5 Cool (and Free!) OC Splash Parks

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Even with the AC on full blast, staying cool in the summer can be quite the challenge. To keep from going stir crazy while trying to beat the heat, grab a swimsuit and head to a local splash park to cool off the fun way. Your kids will appreciate the time outside, and you’ll love the built in entertainment. The best part? They’re completely free! Read on for our five splash park picks in the OC that are perfect for keeping you and your brood cool all summer long.

Sigler Park Splash Pad

One of the bigger splash pads in the OC area, this park has sprinklers and fun play areas that include <a target="_blank" href="http://www.westminster-ca.gov/depts/cs/parks_n_facilities/default.asp&quot; target="_blank">palm trees, balls, and climbing structures</a>.  It is also safely enclosed so that you don’t have to worry about your little runs wandering off.  Comfortable benches line the park so that moms can rest while keeping an eye on their energetic kids.  It’s a fun place to meet new friends and have play dates during the summer.  It is sure to keep the boredom away! Sigler Park 7200 Plaza Street Westminster, Cafuck

Where is your fave OC spot to cool off?

–Sommy Rhee

Photos from: travelingmommy.com, trekaroo.com, minitipdawg.blogspot.com, foursquare.com, themagicofthemouse.blogspot.com, and Sommy herself