New splash pad opens in near Galesburg

Posted at 11:27 AM, Jun 17, 2015
and last updated 2015-06-17 11:30:57-04

COMSTOCK TWP., Mich. – A new splash pad is available for kids in Kalamazoo County.

The splash pad is at River Oaks County Park near Galesburg.  The park also has a new playground and a dog park.

The Splash Pad project was funded through a MDNR grant from the Michigan Natural Resource Trust Fund. It features a variety of in-ground and above-ground water spray elements.

The new playground has been added near the splash pad. Both areas have specific elements designed for children ages 2-5 and ages 6-12. The Splash Pad will be open daily from 10:00am-8:00pm through Labor Day weekend. After that the area will open depending on weather.

River Oaks County Park is open year-round from 7:00 a.m. to sunset. There is a daily entrance fee of $5.00 per vehicle or annual passes can be purchased for $25.00 or $20.00 for ages 62+.

For more information and park rules call (269) 383-8778 between 8:00am and 5:00pm Monday through Friday or by go online at