NWI Parent

Splish! Splash!

July 19th, 2011 - By Jamie Bissot

Y’all, it’s getting hot here. Like, Alabama hot. And let’s not forget the humidity. I’m trying to remember to cherish the heat, as the oh-so-cold days of winter are coming, but really – it’s just plain hot.

I’ve dragged the slip-n-slide out a few times, but since my dog thinks it’s some type of waterbed, the kids have all but given up on it. Thankfully, I found a low-stress solution that doesn’t involve a soggy piece of plastic to drag in and out - the Oasis Splash Park in Michigan City.

It has several things going for it to put my neurotic tendencies at ease:

  1. It’s fully enclosed
  2. There is no water over 1/2 inch deep (I’m guessing here) – so it’s safe!!
  3. Did I mention it’s fully enclosed?
  4. There are plenty of sprinkler activities for the kids to run around in
  5. I can keep a good eye on them under the pavilion (Hello Shade!)
  6. It’s next door to the zoo and the beach
  7. It’s cheap!

Splash Park Michigan City

It’s located in Washington Park at the back of the parking lot adjacent to the zoo. With the beach on one side, and the zoo on the other, you can make a nice day of it there if you like. So get out, enjoy summer while it’s here – and cool off!

Hours: 10 am to noon / 12:30 pm to 2:30 pm / 3 pm to 5 pm

Cost: $4 for Indiana residents, $2 for Michigan City residents & $6 for out-of-state residents

For more information, visit the Michigan City Oasis Splash Park Website

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