City spray pads are a great way to cool off on a hot day

Our normal opening date is June 16, 2023.

With the heat we are experiencing, our larger primary spray pads will open early at the following locations noted below. They will be open as of 10:00 a.m. on Wed. May 31, 2023 and operate until 9:00 p.m. nightly.


  • Central Park (Preston) 
  • Churchill Park (Galt)  - opening May 31
  • Duncan Ferguson Park (Galt) 
  • Forbes Park (Hespeler) - opening May 31  
  • Hespeler Optimist Park
  • Lincoln Park (Galt)  
  • Northview Heights Park (Galt) 
  • Riverside Park (Preston) - opening May 31  
  • Soper Park (Galt) 
  • Victoria Park (Hespeler) 
  • Weaver Park (Hespeler) 

To check on their daily status pending any equipment difficulties, click here

Please note: bicycles, rollerblades, skateboards, dogs, food and glass bottles are not permitted on spray pads. Young children (those not yet toilet trained) should be in swim diapers. 

Do not use the spray pads if:

  • you are experiencing nausea, vomiting or diarrhea
  • you have a communicable disease
  • you have a skin infection or open sores