Lancaster Rec Wading Pools – Sixth Ward, Buchanon (wading pool only), King Elementary (on South Duke Street) and Rodney Parks. Open from 12 noon to 4:30pm from mid-June until the beginning of August. Children 6-14 can be left under supervised care if registered. Enjoy a FREE, nutritious lunch and snack at all playground sites daily. Lunch times vary between 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. depending on the location. Register on-site at the playground nearest you any day playgrounds are in session. (Program also includes Farnum, and Reservoir Playgrounds.)
Fairmount Park – This splash pad is in Red Lion, about 40 minutes from Lancaster (or 50 minutes from Ephrata/Lititz). It is open from 9am to 8pm, daily.
Middlesex Township – This is a splash pad in Carlisle (about an hour away from Lancaster and Ephrata areas). It operates from 10:30am to 7pm every day between Memorial Day and Labor Day. Groups larger than 10 people must notify township two weeks before your visit. Please read the rules on their website.
Fountain of Youth Spray Park – Splash pad at 255 Manatawny St, Pottstown (1 hour from Lancaster, 50 minutes from Ephrata).
11th & Pike Playground – Splash pad at 1401 N 11th St, Reading, PA (30 minutes from Ephrata, 45 minutes from Lancaster, 50 minutes from Mt Joy or Willow Street). Just opened in May 2016!
Grange Splash Park (this is under construction) – Splash pad will be at 360 Grange Road, Allentown, PA (1 hour from Ephrata, 1 hour and 12 minutes from Lancaster).
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