10 Great Splash Pads in and around Wichita!

Kiddos are excited to be outside again, and with summer and high temperatures coming up, you might be considering ways to get the kids outdoors so they can enjoy the fresh air without having to battle through the heat so much.

One great option for all of this is splash pads! They keep kids entertained while they cool off, and the best part is that they’re usually free!
Take a look at our favorite splash pad spots in and around Wichita:


720 Nims N, Wichita, KS 67203

Central Riverside Park

Kids will have a blast running through the amazing spray fountains at Central Riverside Park! The park is also near picnic tables so you can enjoy a summer picnic with the whole family, and the free wildlife exhibit is also close if you decide to visit it after, or before, the water fun!


318-500 N Maize Rd, Wichita, KS 67212

Buffalo Splash Park

This one is a great option for summer fun! Kids will have a blast at this prairie-themed water playground where you’ll find a buffalo head sculpture that sprays and mists water, native limestone, sculptural grass-like sprayers and jets, and plenty of space for fun!


401 S Khedive St, Maize, KS 67101

Maize Splash Park

This amazing splash park in Maize is a great option for visiting with kids this summer! It offers super fun and colorful water features, and anyone can get the water going by pressing a button on a pole. If you’re visiting with the family, you can enjoy the picnic tables and benches.

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