Splash Pad

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 Splashpad Rules

splashpad-9007Splash pad FAQs

Q: Where is the splash pad?
A: The splash pad is located at Henderson Park, 902 N. Park Street, across from Fireman's Park.

Q: Where do I park?
A: There is a parking lot adjacent to the park on N. Park Street.

Q: Is the splash pad open daily?
A: Yes! The splash pad is open daily beginning in April and through the end of September from 10 am to dusk.

Q: Is the splash pad free to use?
A: Yes! The splash pad is a feature of Henderson Park and is open to the public. Please take care of it!

Q: The water is not on, is it closed?spashpad-activator-button
A: The water features are on a timer and need to be activated by pressing one of the two activators around the splash pad. The activators will not work outside the operating hours. Please call PARK Central 979-337-7250 for assistance if the splash pad is not working during operating hours.

Q: Can I have a birthday party at the splash pad?
A: The splash pad is just like any other park. You are welcome to set up a party area in the park but cannot reserve any space inside the splash pad area. The Henderson Park Kitchen is available to rent. Check availability online and/or call PARK Central to reserve at 979-337-7250.

Q: Can I take food to the splash pad?
A: Just like a trip to the park, you are welcome to bring your own food. Please remember that no food or beverages are allowed within 6-feet of the splash pad area.

Q: Is there shade?
A: There are beautiful pecan trees located on the southside of the splash pad. A shade structure surrounding the seating wall is scheduled to be added in the fall of 2020 thanks to a generous donation by HEB Tournament of Champions Charitable Trust.

Q: Are there restrooms?
A: Yes. Restrooms are located on the East side of Henderson Park Kitchen.

Project Timeline

Located at Henderson Park, work will begin in mid-March on the 16-water feature pad, spread throughout 3,000 sq. ft., and painted with shades of blue, green, and yellow.

Henderson Park Splashpad rendering - view 1 - Vortex Aquatic Structures International
Henderson Park Splashpad rendering - view 2 - Vortex Aquatic Structures International

Brenham Parks and Recreation staff collaborated with Vortex Aquatic Structures Inc. to come up with a new and innovative water play design to foster imagination and social play. The features are grouped into three levels: toddler bay, family bay, and teen bay.

Henderson Park Splashpad rendering - view 3 - Vortex Aquatic Structures International
Henderson Park Splashpad rendering - view 4 - Vortex Aquatic Structures International

The toddler bay features gentle ground sprays and low-flow water features such as Spray Loops, an Aqua Dome, and the Alto feature for a more sensory play experience. The highlight of the family bay is the Sunspray which creates a spiraling water effect with its twirling sphere. The teen bay will offer a 7 ft. Silhouette and two Luna Cannons with orbs that will bring a new level of interaction to the play feature as kids will be able to rotate the cannons 360 degrees. And finally, at the center of the splash pad will feature a SuperWave.

Two bollard activators will be located on the splash pad that initiates the water sequence of play features, controls water consumption, and helps reduce waste.

Funding for the splash pad project comes from the Brenham Community Development Corporation (BCDC) and HEB Tournament of Champions Charitable Trust.

HEB Tournament of Champions graphic