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Fountain of Life Waterpark

This is one of my favorite places to chill. The fountain in awesome and the statues such beautiful... read more

Reviewed November 7, 2018
Maureen S
London, Canada
Fountain of Life Water Park is Awesome!

Went to see a movie at Mary Pickford movie theater. We were early and noticed the Fountain of Life... read more

Reviewed October 18, 2018
San Diego, California
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68700 Avenida Lalo Guerrero, In front of City Hall, Cathedral City, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92234-1208
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Reviewed November 7, 2018

This is one of my favorite places to chill. The fountain in awesome and the statues such beautiful works of art. Great for children to run through the water on really hot days. Benches to sit and read or just enjoy the beauty of the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Maureen S
Reviewed October 29, 2018

It kind of reminded me of Antoni Gaudi...… but not in a good way. It is not something that he would have created, but something an unskilled amateur might think they could do, stealing ideas of Gaudi, but failing to emulate. It is whimsical for...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 18, 2018 via mobile

Went to see a movie at Mary Pickford movie theater. We were early and noticed the Fountain of Life Water Park. It is such an awesome place for kids of any age! We spent a few minutes there and recommend it for all ages on...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank J9578EYpaulc
Reviewed October 18, 2018

Water features for kids of every age. This is the perfect place to come when your pool is too hot, or the kids need a change of pace. There are lots of levels to climb for older kids and many on the ground and lower...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed September 19, 2018 via mobile

Some of the "tiles" here are soft. I'm still trying to get my head around that. Having said that, it's a lovely spot in a city that could use more lovely. The vast swaths of empty, but very clean, sand and the empty storefronts in...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed June 26, 2018

There a couple of movie theaters and restaurants right around the fountain so you have a good chance of seeing it if your in the area catching a flick or having dinner. It's a nice experience to walk around and view the artistry of the...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank Sandra R
Reviewed May 27, 2018 via mobile

The fountain detail and art work is beautiful and so are the vibrant colors. Take pics so you can remember the beauty.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank MandiL292
Reviewed April 27, 2018

This is just a little area by the City Hall to sit and relax near the large water fountain. Try going in the early evening after dinner to sit by the fountain and relax.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed April 2, 2018 via mobile

The Fountain of Life in the town square in Cat City is a unique design for a fountain. It consists of varies dessert animals along its edge done in mosaic and tile. It is like a water show with no basin collecting water. The kids...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank mn4trvl
Reviewed April 1, 2018 via mobile

This was a big hit with my 2 grand daughters 5/6 yrs old. It is a fun time to cool off play with other kids. Or just go by yourself bring a book and sit on the grass that surrounds it and relax enjoying the...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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