Oakland County Waterparks, wavepools, spray parks, splash pads and waterslides reviews, pics, & info for the 2023 summer season. Find a waterpark or splash park next year to cool off in the hot summer months!
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Click the links for full reviews and pics of the Oakland County waterparks, splash pads, wave pools, and sprayparks listed below.
WhoaZone Inflatable Waterpark (5005 McGinnis Rd, Holly, MI 48442, 248-985-2083, whoa.zone/holly)
WhoaZone at Heron Beach at the Holly Recreation Area features their famous Wibit inflatable waterpark, KidsZone, watercraft rentals, shaded beach seating, snack zone, and more. Purchase single session (50 minute) sessions or all-day splash passes. WhoaZone also hosts FUN parties. Purchase tickets HERE. Review – Pics / COUPON
Opening Day 2023 – Open Daily 5/27 through Labor Day
Oakland County Waterparks and Sprayparks
Auburn Hills Splash Pad
Splash Pad at Riverside Park (3311 Squirrel Ct, Auburn Hills, MI 48326, 248-370-9353, auburnhills.org)
Recently-built splash pad at Riverside Park located in Downtown Auburn Hills. Not a lot of bells and whistles to this small splash pad, but it’s fun and Riverside Park is excellent. The pad is FREE for residents and non-residents. Review – Pics – Video
Opening Day 2023 – Open Daily 5/27 through Labor Day from 2p-6p
Berkley Splash Pad
Berkley Splash Pad at Oxford Park (2100 Bacon, Berkley, MI 48072, www.berkleymich.org)
The no-frills (“natural”) almost 1600 sq foot splash pad is FREE to use. It doesn’t have a lot of the fun features that other spray parks in the area have, but you can’t beat the price. The splash pad area is connected via cement walkways to neighborhood sidewalks and Oxford Park’s new, modern playground. Review – Pics
Opening Day 2023 – Memorial Day and open through Labor Day from 11a-8p
Clarkston Spraypark at Clintonwood Park (6000 Clarkston Road, Clarkson, MI 48346, 248-625-1444, www.indtwp.com)
The NEWLY REMODELED Clarkston Spraypark AKA Renee Przybylski Memorial Spraypark is now open! Review, Pics, Video
Opening Day 2023 – May 27 – September 4 Monday-Friday from 10a-7p
Farmington Hills Splash Pad
Splash Pad at Heritage Park (24725 Farmington Road, Farmington Hills, MI, 248-536-5617, www.ci.farmington-hills.mi.us)
Heritage Park has a large splash pad with many fun features at the north end of the park near the north shelter / picnic area and playground. Kids are free to run through splash pad when the weather is warm enough. Entry to Heritage Park is FREE and so is the Splash Pad! Review…Pics
Opening Day 2023 – May 26 through September 4 from 10a-8p Daily
Ferndale Splash Pad
Martin Road Park Splash Pad (1615 E Lewiston Ave, Ferndale, MI 48220, 248-544-6767, visit www.ferndalemi.gov)
This sparse, unsupervised splash pad is dotted with water sprayers and features a large rotating bucket tower. The water is treated / chlorinated. Admission to the park and the splash pad is FREE. Review…Pics
Opening Day 2023 – Open Memorial Day Weekend Friday through September 5, 2023 from 10a-8p Daily
Madison Hts Waterpark
Red Oaks Waterpark (1455 E 13 Mile Rd, Madison Heights, MI, www.OaklandCountyParks.com)
Red Oaks Waterpark features a triple flume waterslide, wavepool, lazy river and a splash pad area for smaller children. Tubes and lounge chairs are provided by the park. Red Oaks Waterpark is maintained by Oakland County Parks, a branch of Oakland County government. Red Oaks is open Mid-June through Memorial Day. Due to staffing shortage, the waterpark’s hours and admission prices are vastly different than in previous years. 2023 HOURS / 2023 ADMISSION COSTS Review – Pics
Opening Day 2023 – Monday, June 12
Kensington Metropark Splash n Blast
Kensington Metropark (2240 W Buno Road, Milford, MI 48380, 248-685-1561, www.metroparks.com)
The Kensington Metropark Splash n Blast waterpark has two main areas of attraction. First, there is a pair of 250-foot twisted waterslides for kids 42″ or taller. Second, there is a large open spray park that is decorated with palm trees, serpents and cannons that spray water. Kensington Metropark Splash n Blast is open Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day Weekend each year from 11a to 7p daily. Review – Pics.
