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Kids Cooling Off!

May 6, 2019

Saluda Splash

Saluda Splash is now open for the 2019 season! A zero-depth water spray ground for children.  Hours of operation are from 9:00 am until 8:00 p.m. daily Monday through Sunday. Wristbands are $3 per person or you can purchase a 15-visit Splash Pass for $40.  The Splash Pass is valid at both Saluda Splash and Melvin Park Splash Pad in Chapin.  A $5 daily parking fee applies at Saluda Shoals Park.

Melvin Park Splash Pad in Chapin


Melvin Park | Zero-depth splash zone for kids, water sprayers, a play area, and a giant tipping bucket! Hours of operation are from 9:00 am until 8:00 p.m. Monday-Saturday and from 11:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m. Sunday. Wristbands are $3 per person or you can purchase a 15-visit Splash Pass for $40.  The Splash Pass is valid at both Saluda Splash and Melvin Park Splash in Chapin
370 A Eptings Camp Rd

New! Springdale Splash Pad! The Town of Springdale is excited to announce the Springdale Splash Pad will be opening for the season on May 9th! It will be open everyday from 10 am to 8 pm! Located next to Town Hall at 2915 Platt Springs Road. More here.

Waterfall Junction Riverbanks Zoo | 25-foot waterfall, flora, fauna and fun intersect at Waterfall Junction where big kids and little sprouts can explore nature throughout the year or retreat to a cool escape during warmer months. Frolic around and under a 25-foot cascading waterfall and splash zones, unearth a life-size replica of T-Rex, play in giant tree houses, pop in and out of rabbit holes, and more. 500 Wildlife Pkwy

Roy Lynch Park | Features a butterfly garden, splash pad, pergola, and a diverse array of nature-themed playground equipment, including a 60-foot long zipline. Corner of Abbeville & Lincoln St.

Palmetto Falls | Family and kiddy pools, two water slides, and a Lazy River stretching 800 linear feet! Opens May 25-27, June 1-2, June 8 – August 11. Tuesdays-Saturdays: 11 a.m. – 7 p.m; Sundays and Holidays; 1-7 p.m; Closed Mondays. 511 Marion Ave.

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