Veteran Acres Splash Pad {Crystal Lake}

Although it’s small, the splash pad at Veteran Acres Park in Crystal Lake is mighty. It is perfect for a quick cool off after a romp at the adjacent park, and this splash pad is a great place to play on a hot day.

Veteran Acres Splash Pad, Crystal Lake
© J. Gebbink | Little Lake | 2017
Full of misting jets and geysers, this innocent looking park may take even the unsuspecting adult by surprise with a wayward water spout. Since it is mounted on concrete, this park is best for walkers, but kids all the way up to early grade school were having fun in the sun!
Veteran Acres Splash Pad, Crystal Lake
© J. Gebbink | Little Lake | 2017

Kids love this prairie-themed water play yard. Watch them delight in standing on top of the pavement-mounted water fountains and running through the vertical water jets.While there isn’t any shade over the splash pad, the tables and picnic areas are well-shaded by large trees. The bathrooms are easily accessible, there is a shaded pavilion, and there are tons of other activities to do at the same location.This  park also includes a playground, basketball courts, sports fields, tennis courts, hiking trails, grills for outdoor cooking, and plenty of open areas. There is so much to do here.

Veteran Acres Splash Pad is a great place to meet friends for a romp in the water! Bring your towel and sunscreen and cool off in Crystal Lake.

431 Walkup Rd., Crystal Lake
11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.,  Monday-Friday
10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.,  Saturday and Sunday
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Jessica is a mom of 3 girls from Spring Grove, IL. Next to her relationship with the Lord, her other passions include cooking, playing the violin, photography, and helping other moms to realize their true potential.

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