Cool off at these family friendly Northern Michigan pools and splash pads packed with spray jets, water slides, fountains and more!

The Kaliseum, Kalkaska

1900 Fairground Rd., 231.258.5913.
Take a dip in the Kaliseum’s leisure pool that features spa jets, a rain umbrella, water slide, and play fountains. This pool reaches a maximum depth of 3 feet and is perfect for little ones. Join open swim, family swim, or water aerobics.

Clinch Park, Traverse City

161 E Grandview Pkwy., 231.922.4904
Head over to the “splash pad” which is just east of Clinch Park Beach for an easy way to cool off. Great for kids who aren’t ready to tackle the Big Lake just yet.  The park also has lifeguards and plenty of picnic tables for the whole family.

Blair Township Park, Grawn

2121 CR 633., 231.276.9263.
Wonderful, new splash pad located within the Blair Township Park that is great for cooling off after a game of baseball or a round on the swing sets.

Crystal Mountain Resort, Thompsonville

12500 Crystal Mountain Dr., 231.668.6628.
The park at waters edge outdoor pool at Crystal Mountain is open to the public. This outdoor pool features slides, a ropes and lily pad course and of course, swimming.

Harbor Springs High School, Harbor Springs

500 Spring St., 231.526.4800.
Swing into the Harbor Springs pool attached to the high school for recreational swim. Great place for kids who are just learning to swim and want to test out their skills. The 2017 Summer Pool Schedule is available here.

Great Wolf Lodge, Traverse City

3575 N US Highway 31 S, Traverse City, MI 49684
This fun-filled family resort is sure to provide your kids with some water park adventures, both indoor and outdoor. Kids may venture across Big Foot Pass, floating lily pads, or zip through one of the slides like  Alberta Falls. Great Wolf Lodge activities for all ages are available, including hot tubs and a spa for parents.

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Photo(s) by Crystal Mountain