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Top 6 Spray Parks in Edmonton

Published May 23, 2019 | Updated Feb 19, 2020

A list of the best places to cool down this summer, without spending a fortune. Here's the top spray parks in Edmonton to add to your to-do's!

I love summer, I really do. I love the sunshine, the birds singing, the flowers in bloom. But here’s the thing: I can’t stand the heat, and neither can my kids. They get hot and irritable, I get tired and cranky, and everyone ends up having a bad time.

Luckily for us, there’s no end of amazing spray parks in Edmonton to keep the kids cool and refreshed on those unbearably hot Northern Alberta summer days. The city has spent some serious money recently on opening new kid-friendly parks, especially spray parks, and we now have some of the best facilities in the province, if not the country.

All of the city’s spray parks are great options, but here are my family’s favourites. Feel free to comment and let me know yours!

1. Callingwood Spray Park

Located in Southwest Edmonton, Callingwood Spray Park was opened in 2011 to much fanfare. The City partnered with the Government of Canada, Province of Alberta, and numerous community organizations to cut the ribbon on the $890,000 spray park.

Designed around a “river life” theme, the park is one of the very best facilities in the province and includes:

  • 40 different water effects that shower, spout, spray, shoot, splash and spill water
  • Three separate activity areas – one for small children, a multi-age section, and an area for older children.

Make sure to bring along some sun protection, though, because there’s not much tree shade in the park.

Location: 17740 69 Avenue SW, Edmonton
Spray Park Hours: 11am - 6pm daily

2. Jackie Parker Park Spray Park

Jackie Parker Park in Southeast Edmonton is very popular with smaller children. The $3.2 billion park open in 2010 and features a top class spray park, a climbing wall, and an amazing playground. The spray park is zoo-themed and has a separate area for toddlers, so they’re not crashing into all the big kids.

Location: 4540  50 Street, Edmonton
Spray park hours: 9am - 9pm daily

3. Kinsmen Spray Park

Kinsmen Park is in the heart of the river valley, off Walterdale Road on the south side of the North Saskatchewan River.

This highly visual spray park is extremely colourful and has a wildlife theme, with bears, owls, and foxes as far as the eye can see. The sprays and jets are light, so ideally suited to smaller children.

Located right next to the spray park, you’ll find the new Queen Elizabeth outdoor pool, as well as the Kinsmen Sports Centre, Kinsmen Pitch & Putt, children’s playground, sports fields, picnic sites, river valley trails, and the John Walter Museum.

Location: 9170 Walterdale Hill NW, Edmonton
Spray park hours: 9am - 9pm daily

4. Castle Downs Park

Castle Downs Park in Northwest Edmonton features a spray park, playground, picnic sites, gazebo, outdoor rink, and sports fields.

This colourful spray park has tons of great features for children of all ages, from light “car wash” sprays to big dump buckets for the more adventurous.

The nearby playground is also great for kids to dry off in when they’ve had enough of the water.

Location:11510-153 Avenue NW, Edmonton
Spray park hours: 9am - 9pm daily

5. Cloverdale Spray Park

Located right in the heart of central Edmonton, in the Cloverdale Community League, this conveniently located splash park has loads of great, colourful sprayers to keep kids busy. It’s not as feature-rich as some of the bigger parks, but still a fun place to stop off for an afternoon in the city.

Location: 9411 97 Ave NW, Edmonton
Spray park hours: 9am - 9pm daily

6. Mill Woods Spray Park

Mill Woods Park is a great place to cool down in the summer. It features a water playground and a small lake.

It features picnic sites, walkways & sports field. Mill woods park is also home to the Mill Woods Canada Day events with various musical performances, petting zoos, hay rides and other activities,

Location: 66 Street & 23 Ave SE, Edmonton,
Spray park hours: 9am - 9pm daily

Those are some of our favourites, but there's plenty more where that came from!

Here's the complete list for all of Edmonton:

Northeast Neighbourhood

G. Edmund Kelly Spray Park - 150 Ave & 79 St

Glengarry Spray Deck - 133 Ave & 89 St

Alberta Avenue - 9210 118 Ave (manual turn on)

Alex Decoteau - 10204 105 St

Central McDougall - 109 Ave & 107 St

CY Becker - 270 Cy Becker Boulevard

Eastwood - 11803 86 St

Elmwood Park - 12505 75 St

Giovanni Caboto - 108 A Ave & 95 St

Jubilee Park (Beacon Heights) - 121 Ave & 43 St

Killarney - 8720 130 A Ave

Kitchener Park - 102 Ave & 114 St

Montrose - 5920 119 Ave

Queen Mary Park - 108 Ave & 117 St

Riverdale Park - 9231 100 Ave

Spruce Avenue - 10240 115 Ave

Zoie Gardener Park - 109 Ave & 107 St

Southeast Neighbourhood

Avonmore Park - 7903 73 Ave

Bonnie Doon Park - 9240 93 St

Cloverdale - 9411 97 Ave

Capilano Community Park - 10810 54 St

Ellerslie Crossing - 319 83 St

Forest Heights - 10150 80 St

Fulton Place Park - 104 Ave

Gold Bar Park - 4620 105 Ave

Hazeldean Park - 9630 66 Ave

Holyrood Park - 9411 Holyrood Rd

Kenilworth Park - 7104 87 Ave

King Edward Park - 7708 88 St

Ottewell Park - 5920 93A Ave

Ritchie Park - 7727 - 98 St

Strathcona - 10139 87 Ave

Strathearn - 8777 96 Ave

The Meadows Recreation Centre - 2704 17 St

Northwest Neighbourhood

Athlone Park - 13010 129 St

Dovercourt Park - 13510 Dovercourt Ave

John Devoldere Memorial Park - 16415 83 Ave

Glastonbury Park - 1101 Grantham Dr

Grovenor Park - 14325 104 Ave

Glenora Park - 10426 136 St

High Park - 110 Ave & 154 St (manual turn on)

Hudson Park - 13625 Cumberland Rd

Kensington Park - 12130 134A Ave

Laurier Heights Park - 14405 85 Ave

Mousier Walter Fitzgerald Park - 72 Ave & 180 St

North Glenora Park - 13535 109A Ave

Prince Charles - 12449 121 Ave

Rosslyn Park - 11015 134 Ave

Sherbrook Park - 13008 122 Ave

Wellington Park - 13440 132 St

Westmount Park - 12840 109 Ave

West Meadowlark - 9311 165 St

Coronation Park - 13915 115 Ave

Southwest Neighbourhood

Aspen Gardens - 12015 39A Ave

Ellingson Park (Parkallen) - 6510 111 St

Greenfield Park - 3755 Ave & 114 St

Lansdowne Park - 12323 51 Ave (manual turn on)

McKernan Park - 7535 112 St

Royal Gardens Park - 4030 117 St

Tipton Park (Queen Alex) - 10849 81 Ave (manual turn on)

South Terwillegar Park - 7170 South Terwillegar Dr

To find more great activities to entertain the kids this summer, make sure to check the events page on ChatterBlock.

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Comments (2)

June 27, 2015, 3:21 p.m. Flag

There is no slide anymore at callingwood. I wish there still was!


August 17, 2015, 3:50 a.m. Flag

You need to update the photo and details for Callingwood. There don't have the log feature anymore. ...


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