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South Park Wading Pool

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Address: 1131 Massachusetts St, Lawrence, KS 66044-3041
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+1 785-832-3000

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Great for the kiddos

My only minor complaints is that it gets pretty dirty by the end of the day. Also, it's nearly impossible to rent in the AM

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed August 29, 2016
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2016

My only minor complaints is that it gets pretty dirty by the end of the day. Also, it's nearly impossible to rent in the AM

Thank Rican524
Lawrence, Kansas
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 1, 2016

Not open as of May 1 but the wading pool offers a great respite from the summer heat in the setting of a beautiful city park with all kinds of room to play and also a nice playground. Great family facility.

Thank buffalojim67
Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 6, 2016

Small and basic, this pool is good for dipping your feet in on a hot day. A nice addition to an afternoon in the park, but not recommended as a destination except in extreme heat.

Thank Kaitlyn J
Lawrence, Kansas
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2015

Awesome place for families with toddlers 0-5 to swim safely. Free during the summer which is an awesome deal for parents & families. Clean restroom and close to park

Thank Jillian F
Lawrence, Kansas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 24, 2015

A great pool for little ones 5 and under. Best part - it is FREE! Hours are a little weird - open to the public only in afternoons and early evenings, but you can reserve it in the mornings for groups/birthdays. Perfect for toddlers with the zero depth entrance and is very shallow. Only open early June-early August.

Thank seeclark
Norwood, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2014

As part of my running route, every time I passed the wading pool the sounds of children and families having a great day could be heard wafting through the trees.

1 Thank tmcclintock
Hutchinson, Kansas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2014

The wading pool is a wonderful place to take younger children. Younger kids can play in the shallow water and enjoy the water bubbling up on the edge (where they can crawl or walk in). A bonus is that it is free!

1 Thank Sherri R
Lawrence, Kansas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 8, 2012

We really like to go to this pool. It's fairly small and only a couple feet deep. And the best part about it is it's free! It's usually very clean, too. And it's right next to the playground. A great choice for an outing with the kids!

1 Thank JamieElaine

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