Water FUN in Columbus

July 30, 2012

FREE: Outdoor Cool Spots

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Homestead Park, Hilliard (4675 Cosgray Rd, Hilliard, 43026, Directions to Homestead link, info on park link) 9am to Sunset

Enjoy many play structures, even a train car, sand pits, swings, a water sensory play area for toddlers and pre-school aged children. There is a water gun play structure that all ages can enjoy. There are picnic tables, some shadding and I am pretty sure there are restrooms but not necessarily right where you may be playing. 

Splash Pad, Powell (47 Hall Street, Powell, link to city site) 

Enjoy this great cushy flooring that allows all ages to play under the water spouts, run through the water arches or duck the falling water buckets! Limited seating but bring a chair or blanket to sit on the sidelines. When done there is a nice climbing structure to enjoy and plenty of grass to run around in! Limited shading but there are restrooms near by. Suits are required to play in the water. 

Polaris Town Center, Polaris Mall

Enjoy water spouts in the open air part of the Polaris Mall, the Towne Center. There are a few benches and limited shading. 

TheSciotoMile, Fountain Side, water spouts are already waiting for you to enjoy!

On select Wednesdays you can play in the fountains from 11:30 until 1:30 and enjoy free Ice cream treats afterwards! 
Restrooms on site.

Ballantrae Park, Dublin  Now OPEN, 10am til 8pm

Enjoy dozen of water spouts, plenty of 'rock' surfaces to water-paint, bringing buckets and paint brushes usally are a hit! Bring sunscreen or a covering, there is very little shade. The sitting is very limited so I do recommend bringing seating (blanket or/& chair). Also, there are restrooms and plenty of room for strollers. 

Town Square Fountain at Easton Town Center

June 3-Aug 26, Enjoy the wonderful Fountain sprays at Easton. There is a 'towel program' to enjoy as well, Sat 10-5 and Sun12-5pm
Note the fountains will be turned off at 4:30 to set up for their concerts on Wednesdays and early on June 16, July 14 and Aug 18 for the Radio Disney Events
Summer Flyer 

Not Free but a ton of fun: 
Zoombezi Bay at the Zoo, Website

Pictures of some of these places can be found HERE on our Facebook page.
See last year's article related to this fun topic. HERE.

Am I missing something? Please let me know...breea@macaronikid.com

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