Beat the heat at Eugene - Springfield park splash pads and water recreation centers! These parks typically turn on their water features for the summer season, between Memorial Day and Labor Day. Cruise by these family-friendly water features to cool down. 

Fairmount Park 

E 15th Ave & Fairmount 

Near the South University Neighborhood, Fairmount Park has all the amenities for a great family afternoon. With water spigot and spray play features, kids can romp and get wet. There is playground equipment, sand, picnic facilities and basketball courts. 

Oakmont Park 

2295 Oakmont Way

Near Oakway Center, Oakmont Park is a family-friendly park with sand and spray play features plus fun playground equipment like a kiddie climbing rock.

Skinner Butte Park

248 Cheshire Ave

Everybody's favorite, Skinner Butte Park, is downtown near the Willamette River. Along with their splash pad and elaborate jungle gym structures, there is a re-created town with a school room and jailhouse. Surrounded by acres of lawn and miles of paved bike path, this is the perfect destination for larger group or family gatherings and picnics.

Washington Park

2025 Washington St

Also known as "Cheese Park", Washington Park in South Eugene features a splash pad and spray play, picnic tables, softball field and playground equipment...and the big, climbable cheese structure.

More Ways to Get Wet

Outdoor and indoor aquatic facilities feature lap swims, recreational swims, diving wells, water slides, and even a wave pool!