Opening Day 2023 – May 27
Oxford Twp Splash Pad
KLR SplashPad at Seymour Lake Park (2795 Seymour Lake Rd, Oxford Twp, MI 48371, 248-628-1720, www.oxparkrec.org)
Seymour Lake Park splashpad itself offers plenty of fountains, geysers, water guns, filling and dumping water buckets, spraying palm trees that kids can run through, play with and control. The area surrounding KLR Splashpad is filled with shaded benches and a fence so it’s very easy to keep your eyes on your kids. Enjoy the awesome Kids Kingdom playground (just a few feet away from the pad) while you’re there! KLR Splash Pad in Oxford is now FREE. Review – Pics.
Opening Day 2023 – Memorial Day Weekend Saturday – then open daily from 10a-8p through Labor Day
Rochester Hills Splash Pad
Rochester Hills Splash Pad / Brooklands Plaza (Emmons Rd & Auburn Rd, Rochester Hills, MI 48307)
The RH Splash Pad aka Brooklands Plaza Splash Pad is part of the Auburn Road Project, the 6-mile corridor of Auburn Rd through the City of Rochester Hills. It’s not the biggest splash pad in the county, but it’s modern and nice (and admission is FREE). Review – Pics.
Opening Day 2023 – May 1 through the first Sunday in October (weather permitting) from 10a-7p daily
Royal Oak Spray Park / Splash Pad
Normandy Oaks Splash Pad (4234 Delemere Blvd, Royal Oak, MI 48067, www.romi.gov)
Operated by the City of Royal Oak and Oakland County Parks. Normandy Park includes a splash pad, large playground, pavilion, sledding hill, trails, nature area, turf soccer fields, and more. Admission to the splash pad is FREE. Review – Pics.
Opening Day 2023 – Open 5/?? through Labor Day from 9a-9p daily.
Troy Family Aquatic Center (3425 Civic Center Drive, Troy MI 48084, 248-524-3514, www.troymi.gov)
Troy Family Aquatic Center is more than just a great community pool. It’s also a fantastic waterpark that features 2, 175 foot plus waterslides, a splash pad/spray park area, 20-foot waterfall soaking area, sand playground, modern playscapes, sand volleyball courts and more! The Troy Family Aquatic Center is impeccably clean, modern, and well-managed. The Troy Family Aquatic Center is open from Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day Weekend. Review – Pics.
Opening Day 2023 – Opening Day for 2023 is Friday, June 2, 2023 from 3:30p-7:30p (Season Pass Holders), Saturday, June 3 from 11:30a-7:30p (all public). 2023 HOURS / ADMISSION INFO.
Waterford Oaks Wave Pool (1702 Scott Lake Road, Waterford, MI 48328, www.OaklandCountyParks.com)
Waterford Oaks Wave Pool features a giant wave pool. The park used to have waterpark features like a splash area & a waterslide but those have been removed. Only the wave pool remains. Waterford Oaks Waterpark is maintained by Oakland County Parks. 2023 HOURS / 2023 ADMISSION COSTS
Opening Day 2023 – Saturday, June 10, 2023
West Bloomfield Splash Pad / Spray Park
Lily Pad Springs Splash Pad (6200 Farmington Road, West Bloomfield, MI 48322, 248-451-1900, wbparks.org)
Lily Pad Springs is the largest splash pad in Michigan! It boasts 5500 square feet of spray park fun with 4 water slides, a 55 gallon splash bucket, 50 play features, a 2400 square foot climbing structure, and more. Review – Pics.
Opening Day 2023 – Open May 26 for 2-hour sessions increments – 11a-2p/1:30p-3:30p/4p-6p Thursday night 6:30p-8:30p Twilight sessions available beginning June 6, 2023 through August 8, 2023
White Lake Splash Pad / Spray Park
Spray n Play Splash Pad and Adventure Park at Indian Springs Metropark (5200 Indian Trail, White Lake, MI 48386, 248-625-6640, www.metroparks.com)
Spray n Play is open daily Memorial Day through Labor Day weekends and is an extension of the large Adventure Playground. Featuring spray cannons, a hill slide, water buckets, and sprayers… Spray and Play is a fun way to cool off when enjoying the rest of Adventure playground. In addition to the splash pad & Spray n Play, kids will enjoy cargo nets, mazes, toddler lot, and climbing wall. Admission to Adventure Park featuring Spray n Play is FREE with normal park vehicle admission (daily permit or annual Metroparks Pass) to Indian Springs Metropark. Review – Pics.
Opening Day 2023 – May 27, 2023 from 11a-7p through Labor Day Weekend
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