Collin County Guide, What To Do in Collin County
CalendarChristmas LightsWhat To DoShoppingLivingGet Listed!Copy Policy
Animal EncountersBalloon FestivalsDate NightEaster Egg HuntsExperience TexasExtreme SportsFireworksFoodie Hot SpotsGolf Courses-PublicGuys Night OutHiking & Biking TrailsKid-Friendly FunHalloween FunLadies Night OutLive Music VenuesPublic ArtTeen FunTexas TulipsTheatreYard Sales
Boy FunPlaygroundsSpraygrounds & Pools

Spray Parks, Spraygrounds and Water Parks


Celebration Park Allen TX
Celebration Park in Allen, Texas

Even if you're lucky enough to have a spray park or pool in your neighborhood, sometimes you just want to head to a public spray park or water park where the kids can have a blast in the water. We've listed, with descriptions, all of the spray parks, spraygrounds, splash parks, splash pads, water parks, pools and lazy river open to the public in Collin County, which covers the major cities of Allen, Frisco, McKinney and Plano as well as the neighboring towns of Anna, Celina, Melissa, Prosper, and Wylie.

Updated May 26, 2017

Celebration Park Sprayground

Lazy River


Frisco

Rough Riders Choctaw Lazy River
Open only for Thursday Night Pool Parties, this 3,000+-square foot river measures almost 175-feet. For $39 per ticket, the Thursday Night Pool Party includes live pre-game music, full 360-degree access to the Lazy River, amazing view of the ball park, and complimentary hot dogs, brats, chips and Dr Pepper products, plus Thirsty Thursday drink specials. Season pass for all six games available for $225.
7300 Roughriders Trail, Frisco

See also Jack Carter Pool in Plano, below under "Water Parks in Collin County."



Spray Parks, Spray Grounds and Splash Pads: The Largest and the Best


Fairview Fountain, Fairview TX

Allen/Fairview

Celebration Park
This sprayground has water jets, buckets, and sprayers that will become a family favorite place to play. Adjacent to a huge accessible playground, so the kids will have fun running from the sprayground to the playground. Swings and picnic tables also nearby. Spray park open during the summer 9am-9pm daily, closed Wednesdays for maintenance. Closes end of September. Restrooms. Free.
701 Angel Parkway, Allen

The Fairview Fountain
Interactive fountains shoot jets upward. Kids are invited to run through them or sit on them. Restaurants are handy for a bite of lunch, but no purchase is required. This is tucked back behind the shopping center on the Fairview side (near Gloria's). It's a great place to cool off and let the kids go wild. You'll want to hang out for the periodic dancing waters show choreographed to music. Restrooms. Free.
329 Town Place, Fairview (across from Village at Allen)


Anna

Slayter Creek Park
Large splash pad with spray "tunnel," sprayers and jets. Free. Hours are 10am-8pm, closed Mondays for maintenance. Closes late September.
Rosamond Parkway, Anna


Frisco Commons Spray Park, Frisco TX

Frisco

Frisco Commons
Water jets and sprayers are just the beginning of the fun at this spray park. The largest playground in Frisco, picnic tables and BBQ grills add to the fun. Restrooms. Free. Open daily 8am-8pm May 15-Sept 30
8000 McKinney Road, Frisco


Plano

Plano Aquatic Center
Large outdoor sprayground zoned for different age groups. Waterfalls, spray jets and sprayers. Adjacent aquatic center includes a shallow play area with bubbler features, tot slide, and interactive play features. Restrooms. Open Memorial Day to Labor Day, but if the weather is nice, check in because it may be open!
2301 Westside Drive

Tom Muehlenbeck Recreation Center
Large outdoor spray pad adjacent to leisure pool with three water slides, spray fountains, and children's play area. Restrooms. Open Memorial Day thru Labor Day, closed weekdays when PISD is in session.
5801 W Parker Road, Plano


Small Neighborhood Splash Pads


Frisco

J.R. Newman Park
Sprayground and a water tower shaped sprayer. Adjacent to playground and covered pavilion. No restrooms. Free. Open daily 8am-8pm May 15-Sept 30.
8211 Twins Fall Drive, Frisco

Shepherds Glen
Sprayground and splash pad with buckets and sprayers shaped as flowers. No restroom facilities at this park. Free. Open daily 8am-8pm May 15-Sept 30.
12012 Shepherds Hills, Frisco


McKinney

McKinney has several small splash pads sprinkled around the city in neighborhood parks. A great alternative to the more crowded splash parks on a hot day! They are running in the summer from 8am-10pm.

