Providence Waterparks to Open Ahead of Summer Schedule with High Temperatures Expected this Weekend

Providence Waterparks to Open Ahead of Summer Schedule with High Temperatures Expected this Weekend


Waterparks to Open Friday, June 29 & Saturday, June 30, 12PM-7PM, Pools to Open July 2, 12PM-5PM for Summer Season 

PROVIDENCE, RI – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza today announced that City of Providence’s neighborhood waterparks will open ahead of the summer schedule on Friday, June 29 and Saturday, June 30 from 12:00PM to 7:00PM due to expected high temperatures. Waterparks were previously set to open on Monday, July 2 along with City pools for the summer season. Pools are still set to open July 2 for the public from 12:00pm to 5:00pm and throughout the remainder of the season. City pools and waterparks will close Wednesday, July 4 for the holiday and resume operation July 5.

Waterpark facilities to open ahead of schedule for the public, from 12:00PM to 7:00PM Friday, June 29 and Saturday, June 30, include:

  • Al Carrington Water Park – at Richardson Park, 64 Richardson Street, Corner of Richardson Street & Prairie Ave)

  • Billy Taylor Water Park, 124 Camp Street, off Cypress Street

  • Sackett Street Water Park, 110 Sackett Street, across from Sackett Street Recreation Center

  • Harriet & Sayles Water Park, 375 Sayles Street, Corner of Harriet & Sayles Streets

  • General Street Water Park, 11 West Drive, off Admiral Street

  • George West Water Park, 1266 Chalkstone Ave, corner of Chalkstone & Mt Pleasant Ave

  • Fargnoli Water Park, 945 Smith Street, close to Academy Ave

  • Fox Point Water Park – at Cabral Park, 505 Wickenden Street, Next to Vartan Gregorian School

  • Neutaconkanut Recreation Center Water Park, 675 Plainfield Street, near Killingly Street

  • Wallace Street Park, 1 Wallace Street

  • Pastore Park, Corner of Knight Street and Tell Street

  • Joslin Recreation Center, 17 Hyatt St

Pool facilities for the public open from12:00PM to 5:00PM in the summer beginning Monday, July 2, include:

  • McGrane Pool at West End Recreation Center, 404 Dexter Street

  • Almagno Pool at Neutaconkanut Recreation Center, 675 Plainfield Street

  • Selim Rogers Recreation Center, 60 Camden Avenue

  • Zuccolo Recreation Center, 18 Gesler Street

  • Davey Lopes Recreation Center, 227 Dudley Street

For more information and to find the nearest open recreation center, residents can call the Providence Recreation Department’s main office at 401-680-7300, visit or contact the Mayor’s Center for City Services by dialing 3-1-1 or visiting