Sprayparks & Wading Pools


Open May 27 through September 4, 2023

A number of Seattle parks have water spray features where you and the kiddos can cool off. We will operate 11 sprayparks this summer, beginning Saturday, May 27 until Labor Day.

Sprayparks are self-operating, with most on a timer. They are occasionally "quiet" for a few minutes to re-set themselves. Their operation is subject to change (due to weather or damage to the facilities). Follow the SPR Wading Pool Facebook page for daily updates.

These sprayparks will be open from 11 am to 8 pm each day of the week:

*Spraypark and wading pool schedules are subject to change (due to weather or damage to the facilities). 

Wading Pools

Open on various days starting on June 24; see schedule below.

Wading pools are open with an attendant in season on sunny days when the temperature is forecast to be 70 degrees or above. In summer, please call the Wading Pool Hotline to verify hours and open/closed status the day of your visit: (206) 684-7796, or check the Wading Pool Facebook page for daily updates in summer.

Wading Pool Address Area Dates Days Hours
Beacon Hill 1902 13th Ave. S CE 6/28-8/17 Wed/Thurs 12-7pm
Bitter Lake Community Center 13035 Linden Ave. N NW 6/28-8/18 Wed/Thurs/Fri 12-7pm
Dahl Playfield 7700 25th Ave. NE NE 6/27-8/17 Tue/Wed/Thurs   12-7pm
Delridge Community Center 4501 Delridge Way SW   SW 6/28-8/18 Wed/Thurs/Fri 12-5:30pm
E Queen Anne Playground 160 Howe Street CW 6/26-8/20 Mon/Tue/Sun 12-7pm
E.C. Hughes Playground 2805 SW Holden St. SW 6/26-8/20 Mon/Tue/Sun 12-7pm
Gilman Playground 923 NW 54th St. NW 6/24-8/19 Fri/Sat 12-6pm
Green Lake Park N 73rd St. & W Green Lake Dr. N NW 6/24-9/4 Daily 12-7pm
Hiawatha Community Center 2700 California Ave. SW SW 6/29-8/19 Thurs/Fri/Sat 12-5:30pm
Lincoln Park 8600 Fauntleroy Way SW SW 6/24-9/4 Daily 12-7pm
Peppi’s Playground 3233 E Spruce St.   CE 6/26-8/15 Mon/Tue 12-7pm
Powell Barnett Park 352 Martin Luther King Way CE 6/28-8/20       Wed-Sun 12-7pm
Ravenna Park 5520 Ravenna Ave. NE NE 6/30-8/19 Fri/Sat 12-7pm
Sandel Playground 9053 1st Ave. NW   NW 6/27-8/16 Tue/Wed 12-6:30pm
Soundview Playfield 1590 NW 90th St.   NW 6/26-8/20 Mon/Sat/Sun   12-7pm
South Park Community Center 8319 8th Ave. S SW 6/26-8/16 Mon/Tue/Wed 12-7pm
Van Asselt Community Center 2820 S Myrtle St. SE 6/24-9/4 Daily 12-7pm
View Ridge Playfield 4408 NE 70th St. NE 6/26-8/20 Mon/Sun 12-7pm  
Volunteer Park 1400 E Galer St.   CE 6/24-9/4 Daily 12-7pm
Wallingford Playfield 4219 Wallingford Ave. N   NW 6/29-8/19 Thurs/Fri/Sat 12-7pm

*CE=Central East; CW=Central West; NW=North West; NE=North East; SW=South West; SE=South East

Wading Pools Save Water!

As an element of the City's water conservation effort, we're encouraging people to use public wading pools and sprayparks rather than fill their home "kiddy pools" or run backyard sprinklers. 

Hours, Weather, and Closures

We will plan to open the wading pools on sunny days when the temperature is forecast to be 70 degrees or higher. On most days we will fill them half full, which is a 50% water savings but on the busiest days they will be filled to the top!

Parks uses the average of temperature forecasts from eight weather websites to determine whether to close. When that average temperature is forecast to be below 70 degrees, Parks makes the decision not to open the wading pools or sprayparks.

Our wading pool hotline, (206) 684-7796, is updated every morning by 9:30 a.m. If the weather looks iffy, it’s the best way to find out if the wading pools and sprayparks are open for the day or not.


  • Children under 13 years old must be supervised by a responsible adult.
  • No "Bare Buns" - bathing suit attire required, babies must wear tight plastic pants or diapers designed for swimming.
  • No food or drink; no glass containers.
  • No spots - people with communicable diseases are not allowed in the pool.
  • No fidos (dogs, cats, etc.)
  • No bikes
  • No running
  • No water fights
  • No drugs or alcohol

Parks and Recreation

AP Diaz, Superintendent
Mailing Address: 100 Dexter Ave N, Seattle, WA, 98109
Phone: (206) 684-4075
Fax: (206) 615-1813

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