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South Park Wading Pool

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Address: 1131 Massachusetts St, Lawrence, KS 66044-3041
Phone Number: (785) 832-3000

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Fun place to cool off with little ones.

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 24, 2015
Lawrence, Kansas
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Lawrence, Kansas
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3 of 5 stars 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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13 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars 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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5 of 5 stars 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 stars 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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21 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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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51 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars 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 stars 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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