Planning Tips & Resources
COMMUNITY SPLASH PADS are quickly becoming the most popular neighbourhood 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 community splash pad, waterpark or aquatic facility, look no further; we’ve got you covered.
Our team of Waterplay experts have conveniently compiled a list of the top objectives to consider when planning your own aquatic play solution.
How to Plan a Community Splash Pad?
Installation & Support
SOURCEWELL is a public purchasing agent throughout the United States and Canada which helps save time and money by fulfilling their own bidding process when purchasing Waterplay products.
What Can Sourcewell do for you?
HGAC BUY streamlines the purchasing process for schools, municipalities, and other public entities. Waterplay is proud to be an official contracted vendor for Parks and Recreation suppliers across the United States.
What Can HGACBuy Do For You?
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.
The Canada Healthy Communities Initiative
The Canada Healthy Communities Initiative (CHCI) is providing up to $31 million in existing federal funding to support communities as they deploy new ways to adapt spaces and services to respond to immediate and ongoing needs arising from COVID-19 over the next two years.
The initiative is supporting projects under three main themes:
- Creating safe and vibrant public spaces
- Improving mobility options
- Digital solutions
Funding for the Initiative is being repurposed from existing funding for a second Smart Cities Challenge Competition to support communities in dealing with the immediate and ongoing challenges posed by COVID-19.
Certified Women's Business Enterprise (WBE)
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