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Frog Pond Spray Pool Opening 2024


Frog Pond Opens


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Tuesday, Jun 25

11:00am - 1:00pm



Frog Pond

The Frog Pond Spray Pool reopens at the end of June!!

This annual summer kick-off event is filled with water and fun. If you’re a first timer, the Frog Pond is located in downtown Boston. It’s a wading pool with water that isn't too deep — sitting around the ankles of an adult and below the knees of a toddler. The Frog Pond also has a fountain feature in the middle that shoots water. Overall, it’s a kid-friendly space for non-swimmers and splashers to get wet.

There are restrooms onsite, but they can get crowded. We like to wear our bathing suits to the event, and pack (or wear) a hooded towel. That way, we can travel light. There are plenty of food options close by, but you can always pack your child's favorite snacks, water, and a blanket. You'll see a few benches and tables placed around the pool, but they fill up quickly. Fortunately, there's plenty of grass to lay a blanket on. Tons of trees also provide natural shading on extremely hot days.

The Tadpole playground is a gated area filled with frog statues next to the Frog Pond. There are slides, climbing structures, mini sprinklers, and more outdoor fun. It's the perfect way to naturally dry off (if you avoid the sprinklers) before the journey back home.

After the event, the Frog Pond spray pool continues to be FREE and is open daily from 11:00am to 6:00pm until Labor Day (September 2nd).

Parking at the Boston Common Parking Garage can range from $10 to $32. Use GoogleMaps to determine if ride sharing or public transportation are better options. If you prefer driving, Spot Hero (a free app) can help you find the least expensive parking.

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