There are 7 playgrounds to choose from, including a Sprayground!

  • Boulder Adventure Course is located on an island in Lake 5 connected by a bridge.
  • The Sprayground is at Lake 1 for those hot summer days.
  • You will find the Tot Lot near the General Store for those small explorers.
  • The Mega Tower is at Lake 1 for the more adventurous.
  • There is a great playground located at the north end of Lake 5.
  • The Campground Playground is located directly across from the Clubhouse.
  • Kiwanis Club playground for children with disabilities is between Lakes 3 and 4 and is covered with a shade structure, thanks to The American Melanoma Foundation and Santee Santas.


March | Weekends only 10:00AM-5:00PM
April through September | Daily 10:00AM-6:30PM
October | Weekends only 10:00AM-5:00PM
November through February | Closed
The Sprayground will be closed on days with inclement weather.

You can find a great article regarding our new sunscreen dispensers, important information about protecting yourself from the sun and a fun kid friendly game at the following links:

Impact Melanoma & local UCSD/UCLA medical student bring sun protection to Santee Lakes.

FAQs About Sun Safety        Action Steps For Sun Protection       Gigi’s Sun Care Games for Kids

Ages for the Sprayground are 13 years and under. Prices for a wristband is $3 on weekdays and $5 on weekends. Please wear sun protection at all times.  Swim footwear is recommended.  Please take a look at the Sprayground Rules.