Sweet, sweet summertime. Parents load up the car and haul the kids off to whatever park they can think of to let them burn off some energy. Why not take them to a park with a splash pad so they can burn off energy while everyone stays nice and cool? These parks really do offer fun for the whole family!

So, after scouring the Northern Metroplex, here are 12 splash pads we've found near Flower Mound, TX that everyone should check out.

Heritage Springs Splash Pad (Flower Mound)

600 Spinks Rd, Flower Mound TX 75028

Heritage Park is the center of fun and events in Flower Mound. And they just opened the Heritage Springs Splash Pad earlier this year. The 2,000 sq ft shaded splash pad includes sculpted concrete features and 14 unique water features including Misty Mountain, Over N' Under, and a Touch 'n Go Activator. Plus there's a separate area for toddlers! 

Doubletree Ranch Park (Highland Village)

310 Highland Village Rd, Highland Village TX 75077

There are three wet play sequence zones at the splash pad at Doubletree Ranch Park, including 15 water features and a water fall. The whole design of the splash pad is meant to mimic the natural flow of a creek. Other park amenities include walking trails, a pond, soccer fields, the Flour Shop Snack Bar, a pavilion and a rentable barn for private events.

Carl Young Sr. Park (Denton)

327 S Wood St, Denton TX 76205

The sprayground is a new amenity at Carl Young Sr. Park and is open from 9am-8pm. The splash park features a tall water-flower with multi-level spray effects as well as ground sprays. While there, you can also enjoy the playground, basketball courts, and picnic tables.

Oak Hills Splash Park (Carrollton)

1225 Royal Palm Ln, Carrollton TX 75010

One of two splash parks in Carrollton, the Oak Hills Splash Park offers tons of aquatic fun. All the water features run from 9am-8pm daily and include a slide, spray grounds and tipping water buckets. There's also a pavilion, tables and grills available on a first-come, first-served basis.

WJ Thomas Splash Park (Carrollton)

1955 N Perry Rd, Carrollton TX 75006

Activation is required at this Carrollton splash park. When you arrive, just tap the silver sensor on the fire hydrant to start the water features including a crashing wave that pours water over the top. And parents can watch the kiddos have fun from the nearby wooden deck with picnic tables.

Parr Park (Grapevine)

2010 Parr Ln, Grapevine TX 76051

Everyone will love Parr Park. The playground structures are extensive and offer appropriate activities for children of all ages. And at the sprayground, just walk onto the pad to start up the motion-activated water features.

Dove Park (Grapevine)

1509 Hood Ln, Grapevine TX 76051

This splash pad is located in the middle of Dove Park next to the Dove Park swimming pool. It features covered shade areas, benches, ground sprayers and a huge bucket that fills with water and splashes most of the area.

Sycamore Spray Grounds (Fort Worth)

2525 E Rosedale St, Fort Worth TX 76105

The Sycamore Community Center's free splash park features tipping water buckets and interactive sprayers and is open every day from 11am-7pm. Just keep in mind that proper swimwear is required!

Klyde Warren Park (Dallas)

2012 Woodall Rodgers Freeway, Dallas TX 75201

What's not to love about Klyde Warren Park? Grab some food, play on the putting green, bring your pooch to play at the dog park, or hang out with the kiddos at the Children's Park. During the summer, they'll especially love the whimsical caterpillar fountain that turns into a beautiful butterfly as the water jets outward like wings. 


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