Address: 2715 S. Main St., Rockford, IL
Hours: June 9, 2019 through Labor Day
9 am – 8 pm
Cost: Adults $6
Children under 2 are free
The Children’s Garden splash pad and kid’s creek in Klehm Arboretum is located in Rockford, Illinois.
This splash pad and kid’s creek are nature themed with creek beds, fountains, pools and streams for kids to play in. The splash pad area has Astroturf so it doesn’t get slippery and the kid’s creek has lots of room for kids to explore. Be sure to go up to the top of the viewing deck to get a view of the whole area.
There is a bathroom in the nearby Clarcor Pavilion and some shaded trees and benches for parents to sit next to the splash pad.
The splash pad is located in Klehm Arboretum which has a variety of gardens including peony and ornamental grass.
Splash pad features include:
- Rocks that can be climbed on
- Standing water pools
- Stream bed
- Spraying geysers from the ground
If you go, be sure to bring:
- Change of clothes
- Bug spray