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Local splash pads offer free summer fun

May 25, 2018 10:29AM
As the temperatures rise, many families look to local splash pads as a fun, free way to beat the summer heat. There are several public splash pads in the South Utah County area. Some are already open for play and others open Memorial Day weekend. Visiting a splash pad is a great way to get out and enjoy the community.

Springville Splash Pad 50 South Main Street, between the Civic Center and fire station. Hours: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday - Saturday The splash pad is already open for the season.

This splash pad includes a decorative fountain and statues and an interactive stream that is around 2.5 inches deep. Other park amenities include a restroom, picnic tables and grass and berm areas.

Park at the Civic Center lot at 110 South Main Street. In courtesy of residents, please do not park on the west side of 100 West.

Spanish Fork North Park Splash Pad 1185 N. 400 E. Hours: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. The splash pad is already open for the season

The water will run for approximately 50 minutes and then shut off for approximately 10 minutes. From 2 to 3 p.m. the water will shut off for cleaning and regeneration.

In the summer it is shaded by awning tarps. Other amenities at the park include restrooms, large grass areas, playgrounds and several pavilions and picnic tables that can be reserved through the city.

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Santaquin Sunset Trails Park 729 Sunset Drive, Santaquin Hours: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Park amenities include large Bowery and small picnic pavilions, restrooms, playground and swings. Pavilion reservations are available.

Pioneer Park in Provo 500 W. Center Street Hours 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Splash pad opening May 28

The water runs 45 minutes with a 15-minute break every hour. Other amenities available at the park include restrooms, a pavilion, play areas and a Farmer's Market every Saturday, June - October.