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A Day with the Grands

Our grandchildren love to splash and play in the fountain! In the summer or winding down a day of... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Sally G
Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States
via mobile
Best Place to Refresh in Summer

I came to this water park and found it awesome. The best place to refresh in a hot summer... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Caguas, Puerto Rico
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333 Broad St, Saint Joseph, MI 49085-1083
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Our grandchildren love to splash and play in the fountain! In the summer or winding down a day of flag football, there is an outlet for them after a long car ride and dinner!

Thank Sally G
Reviewed 1 week ago

I came to this water park and found it awesome. The best place to refresh in a hot summer time. Loved watched the children play in the water.. Highly recommended.

Thank aperez2000
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On a hot day, bring swim attire for the kids! Coolest water park (small but free). Whirlpool Centennial Park/Whirlpool Compass Fountain. Exploring Downtown Saint Joseph. Michigan. 9/1/18.

Thank DrSkippy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great place for the family, it caters to the adults and children, so much to do here and the whirlpool Compass Fountain is hours of fun especially on a hot summer day! Endless fun then grab pizza or ice cream.

Thank MzMBB
Reviewed 21 August 2018

On a recent trip to St. Joe, my wife and I ate a picnic on the bluff and watched the children playing in the water at the Whirlpool Compass Fountain. The more loudly the children laughed and played, the more kids arrived to join the...More

3  Thank W9280OLjimc
Reviewed 20 August 2018

I've lived in Southwest Michigan all my life and now that I have two little ones this is something I avoid at all costs. In theory, it seems awesome, but really this is my worst nightmare. It's too crowded, smells like chemicals and regrets, and...More

Thank Amanda H
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

This is a great place to take youngsters old and young alike - something that’s really great on a warm day ! However even in cooler day it’s really something to see.

Thank Joseph P
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

This is a wonderful spot to bring the family and cool off. Adults and kids run and play. It is very clean & safe area. The lake is in the back ground. Many activities for families. We rented this bike and drove down to play....More

Thank Sharon B
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

This is the king of all splash pads. If you are going to be in the area with kids, you have to let them try this awesome splash pad. It is enormous, and when the big sprayers come on, it is mass excitement. So fun!!!

Thank Megan5880
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Great place for the little ones and adults as well. They do a bit of a show with lights in the evening I think. Would be better with some shaded areas and more seating.

1  Thank Ministryos73
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Ben P
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Response from ccbells | Reviewed this property |
The Compass Fountain closes at 9pm
24 July 2016|
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Response from cm0tx | Reviewed this property |
I've seen people with their dogs down in the area walking around, but I have not seen dogs actually playing in the water fountain area.