METAIRIE, LA (WVUE) - As temperatures heat up, young children in Jefferson Parish will soon have a fun way to cool down. Lafreniere Park's Spray Pad officially opens tomorrow, Saturday, April 1, 2017 from 12:00pm to 7:00pm. For the next couple of months, the spray pad will open only on weekends, However, beginning in late May, the Spray Pad will be open seven days per week.
The Spray Pad sprays more than 135 gallons of water per minute and covers approximately 4,000 square feet of surface. Lafreniere Park officials say it's only available to children 10 years of age and younger. The wet and wacky attraction includes an in-ground water spray features and five above-ground water sprayers. Kids can also spray each other with water "cannons".
The Spray Pad is located adjacent to the Carousel in Lafreniere Park and cost $5.00 per person for a 90-minute session. Food, drinks, glass containers, toys and floats are strictly prohibited.
The Spray Pad is also available for private parties. For more information, please call Lafreniere Park Office at 838-4389.