Lowell, MA – There’s a place in Lowell, Massachusetts where kids can go and cool off for free during the summer and early fall. Shedd Park has “The Splash Pad,” which is operated by the city of Lowell, Massachusetts and its Department of Parks and Recreation. This is a great area where supervised children can cool down with water sprays. The Splash Pad at Shedd Park is located at 433 Rogers Street in Lowell.

During the Summer of 2010 from Saturday May 29th – June 30th, the Splash Pad is open on weekends and holidays from from 12pm-4pm. Beginning July 1st until the first day of school for the Lowell Public School District, the Splash Pad is open seven days a week from 12pm-6pm. On Labor Day weekend, the hours are from 12pm-6pm (Saturday – Monday). Between September 11 – October 11, it’s open only on weekends and holidays from 12-4pm.

For more information about the Splash Pad or Shedd Park, please call the city’s Recreation Office at (978) 970-4175. You may also visit the city of Lowell website, LowellMA.gov.