Baton Rouge Splash Pads, Pools and Water Parks :: A Guide For Families

If you’re looking for water fun in and around Baton Rouge, look no further than this list! There are dozens of Baton Rouge splash pads and places to have fun in the water around Baton Rouge!

*This post is updated consistently.

Baton Rouge Splash Pads, Pools and Water Parks :: A Guide For Families

Repentance Park Fountains :: Located downtown in front of the Shaw Center for the Arts, these interactive fountains will leave kids jumping for joy. There is also another great fountain for playing and splashing in the North Blvd Town Square.
Cost: FREE

BREC Splash Pads :: There are a few BREC Parks with Baton Rouge splash pads! They are open March – October from 8:00am to 8:00pm
Cost: FREE

  • Greenwood Community Park – This park near the Baton Rouge Zoo in Baker also features a playground, picnic area, golf, disc golf, dog park, walking trails, tennis courts and a fishing lake.
  • City-Brooks Community Park – Near LSU and offering a playground, picnic area, dog park, tennis courts, baseball & soccer fields, golf course, outdoor basketball court, walking paths, and fishing lake.
  • Highland Road Community Park – In addition to the splash pad, this park also features a playground, archery range, tennis court, baseball field, disc golf, tennis court, indoor basketball, and the Highland Road Observatory.
  • Zachary Community Park – Zachary Community Park splash pad can be activated with a brass push button on the three foot yellow pole located in the splash pad spray area and is practically brand new! There are lots of other amenities like a walking trail as well. This is sure to be a favorite Baton Rouge splash pad.

*BREC’s Forest Community Park splash pad is temporarily closed for repairs.

*BREC’s Jackson Community Park splash pad remains closed due to park construction.

Baton Rouge splash pads

BREC Swimming Pools :: 

City-Brooks and Anna T. Jordan Community Pools open Tuesday-Sunday at a 50% capacity in sessions to allow for sanitizing. Session 1 – 12:00-2:00pm
Session 2 – 3:00-5:00pm
Cost: $1.00 per person, per day

BREC’s Liberty Lagoon :: Liberty Lagoon features water fun for the whole Baton Rouge family and includes slides, pools, a splash pad, a lazy river and more. Check the website for hours of operation. This is just one of many Baton Rouge splash pads we love!
Cost: Age 1 and younger – Free
Under 48″ tall – $10
48″ and taller – $12

Jambalaya Park Spray Pad and Pool :: Located in Gonzales, this park offers both a splash pad and a swimming pool!

**All hours subject to change for weather related reasons**

Tuesday – Sunday:

Session A: 11:00am – 2:00pm
Session B: 3:00pm – 6:00pm
Closed on Mondays and Holidays

Cost: Spray Pad: FREE
Swimming Pool: $5 per person

Oak Grove Community Center Splash Pad :: This park has a splash pad, playground, and basketball courts and is located at Hwy 42 and Hwy 73 in Prairieville.
Cost: FREE

Blue Bayou Water Park :: Off of Highland in Baton Rouge, Blue Bayou features more than 20 water attractions including the world’s largest upside down water slide and frequent concerts. Check the website for hours of operation.
Cost: Under 35″ – FREE
36″ – 48″ – $34.75
Over 48″ – $40.75
Age 60 and older – $34.75
Special pricing and season passes available

AquaPards Water Park :: Located in Denham Springs and open Monday – Friday from 10:00am-5:00pm, Saturday from 10:00am-6:00pm, and Sunday from 12:00-5:00pm.

*MAX Capacity: 230 people
*Tables & chairs will remain 6 feet apart.
*Private Pavilion: CLOSED

Cost: Under 30″ – Free
In-District – $6
Out of District – $9

Grab your sunscreen and a towel, and beat the heat at one of these great Baton Rouge splash pads, pools or water parks!

Happy summer, Baton Rouge moms!

Jenny is originally from Kenner, LA, and considers herself a New Orleans girl at heart. She moved to Pineville in 2004 to attend college where she met her funny and always entertaining husband Brandon. Together they relocated to Baton Rouge almost 10 years ago and married in 2008. They added their joyful daughter Salem to the crew in April 2014, blue-eyed son Declan in July 2015, and baby Liesel in 2019 and now live in Zachary. She received a Bachelor’s Degree in Mass Communication/Journalism from LSU and has previously done some freelance writing. She now works full-time for the State of Louisiana. She and her family enjoy spending time together, making each other laugh and being a part of their church community. She loves wandering around Target, drinking coffee, watching HGTV, having people over and making any kind of craft.


  1. There are also two super cute play grounds and splash pads at the brusly and addis parks in west baton rouge. The one in brusly is only about 5 miles from downtown baton rouge.h


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