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Pools, Splash Pads, and Beaches

Where to cool off in the Mahoning Valley!

June 18, 2020

Looking for cool ways to beat the heat this summer? Check out these fun and family-friendly splash pads, local beaches and pools in the Mahoning Valley.

Updated for 2019


Austintown Township Park Splash Pad - OPEN

The splash pad is open daily Noon to 8:00 p.m. 

There is a covered pavilion with picnic tables close by, but if you want to sit near the entrance bring a chair or blanket, and an umbrella, there is no shade right around the pad.


Cortland Splash Pad - Closed for season
140 Pearl St., Cortland

The Splash Pad is scheduled to open Memorial Day, weather permitting! Daily hours are 11am - 7pm. A pavilion with picnic tables is available on a first come basis. A number of benches are scattered around the Splash Pad. 


Mill Creek MetroParks - Wet Playground - Still Closed June 18 - anticipates to open
Wick Recreation Area - Wet Playground
1861 McCollum Rd., Youngstown

The Juliana Kurinka Children’s Play Area offers four play areas for children of all ages. The area includes Wet, Adventure, Sand, and Tot Playgrounds with equipment and features designed for interactive, physical, and social play. The Play Area is designed with family in mind as it offers designated areas with appropriately sized/designed play equipment for tots (ages 2-5) and older children (ages 5-12). 

Wet Playground Open Daily 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.


Northside Pool - Closed
2160 Belmont Ave, Youngstown, OH 44505

Opens June 5
Hours: Monday-Saturday 1:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Nominal daily rate 


Splash Pad at John White Park - Closed
2300 Kimmel St., Youngstown, OH 44505


Splash Pad at Homestead Park - Closed
E. Dewey Ave., Youngstown, OH 44502


Splash Pad at McDonald’s Woodland Park - Closed
Park Ave., McDonald, OH 44437
When: Open Monday-Friday from 11am-5pm
(330) 530-5472
Opens June 10th
(Closed June 24-28 for Firefighters Festival)


Craig Beach at Lake Milton State Park
Grandview Road  Lake Milton, OH 44429

The 600-foot beach has restrooms, change booths, showers, playground, basketball court and sand volleyball court. Swimming is permitted in designated areas. Please exercise caution while swimming at the beach. Pets are NOT allowed on the beach.

Hours: Dawn to Dusk
Free


Mosquito Lake State Park

1439 Wilson Sharpsville Rd, Cortland, OH 44410

A 600-foot beach provides recreation for swimmers and sunbathers. Swimming is permitted in designated areas. Please exercise caution while swimming at the beach. Pets are NOT allowed on swimming beaches. A separate dog park with a swim beach designated just for dogs is available.

Hours: Dawn to Dusk
Free


Centennial Park Splash Pad & Outdoor Pool  - Closed for season
472 Park Ave, Salem, OH 44460

Opens June 2
Hours 1:00 to 7:00 p.m.
$4/day adults; $3 students; under 5 free
Season passes: $60 family; $40 individual


Firestone Park Pool - Columbiana Residents Only
338 E Park Ave
Columbiana, OH 44408

Kiddie Pool is Free!

Hours: 12:00PM – 8:30PM

  • Adult daily rate (Monday thru Friday) $6.00
  • Adult daily rate (weekends and holidays) $8.00
  • Children under 18 years (Monday thru Friday) $4.00
  • Children 3 and under FREE
  • Children under 18 years (weekends and holidays) $6.00
  • Children 3 and under FREE
  • Seniors (Monday thru Friday) $4.00
  • Seniors (weekends and holidays) $6.00





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