Lo­cal splash pads

Serve Daily - - INSIDE - By Me­gan Wall­gren for Serve Daily

UTAH COUNTY — As the tem­per­a­tures rise, many fam­i­lies look to lo­cal splash pads as a fun, free way to beat the sum­mer heat. There are sev­eral pub­lic splash pads in the South Utah County area. Some are al­ready open for play and oth­ers open Memo­rial Day week­end. Vis­it­ing a splash pad is a great way to get out and en­joy the com­mu­nity.

Springville Splash Pad

50 South Main Street, be­tween the Civic Cen­ter and fire sta­tion. Hours: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Mon­day - Satur­day

This splash pad in­cludes a dec­o­ra­tive foun­tain and stat­ues and an in­ter­ac­tive stream that is around 2.5 inches deep. Other park ameni­ties in­clude a restroom, pic­nic ta­bles and grass and berm ar­eas. Park at the Civic Cen­ter lot at 110 South Main Street. In cour­tesy of res­i­dents, please do not park on the west side of 100 West.

Span­ish Fork North Park Splash Pad

1185 N. 400 E. Hours: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

The wa­ter will run for ap­prox­i­mately 50 min­utes and then shut off for ap­prox­i­mately 10 min­utes. From 2 to 3 p.m. the wa­ter will shut off for clean­ing and re­gen­er­a­tion.

In the sum­mer it is shaded by awning tarps. Other ameni­ties at the park in­clude re­strooms, large grass ar­eas, play­grounds and sev­eral pavil­ions and pic­nic ta­bles that can be re­served through the city.

San­taquin Sun­set Trails Park

729 Sun­set Drive, San­taquin Hours: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Park ameni­ties in­clude large Bow­ery and small pic­nic pavil­ions, re­strooms, play­ground and swings. Pav­il­ion reser­va­tions are avail­able.

Pi­o­neer Park in Provo

500 W. Cen­ter Street Hours 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

The wa­ter runs 45 min­utes with a 15-minute break ev­ery hour. Other ameni­ties avail­able at the park in­clude re­strooms, a pav­il­ion, play ar­eas and a Farmer's Mar­ket ev­ery Satur­day, June - Oc­to­ber.

A wa­ter fea­ture at the Springville Splash Pad.

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