Splash play continues to be the most commonly planned water play amenity for parks and other outdoor recreation areas. The great news for communities whose plans for splash pads are constrained by space limitations, budgetary belt-tightening and other constraints is that design for these type of spaces is ever more innovative.
If you’re dealing with space and budget constraints, look for splash pad packages designed specifically to meet smaller spaces and lower cost.
When you want to get the most out of every square foot of available space, you’ll want to minimize the space required for things like a vault or mechanical room. Preconfigured, self-contained splash pad solutions that require no mechanical room or vault or even an electrical hookup are available, maximizing the play value of the space you do have.
Having no electricity available on your site is no longer a problem. Preconfigured splash pad packages that feature technology will eliminate the need for electrical installation. These systems like HydroLogix™ operate with the push of a button, and can be installed in just about any location, including where electrical service would be unwelcome or too costly to install.
Featuring a domestic single-pass system, this type of package includes an activator, distribution manifold and collection drain (example shown at right) in a single component, which will simplify installation while keeping costs lower. Even better, this low-water-flow solution will reduce your water consumption without reducing opportunities for exciting water play.
Featuring activators to turn the water on, you’ll be putting children in control of their splash play experience. A push of the activator will bring the aquatic play to life. When the water shuts off, kids can have fun racing back to get the water play fun going again.
As if it weren’t enough to find a splash pad that can be installed so easily, in small spaces with no electricity, this type of package has yet another benefit: minimal maintenance. With stainless-steel construction, the splash pad will be resistant to corrosion, vandalism, and component failure. What’s more, the simplicity of the design means less permitting will be required, and simplified construction to allow for an organized build opportunity for your community.