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10 free Spray Parks for a hot Seattle summer

Posted by Johnine Larsen on June 6, 2016
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We’re breaking heat records in Seattle this summer and summer has barely started! Fortunately, there are spray parks aplenty to keep you and your kids cool this summer.

Seattle’s Spray Parks are open daily from 11am – 8pm until September 5.

 

Ballard Commons Park

Ballard Commons Park has a spray feature. The park opened to the public in 2005, as part of the new municipal center in Ballard.

Neighborhood: Ballard

Address: 5701 22nd Ave NW

 

Georgetown Playfield

Georgetown Park has a Spray Park located in the northeast part of the playfield near the swings.

Neighborhood: Georgetown

Address: 750 S Homer St

 

Highland Park

Highland Park’s spray park is located near the children’s play area and west of the picnic shelter.

Neighborhood: West Seattle

Address: 1100 SW Cloverdale St

 

Jefferson Park

Beacon Mountain Spray Park is located in Jefferson Park on Beacon Hill. This popular park offers extraordinary views of downtown, Puget Sound and the Olympic Mountains.

Neighborhood: Beacon Hill

Address: 3801 Beacon Ave S

 

John C. Little Park

Recent improvements to John C. Little, Sr. Park include a water spray feature for children’s play, two picnic shelters, and a comprehensive system of connecting paths.

Neighborhood: New Holly

Address: 6961 37th Ave S

 

Judkins Park

Lower Judkins Park’s water spray is located next to the children’s play area, off the main park trail.

Neighborhood: Judkins Park

Address: 2150 S Norman St

 

Lake Union Park

Lake Union Park has a spray feature. The park provides access to green space and the water and celebrates the cultural, maritime, and industrial heritage of the city and region.

Neighborhood: South Lake Union

Address: 860 Terry Ave N

 

Miller Playfield

Ron K. Bills Fountain Spray Feature is located in Miller Park, southeast of the main entrance to Miller Community Center.

Neighborhood: Capitol Hill

Address: 330 19th Ave E

 

Northacres Park

Northacres Spraypark is located next to a children’s play area.

Neighborhood: Northgate

Address: 12718 1st Ave NE

 

Pratt Park

Pratt Park has a spray park is located next to Langston Hughes Performing Arts Center in the Central Area of Seattle.

Neighborhood: Atlantic

Address: 1800 S Main St

 

As part of Seattle’s water conservation effort, the city encourages people to use public wading pools and spray parks rather than fill up kiddy pools or use backyard sprinklers at home. Not only are spray parks are a fun way to see more of the city and be more involved in your neighborhood, they’re easier on the environment. Enjoy the heat, and happy summer, everyone!

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