two white water slides at Kensington Metropark Martindale Beach
Brighton Howell Area Kids Water Activities

June 29, 2023

There is no shortage of ways to stay cool and have fun in the waters of the Brighton Howell Area. This summer, grab the kids to hit the slash pads, waterslides, and lakes to get out of the hot weather. The whole family is sure to enjoy these Brighton Howell Area water activities for kids!

Splash ‘n’ Blast at Kensington Metropark

πŸ“: Brighton

The splash pad at Kensington Metropark is the perfect place to cool down on a hot summer day. Ride down two, 240-foot water slides or explore the spray ground while getting misted by palm trees, serpents, and water-spraying cannons. This is a fun way to keep the children entertained while escaping the summer heat. Splash β€˜n’ Blast, being located on Martindale Beach, allows the adults to unwind on the beach.

Waldenwoods Family Recreation Resort 

πŸ“: Howell

Waldenwoods Family Recreation Resort is the perfect place to bring the whole family. Visit the spring-fed Lake Walden to rent kayaks, stand-up paddleboards, and canoes. The kids can cool off with planned activities, beach & water volleyball, and even an inflatable water park. In addition to the beautiful beach area, there is a pool, jacuzzi, and sauna for visitors to enjoy. Waldenwoods offers so many great amenities for the family, making it a highlight of the summer. Β 

Day Camp at the Howell Nature Center

πŸ“: Howell

The Howell Nature Center offers summer camps for different age groups. While meeting other kids their age, they can engage in a variety of fun camp activities. During day camp, kits can dip in the designated swim area, see who can catch the biggest fish, or go kayaking. The Howell Nature Center summer camps are a great way to explore nature while having fun.


The classic summertime activity – hitting the beach on a hot day. Cool off this summer with the kids by visiting one of the many beaches in the Brighton Howell Area. Most of these beaches offer a playground, picnic pavilions, and volleyball courts for when you get tired of splashing in the water.

The kids will be entertained all summer with these aquatic activities in the Brighton Howell Area. Be sure to wear your sunscreen and tag us at @explorbrightonhowellarea or use #ExploreBHA. Don’t forget to grab a visitors guide or sign up for our newsletter.

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