Al Ruschhaupt Soccer Complex
Rings of sprayers forming a "tunnel" for the kids to run through and a few fountains. This is a soccer complex and also has swings, and accessible playground, picnic shelter and concession/restroom facilities. Free.
2701 Northbrook Drive

Ash Woods
Small neighborhood splash pad with swings, playground and picnic tables. No restrooms. Free.
10301 John F. Kennedy Boulevard, McKinney

Aviator
Small neighborhood splash pad with a "tunnel ring" of sprayers as well as fountains. Covered picnic area next to splash pad, playground and swings. No restrooms. Free.
1201 Monticello Drive, McKinney

Finch Park
Small neighborhood splash pad with playground, tennis, basketball and volleyball courts. Restrooms. Free.
301 West Standifer Street, McKinney

Dr. Mack Hill Park
Small neighborhood splash pad with barrier-free playground and picnic tables. No restrooms. Free.
1849 Reagan Drive, McKinney

Horizon Park
Small neighborhood splash pad with open space. No restrooms. Free.
401 Flatrock Drive

Inspiration Park
Small neighborhood splash pad with open space. No restrooms. Free.
4212 Shawnee Drive, McKinney

John M. Whisenant Park
Small neighborhood splash pad with playground, swings, a pavilion, doggie stations, and open space. No restrooms. Free.
3701 Hudson Crossing, McKinney


Spray Park and Splash Pad for Dogs


Dog Park at Bonnie Wenk
Splash pad for dogs! Shaded pavilion, valves for Fido's water bowl, separate areas for big and small dogs--all in a 2-acre fenced, off-leash park. Restrooms. No food allowed. Restrooms. Free.
2996 W. Virginia Pkwy., McKinney



Water Parks in Collin County


If you'd find features that would typically be included in a water park, it is included here. Alternately, if the facility is primarily a pool with a some recreational facilities, it is included under "pools" below.

The Apex Centre
A 25-yard-by-25-meter pool for competitive and lap swimming, a leisure pool, water park, and an outdoor leisure and recreation pool.
3003 Alma Rd, McKinney

Don Rodenbaugh Natatorium
This indoor "water park" is complete with sprayers, a tunnel, a pint-size waterslide, buckets, rain fountains, a lazy river, a 16-foot flume slide, and a shallow pool. There's also a large competitive pool and an indoor rock climbing wall. Restrooms.
110 E. Rivercrest, Allen

Frisco Water Park
There's SO much to do here! There's a play area for pint-size kiddos with spray features, a bucket dunk, and two small water slides. The older kids will want to take a ride on "Big Blue," the indoor water slide. There's also a lazy river, multiple outdoor slides, warm water pool, and lap pool. New in 2015: The Fort, a multilevel interactive water playground with three slides and more than 85 spray features. Also new in 2015 is the Preston Plunge, a 45-foot high head first wild slide. Restrooms.
5828 Nancy Jane Lane, Frisco

Old Settler's Aquatic Center
Outdoor shallow water pool with open flume slide, floor bubbles, lemon drop sprayers, tea cups and cascading waterfall located in an established area of McKinney. Restrooms.
1101 E Louisiana Street, McKinney

Tom Muehlenbeck Recreation Center
Indoor 25-yard competition pool and leisure pool with waterslide, vortex, lazy river current channel, play feature, and ramped entry. Outdoor leisure pool has a waterslide, water spray fountains, children's play area and is attached to a spray pad. Restrooms.
5801 W Parker Road, Plano

Jack Carter Pool
This is so much more than a pool. Unique features include a climbing wall and diving platforms and flowrider. Also at the site is a lazy river, a tube slide (single or double), slide, dump bucket, sprayers, playground areas, and basketball and volleyball nets. Restrooms.
2601 Pleasant Valley Drive, Plano



Public Pools in Collin County


Also please see above under water parks as pools are often included in those water parks.

The Apex Centre
A 25-yard-by-25-meter pool for competitive and lap swimming, a leisure pool, water park, and an outdoor leisure and recreation pool.
3003 Alma Rd, McKinney

Ford Pool
A large lap and diving pool where the City of Allen offers swimming lessons and community events.
632 Park Place Drive, Allen

Juanita Maxfield Aquatic Center, McKinney TX
Juanita Maxfield Aquatic Center
Outdoor seasonal pool with floating amenities "ropes course," diving board and restrooms.
1701 N. McDonald Street, McKinney

Senior Pool
Sometimes it is best to separate the seniors from the kiddos, and swimming is one of those times! This is a year-round, heated pool offering swim lessons, water exercise classes, and lap swim--for senior adults only.
1400 S. College Street, McKinney

Plano Aquatic Center
We've listed this under spraygrounds as well, because this aquatic center has two distinct areas. Adults will appreciate the large indoor lap pool, while families will prefer the interactive play area for pint-size swimmers.
2301 Westside Drive, Plano

Tom Muehlenbeck Recreation Center
Indoor 25-yard competition pool and leisure pool with waterslide, vortex, lazy river current channel, play feature, and ramped entry. Outdoor leisure pool has a waterslide, water spray fountains, children's play area and is attached to a spray pad.
5801 W Parker Road, Plano

The Texas Pool, Plano TX
The Texas Pool
What's more "Texas" than cooling off in a huge, Texas-shaped swimming pool? Out-of-town tourists may purchase a single- or 3-day family pass. Locals must become members to swim. Open public swim days are posted to our calendar and the Texas Pool home page.
901 Springbrook Drive, Plano





© 2015-2017 Collin County Guide LLC. All Rights Reserved.
"Collin County Guide" is a trademark of Collin County Guide LLC.
Contact Us * Privacy Policy * Site Map