Cool Off in the Free Splash Pad at Downtown Memorial Airport Park in Spartanburg, SC

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Downtown Spartanburg has a fantastic park, located at the Downtown Memorial Airport with two playgrounds, paved paths for bike riding, picnic shelters, and a free splash pad. It’s perfect for the summer heat with that splash pad, plus year-round fun on the playgrounds. Here’s everything you need to know about the Downtown Memorial Airport Park.

About the Downtown Memorial Airport Park

The Downtown Memorial Airport Park includes something for everyone. Have a little one? Great! There’s a whole separate playground for them. Have a big kid? This park has a really cool 3-story climbing structure, aviation-themed of course, complete with 3 slides for big kids.

Have a kid who wants to ride their bike? Perfect! They will love the paved trails around the playgrounds. Have a child obsessed with airplanes? Then this is the go-to park for your family because where else can they get up close and personal with small airplanes taking off or landing?

The big kid area is complete with a massive climbing structure, 3 slides, swings, a kid spinner, and a couple of learning stations too. This playground will keep the kids busy for a while!

Should your own little one need to stay a bit closer to the ground then they may prefer the playground specially designed for kids 2-5 years old. The little kid playground has another set of swings, a smaller climbing area with slides, and a couple of toddler size vehicles to climb on. And if you don’t feel like climbing the play structures or pushing your kid on the swings, each playground has a couple of benches perfect for parents.

Splash pad and Picnic Area

Not only does this park have 2 great playgrounds, but it also offers a couple of other things your family may enjoy as well! The aviation-themed splash pad is open for the summer and is sure to be a big hit on a hot day.

Want to spend the day? No problem! This park offers a covered picnic shelter and restrooms. With a vast 7-acre footprint, this park also includes a couple of soccer fields and ample green space to spread out and spend the day. Trust me, your kids won’t want to leave!

Tips for the Spartanburg Airport Park

  • Bring water shoes and caution your kids against running in the water area as the surface is slick.
  • Wear sunscreen and water as the park has limited shade.
  • Bring a bike or scooter to enjoy the paved loop and runways inside the park.

Where is the Spartanburg Downtown Memorial Airport Park

You’ll find the park right next door to the Spartanburg Downtown Memorial Airport.

500 Ammons Road
Spartanburg, SC 29306

Have you taken your kids to the brand new Downtown Memorial Airport Park yet?

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Marilyn Miller
3 years ago

This is our new fun place to go! I have a 10 year old grandson and a 20 year old autistic friend. They both love it here! While they swing and play I can walk the path! They really love the water feature too! This is a really great park for young kids and older ones alike. Thank you Spartanburg for this nice addition!