16 Great Spraygrounds and Splash Pads in Atlanta for Kids

Head to City Springs City Green for a romp through the refreshing splash pad. Photo courtesy of City Greene
Head to City Springs City Green for a romp through the refreshing splash pad. Photo courtesy of City Greene
6/7/24 - By Elsa Simcik

As this summer proves to be another hot one, let kids frolic in an Atlanta splash pad, sprayground, and fountain. Splash pads allow kids to be physically active, interact with others, and spend time outdoors. They even appeal to those toddlers anxious about large swimming pools. Put these budget-friendly (and some even FREE) splash pads in Atlanta on your summer bucket list.


If your family loves water activities, check out Outdoor Water Parks in Atlanta for more summertime fun. You may want to spend the entire day at one of these Swimming Lakes and Beaches Near Atlanta for Georgia Families!

Best Spraygrounds and Splash Pads for Atlanta Families

1. Alpharetta City Center Fountain - Alpharetta

This free fountain sits next to a large green space in Alpharetta's City Center. Kids can run across the green and then cool off in the fountain, while parents sit on chairs and benches. Bonus: Kilwins chocolate shop is nearby.

2. City Springs City Green - Sandy Springs

City Green, located at Sandy Springs' city center, features a splash pad and interactive fountain open for kid play, as well as a water wall. City Green also hosts festivals, outdoor concerts, and a farmers market.

3. Center Hill Sprayground — West Atlanta

Kids love this free sprayground, where the water erupts from the ground as well as bench-like structures. Plus, kids can run through water tunnels. 

4. D.H. Stanton Splash Pad — Southeast Atlanta

About 1.5 miles south of Zoo Atlanta, this free splash pad sits right in the middle of D.H. Stanton Park. Kids enjoy water cannons and a rainbow tunnel. Tip: Visit on a weekday since weekends are packed. 

5. Duluth Town Green Fountain — Duluth

Kids can frolic for free at this fountain, the centerpiece of Duluth's town green. With a massive spout shooting water two stories in the air and smaller, surrounding spouts, the fountain has something for everyone. 

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6. East Roswell Sprayground — Roswell  

The City of Roswell boasts two spraygrounds—Riverside Park (mentioned below) and this one located in East Roswell Park, off Fouts Road. Kids get soaked head to toe! Residents and non-residents pay $2.

7. Fountain of Rings at Centennial Olympic Park - Downtown

In the heart of downtown, adjacent to World of Coca-Cola and Georgia Aquarium, Centennial Olympic Park delights visitors with a free splash pad in the shape of the Olympic rings. The park also boasts a playground, green space, visitor center, and amphitheater.    

8. Historic Fourth Ward Park Splash Pad — Old Fourth Ward 

Located in Historic Fourth Ward Park (perfectly situated near a large shade canopy), this free splash pad drenches kids of all ages. Tip: Park at 664 Angier Ave. NE to be closest to the splash pad.

9. Lillian Webb Park Splash Pad — Norcross

Kids can cool off at this free splash pad, while parents socialize in shaded pavilions. Parents will appreciate the terraced pools of water cascading down steps in front of the spray ground —kids will most likely be too busy to notice. 

10. Piedmont Park Legacy Fountain - Midtown

Piedmont Park always has something going on in the spring and summer. Bring the kids to the Legacy Fountain, which reaches up to 30 feet in the air with LED-lighting configurations, and of course, the free splash pad. Restrooms and picnic tables nearby. 

11. Perkerson Park Splash Pad — South Fulton

Just off the Atlanta BeltLine on the south side, families enjoy Perkerson Park's free splash pad from May to October. Bonus: Huge oak trees keep the park shaded.

12. Plaza Fountain at The Battery—Northwest Atlanta 

Families who attend a Braves game or grab a bite at The Battery Atlanta can cool off at the plaza fountain. Located near the green space, this fountain even lights up at night. 

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13. Riverside Sprayground — Roswell

Located within Roswell's Riverside Park (right on the Chattahoochee River), kids can cool off after working up a sweat on the playground. Admission for both residents and non-residents is $2.

14. Suwanee's Big Splash — Suwanee

Suwanee's Big Splash, located in Town Center Park, is one of Gwinnett's largest interactive fountains. With 43 jets and 1,400 gallons of recycled water per minute, kids can spread out and splash for hours of free fun.

15. Swift-Cantrell Park Splash Pad - Kennesaw

For $3 (ages 2 and under are free), kids can romp around this 3,200-square-foot splash pad complete with geysers and other cool water play elements. If the kids aren't too exhausted, stop by the Swift-Cantrell playground and skatepark.    

16. Two Bridges Park Splash Pad - Dunwoody

Check out Dunwoody's first splash pad that just opened in 2023. The new Two Bridges Park features a free splash pad, an 8,000 ADA-compliant playground, and walking paths connecting to the multi-use Dunwoody Trailway.

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