Watery Ways to Stay Cool

When the weather heats up, there’s no better way to have fun and stay cool than being in the water. Whether it’s the neighborhood swimming pool, the nearby lake or beach, or a thrilling waterpark, our community can keep its cool all summer long. Be sure to bring towels and plenty of sunscreens to enjoy endless hours of splashing and relaxing by the water.

  1. South Platte River Tubing 

    South Platte River Tubing 

    Grab your tubes and spend the day floating down the South Platte River located in Deckers. A perfect day spend tucked away in the Pikes National Park.

  2. Festival Park

    Festival Park in Historic Downtown Castle Rock

    Located in the heart of town, this artsy splash pad sits in the middle of all the action for kids ages 0-100. 

  3. Clear Creek White Water Park

    Clear Creek White Water Park

    Located in Golden is not your typical water park experience. This quarter mile was not made for the faint at heart. 

  4. H20’Brien Park and Pool

    H20’Brien Park and Pool

    Beautiful park like setting located Parker with a fantastic kiddie area to make a day out of it. 

  5. Photo By: NPS

    Medano Creek

    Medano Creek

    Located within the Great Sand Dunes, and only being accessible after the snow melts and the run off  then creates beautiful river each year.  This unique spot is one not to miss.

  6. Chatfield State Park Reservoir

    Chatfield State Park Reservoir

    The perfect place to hang out on the beach and swim with family and friends. BBQ and picnic the day away or head over to the floating restaurant for a bite to eat and overlook the marina

  7. Fountains & Spray Grounds of Colorado Springs Parks and Recreation  

    The city manages a plethora of free spray grounds and fountains all over the city. It’s a scavenger

  8. Paradise Cove

    Paradise Cove A.K.A Guffey Gorge

    Paradise Cove is right off a trail in Guffey. This cove is the perfect stop to enjoy and cool off in. Take a dip in this deep pool of water and then relax, rest or eat a picnic lunch.&a

  9. MAC Leisure Pool

    MAC Leisure Pool

    Are you looking for something close to home and not have to put in a lot of effort to have a great time. Head to our local favorite.  The pool boasts an impressive winding water slide, vortex whi

  10. The Splash at Fossil Trace

    The Splash at Fossil Trace

    One of the best aquatic parks can be found in Golden. Relax in one of the many pools,  head down the many different slides and don’t forget