It's the time of year where we all complain about the heat we asked for in winter.  But it doesn't have to be miserable.  You can beat the heat this summer for free in Amarillo with Amarillo Parks & Recreation!

Amarillo Parks and Recreation have been working on making our local parks better ever single summer.  They have continuously added splash pads around town so that the kids can have fun for free.  All of the splash pads opened in May and will be open through September 5th.  They are open daily from 11am to 8pm.

You can find these free water play areas at the following park locations.

Benton Park located on the corner of SE 16th & Vernon.

Bones Hook Park located at NW 20th & Hughes (closed Mondays). 

City View located 7824 City View Drive

Eastridge Park located on SE 14th and Evergreen

El Alamo Park located at SE 16th & Houston.

Forrest Hill located at NE 10th & Grand. 

Glenwood Park located at SE 27th and Roberts.

Hamlet Park located at the corner of Oak & Sycamore. 

Memorial Park located at SW 24th & Washington.

San Jacinto located at SW 2nd & Louisiana. 

South Lawn located at SW 44th & Cline.

Southwest Pool located at 4800 S Bell (admission price to pool will have to be paid to access this one). 

Westover Village is located at 7800 Oxford.

Amarillo Parks and Recreation is still working on bringing more splash pads to a park near you.  So be on the look out for more water fun.

For more information, you can check out Amarillo Parks & Rec online, or call (806) 378-9391.