Between the unending stretch of summer days and the merciful time when kids are out of school until fall – parents might find themselves at a loss for activities to keep their little ones occupied.
Summertime for kids is a synonym for water fun, and we’ve created the definitive list of places to visit with the little ones filled with water features!
Take a look at these awesome options to enjoy summertime with children in Wichita:

Where: 701 Kenwood Park Dr, Salina, KS, USA
Hours: 12:30 PM – 7 PM Mon to Sat | 12:30 PM – 6 PM Sundays | Late May to September

Kenwood Cove Aquatic Park is a must when summer arrives in Wichita!

At this Caribbean-inspired family-friendly low-cost aquatic park, families will get to choose among many fun attractions, thrill rides, four adventure slides, lazy rivers, or just try them all!

Where: 860 West Steeple Bay Parkway, Wichita, KS 67217, USA
Hours: Saturday and Sundays from 11 AM– 8 PM

Splash Aqua Park is a unique destination for families this summer.

It’s filled with inflatable slides, runways, bouncers, and jumping pillows connected together and floating in a lake! You’ll have a blast this summer surrounded by nature.

The Water Playground at Edgemoor Park

Where: 5815 E 9th St N, Wichita, KS 67208
Hours: Monday- Thursday 9 AM- 7 PM | Friday 9 AM- 4 PM

Water playgrounds are essential for summer fun!

Edgemoor Park offers a water playground with amazing, fun, modern, and colorful water features that kids will absolutely love! The park also features a lot of space to run around and play.

Where: 1900 E James St, Derby, KS, USA
Hours: Daily 12:30 PM – 7 PM | Memorial Day through August 13

How does a visit to a premier water park sound like on your summer list? 

Rock River Rapids is a top spot for water fun and it offers many amazing features for the entire family to enjoy all day long!

Old Town Square Spray Park

Where: E 2nd St N, Wichita, KS 67213
Hours: Daily, 24/7

If you happen to be strolling downtown Wichita during Summer, and kids are starting to feel like they can’t take the heat anymore, look out for the Spray Park in Old Town Square!

You’ll find amazing fountains for kids to run through and get wet! If you walk close enough, you can still enjoy a fresh mist of water! 

Where: 145 North 4th Street, Clearwater, KS 67026, USA
Hours: May 25 – June 2: Monday – Sunday 1 PM-6 PM| June 3 – August 11: Monday – Friday: 1 PM -5 PM | Monday, Wednesday, Friday: Twilight Swim 7 PM -8:30 PM | Saturday and Sunday: 1 PM -6 PM

Just a short drive from Wichita, Clearwater Aquatic Center has many awesome features to offer you and the family!

Families will find a 230,000-gallon pool, a large wading pool, a diving board, two drop slides, two high slides, and more!

Central Riverside Park

Where: 720 Nims N, Wichita, KS 67203

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!

Where: 511 Lakeside Dr, McPherson, KS, USA
Hours: OPEN SWIM HOURS: Sunday – Thursday & Saturday 1 PM – 7 PM | Friday: 1 PM- 8 PM

McPherson Waterpark features a 500-foot lazy river, a giant water slide, a diving well, an 8-lane 50-meter pool, a children’s splash area, a zero-entry pool, and more! Get ready to have a great summer at McPherson Water Park!