open 7 days a week from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. until September (weather permitting). There is a parking lot located on Town Line for your convenience.
Oshawa Splash Pads
Oshawa splash pads are open daily from 10-5pm and 6-8pm.
Located on Regent Drive, off Harmony Road North. 2 blocks North of King St
(a.k.a. Rainbow Park) Located on the North side of Adelaide Street (east at Harmony Road North)
Located at the South-east corner of Cabot Street and Cartier Avenue
Located on Emerald Avenue, west of Cedar Street
Located on Simcoe Street (turn south on Simcoe until you reach the lake)
Located at the corner of Mackenzie and Athabasca Street South
Located on Ritson Road North
Located on Gibb St. (north side)
Pickering Splash Pads
Located south of Bayly Street on Liverpool Rd.
Located at Frenchman’s Bay, 1749 Meadowvale Road
Richmond Hill Splash Pads
Located at Bridgeview Park, on Observatory Lane and Marshall Street
Located at Crosby Park, Crosby Avenue and Newkirk Road
Located on Red Maple Road and Bantry Avenue
Located in Grovewood Park, Grovewood Street, south east of King Road and Bathurst Street
Located on Red Cardinal Trail and Barberry Crescent
Located in Newberry Park, Bernard Avenue, (west of CNR tracks)
Located on Elgin Mills Road East and Leslie Street
Located in Russell Tilt Park on Blackforest Drive, north of Regatta Ave
Located at Wayside Avenue and Shirley Drive
Located on Tower Hill Road southeast of Jefferson Sideroad and Bathurst Street
Rockwood Splash Pads
– located in Rockmosa Park, 74 Christie Street, Rockwood. Hours have just been extended, and this splash pad will now be open daily from 8:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.! Rockmosa Park also feaures a large, shady pavillion, washrooms, playground, swings, baseball diamond, soccer field and more!
Scugog Splash Pads
(Port Perry) Located at 175 Water St., Port Perry
Toronto Splash Pads
Toronto Splash Pads are open from late May to September 22, 2013 (weather permitting), from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Located at Adlwych, south of Mortimer
Located at Lawrence & Keele
Located on Keele, South of Annette
Located at Wilson Heights & Sheppard
Located at Bayview Ave & Citation Dr.
Located at Leslie St & Van Horne Ave.
Located at Park Lawn & Berry
Located at Colbeck, North of Bloor W.
Located at Huntingwood Dr. east of Pharmacy Ave.
Located between Dorval & Indian Rd.
Located at Keele & Eglinton
Located at Corvette Ave., east off Kennedy Rd, south of Eglinton Ave. E.
Located west of Dawes, north of Danforth
Located on Cosburn, east of Greenwood
Located on Dunlop Ave. east of Birchmount Rd.
Located on Dundas St. E./E. of Coxwell Ave.
Located at 80 Lothian
Located at York Mills Rd & Victoria Park Ave.
Located at Grenoble Dr & Gateway Blvd.
Located at Flemington Rd & Varna Dr.
Located on Gledhill Ave., south of Lumsden
Located at Glendora Ave & Willowdale Ave.
Located west of Kennedy Rd., south of Hwy 401
Located on Kennedy Rd., south of Lawrence Ave. E.
Located at Islington & Finch
Located at Greystone Walk Dr.
Located at Jane & Wilson
Located at Hendon Ave & Eldora Ave.
Located on the south side of Lawrence Ave. E at Manse Rd., east of Morningside Rd.
Located between Tapscott Rd. & Finch Ave. west of Neilson Ave.
Located on High Park Ave. South of Bloor W.
Located at Stevenson & Silverstone
Located at Wilmington Ave & Sheppard Ave. W.
Located at Sherbourne and Queen St. E.
Located at 3159 Birchmount Rd.
Located at Islington & St. Andrews
Located at Finch & Weston
Located west of Bichmount Rd., north of Sheppard Ave.
Located on Ledbury St. & Fairlawn Ave.
Located at Don Mills Rd & McNicholl Ave.
Located east of McCowan Ave., south of Steeles Ave.
Located north of Mclevin
Located on the south side of Danforth Ave., west of Danforth Rd.
Located at Don Mills Rd W & Sheppard Ave. E.
Located on Perth Ave., south of Dupont
Located on Victoria Park Ave & Van Horne Ave.
Located on Port Union Rd, south of Lawrence Ave. E.
Located on Merton, W. of Cleveland
Located at Elmhurst & Drumheller
Located at 11th & Lakeshore
Located north of Kingston Rd. west of Midland Ave.
Located at Finch Ave. W. & Keele St.
Located at Jane St & Steeles Ave. W.
Located at 175 Scarlett Rd.
Located north of Kingston Rd., west of Sheppard Ave. E.
Located off Pharmacy Ave., south of Hwy 401
Located on Tiago, N. of St. Clair Ave. E.
Located on Weston Rd. & Lawrence
Located on Hollywood Ave. & Doris Ave.
Located on Lakeshore E./Woodbine.
Vaughan Splash Pads
Vaughan area splash pads are all open from June through Labour Day from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday to Sunday. See Concord/Thornhill, Maple and Woodbridge listings on this page.
Waterloo Splash Pads
Lions Lagoon splash pad is located in Waterloo Park on Young St West in Waterloo. *note- there is an admission charge of $2.50 per person for this location. Splash pad features waterfalls, a water breathing dragon, grounds sprays, water cannons and more! Amenities include changerooms, shaded structures / picnic areas, concession stands, play area, sports field and flower gardens. Hours are 10 a.m. – 6p.m. until labour day.
Whitby Splash Pads
Whitby splash pads are open 9am to 9pm June to September, weather permitting.
Located at 20 Baycliffe Drive
Located at 140 Cachet Boulevard
Located at 180 Carnwith Drive West (in Brooklin)
Located at 3145 Country Lane
Located at 75 Darren Avenue
Located at 444 McKinney Drive
Located at 589 Water Street
Located at 40 Norista Street
Located at 601 Peel Street
Located at 20 Portage Trail
Located at 800 Brock Street South
Located at 101 Watson Street East (in Brooklin)
Located at 50 Willow Park Drive
Whitchurch-Stouffville Splash Pads
Located at Byers Pond Way & Duffin Drive
Located on Millard Street and Winlane Drive
Located East of 10th line at Sunnyridge Avenue & Raxlin
Located at the corner of Hoover Park Drive & Mostar Street
Woodbridge Splash Pads
Located at 351 Velmar Drive, Woodbridge
Located at 430 Chancellor Drive, Woodbridge
Located at 199 Forest Drive, Woodbridge
Located at 190 Mapes Avenue, Woodbridge
Located at 8921 Martin Grove Road, Woodbridge
Located at 601 Vaughan Mills Road, Woodbridge
Located at 100 Sunset Ridge, Woodbridge
What did we miss?
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