Where to swim, splash and stay cool in Northwest Arkansas 2022

Public Pools and splash pads in Northwest Arkansas 2022

One of the best parts of summer is cooling off at one of Northwest Arkansas’ pools or splash pads. Here’s a great list in each city!

Fayetteville:

Wilson Park Pool. Opens Memorial weekend, May 28, 2022.

Fayetteville Boys and Girls Club. An indoor facility, open year-round.

The Walker Park splash pad opened May 14. It’s open 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. through Sept. 18, 2022.

Springdale:

The Jones Center pools. The Jones Center’s indoor pool is open year-round.

Springdale Aquatic Center. Opening Saturday, May 28, 2022.

C.L. “Charlie” and Willie George Park. The splash pad opens May 21, 2022, through mid-September. Open daily 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesdays 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Shaw Family Park. The splash pad opens May 21, 2022, through mid-September. Open daily 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesdays 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Tyson Sports Complex. The splash pad opens May 21, 2022, through mid-September. Open daily 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesdays 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Prairie Grove:

Prairie Grove Aquatic Center.  Opens May 28, 2022. This facility has beach entry, several pools and dive-in movies.

Rogers:

Rogers Aquatics Center. Opens May 28.

Bentonville:

The Splash Park at Lawrence Plaza. The 2022 plash park season is May 16 – September 11 with daily hours 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. Lawrence Plaza is located a block from the Bentonville Square at 214 NE A Street.

Bentonville Community Center.  The indoor pool is open year-round.

Melvin Ford Aquatics Center.  This facility will open on Saturday, May 28, 2022.

Pea Ridge:

Pea Ridge Splash Pad. The splash pad will open on May 28, 2022.

Siloam Springs:

Siloam Springs Kayak Park. The kayak park is open.

Siloam Springs Family Aquatic Center. The Aquatic Center will open on May 28 for the 2022 season.

Gravette:

Gravette Pool and Splash Park. Opens May 28, 2022.

Fort Smith:

Parrot Island Waterpark. Parrot Island opened May 21, 2022. Lots of options for cooling off here with multiple pools for various ages and unique features.

Did we miss your favorite place to cool off? Leave us a note in comments and we’ll add it! If you’re interested in local parks, visit our parks page for detailed reviews by our Early Childhood Editor.