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When the temperature is rising but spending the day inside just won’t cut it, a splash pad may be the place to go. Here are nine options for families in and around the Capital City.
Peabody Adventure Park
202 La Harpe Blvd., Little Rock.
Near the Junction Bridge, Peabody Adventure Park offers a variety of ways to play including a splash pad. Enjoying the park is free.
3 Statehouse Plaza, Little Rock.
Near the Vogel Schwartz Sculpture Garden, this splash pad is intended for children 5 and under. There is no admission fee.
War Memorial Park
5511 W. Markham St., Little Rock.
War Memorial Park offers a large splash pad area near a playground. Playing at the park is free.
Glenview Community Center
4800 East 19th St., North Little Rock.
This community center offers a splash pad free for anyone to use.
Maumelle Play & Splash
Next to Maumelle Library at 10 Lake Pointe Drive, Maumelle.
This park just opened this month and is designed to be accessible to children with disabilities. It is free to use.
201 W. Martin St., Jacksonville.
Splash Zone offers a variety of water-based fun including pools, slides and a splash pad. Admission is $5 for those ages 2 and up.
6401 Boone Road, Bryant.
Playing at this splash pad is free for members of the aquatic center or day passes are $5 per person.
913 E. Sevier St., Benton.
Located in an almost 25-acre park, visitors to this splash pad have no shortage of other activities to round out a day of free fun.
2310 Robinson Ave., Conway.
The splash pad in Laurel Park offers dump buckets, misters, sprayers and more. It is free to use.