Ray's Splash Planet
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View Hours, Rates, and Rules*On Friday, April 19th, the Splash Park will be open from 10am - 5:30pm and the Facilty will be open from 10am - 6pm. On Sunday, April 21st, our Splash Park and Facility will be closed. *
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Ray's Splash Planet is a joint venture between the Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation Department and Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools built on the campus of Irwin Academic Center.
The indoor waterpark at Ray's Splash Planet is one of a kind and likely to leave a permanent smile on the faces of your family. There are countless ways to get soaked and have fun in this one-of-a-kind waterpark that contains 117,000 gallons of water.
Here is a list of the fun-filled attractions in the waterpark:
Ray's Splash Planet opened its doors on October 15, 2002 and has been a destination for area residents eversince. We have been voted "Best place to Get Wet" (Charlotte Observer), "Best Recreation Facility" (Creative Loafing), "Best Place to Have a Birthday Party" (Charlotte City Magazine), "Best Place to Swim" (Charlotte Parent Magazine), "Best Birthday Party Venue in Charlotte " (Yahoo), and "Best Pool/Spray Park" (Charlotte Parent Magazine). Ray's Splash Planet offers year 'round fun for the entire family!
Ray's Splash Planet is unlike anything in the Carolinas. The facility includes a one-of-a-kind water park with fun-filled features. The Planet is home to a fitness center with aerobic & dance room, cardiovascular theater, free weights and resistance equipment. Ray's Splash Planet also contains party rooms available for reservations, a new playground, and other recreation-based features. Ray's Splash Planet offers yearly and monthly memberships as well as single-visit entry fees. Discounts are available for non-profit groups, schools and seniors.
215 North Sycamore Street Charlotte, NC 28202 980-314-4729 > Get driving directions from Google Maps The site for Ray's Splash Planet is located in an urban setting on the campus of the 5.8-acre Irwin Academic Center in Charlotte, North Carolina.
77 North to Uptown
77 South to Uptown
The property is bordered by the interstate highway (I-77) on the west, West 5th Street on the south, Elmwood Cemetery on the north and North Clarkson Avenue to the east.
*Opens at 9am Monday-Friday June 10, 2019 - August 23, 2019