July 17, 2012

About this Site | Map & List of Ottawa Splash Pads

We’re a local Ottawa family who decided in the summer of 2012 to be tourists in our own city. There are over 100 splash pads in Ottawa and we’ve made a point to visit them all!

That was a lot of work for our now five-year old, but it was an adventure we enjoyed.  We’ll be spending this summer revisiting some old favourites and checking out the new pads that are popping up in the west and east ends of the city.  Stay tuned for new reviews.

Happy splashing!

List of Splash Pads in Ottawa

The city has a list of splash pads, but they’ve put the information into a table. Great organization, but for some reason, you can’t highlight addresses (in a table) on the iPad to open it up in Google maps, so I’ve re-posted the list below without the table. (We use our iPad on the road quite often to find these water parks.)

*Asterisk means splash pad visited this summer (2015)

  1. Aladdin Park (East) 3939 Albion
  2. Andrew Hayden (West) 3127 Carling Ave
  3. Arnott Park (East) 691 Hartman
  4. Bandmaster Park (West) 230 Mistral Way  (AWESOME)
  5. Banner Park (West) 90 Banner
  6. Barrington Park (East) 1705 Orleans
  7. Beacon Hill North Recreation Centre (East) 2132 Radford
  8. Beechcliffe Park (West) 2 Beechcliffe
  9. Billy Bishop Park (West) 1 Bishop Mills Way
  10. Blue Willow Park (East) 6011 Longleaf
  11. Bluegrass Park (West) 199 Bridgestone
  12. Bordeleau Park (East) 349 Bruyere
  13. Bradley Ridge Park (East) 221 Radhika Court  (NEW)
  14. Brewer Park 100 Brewer Way (AWESOME)
  15. Brookshire Park (West) 1035 Klondike Rd
  16. Butterfly Park (East) 711 Long Point Circle
  17. *Canterbury Park (East) 2185 Arch Street (NEW)
  18. Cardinal Creek Valley (East) 2130 Bergamot Circle (AWESOME)
  19. Cardinal Glen Park (East) 11 Dunbarton
  20. Cedarcroft Park (East) 1200 Cedarcroft
  21. Celebration Park (West) 200 Central Park
  22. Centrepointe Park (West) 114 Centrepointe
  23. Champagne Park (East) 1861 Markwell
  24. Chapel Hill Park (East) 1556 Forest Valley
  25. Chapman Mills Park (West) 139 Windhurst
  26. Charing Park (West) 37 Chartwell
  27. Citiplace Park (West) 285 Citiplace Drive
  28. City Centre Park (East) 1800 City Park
  29. Claudette Cain Park (East) 660 River Road
  30. Crownridge Park (West) 290 Meadowbreeze Drive  (Listed as coming soon)
  31. Cummings Park (East) 980 Cummings Ave
  32. Cyrville Park (East) 1420 Meadowbrook
  33. Delorme Park (East) 6591 Delorme
  34. Diamond Jubilee Park (East) 2810 Findlay Creek Drive (AWESOME)
  35. Dr. John Hopps Park (East) 300 Den Haag
  36. Elmridge Park (East) 1841 Elmridge
  37. Emerald Woods Park (East) 3795 Alderwood
  38. Fairfield Park (East) 49 Appleford
  39. *Fairlea Park (East) 2989 Fairlea Cres
  40. Fallingbrook Park (East) 681 Deancourt
  41. *Fawn Meadows Park (East) 165 Meandering Brook  (NEW)
  42. Fisher Park (West) 250 Holland Ave
  43. *Fountainhead Place (East) 105 Felicity Cres  (NEW)
  44. Four Seasons Park (East) 4386 Spratt
  45. Gardenway Park (East) 2001 Gardenway
  46. Gerald Poulin Park (East) 1899 Du Clairvaux
  47. Glebe Memorial Park (West) 75 Glendale
  48. Glen Park (East) 1766 Grey Nuns
  49. Greenbank Park (West) 895 Greenbank
  50. Greenboro Park (East) 1505 Cahill
  51. Half Moon Bay (West) 3525 Cambrian
