On a hot summer's day in Altoona when the sun beats down on the earth relentlessly, you have two options. You can stay inside at Walton Heights, avoiding the bright sunshine all together, or climb in the car and make the short trip to Juniata Memorial Spray Park. Since it underwent major renovations a few years ago, spray park has earned a major local following.

Where the community pool used to reside you'll now find a sprawling 6,500-square-foot spray park, featuring a flat surface that's safe for kids of all ages. Its contemporary design and technology make Juniata Memorial Spray Park the perfect spot for the family to cool down on a hot day. While kids splash around in the water features, adults can grab a snack from the concession stand and kick back in a lounge chair or play a game of cornhole.

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