Rivelin Splash reopens after winter break

Rivelin Splash
Rivelin Splash

Rivelin Splash water play area has reopened for bank holiday week and will be open each day until 31 May.

From 6 June to 13 July it’ll open for weekends only and then from 13 July until 7 September it’ll be open seven days a week. Opening times are 11am-5pm.

The water play area was refurbished in 2013.

Rivelin paddling pools information – council website

Rivelin Valley Park Cafe

Good forecast for Rivelin Splash opening weekend

Rivelin Splash
The new Rivelin Splash will formally open on Saturday 13 July

The new Rivelin Splash water play area will finally open on Saturday 13 July at 11am.

The refurbished water play area is for children of all ages and includes three large splash pads, a new filter system, water play equipment plus ramped access with handrails. One of the pools will still be for paddling

The toilets will be more accessible and new baby changing facilities have been created. Water pistols, nets and buckets will be available from Rivelin Park cafe.

The water splash was originally scheduled to open in May.

Rivelin paddling pools information – council website

Rivelin Valley Park Cafe

Rivelin Splash set to open for bank holiday weekend

Rivelin Splash
The new Rivelin Splash is expected to open on Saturday 25 May

Update 25 May: we’ve just checked and Rivelin water splash isn’t ready yet so won’t be opening this weekend. We’ll let you know if we hear when the revised date is.

Weather permitting, the new Rivelin Splash water play area will open at the start of the bank holiday weekend on Saturday 25 May.

The refurbished water play area is for children of all ages and is designed to be more accessible and inclusive. The water circulation system has been improved and new features such as water jets and sprays have been installed.

Water pistols, nets and buckets will be available from Rivelin Park cafe.
Water pistols, nets and buckets will be available from Rivelin Park cafe

One of the pools will still be for paddling, while the other three have been turned into splash pads. Water pistols, nets and buckets will be available from Rivelin Park cafe.

The toilets will be more accessible and new baby changing facilities have been created.

If you’re planning on heading down for the opening, you should contact the council first to double check that the project will be finished in time for Saturday 25 May.

Rivelin paddling pools information – council website

Rivelin Valley Park Cafe