School might be back in session, but these temperatures say otherwise. Here is a roundup of the five best Coastal Bend splash pads for some end-of-summer fun.
H-E-B Splash Park
2710 N. Shoreline Blvd.
Cap your visit to the Texas State Aquarium off with a visit to the H-E-B Splash Park. This marine-themed park features state-of-the-art water spray jets, interactive water features, water cannons and more. Admission to the park is included in your aquarium admission and lockers are available for rent to make your visit even more convenient.
Salinas Park Splash Pad
1354 Airport Rd.
This splash pad was the latest amenity added to the westside regional park. The splash pad features splash fountains, waterfalls and other interactive water features. While at the Manuel Q. Salinas Park, check out the award-winning Play-For-All Playground, Miracle League Field, picnic tables, a pavilion, a walking trail and various shade structures for your enjoyment.
Lindale Splash Pad
3133 Swantner Dr.
This neighborhood park and splash pad is a local favorite for residents of the Bay Area. Tucked away in the Lindale subdivision, this splash pad features various interactive water features for kids to enjoy. In addition to the splash pad, Lindale Park includes a playground, picnic tables, shade structures, a grill, a basketball court and community garden.
Aransas Pass Aquatic Center
400 E Johnson Ave.
Venture out to Aransas Pass for an aquatic experience, including a zero-depth kid-friendly area with splash water features. The splash center has interactive water components such as waterfalls, splash fountains, jet streams and more. The Aransas Pass Aquatic Center is fun for the whole family with two large varying depth swimming pools, water slides, multiple shade structures and sitting areas. The center is only open on weekends during the month of September.
Bill Witt Park Splash Pad
6869 Yorktown Blvd.
Bill Witt Park is a recreation-focused regional park that has long served as the venue for countless little league and soccer games. With the addition of the splash pad with multiple splash fountains, interactive waterfalls and spray jets, the park now also serves as a place to have fun and cool off. The park also features a playground, a hike and bike trail and shade structures for parents to sit while their children play.