Department of Parks and Recreation

Spraygrounds

 

The spraygrounds are open Memorial Day Weekend to Labor Day Weekend. Enjoy! Please note that hours of operation for the spraygrounds, posted at the bottom of this page, may vary on holidays.

Sprayground Rules

Concrete is slippery when wet. Water shoes (not flip-flops) are HIGHLY recommended.

  • No Lifeguard on duty. Adult supervision is required.
  • Interact with the spray ONLY if free of diarrhea for the past two weeks.
  • Diaper-age children or incontinent persons must wear a "swim diaper."
  • No running or horseplay allowed.
  • Appropriate swimwear required.
  • Do not climb or hang on features.
  • AVOID drinking the water.
  • No glass containers, bicycles, skateboards or inline skates.
  • No food or drink allowed.
  • No pets allowed.
  • Having fun is permissible and highly encouraged.

To report fountain problems call: 703-228-6525

Sprayground Locations


 

Drew Sprayground

Drew Playground
3514 22nd St. S.
Arlington, VA 22204
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Public transportation options

Features

School-Age playground and Sprayground (enclosed), Restrooms (accessible, at community center), Baseball Field (diamond field #1- youth only, permit takes priority - bleachers, players bench, dirt infield, backstop), and a Basketball Court (1 court with lights). There is limited street side parking next to the park with additional parking available in the community center lot.

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Hayes Sprayground

Hayes Park
1516 N. Lincoln St.
Arlington, VA 22201
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Public transportation options

Features

Pre-school and school-age playgrounds, a Sprayground, Tennis Courts (2 courts with lights), Basketball Court (1 court with lights), 24-hour public restrooms, water fountains, picnic tables and a picnic shelter. Parking is available in the on-site lot with additional parking available across the street at Arlington Science Focus Elementary.

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Lyon Village Sprayground

Lyon Village Park
1800 N. Highland St.
Arlington, VA 22201
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Public transportation options

Features

School-age playground, Sprayground, Tennis Courts (2 with lights), Basketball Court (1 court with lights), water fountains, picnic tables, and a sheltered picnic area. There are NO restrooms available. Limited street-side parking is available. No bus parking.

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Virginia Highlands Park Sprayground

Virginia Highlands Park
1600 South Hayes Street
Arlington, VA 22202
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Public transportation options

Features

School-Age Playground, Preschool-Age Playground (enclosed), Sprayground, (2) Adult Diamond Field, (1) Rectangular Synthetic Field, (1) Community Use Field, Restrooms, Portable Toilets, Basketball Court (2, lights), Tennis Court (6, lights), Tennis Practice Wall (2), Volleyball Court, Water Fountain (2), Picnic Shelter, Picnic Tables, Charcoal Grills, Paved Trail, Gazebo, Petanque court (3, no lights) with frost free hydrant.

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Sprayground Hours

The spraygrounds are open Memorial Day Weekend to Labor Day Weekend. Enjoy! Please note that hours of operation for the spraygrounds, posted below, may vary on holidays.

SpraygroundMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturdaySunday
 
Drew Playground2-8pmclosed10am - 3pm2-8pm10am - 3pmnoon - 8pmnoon - 8pm
 
Hayes Park10am - 3pm2-8pmclosed10am - 3pm2-8pmnoon - 8pmnoon - 8pm
 
Lyon Village10am - 3pm10am - 3pm2-8pmclosed2-8pmnoon - 8pmnoon - 8pm
 
Virginia Highlands Park10am - 8pm10am - 8pm10am - 8pm10am - 8pm10am - 8pm10am - 8pm10am - 8pm

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Last Modified: April 14, 2014
2100 Clarendon Blvd. Arlington, VA 22201 Tel: 703-228-3000 TTY: 703-228-4611