Lookin’ for some fun in the sun in St. Charles Parish? Look no further than Ormond Spray Park in Destrehan, Louisiana. Just about a thirty minute drive from New Orleans the spay park is perfect for small children and it's also FREE! I'm not sure about you but I love places where the kids can have a blast and it doesn't cost me any money. Want to visit Ormond Spray Park? We have all the info you need to know before you visit.
Ormond Spray Park Location
Nestled behind the Destrehan fire dept on Ormond Blvd at 1901 Ormond Blvd, Destrehan, LA 70047
Ormond Spray Park Features
Plenty of Parking
There is plenty of parking a the park and the parking lot is only short walk to the park’s entrance, so don’t fret about a long trek.
Park is Fully Gated
Don't worry about your littles running away. Not only is the spray park fully gated it also manned by a parish employee who does a great job of making sure your kid doesn’t escape without you.
Benches and Shade
Inside the gate you’ll find plenty of seating for you AND your swim bag. They also have big tarps for cover so you can enjoy watching your littles from the comforts of shade.
Tons Of Spray Doodads
There is plenty to do for your kids once they enter the park gates. There’s a rainbow mister, a dome sprayer, tons of smaller sprayers, what I like to call the car wash sprayer, and a bucket that dumps water on unsuspecting victims (watch out)!
Ormond Spray Park is FREE
Yes, you read the correctly. It is totally free! The kids will be playing in the water, entertaining themselves for hours as you watch on…ALL FOR FREE. How can you resist now?
What to bring To Ormond Spray Park
- Kids in swimsuits
- Swim shoes wouldn’t be a bad idea.
- A couple of bucks in case the concession stand is open. You know kids can sniff out candy and chips even when playing in the water.
Things you need to know about Ormond Spray Park
Park hours are from 1pm-6pm Tuesday through Sunday during summer. Do NOT go on a Monday, or you and your kid will be super bummed.
Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult.
The park has a height restriction and is only for children who are 62 inches and younger.
Kids need to be in proper swimwear.
Infants must wear swim diaper or rubber liner. No one wants to step in a pile of those crystals from a regular diaper that has exploded!
No outside food or drink are allowed inside the park. Also no glass containers or smoking allowed.
Attractions Near Ormond Spray Park
The pavilion close by houses bathrooms and water fountains when needed. There is also a concession stand that seems to run on the weekends.
However, if you drive across the street to the Shriner’s club parking lot you’ll see a small shed called Destrehan DeLites Snoballs. There you’ll find a plethora of snoball flavors, snacks, and the best ice cream sundae you’ll ever eat.
Nearby Firehouse Bistro, which just opened in January, is a casual restaurant with a reasonably priced menu, you can also call ahead and order, and their food is delicious. It is a pretty casual place so if you just throw on a swimsuit cover up, you’ll be fine eating inside.
So grab your kids, your bag-o-swim supplies, and trek out to Destrehan. Your kids will thank you.
Shandi Anderson is a coffee fanatic who enjoys locking herself in her pantry to eat cake icing out of the container. When she isn’t hoarding food from her kids, she is a full time mother, an adult education coach at Delgado Community College, and a lousy housekeeper. She graduated from Loyola University with degrees in History and Sociology. There she met her husband, Chris, who turned out to be a pretty incredible husband and father. They live happily ever after in Destrehan where they raise Charlie (7), Evie (5), and Jimmy (4).