Thinking about heading out on a day trip? Many of the smaller centres surrounding Calgary have their own spray park. To my knowledge, all spray parks are free unless specifically noted. There’s a map at the bottom to help you figure out where you want to go.
Now open! (Typically open June 1st to September 1st, 11am-8pm)
Bassano – Outdoor Swimming Pool and Spray Park
Now open! Requires admission. Outdoor swimming pool with water slide, spray park and wading pool. Typically open June through August.
Brooks – Duke of Sutherland Spray Park
Now open! Typically open May to September – water runs automatically if the outdoor temperature is 18 Celsius (°C) and above.
(photo courtesy of the City of Brooks)
Okotoks Spray Park
Now open! Typically open Victoria Day weekend through to Labour Day weekend, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. when the temperature is above 20º C.
Now open! Typically open May 26 – Sept. Labour Day weekend from 10:00 am to 8:00 pm.
Now open! Typically opens on the May long weekend. May and June: Friday – 3 to 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday – 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. July and August: Open seven days a week – 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. September: Friday – 3 to 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday – 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Vulcan Spray Park
516 Centre Street, Vulcan – no dates or hours listed
Claresholm Spray Park
Now open! Typically opens June 1 – 10am-8pm.
26 St and 5 Ave S, Fort Macleod – No hours listed
Coleman Spray Park
Now open! Located in Flumerfelt park in the Crossnest Pass. Typically opens at the beginning of June.
Airdrie Chinook Winds Spray Park
Now open! Typically opens early-mid June until the end of August – 10 a.m. until 8 p.m.
Crossfield Spray Park
Typically open early June until September. 8:00am – 8:00pm
Carstairs Splash Park
Typically open June until September.
Olds Splash Park
Now open! Typically open May long until September long weekend – 10am-8pm.
Drumheller Rotary Spray Park and wading pool
Now open! Typically open May long weekend until mid September
Three Hills Spray Park and Wading Pool
Now open! Free Admission – lifeguard on duty. Typically open May long weekend -September.
Trochu Spray Park
Now open! Typically opens June 1.
Innisfail Spray Park
Now open! Typically open May long weekend until September – 9am-9pm
Penhold Spray Park
Second weekend of June until September long weekend. 11-7pm.
Now open! Typically open End of May – September 4, 2017 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Red Deer Discovery Canyon
Typically opens for the summer season during the first weeks of June and closes after the September long weekend – 9am-9pm. Free admission. Tube rentals are available.
Blackfalds Abbey Centre Outdoor Aquatic Centre
Now open! Typically opens May long weekend until labour day weekend. (admission required)
Now open! Typically open late May until Labour Day weekend.
Lacombe Spray Park
Now open! Typically open from late May to September long weekend, Monday – Friday 10:00 a.m.- 9:00 p.m. Saturday & Sunday 9:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Rimbey Spray Park
Now open! Located adjacent to the pool, the spray park is free to access. Typically opens at the May long weekend and operates during pool hours.