MEMPHIS, Tenn. — With temperatures nearing triple digits, it’s a good time to remind adults and kids there are ways to cool down all around Memphis.

The following splash pad and sprayground locations are freely available to the public and further below, are locations that have a cost associated with them.


Beale St. Landing:  CLOSED

Civic Center Plaza at 125 North Main Street: CLOSED

Crosstown Concourse:  Open and free.

David Carnes Park:  Open and free. Summer hours are 6:00 am – 8:00 pm

Mud Island River Park:  The Gulf of Mexico and Lake Pontchartrain splash pad are both open for splashing but not swimming, according to the Memphis River Parks Partnership.

Peabody Park: Splash pad located on 712 Tanglewood.

Shelby Farms Park:  Open and free on Tuesdays. One-hour sessions begin on the hour starting at noon-5 pm.  Capacity is limited and admission is on a first come, first served basis.   

Suggs Park:  Open and free, according to the City of Collierville.

Whitehaven: Splash pad located at 4318 Graceland.


Children’s Museum:  H20h! is open according to The Children’s Museum of Memphis. For members, the cost is an additional $5 added to museum admission.

For nonmembers, admission is $15 for the museum, plus $5 for the Splash Park. ($20 total)

Memphis Zoo:  Splash pad is not open as of July 5, according to the Memphis Zoo.

Shelby Farms Park:  Open daily. Reservations recommended. $10.95 for everyone 3 and up. (free on Tuesdays)

WC Johnson Park:  Open but requires a pass, according to the City of Collierville.