5 Tot-Friendly Splash Parks in the East Bay - 510 Families

5 Tot-Friendly Splash Parks in the East Bay

We’ve rounded up our favorite splash pads in the East Bay – perfect for pre-swimmers and toddlers to get cool in the summer heat. Pack a lunch, hats, chairs and invite your friends for a wet afternoon!

East Bay Splash Pads

Not hot enough near the Bay? Those who live along the 80 corridor might want to head through the tunnel to the 925 where the air is warmer. We’ve included locations just outside the 510 where you’ll be comfortable hanging out in wet clothes!

Cannery Park Splash Pad (Hayward)

Cannery Splash Pad | PC: Hayward Recreation & Park District

Press the red button for water fun. It gets hot out here, so don’t forget your water shoes and sunscreen!
Hours: 11 – 6pm daily, through Labor Day Weekend.
Location: 125 B St, Hayward
Price: FREE
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Castro Valley Splash Pad

Castro Valley Splash Pad | PC: Yelp

Multiple play structures and a padded splash area perfect for toddlers to get their toes wet.
Hours: 11 – 6pm daily, through Labor Day Weekend.
Location: 18988 Lake Chabot Road, Castro Valley
Price: FREE
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El Cerrito Splash Park

El Cerrito Splash Pad | PC: Anna Azimi

Park your towel on the grass, bring a snack and get to splashin’. Fully gated so no worry of anyone running off.
Hours: Monday – Thursday 9am – 11:30am & 4pm – 7pm; Friday 9am – 11:30am; Saturday 10am – 12pm
Location: 2913, 7007 Moeser Ln, El Cerrito
Price: $3/Person
Check the hours> + More details on El Cerrito Splash Park


Larkey Spray Ground (Walnut Creek)

Larkey Spray Ground | PC: Anna Azimi

This popular spray ground has a mini waterslide, fun water squirters and a lifeguard on duty.
Hours: Monday – Thursday 10am – 12pm & 4:30pm – 6:30pm
Location: 2771 Buena Vista Ave, Walnut Creek
Price: $2/Person
Check the hours> + More details on Larkey Sprayground.

Meadow Homes Spray Park (Concord)

Meadow Homes Spray Park | PC: Yelp

Play on the pirate ship on a hot day. This place gets crowded, so arrive early to get your spot on the grass.
Hours: Open daily from 12pm – 6pm, through September; school days 3pm – 6pm
Location: 1351 Detroit Ave, Concord
Price: FREE
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Be sure to check hours before making the trek out – splash pad hours may vary depending on weather, closures, etc.

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