Each summer, we open splashpads across Kitchener. Our splashpads are in parks and at community centres.

On this page:

  1. Hours
  2. Locations
  3. Rules
  4. Weather

Hours

Splashpads are open daily from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. unless otherwise noted.


Locations

We have nine splashpads in Kitchener.

Please come prepared for the sun. Public washrooms are available at Carl Zehr Square, Kingsdale (use the Wilson pool washroom) and Breithaupt Park.

  • Breithaupt Park, 806 Union Street, 519-741-2502
  • Carl Zehr Square, 200 King Street West (7 a.m. to 10 p.m.)
  • Centreville Chicopee, 141 Morgan Avenue, 519-741-2490 (closed on Wednesdays between noon and 4 p.m.)
  • Chandler Mowat, 222 Chandler Drive, 519-741-2733
  • Doon Pioneer Park, 150 Pioneer Drive, 519-741-2641
  • Kingsdale, 78 Wilson Avenue, 519-741-2540
  • McLennan Park, 901 Ottawa Street South
  • RBJ Schlegel Park, 1664 Huron Road
  • Victoria Park, Courtland Avenue West, 519-741-2345
  • Vanier Park, 329 Vanier Drive (closed for 2022)

When Kiwanis park and pool opens for the season, the spray feature in the fenced pool area will be available. To use the Kiwanis spray feature, you will need to pay the admission fee.

Use our facilities finder to look for a splashpad, park, pool or community centre in your neighbourhood.


Rules

Please follow these rules when you’re visiting one of our splashpads:

  • wear swim clothing
  • do not run or play rough
  • be respectful of other guests and take turns
  • put your garbage in the garbage bins
  • supervise children under age 9 at all times
  • do not drink the splashpad water

Do not bring these items into the splashpad area:

  • food
  • alcohol
  • glass containers
  • skateboards or rollerblades
  • wheeled recreational devices
  • bicycles

Do not smoke or vape in the splashpad area.

Do not use a splashpad if you have:

  • a communicable disease
  • open sores
  • skin infections
  • nausea, vomiting or diarrhea

Weather

If there is thunder or lightning, leave the splashpad area right away.

Splashpad water features do not turn off due to weather. If the weather is rainy or cold, the water features will be on during regular hours.