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Play zones

Planning Tips & Resources


SPLASH PADS are quickly becoming the most popular amenity chosen by growing communities and those looking to revitalize their green spaces. Spray parks provide a fun, safe, and developmentally engaging gathering space for families and social groups from all economic backgrounds.

If you have been tasked with planning a splash pad, waterpark, or aquatic facility, look no further; we’ve got you covered.

Our team of +115 experts has conveniently compiled a list of the top objectives to consider when planning your own aquatic play solution. 










WATERPLAY'S AWARDED Cooperative Purchasing Programs


Save time and money through our awarded purchasing contracts. Designed to streamline the buying process, ensure compliancy with local and state/provincial procurement requirements, and give you an amazing customer experience, purchasing contracts also ensure you are aligned with the best vendors in the industry, at the best price. Available to our North American customer base for municipal projects, K-12 and higher education, and other government entities. It's so easy!


  • Streamlined purchasing
  • Discounted pricing
  • Ensured compliancy
  • Convenient processes
  • Free membership 

Sourcewell Purchasing Cooperative 

Sourcewell exists for one purpose: to help communities. A self-sustaining government organization, Sourcewell has over 40 years of dedicated service helping government, education, and non-profit agencies operate more efficiently through a variety of solutions.

BuyBoard National Purchasing Cooperative

Developed to assist members in complying with their purchasing legal requirements, BuyBoard vendors have been awarded contracts for products and services through a competitive procurement process, thereby giving members the opportunity for bulk discounts, combined with the ease of online, web-based shopping. 



Grants & Initiatives 

Every year government agencies, foundations and corporations allocate grant money for the development of play and learning in communities throughout the world. When you’re planning an aquatic play space, whether it’s a new build or a refurbishment, consider what grants are available to enhance your budget. 

Contact us today to learn more about sourcing and applying for grants. 



Certified Women's Business Enterprise (WBE) 



Certified Women Owned Business


The WBE Certification by WeConnect International assists Waterplay in accessing new business opportunities with partners seeking to diversify their supplier chains.

As a certified business, both Waterplay and its distribution partners are eligible for special bidding opportunities.

CERT. NUMBER 1000001103