Splash Fountain, South Bank, London
Children playing in a splash fountain outside the Royal Festival Hall, South Bank, London. London Eye in the background.
A splash fountain or bathing fountain is intended for people to come in and cool off on hot summer days. These fountains are also referred to as interactive fountains. These fountains are designed to allow easy access, and feature nonslip surfaces, and have no standing water, to eliminate possible drowning hazards, so that no lifeguards or supervision is required. These splash pads are often located in public pools, public parks, or public playgrounds (known as "spraygrounds").
Stock Photo by Paddy Bergin