KNOXVILLE, Tenn.— The Knox County Parks and Recreation Department will open its three splash pads Friday, May 13.

“As the weather heats up, take comfort knowing you can stay cool every day at these park attractions,” Knox County Mayor Glenn Jacobs said. “Just be sure to read the rules and be safe.”

The 2022 splash pad season runs through Sunday, Sept. 11. The free automated water playgrounds are open to the public from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. every day, weather permitting.

They are located at:
• Carl Cowan Park, 10058 S. Northshore Drive
• Powell Station Park, 2318 W. Emory Road
• New Harvest Park, 4775 New Harvest Lane