  52. Harrold Place Park (West) 1 Harrold Place
  53. Heatherington Park (East) 1560 Heatherington
  54. Hiawatha Park (East) 6218 Voyageur
  55. Hibiscus Park (West) 990 Cobble Hill  (Listed as coming soon)
  56. Hintonburg Park (West) 1064 Wellington
  57. Huntley Centennial (West) 108 Juanita   (AWESOME)
  58. Jasmine Park (East) 2040 Jasmine
  59. Joe Jamieson Park (East) 6940 Bilberry
  60. *Joseph Vezina Park (East) 1070 Summer Days Walk (NEW)
  61. Kaladar Park (East) 2554 Kaladar
  62. Kilbirnie Park (West) 665 Kilbirnie Drive
  63. Kilreen Park (West) 1250 Southwood
  64. Kiwanis Park (East) 395 Levis Avenue
  65. Kristina Kiss Park (West) 100 Akerson
  66. Laroche Park (West) 52 Bayview
  67. *Lawson Park (East) 491 Lawson  (RENOVATED)
  68. Leslie Park (West) Dayton Crescent
  69. Lincoln Heights Park (West) 175 Lincoln Heights
  70. Manor Park (East) 100 Braemar
  71. Marcel Beriault Park (East) 1691 Sunview
  72. McCarthy Park (East) 3320 Paul Anka
  73. Meadowbrook Park (East) 1485 Meadowbrook
  74. Montgomery Memorial Park (East) 61 Main
  75. Morrison Park (West) 1095 Morrison
  76. Mountain Meadows (East) 3740 Mountain Meadow
  77. Nault Park (East) 325 St-Denis
  78. New Edinburg Park (East) 193 Stanley
  79. North Vineyard Park (East) 6026 Voyageur
  80. Ouellette Park (East) 530 Strasbourg (NEW)
  81. Owl Park (East) 185 Owl
  82. Palmerston Park (East) 1326 Ogilvie
  83. Piazza Dante Park (West) 470 Booth
  84. Pioneer Plains Park (West) 1018 Stittsville Main
  85. Plouffe Park (West) 930 Somerset
  86. Portobello Park (East) 670 Aquaview
  87. Primrose Park (West) 179 Primrose Ave  (NEW)
  88. Provence Park (East) 2085 Provence
  89. Queensway Park (East) 1580 Telesat
  90. *Queenswood Heights Centennial Park (East) 1485 Duford   (RENOVATED)
  91. Queenswood Ridge Park (East) 346 Kennedy
  92. Regatta Park (West) 150 Pennant
  93. Richcraft Recreation Complex – Kanata (West) 4101 Innovation
  94. Roy Duncan Park (West) 295 Churchill
  95. Roy Park (East) 6210 Meadowglen
  96. *Russell Boyd Park (East)  1735 St. Bernard  (NEW)
  97. Sheffield Glen Park (East) 2320 Southvale
  98. Sieveright Park (East) 2999 Sable Ridge
  99. Silverbirch Park (East) 6105 Silverbirch
  100. Sir Wilfred Laurier Park (East) 288 Chapel
  101. South Nepean Park (West) 700 Longfields (AWESOME)
  102. Stanstead Park (East) 861 Stanstead
  103. Stonecrest Park (West) 220 Stoneway
  104. Stonehenge Park (East) 1434 Ridgebrook
  105. Thornecliffe Park (East) 45 Provender
  106. Tierney Park (West) 50 Heritage Glen
  107. Turtle Park (East) 720 White Alder
  108. Upcountry Park (West) 310 Upcountry
  109. Vista Park (East) 720 Vista Park Drive (NEW)
  110. Walden Park (West) 130 Walden Drive
  111. Walter Baker Park (West) 100 Walter Baker
  112. Water Dragon Park (West) 424 Chapman Mills
  113. Westcliffe Park (West) 681 Seyton
  114. Whitehaven/George C. Brown Park (West) 970 Parkhaven
  115. Whiterock Park (East) 1245 Matheson
  116. Winterwood Park (East) 1844 Johnston Rd

Ottawa Splash Pad Information

Splash pads are urban areas for water play (Wikipedia). Unlike outdoor pools or spray pools, there is no standing water and no lifeguards. In Ottawa, splash pads can range from a simple post that sprays water to more elaborate water parks with fountains, spray guns and troughs that dump water.

