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Splash Pads in Open Parks

Read about the history of the Ludowici Community Foundation Park Splash Pad in New Lexington, Ohio.

 

Splash Pads in Open Parks...

A Cross-Generational Solution

by: Deborah Raney

SUMMARY

With a wide range of water-play options, splash pads represent a natural evolution being seen in parks and in recreation today. With dry play and wet play tied together, the park area becomes an ideal venue for children to develop and maintain active bodies and lifestyles.   Splash pads in open parks are very cross-generational.  They represent a space where parents and grandparents can bring kids. The park becomes a social, community-building space capable of bringing vitality into rural communities.

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