Make a Splash in Fort Wayne

Fort Wayne offers dozens of options for refreshing outdoor fun at splash pads and pools around the area. Open for the summer season, these parks offer opportunities to cool down, and burn off some steam!

Splash Pad Locations

Come play in one of the FREE splash pads conveniently located all around the city. Splash pads are open 9am - 9pm daily throughout the season. 

Buckner Park

6114 Bass Road

This park features a large open-air pavilion with picnic tables and restrooms, a playground with two new playsets and swings, a splash pad, and a trail that runs around the open area behind the playground.

Franklin School Park

1903 St. Marys Avenue

This unique park features architecture from the old school on the grounds, and a fun splash pad for all.

Kreager Park

7225 North River Road

Kreager offers softball fields, Taylor's Dream: Boundless Playground with splash pad, Soccer fields, many natural open spaces for flying a kite, tennis courts, and .95 miles of the Rivergreenway trail. This park ranked second on our splash pad list because the splash pad here is not as large at Buckner's.

Taylor's Dream Boundless Playground and Splash Pad

Lutheran Park

3000 Fairfield Ave

This splash pad is in a nice, centrally located park, just south of downtown.

McCormick Park

2300 Raymond Street

This park features a small covered picnic area and a larger enclosed pavilion for gatherings up to 104 people. This park also boasts a basketball court, playground and splash pad.

Memorial Park

2301 Maumee Ave

This park offers a water splash pad. 

Promenade Park

202 W Superior Street

The Kids' Canal at Promenade Park features a specially built stream for kids to play in the water. 

Riverside Gardens Park

14701 Schwartz Road, Leo-Cedarville

This park lies between the towns of Leo-Cedarville and Grabill, off Schwartz Road. The large, open park features a splash pad, play creek, and playground, along with many other amenities.

Robert E. Meyers Park in Parkview Field

1301 Ewing Street, inside Parkview Field

If you're downtown on a hot day and the kids are getting antsy, consider having a splash in the Robert E. Meyers park splash fountain located within Parkview Field. With a splash fountain area, an amphitheater and performance stage that overlooks Parkview Field you can enjoy the game and a splash. If you wish to splash in the park remember the park will close 3 hours prior to activities in Parkview Field, but it is open during activities with your entrance fee.

Shoaff Park

6401 St. Joe Road

Located just off of St. Joe Road this a great park for a variety of reasons. This park features a baseball diamonds, a golf course, Frisbee/disc golf course, boating access to the St. Joe river, trails, a playground and splash pad, and 2 enclosed pavilions available for rentals.

Waynedale Park

2900 Koons Street

If you’re towards the southern part of Fort Wayne, make a stop at Waynedale Park. This park features a basketball court, tennis courts, access to trails, a pavilion that's available for rentals, a playground and a splash pad!

Pool Locations

Hours for pools vary by park. Click on the links below for details. 
All pools will close for the season at 5pm on Saturday, August 5, 2023. 

Jury Pool

1702 Glencoe Blvd, New Haven

This budget-friendly pool offers a splash pad, slides, tipping bucket, lap lanes, and a diving board. If the kids get hungry, grab them a snack from the concession stand.

McMillen Park

Oxford Street at Anthony Blvd

This park holds a playground that is great for kids, a grassy area for soccer or football, a trail, four basketball courts, tennis courts, a golf course and driving range, and, of course, a swimming pool great for splashing in the summer months.

Northside Park

2400 Parnell Ave

Enjoy this popular community pool, alongside disc golf, basketball courts, tennis courts, and a full playground.

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