Opening for the season in mid-June, the Barnett Recreation Center Sprayground is a favorite spot for kiddies looking to cool off in the summer. Located at 1184 Barnett Road on Columbus' east side, the Sprayground has several spinning, spraying water features that are both hands-on and automated which is great for surprised giggles and screams.
-The 60' by 60', non-slip enclosed area is great for keeping track of kids and unlike a pool, there is little danger of drowning.
-Hands on water features for kid control.
-Standard playground, walking trail and covered picnic areas near-by.
-Grassy area and benches for sitting and toweling off within the enclosure.
-Recreation staff on duty for supervision
-Grassy area within the enclosure is small.
-Really crowded by mid-afternoon until close. If bringing small children it's better at first open unless going into the splash area with them.
-Bathrooms are located within the recreation center which can be far if a kid is in a hurry.