Melio Gaspari Water Play Park

Located at Lazy 5 Regional Park on 7100 Pyramid Way, Spanish Spring (next to the library), the Melio Gaspari Water Play Park offers a variety of fun water features to keep your child cool and entertained.



2023 Hours (weather permitting)

Pre Season
June 3 & 4,
June 10 & 11

Weekends Only 10am - 5:30pm

June 16-
Aug. 13

Monday - Friday

10am - 5:30pm

Saturdays & Sunday 10am - 5:30pm

Post Season
Aug. 19 & 20,
Aug. 26 & 27,
Sept. 2, 3, 4

Weekends Only

10am - 5:30pm

IMPORTANT NOTE ABOUT AIR QUALITY CLOSURES: Washoe County Aquatics Facilities (Bowers Mansion Pool, Melia Gaspari Water Play Park, and North Valleys Water Splash Park) will close in the event that the air quality reaches the red zone or above (151+) according to  

Admission Fees:
  • $4/person/day.  Children ages 2 and under and seniors (62+) are free
  • $18 for a 5-visit Punch Pass
  • $30 for a 10-visit Punch Pass

Required Attire: 

Swimsuits are mandatory. NO cotton material, cutoff shorts or athletic wear allowed.


Additional Information:
* Food and drink allowed – no glass
* No portable amusement structures allowed
* Balloons permitted but must be anchored down and not popped or released in the park
* Music or amplified sound is not permitted in the Pavilion
* BBQ grills are not permitted
* There is no volleyball, horse shoes, or a playground


Reservable Party Pavilion  

* There are two covered pavilions available for reservations.
* Pavilion Capacity: 32
* Pavilions are $85 each for 2 ½ hours plus $4/person admission fee (admission fees are paid on the day of the event).
* Hours to reserve are 11:30 am-2:00 pm or 2:30 pm-5:00 pm.
* To reserve space, please call Park Reservations at (775) 823-6501 or email

Party Pavilion Amenities: 

* 4 covered picnic tables
* Concessions: bottled water, soda and prepackaged snacks are available for purchase
* Restrooms
* No electricity available

Contact Information:

Off-season General Information: (775) 328-2120
Lazy 5, Melio Gaspari Water Park: (775) 424-1865
Party Pavilion Reservations: (775) 823-6501,