Explore with Kids: Kenwood Cove Aquatic Park in Salina, KS

Day at Kenwood Cove in Salina, KS

Looking to do one more quick day trip before summer ends? Look no further! Kenwood Cove Water Park in Salina, KS is Salina’s city pool and only 1hr and 15min north of Wichita. This quick day trip will not disappoint and will end your summer on a high note!

Kenwood Cove Aquatic Park Salina KS
Why Kenwood Cove? It has so much to offer for such a small price. It is $7 for adults and $5 for kids ages 3-17. Kenwood cove has multiple water slides (5 slides for those over 48 inches), a play area and slide for the younger kids, a lazy River, a zero entry space, wave pool, rock climbing wall, diving board, and deep end swimming space. So much to do for every age and every swimming level.

A few tips and tricks to make it the best experience- bring your own lock to lock up your wallet, keys, and other valuables. They have small square lockers available on a first come first serve bases. You’ll also want to bring plenty of sunscreen, your own towels, water, and a change of clothes for the ride back home. They do have a concession stand with snack food, sweet treats, and a variety of drinks. They accept cash and card.

Kenwood Cove Aquatic Park Salina KSHours of Operation:

Monday – Saturday, 12:30-7pm and Sunday, 12:30-6pm. They will close for the season on Aug 16th (also closed Aug 9-13th)


$7 per adult
$5 per kids (ages 3-7)
2 & under free

Kenwood Cove Address:

701 Kenwood Park Drive, Salina, Kansas 67401- 785-826-7430

If a big water park isn’t for you or if you’re looking for more water fun, check out Jerry Ivey Splash Park. This fun splash pad is perfect for the whole family. 2465 Edward St, Salina, KS. Open until Sept 30th

Not only does Salina have an amazing city pool “water park,” it has some yummy places to eat before or after your swimming adventures.

Bogeys Salina KS
The Cozy Burger Inn: 108 N 7TH SALINA, KS 67401
Bogeys: 1417 S 9th St, Salina, KS 67401 <— my personal favorite

Pizza: Scheme Restaurant & Bar, 123 N 7th St, Salina, KS 67401

Snow Cone Truck: Tropical Sno,
2259 S 9th (Next to Papa Murphy’s in Central Mall Parking Lot), Salina, KS 67401

Coffee Shop (also yummy breakfast, sandwiches, salads, and treats): Mokas, 902 E. Crawford, Salina, KS

Salina blew us away as a little hidden gem that makes for the best day trip! We hope you get to spend a day making memories in Salina!

Kenwood Cove Aquatic Park Salina KS

Jenna is a Pediatric ICU Registered Nurse and the owner of the infant sleep consulting company, 4 The Love of Sleep. Born and raised in Wichita, Jenna is married to her workout lovin’ husband, Dominic of 10 years and the Mama to two girls, Aynslee (6) and Arbor (4). Jenna is an advocate for early childhood literacy and enjoys a good book herself. You can find her pool side in the summertime with a yummy drink in hand.