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Where to find kid-friendly spray parks in D.C.

The little ones can cool off easily at these 26 locations

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Children, just like adults, need to beat the heat, too. During the summer in D.C., spray parks are open daily from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., through Labor Day.

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Palisades Recreation Center and Playground

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Neighborhood: Petworth

Friendship Recreation Center/Turtle Park

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Neighborhood: American University Park

Chevy Chase Recreation Center

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Neighborhood: Chevy Chase, D.C.

Guy Mason Recreation Center

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Neighborhood: Glover Park

Macomb Recreation Center

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Neighborhood: Cleveland Park

Lafayette Recreation Center

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Neighborhood: Upper Chevy Chase

Stead Play Park

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Neighborhood: Dupont Circle

Columbia Heights Community Center/Girard Street Park

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Neighborhood: Columbia Heights

14th and Girard Street Park

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Neighborhood: Columbia Heights

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Columbia Heights Civic Plaza

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Neighborhood: Columbia Heights

Harrison Playground

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Neighborhood: U Street NW corridor

Fort Stevens Recreation Center

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Neighborhood: Brightwood

Westminster Playground

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Neighborhood: Shaw

Petworth Recreation Center

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Neighborhood: Petworth

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Kennedy Recreation Center

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Neighborhood: Shaw

Takoma Community Center

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Neighborhood: Takoma

King Greenleaf Recreation Center

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Neighborhood: Southwest

Fort Greble Spray Park

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Neighborhood: Bellevue

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Riggs LaSalle Recreation Center

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Neighborhood: Queens Chapel

Turkey Thicket Recreation Center

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Neighborhood: University Heights

Joseph H. Cole Recreation Center

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Neighborhood: Trinidad

Watkins Recreation Center

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Neighborhood: Capitol Hill

Hillcrest Recreation Center

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Neighborhood: Hillcrest

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Fort Davis Recreation Center

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Neighborhood: Fort Davis Park

Marvin Gaye Park

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Neighborhood: Northeast Boundary

Marvin Gaye Recreation Center

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Neighborhood: Grant Park

Palisades Recreation Center and Playground

Neighborhood: Petworth

Friendship Recreation Center/Turtle Park

Neighborhood: American University Park

Chevy Chase Recreation Center

Neighborhood: Chevy Chase, D.C.

Guy Mason Recreation Center

Neighborhood: Glover Park

Macomb Recreation Center

Neighborhood: Cleveland Park

Lafayette Recreation Center

Neighborhood: Upper Chevy Chase

Stead Play Park

Neighborhood: Dupont Circle

Columbia Heights Community Center/Girard Street Park

Neighborhood: Columbia Heights

14th and Girard Street Park

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Neighborhood: Columbia Heights

A child whose head is not seen stands amid sprinklers in a park. Shutterstock

Columbia Heights Civic Plaza

Neighborhood: Columbia Heights

Harrison Playground

Neighborhood: U Street NW corridor

Fort Stevens Recreation Center

Neighborhood: Brightwood

Westminster Playground

Neighborhood: Shaw

Petworth Recreation Center

Water above a fountain. Shutterstock

Neighborhood: Petworth

Water above a fountain. Shutterstock

Kennedy Recreation Center

Neighborhood: Shaw

Takoma Community Center

Neighborhood: Takoma

King Greenleaf Recreation Center

Neighborhood: Southwest

Fort Greble Spray Park

Kids legs are seen at brightly lit splash park. Shutterstock

Neighborhood: Bellevue

Kids legs are seen at brightly lit splash park. Shutterstock

Riggs LaSalle Recreation Center

Neighborhood: Queens Chapel

Turkey Thicket Recreation Center

Neighborhood: University Heights

Joseph H. Cole Recreation Center

Neighborhood: Trinidad

Watkins Recreation Center

Neighborhood: Capitol Hill

Hillcrest Recreation Center

Multicolored spray rings at a splash pad. Shutterstock

Neighborhood: Hillcrest

Multicolored spray rings at a splash pad. Shutterstock

Fort Davis Recreation Center

Neighborhood: Fort Davis Park

Marvin Gaye Park

Neighborhood: Northeast Boundary

Marvin Gaye Recreation Center

Neighborhood: Grant Park