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November Holiday Hours

Wednesday, November 11th - 10am - 6pm

Wednesday, November 25th, 10am - 6pm

Thursday, November 26th - Facility Closed

Friday, November 27th - Facility Closed


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.
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Hours: Open all year round


Ray's Splash Planet