Splash Parks in Cincinnati

If you’re looking for a way to cool off this summer, you’re lucky to be in Cincinnati! Whether you call it a Splash Pad or a Splash Park or a Sprayground, our fabulous local park systems have a number of wonderful options from which to choose.

If you know of any that we missed, please be sure to leave us a tip in the comment section (or email it to Bridgett directly)

roebling with kids smale riverfront park

City of Cincinnati Parks:

Spraygrounds in Cincinnati

Great Parks of Hamilton County*:

Beech Acres Splash Pads
Beech Acres Splash Pad

Beech Acres: One of the Anderson Twp. Parks, Beech Acres sprayground (image above) is pretty tame – perfect for littles.

Clippard Park’s Sprayground (Colerain) is open from Memorial Day weekend until Labor Day weekend, 11am-7pm daily. This sprayground has motion activiated features and has shaded seating areas.

Home of the Brave Park (Symmes Twp.)

Juilfs Park: is another Anderson Park District park and offers seasonal water play from 10 a.m.- 8 p.m. (scheduled to be turned on by Memorial Day Weekend and turned off after Labor Day weekend).

Liberty Center (shopping, food, movies, etc.) has a small water feature that’s great for little ones.

Ziegler Park: Located near Pendleton and OTR, all areas and spray equipment within the sprayground are positioned on a single level and on a suitable surface for play and access.


The City of Cincinnati Recreation Commission has Spraygrounds at the following parks (click here for more info):

  • Caldwell
  • College Hill
  • Dyer
  • McKie (requires a pool membership)
  • North Fairmont
  • Oakley (pool admission charged, memberships available)
  • Oyler
  • Pleasant Ridge (requires a pool membership)}
  • South Fairmont

Hamilton (the city) Parks have loads of spray parks! They are open daily between Memorial Day and Labor Day weekends.

  • Benninghofen Park
  • Booker T. Washington Center
  • Crawford Woods
  • Jim Grimm Park
  • L.J. Smith Park / North End
  • Marcum Park
  • Milliken Woods

Great Parks of Hamilton County requires a motor vehicle permit for entrance to the parks. The stickers are sold at the welcome booths as you enter, visitor centers and online. 2020 pricing is $10 annual for Hamilton County residents; $16 annual for out of county residents.

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