Splash into Summer!

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Splash Pads:
Adventure Park Splash Pad at the Anthem Community Park
Splash pad at Liberty Bell Park in Anthem
Outlets at Anthem Splash pad in Anthem
Kidsplash Fountain at Desert Ridge Marketplace
Splash pad at Kierland Commons
Splash Zone at Enchanted Island Amusement Park
Leapin Lagoon and Yakulla Caverns Splash Pad at the Phoenix Zoo
Splash Park at Rio Vista Community Park in Peoria

Water Park:
Wet ‘n Wild Phoenix, located off Pinnacle Peak and the 1-17, is the largest adventure/theme park in Arizona and features Maximum Velocity – the world’s first, gravity-defying, dueling Master Blaster water coaster. The water park also features Wet ‘n’ Wild Jr., a kid-sized water park created especially for kids and families. The Wet ‘n’ Wild Jr. section of the park features kid-friendly versions of some of the park’s most thrilling attractions, plus water toys, spray zones and tons of shade. With more than 30 additional exhilarating rides and attractions, Wet ‘n’ Wild Phoenix is ideal for families and thrill seekers alike.

Keep in mind that the summer is “off-season” for hotels and resorts here. So, you can often score great deals of $169 or less per night at some really amazing places (plus sometimes resort credits and other bonuses too). Here’s a list of some that are known for having some great family activities and water play fun:

The Westin Kierland Resort & Spa

Aloha Package
Discounted rates paired with buy-one, get-one free rides on the Kierland Flowrider wave simulator, and a $50 per room, per night dining credit. $149 per room, per night, based on availability for stays through September 1, 2014.

Arizona Grand Resort, Oasis Water Park
Stay & Play Package
Suite rates as low as $169 and includes $50 nightly resort credit, up to six Oasis Water Park daily passes, and kids eat free at the Lobby Grill. Call for details for dates available.

The Pointe Hilton at Squaw Peak
Summer Flashback! Package
Decade themed dive-in movies, music and dining, daily poolside activities, all-suite accommodations, Hole-in-the-Wall River Ranch Water Park, miniature golf at River Ranch, Coyote Kid’s Camp, all starting at $109 per suite, per night. Rates are good through September 8, 2014. Use request plan code “SUNSP” when making reservations.

JW Marriott Resort at Desert Ridge
Fling & Swing Package
Package includes a daily $50 resort credit, free golf on Faldo and Palmer championship golf courses (after 3:00 p.m. day of arrival, 11:00 a.m. on for remainder of stay), free meals for kids 12 and under, free access to the Family Escape Center, and free resort fee providing free in-room Wi-Fi, complimentary appetizer or dessert daily with an entree, free tennis and complimentary self-parking. Rates starting at $169 available through September 2, 2014.

Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort and Spa
Splash into Summer Package
The package includes a guest room, free parking, 50% off Camp Hyatt, free dinner for a child in SWB (12 and under) with each paying adult and free golf for a child (15 and under) with each paying adult. A second room for the kids 18 and under is available up to 50% off.

Sheraton Wild Horse Pass Resort and Spa
Summer Camp Package
Package includes two night in a guestroom (Friday check-in/Sunday check-out required), Junior guest access to workshops with full day programming including: brick-building sessions, interactive stations from SEA LIFE™ Arizona, complimentary kids lunch, gaming stations, Native American Song and S’mores, 50% off food and beverage at Hanyo Poolside Grill, and parents receive a VIP coupon book and shuttle service to the nearby Phoenix Premium Outlet, 20% off greens fees at Whirlwind Golf Club, 20% off services at Aji Spa and two complimentary drink vouchers. Rates from $149 per night. Dates available include June 13-15, July 11-13, and July 25-27.

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