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12 Best Vancouver Area Spray Parks To Cool Off This Summer

One of the best family-friendly ways to cool off on a hot day is to visit a spray park. The Vancouver region has dozens of free community splash parks, but a few are destination-worthy. Use our list of the best spray parks near Vancouver to plan an outing for your family.

 

Stanley Park Water Park, Vancouver

Located right on the seawall near Lumberman’s Arch, the Stanley Park Water Park has been a family favourite for decades.

Location: 1151 Stanley Park Drive, Vancouver

Stanley Park Water Park

Stanley Park Water Park. Photo: Vancouver Parks, Recreation, and Culture

 

Granville Island Water Park, Vancouver

This popular spray park has lots of jets to splash and play. Unfortunately, the famous water slide isn’t open in summer 2021 to promote physical distancing.

Location: 1318 Cartwright Street, Vancouver

Granville Island Water Park

Granville Island Water Park. Photo: Tourism Vancouver/ Kitsilano Chamber of Commerce

 

Connaught Park, Vancouver

This Kitsilano spray park got a major facelift in 2020 with a bold pavement design and lots of interactive spray features.

Location: 2390 W. 10th Ave, Vancouver

Connaught Spray Park Vancouver

Connaught Spray Park. Photo: Vancouver Parks, Recreation and Culture

 

Chaldecott Park, Vancouver

Located in Vancouver’s Dunbar neighbourhood, Chaledcott Park has a shaded playground and a great spray park with interesting rock features.

Location: 4175 Wallace Street, Vancouver

 

John Lawson Park, West Vancouver

With a beachfront location, West Vancouver’s John Lawson Park is a great destination for hot days. Dig in the sand or play under the sprayers at the splash park.

Location: 17th Street, West Vancouver

 

Cameron Park, Burnaby

This spray park in Burnaby’s Burquitlam neighbourhood has lots of fun spray features and the water is sun-heated too!

Location: 9375 Cameron Street, Burnaby

Cameron Park Spray Park

Cameron Park Spray Park. Photo: Van Der Zalm + Associates

 

Queen’s Park, New Westminster

Located in the middle of New Westminster’s Queens Park is an area called Rainbow Playland. There’s a playground, a petting zoo, and a big splash park.

Location: 3rd Avenue, New Westminster

Queens Park Spray Park

Queens Park Spray Park. Photo: New Westminster Parks and Recreation

 

Rocky Point Park, Port Moody

Port Moody’s oceanfront Rocky Point Park has a great spray park, a playground, and lots of walking trails.

Location: 2800 Murray Street, Port Moody

Rocky Point Park spray park

Rocky Point Park spray park. Photo: Ruth Hartnup/Flickr used under CC BY 2.0

 

Blue Mountain Park, Coquitlam

There are tons of things to do at Coquitlam’s huge Blue Mountain Park. It has a great playground, paved bike paths, a wading pool, and a big spray park.

Location: 975 King Albert Avenue, Coquitlam

Blue Mountain Spray Park Coquitlam

Blue Mountain Spray Park. Photo: Coquitlam Parks

 

Bear Creek Park, Surrey

Surrey’s Bear Creek Park has tons of amenities including two playgrounds, a picnic area, mini-golf, gardens, and a miniature train. But on a hot day, you’ll want to bee-line for their huge spray park.

Location: 13820 88 Avenue, Surrey

 

Willoughby Community Park, Langley

This Langley park has an incredible adventure playground and a great splash park. Kids will love running through the frog-shaped arch.

Location: 7782 200 Street, Langley

 

Albion Spray Park, Maple Ridge

Located next to Maple Ridge’s Albion Sports Complex, this spray park has two adjacent spray parks: one for toddlers and one for older children.

Location: 23778 104 Avenue, Maple Ridge

Albion Splash Park

Albion Spray Park. Photo: Van der Zalm + Associates

 

By TARYN EYTON
Source Inside Vancouver



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