Ultimate Spray, Splash, and Water Park Guide for DC, MD, and NoVA


This spray, splash, and water park guide was created by Julie Hart and updated by Stephanie Shipman.

One of the best places to beat the heat during the dog days of summer is to play in the water! Below is an incredible assortment of spray, splash, and water parks in DC, Maryland, and Northern Virginia. Have fun exploring all of them (or create your own) with your little ones and picking your very favorite! Click on the name of the spray park for more information and the address to get there via Google Maps. If you are looking for more fun, be sure to check out our 80+ places to explore and favorite playgrounds!

Please check the website or call ahead to make sure they are open for the summer. Also take note of the COVID phases in DC, Virginia, and Maryland. Almost all COVID restrictions should be lifted in DC by June 11.

We shared emojis with some need-to-know info. Be sure to check each website for various admission prices if you see a πŸ’΅Β sign, too! Also, if you have a favorite place that doesn’t have a ⭐️ by it, please let us know by sending us an email or commenting below!

β›± = water park
πŸ’¦ = splash park
⛲️ = interactive fountain
πŸ’΅ = Admission Fees
⭐️ = a favorite

DC Spray Parks:

Canal Park πŸ’¦Β 200 M Street SE

Chevy Chase RC Spray Park πŸ’¦Β 5500 41st Street, NW

City Center ⛲️ 934 Palmer Alley NWΒ (no toys/water toys, swimwear, running, or disrobing)

