SPLASH-tastic Fun: Our Favorite Local Splash Pads for the Kids | South Houston Moms

Warmer weather is here, and there’s no better way to cool off than with a refreshing splash pad adventure! If you’re looking for the best way to beat the heat with friends, splash pads are the perfect destination. They offer a safe and shallow play area, making them ideal for little ones who are still getting comfortable in the water. Just remember, most splash pads don’t have restrooms nearby, so be sure to plan ahead and bring a portable potty – it’s a game-changer, believe me. So, grab your swimsuits, sunscreen, and water bottles, and have fun exploring the top splash pads in the Sugar Land, Missouri City, Pearland, and Friendswood areas!

Happy Splashing!

Centennial Park Splash Pad

3219 McLean Road

Pearland, TX 77581

Hours: 9am – 9pm, Daily

Open until October 1, 2023


This exciting splash pad sits over the bridge from the play ground and has it’s own separate parking lot. If you’re not careful, you’ll miss the entrance, but the lot sits south of the main park entry way. Water features include an exciting flower fountain, over-head buckets, semi circle sprayers and many water spouts. There are a few covered seating areas, but it would be a good idea to bring a lawn chair or two if you plan to spend a while there cooling off. 

Constellation Field Splash Pad

1 Stadium Dr.

Sugar Land, TX 77498

Hours: Open on Game Day, Ticket Holders only

Available until the end of the Sugar Land Space Cowboys Season


If you’re headed to a game to cheer on our very own Sugar Land Skeeters, pack swim suits and towels for the kids. Available to ticket holders only, this splash pad is part of the kid zone and is the perfect way to cool off and keep the kids busy during a game. Water features include water spouts, water spraying semi circles and over-head buckets. From time to time, they’ll bring out the foam machine which adds an extra layer of fun! Photo courtesy of Sugar Land Space Cowboys.


The FarmHouse at Harvest Green Splash Pad

3400 Harvest Corner Drive

Richmond, TX 77406

Hours: Open!

Every kiddo loves a good run through water spouts in the summer! This splash pad is in a gorgeous area and surrounded by turf, picnic tables and a pretty fun looking play ground. The area is beautifully lit at night and has plenty parking. Please stay tuned on when this splash pad will open back up. Photo courtesy of The FarmHouse at Harvest Green.


Kitty Hollow Park

9555 Hwy 6

Missouri City, TX 77459

Hours: 7am – 8pm

Located Between Pavilion B and C


As you enter Kitty Hollow Park you’ll want to keep your eyes to the left, because between pavilion B and C you’ll find a cute, small-sized splash pad. Pack a lunch and sit under one of the many shaded pavilions in the area. Pavilions are also available to rent!


Mark McGrath Park

12001 Brighton Ln.

Meadows Place, TX 77477

Hours: 8am – 10pm

Open until October 17, 2023


This gem of a park has a really nice splash pad that lights up after dark in case you stay late into the evening. While you’re there, you can sit at the picnic tables under the trees for a snack, fish or walk the trails! You can even pack some oats, rice, chopped lettuce or sliced grapes to feed the birds. Bathrooms are available, no playground.

Riverpark Splash Pad

5875 Summit Creek

Sugar Land, TX 77479

Hours: Sunrise to Sunset, Closed on Tuesdays until noon

Open until October 15, 2023


Nestled behind the impressive playground and gated community pool is where you’ll find this splash pad. Water features include rainbow style water spouts and a lot of splashing. Waterfront benches with a beautiful lake view are nearby and uncovered benches are available.

Sawmill Lake Club Sprayground

10323 Mount Logan

Sienna Plantation, TX 77459

Hours: Sunrise to Sunset

Open through October 2023


This lakeside splash pad sits next to an impressive multi-level playground with a giant yellow tube slide! Though the playground is better suited for older children (and very brave little ones), the partially shaded splash pad is unique in and of itself and will provide hours of water play! Photo courtesy of David Weekley Homes.

Silverlake Community Park Splash Pad

2715 Southwyck Pkwy

Pearland, TX 77584

Hours: 10:00am – 8:30pm, Daily

Open until October 1, 2022


Upon arrival and between two extra large and well maintained playgrounds, you’ll find a  large and exciting splash pad the kids are sure to love. Water features include water spraying seahorses, water spouts and over-head buckets that spill over as they fill with water. There are several covered picnic tables and plenty parking.

Southdown Park Splash Pad

2150 Country Pl Pkwy

Pearland, TX 77584

Hours: 9am – 9pm, Daily

Open until October 1, 2023


Located next to the Westside Event Center you’ll find this splash pad which is quite large and spacious. Water features include over-head buckets and water spouts. There is a large and covered playground right next to the pad and plenty seating circling the vicinity along with a few benches. There is plenty space for parking.

Stevenson Park Splash Pad

910 S Friendswood Dr.

Friendswood, TX 77546

Hours: 8am – 8pm

Open until October 31, 2022


Snuggled behind the community pool and sand volleyball courts you’ll find a charming splash pad suited for all ages. Water features include a froggy semi-circle that sprays water, water spouts and over-head buckets. There is a covered seating area with benches should you want to picnic, along with a few uncovered. A small, air conditioned family restroom with a changing table is available for use as well. Make sure to squeeze in some time to visit the Fairy Trail while you’re there!

Smart Financial Centre Plaza

18111 Lexington Blvd.

Sugar Land, TX 77479

Hours: Closed. Stay tuned for updates.


Adjacent to the Smart Financial Centre, water spouts excitingly come up from the ground in sequence for the kids to splash around. When an event is occurring, the splash pad turns into a water feature after 4pm. There are plenty seating areas and shade. Press the green button on the informational sign and start splashing! Photo courtesy of Sugarlandtx.gov.

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