Looking to beat the hot and humid New Orleans summer heat? Join the (sweaty) club. We’ve got you covered with the best water spots throughout New Orleans to stay cool and splash around with your kiddos – just don’t forget your sunscreen!
Cool Zoo is a one-of-a-kind splash park – action-packed, featuring slides, sandy beaches and a lazy river. We recommend going early to beat the crowds. Rest assured, your kids will leave wiped out and ready for a long, nap.
This newly renovated pool scene at the Uptown JCC is perfect for the whole family offering a 25 yard, 6 lane swimming pool, infant pool (totally shaded) and toddler pool fully equipped with adorable water spouts and fun slides. Membership required.
Spray Park is tucked away in Metairie at Lafreniere Park right by the Carousel. For only $5, Children 10 and under will have loads of fun running and splashing around their 13 water features. Also available for private parties.
You cannot beat this FREE community pool option with various locations throughout the city (our fav is by Audubon Zoo). Check out the list to find one closest to your neighborhood and be sure to take advantage of their free swim lessons, plus free water aerobics for you mamas.
Stay cool in Harahan with indoor and outdoor pools, including a kids’ pool at the newly named Ochsner Fitness Center (formlerly Elmwood). Once the littles tire out, mamas can take a load off (tan, massage or hit the gym) as child care is available for up to 2 hours. Membership required.