Columbia Heights CC Spray Park πŸ’¦Β 1480 Girard St NW

Edgewood RC Spray Park πŸ’¦Β 3rd and Evarts Street, NE

Fort Davis CC Spray Park πŸ’¦Β 1400 41st Street, SE

Friendship RC Spray Park πŸ’¦Β 4500 Van Ness Street, NW

Georgetown Waterfront Park ⛲️ 3303 Water Street NW

Guy Mason RC Spray Park πŸ’¦ ⭐️ 3600 Calvert Street, NW

Harrison RC Spray Park πŸ’¦Β 1330 V Street, NW

Joseph H. Cole RC Spray Park πŸ’¦ 1299 Neal Street, NE

Kennedy RC Spray Park πŸ’¦Β 1401 7th Street, NW

King Greenleaf RC Spray Park πŸ’¦Β 201 N Street, SW

Lafayette RC Spray Park πŸ’¦Β 5900 33rd Street, NW

Macomb RC Spray Park πŸ’¦Β 3409 Macomb Street, NW

Marvin Gaye RC Spray Park πŸ’¦Β 6201 Banks Place, NE

Palisades CC Spray Park πŸ’¦ ⭐️ 5200 Sherrier Place NW

Petworth RC Spray Park πŸ’¦Β 801 Taylor Street, NW

Riggs-LaSalle RC Spray Park πŸ’¦Β 501 Riggs Road, NE

Stead RC Spray Park πŸ’¦Β 1625 P Street, NW

Takoma CC Spray Park πŸ’¦ ⭐️ 300 Van Buren Street, NW

Turkey Thicket RC Spray Park πŸ’¦ ⭐️ 1100 Michigan Avenue, NE

Watkins Spray Park πŸ’¦Β 420 12th Street, SE

Westminster Playground Spray Park πŸ’¦Β 911 Westminster Street, NW

The Yards Park ⛲️ πŸ’¦ ⭐️ 355 Water Street, SE

water park splash parkMaryland Spray and Splash Parks

Allentown Splash,Β Tennis & Fitness Park πŸ’¦Β πŸ’΅ Β 

Downtown Silver Spring Fountain ⛲️ 908 Ellsworth Dr, Silver Spring, MD 20910

Ellen E LinsonΒ Splash Park πŸ’¦Β πŸ’΅Β 5211 Campus Dr, College Park, MD 20740

Fountain on the Square ⛲️ 30 Maryland Ave, Rockville, MD 20850

Glenn-Dale Splash ParkΒ πŸ’΅ πŸ’¦Β 11901 Glenn Dale Blvd, Glenn Dale, MD 20769

Hamilton Splash Park πŸ’¦ πŸ’΅Β β­οΈ 3901 Hamilton St, Hyattsville, MD 20781

Lane Manor Splash ParkΒ  πŸ’¦Β πŸ’΅Β 7601 W Park Dr, Adelphi, MD 20783

North Barnaby SplashΒ Park πŸ’¦ πŸ’΅Β Β 5000 Wheeler Rd, Oxon Hill, MD 20745

Rollingcrest-Chillum Splash Pool πŸ’¦Β πŸ’΅ ⭐️ 6122 Sargent Rd, Hyattsville, MD 20782

South GermantownΒ Splash Park and Mini Golf πŸ’¦Β πŸ’΅Β 18056 Central Park Cir, Boyds, MD 20847

Northern Virginia Splash and Water Parks

Cub Run RECenterΒ  πŸ’¦Β πŸ’΅Β 4630 Stonecroft Boulevard, Chantilly, VA

Drew Park SpraygroundΒ  πŸ’¦ 3514 22nd St S, Arlington, VA 22206

Fairfax Corner Interactive FountainΒ  ⛲️ Palace Way, Fairfax, VA 22030

Great Waves Cameron RunΒ Regional Park β›± πŸ’΅ ⭐️ 4001 Eisenhower Ave, Alexandria, VA 22304

Hayes Park πŸ’¦Β 1516 N Lincoln St, Arlington, VA 22201

Lake Anne Plaza Splash Fountain ⛲️ 1609 Washington Plaza W, Reston, VA 20190

Lansdowne Town Center Fountain ⛲️ Β VA-7 & Belmont Ridge Road, Leesburg, VA 20176

Loudoun Station πŸ’¦Β 43805 Central Station Dr, Ashburn, VA 20147

Lyon Village ParkΒ  πŸ’¦Β 1800 N Highland St, Arlington, VA 22201

Mosaic Fountains ⛲️ Β Strawberry Ln, Fairfax, VA 22031

Ocean Dunes Water Park β›± πŸ’΅ ⭐️ 6060 Wilson Blvd, Arlington, VA 22205

Old Town Square πŸ’¦Β 10455 Armstrong Street Fairfax, Virginia 22030

One Loudoun Fountain πŸ’¦Β 20626 Easthampton Plaza, Ashburn, VA 20147

Our Special HarborΒ Spray Park πŸ’¦Β β­οΈ 6601 Telegraph Rd, Alexandria, VA 22310

Penrose Square ⛲️ 2597 Columbia Pike, Arlington, VA 22204

Potomac Yard Park ⛲️ 2501 Potomac Ave, Alexandria, VA 22301

Pirate’s Cove Waterpark β›± πŸ’΅ ⭐️ 6501 Pohick Bay Dr, Lorton, VA 22079

Reston Town Center Interactive Fountain ⛲️12023 Town Square St, Reston, VA 20190

Splash Pad at Cascades Overlook πŸ’¦ 21453 Epicerie Plaza, Sterling, VA 20164

Village at Leesburg πŸ’¦Β 1606 Village Market Boulevard Southeast Leesburg, VA 20175

Virginia HighlandsΒ Park πŸ’¦ 1600 S Hayes St, Arlington, VA 22202

Water Mine Family Swimmin’ Hole β›± πŸ’΅ ⭐️ 1400 Lake Fairfax Dr, Reston, VA 20190

Please let us know your favorites or if you would add other spray, splash, or water parks to the list by emailing us at info {at} dcareamom.com.Β  Thanks!


  1. Fairfax corner
    The Interactive Fountain
    It’s been 15 years of fun splashing in the fountain, but with normal wear & tear that comes with time we have been faced with the tough reality that, despite a diligent effort, the fountain is irreparable & will be closed indefinitely.

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