The Enid News and Eagle, Enid, OK

What's 2 Do

July 5, 2012

What's 2 Do in Enid, area this weekend

ENID — Splash Pad

Both open daily

10th and Chestnut

1 block east of Hoover on Oklahoma

Just because the Fourth of July is over doesn’t mean it’s not time to get out and have some fun — especially for the kids.

With the heat building and the middle of the summer approaching, now is the perfect time to take the little ones out to one of two splash pads in the city.

The city’s newest splash pad is located at 10th and Chestnut and replaces one that was demolished at Gore Park to make room for the new Garfield Elementary School.

The splash pad covers 2,880 square feet and includes 20 water features and a cover over a portion of the pad.

The city’s other splash pad is on Oklahoma, a block east of Hoover. That splash pad also features many water features for children to enjoy.

Both splash pads are open 9 a.m. to around dusk.

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Champlin Pool

1-6 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday

400 W. Cherokee

Take a dive in Champlin Pool to cool off from the summer heat Tuesday through Saturday.

The pool, located at 400 W. Cherokee near Denny Price Family YMCA, is a 500,000-gallon pool for children and adults alike to cool off.

Cost is $2.50 for ages 6 and up, but entry to the pool is free for children ages 5 and under.

Family season passes are $75; single-season passes are $30.

For more information, go to enid.org/index.aspx?page=118.

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Splash Zone

Open daily

1122 The Trail West Loop

Looking for even more water fun? Splash Zone Waterpark is open 12-8 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 1-7 p.m. Sunday.

General admission is $12. Children 3-6 years old are $6, and children 2 and under are $2.

Season passes also are available.

Splash Zone has many water activities for children young and old to enjoy on hot summer days.

For more information, go to splashzonecoupons.com.

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