Ray's Splash Planet
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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 StreetCharlotte, NC 28202980-314-4729> Get driving directions from Google MapsThe 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.
Hi, I'm RAY.
I'm the official mascot for the Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation Department and my name stands for "Recreate All Year".
There are lots of fun things to do here:
Unfortunately the Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation Department is not accepting requests for RAY appearances or visits until further notice.
Mecklenburg County Public Health encourages all eligible residents ages 12 and older to get a free COVID-19 vaccination.