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Top Spray Parks in Seattle

Published May 23, 2019 | Updated Feb 19, 2020

A list of all the spray parks around Seattle, as told by a Dad! These water features are perfect for cooling down on a hot day, and best of all, all are completely FREE.

Get ready for some fun and splashing at the best spray and water parks in Seattle area!

There is no better way to cool off and chill out with your little ones than a day at the spray park. It's such a fun and thrilling experience for the whole family.

From wave pools, fun splash pads, water slides to thrill rides and high-tech attractions, there's something for everyone in our roundup of top water parks.

Here is a guide to some of the best destinations.


Ballard Common Park

Opens daily from 11 a.m.–8 p.m
5701 22nd Ave. N.W.
Seattle, Wa 98107 

Ballard Common Park is a centrally located park right next to Ballard Public Library. The park features enormous spraying shells and undersea-themed squirters where kids enjoy running through water jets into the kid-friendly pavement. You can grab a quick bite at the nearby eateries or candy and ice cream store as your kids enjoy hours of sufficient play.


Seattle Center International Fountain 

Open from 10 a.m.–9 p.m
305 Harrison St.
Seattle, Wa 98109

A day trip wouldn't be complete without a visit to the International Fountain at Seattle Center. The huge, splashy fountain bowl features powerful water jets that surprise even the best water lovers. Kids will enjoy watching the water dance around to the choreographed musical numbers playing in the background. It's a favorite spot for most local families.


Lake Union Park fountains

The fountains are open daily from 11 a.m.–8 p.m
860 Terry Ave. N., Seattle

Lake Union Park is a beautiful place for families to visit, whether they are going to explore boat-building at the Center for Wooden Boats or watch their kids play with the series of fountains at the park. Located north of downtown, the park boasts a wide range of fun and exhilarating activities including kayaking and walking trails. Children will love cooling off on the splash pad during hot afternoons or after a busy day of play.


Northacres Spray Park

12718 1st Ave N.E., Seattle
Open daily from 11 a.m.–8 p.m 

Northacres Spray Park is a great spray park with exciting features for older kids and less intense areas for the small ones. Located between N 130th and the Freeway, this shaded park is a big draw, and for a good reason. This park has a play area and splash pad, perfect for play with your kids no matter the season.


Highland Park

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Open daily between 11 a.m.–8 p.m.
1100 S.W. Cloverdale St.
Seattle, Wa 98106

Following the closure of its wading pool in 2008, this lovely park reopened in 2013 with a new and vastly improved spray park. In the summer, parents, and kids flock to the wading pool for the chance to cool off and relax at the nearby picnic tables. The park also features ball fields, a shelter house, swings, tennis court and children's play area.

Jefferson Park Sprayground

Open daily between 11 a.m.–8 p.m.

801 N Mason Ave Tacoma

Come splash, play and cool off at the seemingly new state-of-the-art water feature located at Jefferson Park. This park serves as both a playground and picnic site. Kids will also enjoy playing around the steep and deep tube slides and biking paths while their guardians will love the incredible views of the park's landscape or explore the beautiful walking trails.


Lower Judkins Park

Open daily between 11 a.m.–8 p.m.
2150 S. Norman St., Seattle 

This is a vast park with a beautiful spray park, playground, bike/ walking trails, a skateboard park and big fields that allow kids to run around freely. Combine the trip with a visit to Northwest African American Museum (NAAM), which is located only a half-mile away.


Georgetown Playfield Spray Park

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 750 S Homer St, Seattle WA 98108

As one of the best splash pads in Seattle, this is an oasis of fun in the middle of South Seattle. There are plenty of picnic tables for caregivers and guardians to sit and supervise, lots of grass for the kids to run around on and some huge mature shade trees that offer perfect snack time spots. The park has been renovated to include an exciting play area with equipment for children of all ages.


Miller Park Spraypark

Open daily between 11 a.m.–8 p.m.
From mid-May through mid-September
330 19th Ave. E., Seattle 

Miller Park hosts a cozy fountain with high spouts for the more daring kids and ground level sprayers for the more cautious. Your little toddlers will sure have a fun-filled day at this fantastic park.


Pratt Park Spray Park

1800 S. Main St.
Seattle, Wa 98108 

Pratt Park hosts a water play area with two water columns, a water cannon and whimsical animal sculptures that spray water. Beyond the spray area is a playground, basketball court, and picnic tables, so you can carry your delicious treats.


Green Lake Park Wading Pool

Open: Daily 11 a.m.-8 p.m.
7201 E. Greenlake Dr. N. Seattle, Wa 98115 

Located on the north side of Green Lake, this is the largest of Seattle's "Big Three" wading pools. If your children are quite small, a wading pool might be just the ticket on a hot day. It's hard to beat the relief of sticking your feet in the cool water of a wading pool.

If you are looking for an excellent water park in Seattle area, consider visiting any of these locations. Your kids will splash to their heart's content and have lots of fun while at it!

Don't forget to check out what fun events and festivals are happening now

Seattle puts on some amazing family-friendly events that you won't want to miss out on!


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