Opening Week! 6 Awesome Splash Pads To Hit Up In The Permian Basin!
Not a Pool, but a SPLASH PAD! Yep, Summer 2023 is HERE and the HEAT is going to hit hard! Thankfully the cities of Midland and Odessa offer excellent SPLASH PADS to take the kiddos to this summer. Who needs a pool, when there is a FUN SPLASH PAD spraying water in your face? Here are some SLASH PADS to enjoy this summer in the Permian Basin! And the cool part is that MOST Splash Pads are free. (Check websites for all info)
1 • MCKINNEY PARK SPRAYGROUND - ODESSA
Kids can find some cool splashing fun at the McKinney Park sprayground. The park, which opened in 2008, is free and offers a variety of spraying and cascading water features. Sprayground has two shade umbrellas on a first come first serve basis.
- Address: 625 W Pool Rd, Odessa, TX 79761
- Hours 1p-7p
- Website: CLICK HERE TO LINK TO WEBSITE
2 • DENNIS THE MENACE PARK - MIDLAND
- Address: 2201 W Indiana Ave, Midland, TX 79701
- Hours: Mon-Sun 10a-9p CLOSED ON THURSDAYS
- Website: LINK UP TO WEBSITE HERE
3 • UTPB PARK JURRASIC JUNGLE SPRAYGROUND - ODESSA
This DINOSAUR Sprayground had its opening in 2018 and is located on the UTPB Park grounds.
- Address: TX-191 &, TX-338 Loop, Odessa, TX 79762
- Hours: 1p-7p Mon-Sun
- Phone: (432) 368-3548
The DINOSAUR theme is fun and this Splash Pad features a lot of water!
4 • CENTENNIAL PARK - DOWNTOWN MIDLAND
Did you know there was a splash pad downtown Midland? When Centennial Park was remodeled, they included a Splash Pad for those hot days here in West Texas.
- Address: 200 W Wall St, Midland, TX 79701
- Hours: 8am-10pm
5 • H-E-B SPLASH PAD - MIDLAND ROCKHOUNDS
What's cool about the H-E-B Splash Pad at the Rockhounds Stadium is that you don't have to go to a game to use it. It has its OWN schedule during the summer for day use when a game is not going on! See the Schedule below
- Address: 5514 Champions Drive Midland, TX 79706.
- Hours: See schedule below
Grab your flip flops and towels and hit up an awesome Splash Pad this summer here in the Permian Basin! And, if you know of any other Splash Pads NOT POOLS, let us know so we can add them to the list.
5 •ANDREWS SPLASH PARK
Opens May 23
Features a SPLASH Pad.
Location: 100 NE 6th St Andrews, TX
6 •RUSS MCEWEN FAMILY CENTER
Location: 911 Golf Course Road, Big Spring, TX
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VIDEOS OF SOME OF THE SPLASH PADS