Sometimes you just need a change of pace from all of the wonderful beaches near our coastal communities in South Florida. During the summer months, Floridians know how to make good use of the wonderful ways to make a splash at our local water parks and interactive fountains.
Here are just a few of our favorites:
According to SouthFlorida.com®:
151 Lamstein Lane, Royal Palm Beach. Mon. – Sat. 10 a.m.- 5 p.m. Adult, $10.60; child (under 12), $8,60; toddler (ages 1–2), $4.60; under 1, free. Reduced rates after 3 p.m. 561-790-6160. Park official website here: www.pbcgov.com
Boca Raton. Jun. 2 – Aug. 21, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. daily. Through labor day weekend, 10 a.m.- 5 p.m. weekends only. Reduced rates after 3 p.m. Season passes available. www.co.palm-beach.fl.us 561-274-1140
6566 N. Military Trail, West Palm Beach. May – Sept. 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. weather permitting. 561-842-8756
Lion Country Safari, off Southern Boulevard, west of Florida’s Turnpike. 2000 Lion Country Safari Road, Loxahatchee. Cool off at this water playground that includes many interactive water play stations. Included with park admission. 561-793-1084
Palm Beach Zoo, 1301 Summit Blvd., West Palm Beach. Don’t forget to bring the kids’ bathing suits when you visit the zoo. Changing tents are nearby, and seating is provided for those who wish to relax and watch. The fountain closes at 4:30 p.m. and during bad weather. 561-547-9453
For a list of Palm Beach County water parks, click here.
931 SE Ruhnke Street Stuart, FL 34994. Sailfish Splash Water Park’s two-acre recreational “water-play” area features a 1000-foot lazy river, two four-story tall water slides, one 253 foot closed flume “Speed Slide”, zero depth entry, 7,326-square foot water playground with jets, sprays, slides, and a 300 gallon “Dump Bucket”, a Shaded picnic area, plenty of deck space, a lounge and deck chairs, private cabanas, a gift & sundries shop, and WiFi on competitive pool side. 772-320-3100
Indian RiverSide Park Interactive Play Fountain. 1701 NE Indian River Dr, Jensen Beach, FL 34957. Come cool off in Martin County’s only interactive play fountain, fun for all ages. This family fun activity is available year round Wednesday to Monday from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm. The fountain has routine maintenance and cleaning during the year. They will post on their Facebook page when this occurs. Book your next birthday party at the fountain or even schedule a field trip for your school or camp. 772-692-7501
400 Ravenswood Lane Port St. Lucie, FL 34984 (Behind the Port St. Lucie Branch Library). Enjoy the many swim programs at this aquatic center located in Port St. Lucie. A splash playground has recently been added for the young and the “young at heart.” Rentals: pool. Call for operating hours and programs. 772-871-2183
9221 S.E. Civic Center Place, Port St. Lucie, FL 34952. The Port St. Lucie Civic Center interactive fountain is a beautiful backdrop to the Village Square and a source of refreshing fun for old and young alike. Hours for the interactive fountain are 10 a.m. to dusk, weather permitting. The parking is plentiful and free, so bring the whole family out, along with your camera, to make some cool memories during the dog days of summer. 772-807-4488
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Article by: Jeannie M. Ferrara