Where to Get Wet in El Paso This Summer: Water Parks, Pools & Splash Parks
Break out the swimsuits and sun block.
The heat is on and if you and the kids are ready to get wet, you have numerous options on how and where to cool off for the summer of 2021, including two brand-new water parks.
There is no need to sweat the relentless heat when there are plenty of places all over the city and surrounding areas for water fun in the hot El Paso sun. Just pick a pool, pad, or water park from the list below, pack up some snacks and sunscreen, and get to splashing.
City of El Paso Water Parks
The city plans to open four neighborhood water parks this summer, two of which are good to go: Camp Cohen, and Oasis. While they all have the same basic water features, such as water slides, lazy river current channels and kiddie playgrounds, each has one signature feature, as well. Oasis, for instance, features El Paso's only surfing machine.
Camp Cohen is located in the former Cohen Stadium site in Northeast, and Oasis is inside the Eastside Regional Park (“The Beast), near the intersection of Montana and Hueco Club Road. For days of operation, hours, admission prices, and more details visit the website HERE.
City of El Paso Spray Parks and Splash Pads
City spray parks are a destination place for family picnics and outings. In addition to numerous water features, all city spray parks have a shaded area and picnic tables -- and best of all, they're all free to use. Open daily from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. You'll find the list of spray park locations HERE.
City of El Paso Outdoor Pools
The outdoor pools at the Grandview Aquatic Center,3100 Jefferson Ave., and Pavo Real Aquatic Center,110 Presa, are open Monday through Friday from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is $3 for adults, $2 for kids up to 17 yrs. old. Children 2 and under get in free.
El Paso County Pools
El Paso County runs 3 pools that are open to the public. Ascarate Pool located inside Ascarate Park, Veterans Park Pool in Fabens and Canutillo Pool in Gallegos Park.
The Ascarate facility also has an aquatic center with an Olympic size outdoor pool, small pool for children, slides for kids and adults, and an enclosed picnic area with shaded BBQ grills.
The pools in Fabens and Canutillo both feature a water slide, diving board, and a shaded pool deck. Days, hours, admission prices and additional details can be found HERE.
Wet ‘N Wild Waterworld
The 60-acre water park just outside El Paso in Anthony has more than 25 rides and attractions, including the largest wave pool in Texas, and a six-story high South American jungle-themed attraction featuring the area’s first 4-person family raft ride.
VIP suites and cabana rentals, grills, and plenty of shade trees make Wet ‘N Wild a fun all-day family outing. For hours, admission prices, and more details visit their website HERE.