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Beat the summer heat and cool off in Spokane splash pads, city pools

Seventeen Spokane splash pads are already open for the summer, while city pools will open soon. Here is a complete list of places to beat the heat.

SPOKANE, Wash. ā€” Temperatures are rising in Spokane, signaling the start of summer. Seventeen area splash pads are already open, with city pools following suit soon.

Spokane is home to 17 splash pads that are now open from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily. Splash pads are open through Sept. 8. 

Splash pad locations include:

  • Audubon Park 
    3405 N. Milton Ave. (W. Northwest Blvd. & N. Audubon)
  • Carson Park 
    5701 N. Assembly
  • Chief Garry Park 
    2515 E. Sinto Ave. (Mission Ave. & Cook St.)
  • Coeur d'Alene Park 
    2195 W. 2nd Ave. (W. 4th Ave. & S. Chestnut)
  • Franklin Park 
    302 W. Queen Ave. (Queen Ave. & Division St.)
  • Friendship Park 
    631 E. Greta (Greta Ave. & Standard St.)
  • Glass Park 
    627 E. Heroy Ave. (Heroy Ave. & Cincinnati St.)
  • Grandview Park 
    17th Ave. & ā€œDā€ St.
  • Manito Park 
    Upper Manito (E 25th & S Tekoa Ave)
  • Pacific Park 
    5211 W. Lowell Ave.
  • Thornton Murphy Park 
    3105 E. 27th Ave.
  • Shadle Park 
    Longfellow & Elm
  • Underhill Park 
    2910 E. Hartson Ave.

Older splash pads are operation with water, although the features are not the same as the new splash pads. Locations include: 

  • Mission Park 
    1208 E. Mission
  • Nevada Park 
    3933 E. Courtland St.
    (Opens June 17 due to proximity to the nearby elementary school)
  • Grant Park 
    1100 E. 9th Ave. (11th Ave. & Arthur)
    (Opens June 17 due to proximity to the nearby elementary school)
  • Sharpley-Harmon Park 
    6018 N. Regal St. (Bismark & Market)

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Splash pad closures may occur due to inclement weather, poor air quality during wildfire season, contamination or low attendance, the city said. 

Spokane's city pools open on June 17. Hours are Monday through Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m. and Monday through Thursday from 6:30 to 8 p.m. 

The city's SplashPass allows free admission to all six city aquatic centers during open and lap swim. Sign up here.

The SplashPass is completely digital and you will not need to print anything after you sign up. 

Many of the city pools include play features for kids, water slides, six-lane lap pools and a recreation swim area. 

Locations include: 

  • Cannon Aquatic Center: 1900 W. Mission
  • Comstock Aquatic Center: 600 W. 29th
  • Hillyard Aquatic Center: 2600 E. Columbia
  • Liberty Aquatic Center: 1300 E. 5th
  • Shadle Aquatic Center: 2005 W. Wellesley
  • Witter Aquatic Center: 1300 E. Mission 

View a full schedule and hours of operation on the city's website

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