Spraygrounds and Fountains

Columbus Recreation and Parks Department has four spraygrounds and three interactive fountains throughout the city. Spraygrounds are large outdoor water-themed playgrounds that are a great way to help cool off in the summer.


Locations and Hours

Barnett, Blackburn, Linden and Scioto Southland

  • May 25-26 and June 1-2: All Spraygrounds will open from 12-6 p.m.; closed weekdays
  • June 8-Aug. 18: All Spraygrounds will be open daily from noon to 6 p.m.
  • Aug. 19-Sept. 1: All Spraygrounds will open from 12-6 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays; closed on weekdays

All Spraygrounds are closed on the following holidays:

  • Memorial Day (May 27)
  • Independence Day (July 4)
  • Labor Day (Sept. 2)

Spraygrounds may close unexpectedly; check out the Status Update section for real-time information.

Status Update


Open Times

11 a.m.–6 p.m.
Seven Days A Week

Dorrian Green and Scioto Mile fountains will be shut down the week of Sept. 5. The North Bank fountain will remain open until around Sept. 30.

North Bank

311 W. Long St.
Columbus, OH 43215

The fountain will be closed when the facility is rented.

Scioto Mile

233 S Civic Center Dr.
Columbus, OH 43215

For real-time information check out the Scioto Mile Fountain Status Update.