Make the most of the hot-n-humid days of summer with our Water Fun Guide for Baton Rouge kids & beyond! Here you’ll find a collection of area water parks, splash pads, and public pools and all the information you’ll need for a summer of water fun!
Water Fun Guide for Baton Rouge Kids – Splash pads, pools and water parks
Plunge 75 feet down an enclosed tube into the Gator Bowl. Speed down 205 feet of the enclosed slide through spins and turns before landing in a 3-foot-6-inch lagoon. Play at the water playground for interactive fun with three slides for the little ones, mesh to climb on, spray nozzles, large dumping bucket of water and water sprays throughout for lots of water fun! Or take it easy on the lazy river, there is so much to do at Liberty Lagoon, your kids won’t know where to start! No outside food allowed.
- Ages 1 and younger—FREE (Admission fee WILL be charged if age is questionable)
- Under 48″ tall—$9.o9
- 48″ and taller—$11.10
- Lazy River tubes (limited quantities available)—$1 plus tax each per day (all day use)
- Public lockers (limited quantities available)—$4 plus tax each per day (all day use)
Greenwood Community Park
At BREC’s Greenwood Community Park, you can not only enjoy a splash pad, includes a golf course, a community playground, tennis courts, Raising Cane’s Dog Park and ExxonMobil Cypress Bayou Lake Trail. You can also fish, kayak or canoe in the 18-acre lake at the park. All splash pads are open daily from 8a.m. – 8p.m. The Greenwood splash pad is activated with two yellow poles in the splash pad area and will engage the system. Spray features will run for approximately 2-3 minutes and turn off. Pushing the button will re-engage the system. To learn more about our splash pads, visit brec.org/aquatics.
City-Brooks Community Park
154.53 Acres – This park is located in the southwestern part of East Baton Rouge Parish by LSU. City-Brooks Community Park serves a larger geographic area than a neighborhood park and is designed to engage the entire family for a whole day, includes a splashpad. City-Brooks Community Park splash pad can be activated with a green push button on the three foot brown pole next to the spray feature area at the edge of the brick near the landscaping.
Forest Community Park
BREC’s Forest Community Park’s splash pad can be operated from 8 a.m.-8 p.m. all summer long. Be sure to also enjoy Forest Community Park’s trails, playground, Raising Cane’s Dog Park and bank fishing. The splash pad is an interactive water play area with no standing water. The splash pad is activated with the green push button on the light blue pole in the splash pad area. Spray features will run for approximately 2-3 minutes and turn OFF. Pushing the button will re-engage the system.
Repentance Park – Downtown Water Fountains
Play in the fountains at the Shaw Center for the Arts and at North Boulevard Town Square!
Blue Bayou Water Park
Located on 80 acres at I-10 and Highland Road in Baton Rouge, LA right next to Blue Bayou Water Park, Dixie Landin’ is an Amusement Park designed for the entire family!
Dixie Landin’ contains 29 rides, including 4 Roller Coasters, 10 games and much, much more. We have retail shops for you to pick up souvenir t-shirts, hats, cups and many more items to bring home. Dixie also has a large variety of food items.
Blue Bayou Water Park has over 20 water attractions like the High Water Slide, a triple 7 story serpentine slide. And there’s nothing like the twin 8 story speed slide, the Ragin’ Cajun! See our 6 story Mad Moccasin water slide which twists and turns in complete darkness. Ride CONJA’, the world’s largest in-line water slide; and try out Racers, The tallest and fastest water racer in the world!
- Guests 48″ and taller – $36.99
- Guests under 48″ – $29.99
- Senior Citizens – $29.99 (Those guests 60 years of age and up)
- Under 35″ – Free
Bring a Coca-Cola can to get $5 off your daily admission.
Oak Grove Community Park – Prairieville
Located at Hwy 42 and Hwy 73in Prairieville, this splash park offers visitors a chance to enjoy splash fountains and a recreational park and playground with Beach Volleyball.
Jambalaya Park – Gonzales
Cool down at Jambalaya Park’s spray park in nearby Gonzales. The City of Gonzales is happy to offer a Spray Park for your enjoyment, includes a pool. Admission to the park is free to the public. Open Tuesday – Sunday: 8am – 9pm Pool is $5 per person. Closed on Mondays for cleaning.
Denham Springs North ParK Aqua Pards
The largest of the parks in the Denham park system with over 110 acres and is the site for athletic programs operated by the parks department. The park’s multi-purpose Fitness & Aquatics Facility has a fitness center, indoor swimming pool and the Aqua Pards splash park. ($5 in-district/$8 out-of-district) – Kids under 30″ are free.
Brooks Pool – This park is located in the southwestern part of East Baton Rouge Parish by LSU. City-Brooks Community Park serves a larger geographic area than a neighborhood park and is designed to engage the entire family for a whole day. Higher levels of maintenance, security, and recreational opportunities are offered at community parks.
Howell Pool – This park is located in the mid-west part of East Baton Rouge Parish. Howell Community Park serves a larger geographic area than a neighborhood park and is designed to engage the entire family for a whole day. Higher levels of maintenance, security, and recreational opportunities are offered at community parks.This is one of BREC’s oldest parks. It is one of BREC’s busiest parks, due in large part to the number of facilities available.
Anna T. Jordan Pool – Anna T. Jordan Community Park serves a larger geographic area than a neighborhood park and is designed to engage the entire family for a whole day. Higher levels of maintenance, security, and recreational opportunities are offered at community parks.
Pools are open daily from 2-5 p.m.
Pool hours are subject to change based on low participation, operations and/or weather.
Fee: $1.25 per person, per day
Beyond the Baton Rouge Area
Make a trip to NOLA for the Audubon Zoo in New Orleans! Their Cool Zoo is a splash park with jumping water spouts, an alligator water slide and even water-spitting snakes. Parents don’t have to worry about little ones getting in the way of the older kids, as there is a separate area designated for toddlers.
State parks also offer opportunities for water fun. The water playgrounds at Tickfaw State Park in Livingston and Fontainebleau State Park in Mandeville are close enough for a day trip or a great weekend trip and worth the drive. 19 of Louisiana’s 22 state parks offer opportunities for water recreation, from pools and beaches to water parks and splash pads.
White Sands Lake Day Beach is a family-oriented, recreational facility offering a full day of FUN in the SUN in the cool, clear, spring-fed lake that contains a water park complete with inflatable water slides, trampolines, the blob bag, teeter-totters, floating mats, and more! White Sands Lake is located in Enon, LA, which is just north of Folsom in Washington Parish. (See directions page for location map). Enjoy the sandy, white beach playing volleyball or just relax under one of our shaded cabanas. All cabanas include a BBQ grill, or you are welcome to bring your own shade and grill. White Sands Lake is also a great place to have a birthday party, family reunion, church or youth group gathering, etc. (See party package page).
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