St. Johns Community Spray Park Hours

The Spray Park is currently closed due to COVID-19.  Opening date is currently TBD.

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Monday - Friday 10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Saturday & Sunday 10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

There is no admission charge. Parents are responsible for their children.

Restrooms are available on the West side of the building.

Large groups are encouraged to contact the recreation department at 989-224-8944 x 227 and let them know the date, time and duration of your visit to the spray park.

Why a Spray Park?

For over 50 years, area children had enjoyed coming to Veterans Memorial Pool. Unfortunately, due to its aging condition, low attendance, and the expense to update and operate a seasonal pool, the City decided to close it. Since the closing of the pool, a citizens group was formed by the City of St. Johns Parks and Recreation Board with the purpose of bringing a water spray park to replace the pool.

The original pool was built by the Veterans of the area in the early 1950's to give families a safe place to play. It is the intent of the committee to follow the Veterans' intent by providing a more modern and family-friendly place for area residents to play.

Cost of the Spray Park is estimated to be between $350,000-$450,000.

If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact co-chairs of the Citizens Committee; Bill Schafer, City Recreation Director at 224-8944 ext. 227; or Suzie Fromson on Facebook at St. Johns, MI Spray Park.

Thank you,

City of St. Johns Parks and Recreation Board

Citizens for a Spray Park Committee