Springfield’s $6M Splash Zone waterpark enters 3rd season

Splash Zone Aerial

What could be more fun than romping around in over 377,000 gallons of water and racing down 400’ of water slides?  In its first three days of being open in 2009, over 1000 people jumped, slid, and swam into fun at Springfield’s 10-acre Splash Zone Family Aquatic Center.  The park opened in 2007 at a cost of $6 million and is a public facility owned and operated by the National Trail Parks & Recreation District, Springfield’s parks department.  In addition to the waterslides, the park also features a 280’ lazy river, Ohio’s first bowl slide, a 25’ competition lap pool, a beach-style entry pool, heated areas,  diving boards, children’s sprayground, as well as a bathhouse and basketball court.  Splash Zone was built to replace the 50-year old “Family Waterworks” on Bechtle Ave. 

Splash Zone Website: http://tinyurl.com/oozgvj
Springfield News-Sun 2009 article: http://tinyurl.com/o7vugo
Springfield News-Sun 2008 article: http://tinyurl.com/qp6bwx
Springfield News-Sun 2007 article: http://tinyurl.com/q2m7kn
Springfield News-Sun 2007 article (opening): http://tinyurl.com/q4nn9f

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2 Responses

  1. when i was a kid, i really enjoyed going up and down on water slides, it is a very enjoyable experience *”*

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