Here is the official City of Ottawa page about splash pads.

City of Ottawa Splash Pads Hours of Operation

According to the city website, splash pads generally have the water turned on between 9AM and 9PM. (Good to know, otherwise you might end up visiting a splash pad in the city before the water gets turned on for the day.) The lower level splash pad at Brewer Park was turned on at 8AM.

Splash pads are open every day during the season. This year, Ottawa splash pads opened on May 19.

Map of Ottawa Splash Pads

The city of Ottawa website has recently updated their map feature.  It now allows you to zoom into an area and it will list all the splash pads found within the boundary of the area.  Much more useful!

Some of the information on this site comes from the City of Ottawa open data catalogue.


9 thoughts on “About this Site | Map & List of Ottawa Splash Pads

  • I noticed that you didn’t have a big review of the Whitehaven/George C. Brown park splashpad near Lincoln Fields, so our family went tonight to check it out. It’s a great little splash pad with 2 posts featuring 7 dumping buckets and 1 shower spayer, 5 ground jets that spray about 4 feet off of the ground, a water cannon (although the water pours out instead of spraying any distance), a giant mushroom that rains down water and 5 spray rings. My kids, however, liked the sprayer that looks a bit like a test tube the best. You can watch it fill up with water (with a water tornado inside) and when it gets to the top, it blasts out water about 8 feet into the air. There is no parking lot close to the splash pad, although there is street parking. There may be parking lots around the baseball diamond and soccer field near the splashpad, but I couldn’t see them. There is no washroom facility in close proximity to the splash pad, but I did eye a Port-O-Potty next to the baseball diamond (it would take a couple of minutes to get there from the splash pad). Beside the splash pad is a swing set, and two decent play structures. There is one picnic table but about 9 park benches surrounding the splash pad. This is a great little find in the West end. If you want a few pictures, I was able to snap a few when nobody was around.

  • Hi –
    I don’t see the new Splashpad at Hibiscus Way Park mentioned. It is a really nice one that you might want to see add to your schedule. 🙂 We love it!! A couple of nice play structures for all ages, swings for all ages, the splashpad and a nice covered picnic area with tables smack in the middle of all that.

    Just thought that let you know in case you hadn’t seen that one yet. 🙂

    Wonderful website by the way! Very informative!

    • That’s so funny! We were just talking about heading out to Hibiscus park a few minutes ago. Thanks so much for the heads up. We’re just finishing some reviews about some east end splash pads and then hope to head out that way soon to check it out. Can’t wait to take our little one.

      (Thanks for the compliment about the website too!)

  • Brewer Park splash pad is great!
    The park is great – lots of sun and shade, play structures for a variety of ages.
    With the incredibly hot weather we had this Sept. long weekend, it was a great place to go with the kids to cool off. A heat advisory was issued today (Monday, Sept. 7th), and unfortunately the city didn’t unlock the bathrooms at Brewer Park!!! I understand that is where the water fountain is located. There was no access to the washrooms at this packed park on a hot, humid day…. fortunately we had a vechicle and drove the kids to Timmies for an urgent bathroom break.

  • I’ve been looking for exactly this kind of list!
    Nothing like a “new park” adventure to fill up a sunny day!
    Thanks so much for doing the leg work. This is perfect.
    Knowing how much we love our local favorites I can’t wait to check out the “awesome” ones.

  • Thank you so much for this! I just moved to Ottawa and I’ve been searching online and posting in local facebook groups asking for help to find splash pads and parks. I have three small boys so this help immensely!

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