With the summer heat starting to roll in, we’re all looking for ways to cool off! If you are in Massachusetts, there are several great locations to help you escape the heat.
Breezy Picnic Ground Waterslides
Small park with some water slides.
Family entertainment center with some water slides, activity pool with small slides, plus go-karts and mini-golf.
Cape Codder Resort
Small, indoor water park resort with wave pool, slides, whirlpool, kids’ play area, and heated outdoor pool.
CoCo Key Water Park
Indoor water park resort open to registered hotel guests and limited availability for general public.
Great Wolf Lodge New England
Large indoor water park resort, open to registered hotel guests only.
Outdoor water park. Seasonal family-friendly destination for waterslides, tube rides & cabanas for day-long rental.
You may also want to check out one of the numerous public pools throughout the state operated by the Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR).
Splash Pads, Wading Pools and Fountains:
Artemas Ward Wading Pool features a large, gently sloped wading pool with a mushroom misting fountain in the middle.
Artesani Park & Wading Pool has lifeguards on duty, showers, changing rooms, picnic area, ice cream truck comes often, playground and plenty of parking.
The Bradley Palmer State Park Wading Pool is a large, shallow, great place for little ones to get wet. Lifeguards, bathrooms, a small climbing structure, and shady lounging areas.
Forsberg Street, Worcester, MA
Greenwood Park is located on the south end of the city in the Quinsigamond Village Neighborhood section. It is bustling with lots of activities during the summer months.
In addition the new splash pad there is playground surface padded, tennis court, climbing structures including a tall webbed rope peak your kids will love to climb.
Assabet Park and maintained by the Northborough Recreation Department, the Splash Pad is one of the most popular spots in town for toddlers and preschoolers.
Roughly the same dimensions as a basketball court, it offers several different water features such as bubblers, misters and geysers!
Playground, splash pad, sculpted in-ground skate park, bocce court, gazebo pavilion and picnic area and summer concerts.
A zero depth splash pad. Almost completely fenced in and great for letting little kids run around and cool off in the summer heat. There are a few picnic tables and a playground as well.
Splash Pad – open 9:00 am – 7:30 pm during the summer months (typically June – September, or as weather allows).
Splash & laugh all summer long in New England’s largest, zero depth, water spray ground. There are two spray pads. One for toddlers and the other for multi-generational fun. Parents and children can get creative as they interact with every kind of mister, sprinkler and geyser imaginable. Cool off under the water tower or giant sunflowers, the kiddy car wash, the Slip & Slide and get bubbly in the bubble blast!
Children and families can enjoy the cooling pool, colorful carousel, Wi-Fi, and tasty snacks from the Frog Pond Café while experiencing one of the nation’s oldest public parks.
See the newly landmarked Christian Science Center Plaza and play in the spray fountain.
Water spraying out of ground vents and boulders for kids to climb over, slides and climbing structures,stream and picnic tables, and a large area for softball & volleyball games.