Friday, May 17, 2024

10 splash pads in Greater Victoria where kids can beat the heat


With record-breaking heat already hitting the island, water parks are opening across Victoria weeks earlier than usual. 

Some of the best childhood memories are those of spending the day splashing around the local waterpark. 

The smell of sunscreen, the cool water on your sun kissed skin and making new friends!

Local water parks have been opening up earlier, and you know kids will be eager for you to take them to make the most of their summer.

Here are 10 local water parks for the kids to cool off in this summer: 

Playground Splash and Watering Can at Beacon Hill Park

(City of Victoria/Facebook)
  • Where: Beacon Hill Park on Circle Drive
  • Hours: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., late June through to Labour Day, daily throughout the summer

Iroquois Water Spray Park

  • Where: 2295 Ocean Avenue, Sidney
  • Hours: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., until the end of summer

Beckwith Water Park and Playground

(Beckwith Splash Pad & Playground Structure/Facebook)
  • Where: 857 Beckwith Avenue, Victoria
  • Hours: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., daily until Labour Day weekend

Glenn Lake Beach Park (North End)

  • Where: 3076 Shoreview Drive, Langford
  • Hours: 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., daily through September

Rotary Water Park (also known as Peter Pan Water Park)

  • Where: 2801 Henderson Road, Carnarvon Park in Oak Bay
  • Hours:
    • 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., mid May to June (weekends only)
    • 10 a.m. to 6 p.m, from July to August
    • 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. in September

Spray Park at Centennial Park in Langford

(Visitor in Victoria website)
  • Where: 2805 Carlow Road, Langford
  • Hours: 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., daily through September

Esquimalt Adventure Water Park

  • Where: 543 Fraser Street, Esquimalt
  • Hours: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., daily until September, weather permitting (closed May 15 to 18)

Uptown Water Feature

(Shop Uptown)
  • Where: 3440 Saanich Road, Victoria
  • Hours: Open daily from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Langford Lake Beach Park

  • Where: 3018 Trillium Road, Langford
  • Hours: 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Colwood Creek Park

(City of Colwood)
  • Where: Access via Brittany Drive, Sunridge Valley Drive or Cecil Blog Drive
  • Hours: Water park not open yet



With files from Mariah Burchell

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