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Ray's Halloween Carnival & Haunted Tour

Date: Friday, October 30, 2015

Time: 6:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.

-$2/per person for carnival in gym.
(free for children 2 & under)
-$3/per person for the haunted tour

Join Ray's Splash Planet for a spook-tacular haunted tour through the Splash Park and/or the kid friendly carnival in the gymnasium. This event is open to your whole family and promises to provide a howling good time for everyone. We'll have games, contests and of course trick-or-treating. Costumes are strongly encouraged! Ray's Splash Planet will close at 3:00p.m. Friday, October 30, 2015 to allow us to prepare for the Haunted Tour & Halloween Carnival Event.  Event Flyer​
Rays Splash will resume normal hours of operation on Saturday, October 31, 2015.​

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 Ray's Splash Planet. The only way to register is in person (Children & Guardians must be present to register).  For Children Ages 3 - 12 years old.
  2. A public lottery will be conducted.
  3.  Registration for  lessons will be held:
    October Lessons - Tuesday, September 29 from 5:30pm to 6:30pm in the Ray's Splash Planet Gymnasium 
    November Lessons - Tuesday, October 27 from 5:30 - 6:30pm in the Rays's Splash Planet Gymnasium
  • Weekday lessons - M/W, T/Th in early evening and Saturday lessons will be available 

October Swim Lesson Schedule
T/Th - October 6 - October 29th - Evening Classes
Saturdays - October 3 - October 24 - Saturday Morning

November Swim Lesson Schedule
T/Th - November 3 - Novmeber 19 - Evening Classes
Saturdays - November 7 - November 21 - Saturday Mornings​

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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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Ray's Splash Planet