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, Hudson and Esquer Parks.


Wave Pool overviewKiwanis Wave Pool
6111 All-America Way

Wave Pool is OPEN for Lap & Open Swim
Weekend Waves in April and May

Daily Waves begin May 25-July 24
Sun-Sat from 1-5 p.m.

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 Pool

Escalante Outdoor Pool
2150 E. Orange St.

Open for Memorial Day Weekend (May 23-25)
May 30-July 31 open daily
August 1-Sept. 7 open weekends only
Sat-Thurs from 1-5 p.m. and Fri from 1-7 p.m.

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


Tempe Beach Park

Tempe Splash Playground

May 2-24 weekends only
May 25-July 31 daily
Aug. 1-Sept. 7 weekends only

Open from 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.

This one-acre park features lots of fun interactive play equipment, including a waterfall, slide, 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. Please click the image for a PDF version of the Playground's Hours of Operation.


Jaycee Park

Esquer Park

Hudson Park 





Tempe Spray Pads

May 2 until Oct. 18

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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