Splash Pads

Splash Pads Open April 22nd for the 2022 Season! 

The City of Abilene Parks & Recreation Department announces the opening of splash pad season on Friday, April 22nd. Splash down at Adventure Pete’s five different islands located at the following city parks:  Nelson Park,  Redbud Park, Sears Park, Stevenson Park, and Scarborough Park! 

Splash Pads are open seven days a week from dawn to dusk and recapture 90% of water, which is treated and recirculated providing a fun, safe, water-conservative environment for family and friends. These aquatic spots provide dozens of different water features for all ages, ranging from water sprayers to slides to massive dumping buckets, and are free to the community to enjoy. Splash Pad season runs from mid-April to mid-October.

Aquatics Reopen Splash Pads Map

Nelson Splash

2070 Zoo Lane

Abilene, Tx 79601

Redbud Splash

3125 S 32nd Street 

Abilene, Texas 79605 

Sears Splash

2250 Ambler Avenue 

Abilene, Texas 79603

Stevenson Splash

441 East North 7th Street 

Abilene, Texas 79601

Scarborough Splash

5402 Hartford Street 

Abilene, Texas 79605

Abilene Splash Pads

  1. Nelson Splash Pad
  2. Redbud Splash Pad
  3. Scarborough Splash Pad
  4. Sears Splash Pad
  5. Stevenson Splash Pad

Grover Nelson Park Splash Pad

Nelson Splash is located in Nelson Park next to the Abilene Zoo, Camp Barkeley Dog Park, Nelson Lake, Fort Imagination playground and Nelson Park softball fields.

Nelson Splash also has shaded picnic tables, water fountain, and restroom facilities. Open flame barbeque pits are not allowed within 100 feet of Nelson Splash.


E.S. 11th & Loop 322 Abilene, Texas 79602


Open Dawn to Dusk

To report any issues or concerns at Nelson Splash Pad, please contact us at the following:
Mon-Fri 8am-5pm 325-676-6217
Nights & Weekends 325-665-3786

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