Thrill n’ Chill

Water play at Shelby Farms’ new Splash + Splatter

© Jennifer Badeaux |

Remember how much fun you had each summer when Dad would unfurl the Slip ‘n Slide? Riding belly first through rivulets of water was the best revenge on sultry summer days. This month, Shelby Farms Park hopes to create new summer memories with the opening of Splash + Splatter, a splash park located off of Raleigh LaGrange Road (adjacent to the Outback).

The new addition will bring a beachy feel to this corner of the park, with five, 50-foot slippery slides and sprinkler flowers, sand pits for volleyball and sand sculpting. Local DJs will spin tunes and food trucks will be on-hand to serve up hot snacks and cold beverages. The park opens Saturday, June 7th, at 10 a.m. and will be open weekends only through the end of July. • Admission: $10/adults & non-park members, $5/children 12 and under. Hours: Saturdays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sundays, noon-5 p.m.

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