Top 5 Spraygrounds

A fountain that your kiddos can actually play in? Sign us up. Well, sign them up. We’ll be sitting in the shade.

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1. Smale Riverfront Park
This new addition to the riverbank includes a basic sprayground, and the water feature is a simple way to keep cool after walking through this park’s gardens or riding on the brand new carousel. 100 W Mehring Way, downtown, mysmaleriverfrontpark.org

2. Sawyer Point Park and Yeatman’s Cove
Though the wading pool has been transformed into the Armeleder Memorial Sprayground, the spot provides heat relief for teeny feet. 705 East Pete Rose Way, downtown, cincinnatiparks.com

3. Washington Park
The Washington Park version of a sprayground boasts more than 130 jets of water that can even be “synchronized to music and lights.” With fountains covering 7,000 square feet of the park, fun in the water is endless. Open daily through October, 10 a.m.–11 p.m., 1230 Elm St., Over-the-Rhine, washingtonpark.org

4. Pleasant Ridge Pool and Sprayground
This CRC facility has always had a pool, but their brand new sprayground is the main attraction. Colorful structures spray water from all angles to ensure you and your kids cover all bases. Sprayground open daily, 10 a.m.–9 p.m., fees charged to enter during pool hours (found on website), 5915 Ridge Ave., Pleasant Ridge, pleasantridge.org

5. Hanna “Otto Armleder Memorial Aquatic Center at Hanna” Pool and Sprayground
Featuring a shallow pool with a zero depth entrance, the OTR-located pool is perfect for introducing children to the water. Open Mon–Thurs 1­­–7:30 p.m., Fri–Sat 1–5:30 p.m., closed Sunday, 226 Stark St., Over-the-Rhine, cincyrec.org

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