Pools & Splash Pads


The City of Tempe has two public pools, one splash playground and three neighborhood spray
pads. Public pools include the indoor wave pool at the Kiwanis Recreation Center and the outdoor
pool at the Escalante Multi-Generational Center. The splash playground is located at Tempe Beach
Park and the neighborhood spray pads are located at Jaycee, Esquer and Hudson Parks.


Kiwanis Wave Pool
6111 All-America Way • 480-350-5201

Kiwanis Indoor Pool Open for Lap/Open Swim

The Kiwanis Wave Pool is a year-round indoor heated pool featuring a lap pool with six lanes and zero depth entry. The Wave Pool is open during the Spring and Summer months offering 3' waves in varying patterns. The pool also features a 127 ft. long and 15 ft. tall double spiral water slide and splashdown pool. The Wave Pool is located in the Kiwanis Recreation Center. Click here for more information! 


Escalante Outdoor Pool
2150 E. Orange St. • 480-350-5204

REOPENS Summer 2017

The Escalante Pool is a seasonal, outdoor pool featuring lap swimming lanes and a zero depth entry. The play pool offers water features and two slides for hours of entertainment. The outdoor pool is located at the Escalante Multi-Generational Center. Click here for more information!  




Tempe Splash Playground

CLOSED due to Construction

This one-acre park features lots of fun interactive play equipment, including a dumping buckets, spray cannons, frog spray ring and more. The playground is located at 80 W. Rio Salado Pkwy. Admission is free. Lifeguards are on duty.





Tempe Spray Pads

April 29- October 31

10 a.m. - 7 p.m. daily

Spray pads are conveniently located in the following parks: 

    Jaycee Park located near the Westside Community Center
    Esquer Park just east of the Loop 101 and north of Apache Blvd.
    Hudson Park south of Apache Blvd. on Cedar St. between Rural and McClintock Rds.

Please click the images for a PDF version of the Spray Pads' Hours of Operation. 


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