5 Awesome Splash Pads To Cool Off During Summer In Spartanburg, SC

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Looking for a place to cool off in Spartanburg, SC? Once it gets to be summer in Spartanburg, it’s time to find the nearest place to cool off.

That’s why we have created this list of splash pads that are in Spartanburg, plus a few bonus spots to head to this summer.

Splash Pads in Spartanburg, SC

Splash pads are usually open on Memorial Day through Labor Day. Please confirm they are in working order before heading out, as splash pads are high maintenance features.

Stewart Park
453 Beacon Street, Spartanburg
Open Memorial Day-Labor Day (9 am – 7 pm)
This park not only includes a splash pad, but it also has two outdoor basketball courts, a walking trail, a covered picnic area, a walking trail, and a playground.

Barnet Park
248 East Saint John Street, Spartanburg
Open Memorial Day-Labor Day (9 am – 7 pm)
Located in the heart of downtown Spartanburg, this park with a splash pad is an ideal location for grabbing a bite to eat or playing a round of free mini-golf while you’re in Downtown Spartanburg. 

Tyger River Splash pad
Photo Credit : Melanie Coblentz

Tyger River Park
195 Dillard Road, Duncan
Open Memorial Day-Labor Day
This massive park boasts several play structures, ball fields, tennis courts, disc golf- this list keeps going!  The important piece of information you need to know for this summer: they have a splash pad!  Be sure to bring plenty of sunscreen, as the splash pad is not in a shaded area.

McKinney Park
231 E. Hayne Street, Woodruff
Open Memorial Day-Labor Day
This is another great park to check out that has a splash pad.  Covered picnic areas, a playground, and ball fields make for a fun day out in the sun, with the benefit of water play!

Airport Park
500 Ammons Road, Spartanburg
Open Memorial Day-Labor Day (9 am – )
This park is aviation-themed, making it even more fun.  It includes a walking trail, athletic fields, a playground, a picnic area, and a splash pad!
Be sure to read a local mom’s review of this great park!

Water Parks in Spartanburg

Shipwreck Cove – Opening for the season May 29, 2021
119 S. Spencer Street, Duncan
Shipwreck Cove is a great place to cool off and have fun this summer.  A water slide, a huge pool, a lazy river, and a splash pad area for the little ones make up this fun water park.  Park hours and admission prices can be found on their website.

Places To Splash Outside of Spartanburg

Lake Lure Beach and Waterpark
2724 Memorial Hwy, Lake Lure NC
Put your toes in the sand, go for a swim in the lake, let the kids run around the splash pad, or head down a waterslide leading right into the lake.  Spend more time on the water by renting a paddleboat or kayak.

Sesquicentennial State Park’s Splash Pad
9564 Two Notch Rd, Columbia
This state park has a splash pad, so don’t forget to bring your swimsuit when you visit!

Check out the Guide To Places For Splashing Around in Greenville, SC for more summer fun.

About the Author
Melanie is a native New Yorker, who landed in the Upstate by way of Florida. She is the mom of two awesome kids, and the three of them love going on adventures! She enjoys sharing her finds with friends and loves even more that she can share them with Kidding Around readers! She can be found on Instagram @figuringthisoutdotcom
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