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September Events and Hours
Labor Day, Monday, Sept 1st:
Holiday Facility Hours 10am to 6pm*
*Splash Park closes 30 minutes prior to facility closing.
Sept 2nd—Oct 3rd:
Ray’s Splash Planet will be closed for its annual maintenance shutdown. Reopening on Saturday, October 4th.
Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation Department will be offering free swim lessons for ages 3-12 yrs on a monthly basis. The focus of this free swim lesson program is to teach children the life skill of swimming; especially those who normally can't afford them. Swim lessons will occur in the mornings on Saturdays.
Pre-Registration is Required.
Registration Process: 
  1. Attend registration event held at the beginning of each month at Ray's Splash Planet. The only way to register is in person (Children & Guardians must be present to register).  
  2. A public lottery will be conducted.
  3.  Registration for October lessons will be held on Tuesday, September 30th from 5:30pm to 6:30pm. 


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First Time Visitor? Check This Out:
Ray's Splash Planet is unlike anything in the Carolinas! Ray's includes a one-of-a-kind waterpark with fun-filled features. Ray's Splash Planet is also home to a state of the art fitness area with an aerobic & dance room, cardiovascular theater, free weights and resistance equipment.

Ray's Splash Planet, owned and operated by Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation, is a regional attraction open to residents of other counties and states as well as citizens of Mecklenburg County. There is a discount on admissions and memberships for Mecklenburg County residents. Our LOW membership passholder prices include access to the Mecklenburg County Aquatic CenterMarion Diehl Pool, and the Outdoor Pools for no additional charge!

Ray's Splash Planet offers birthday party rooms, a playground shared with Irwin Academic Center, fitness programs, sports and water related programs, an outdoor covered picnic area, basketball gymnasium, horseshoe pits, Irwin Creek Greenway access, and other recreational based features.

Ray's Snack Shack, located within Ray's Splash Planet, offers pizza, corn dogs, hot dogs, juice, as well as many healthy alternative snacks and drinks.

First time visitor? Here are some things you should know. Have other questions that aren't answered on our website? Please contact us.


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