Stockton pools, fountains and splash pads to stay cool as heat wave arrives

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By Yosi Yahoudai
Founder and Managing Partner

There are many options for beating the heat this week in Stockton.


The first heat wave of the year has arrived in Northern California with temperatures set to rise over 100 degrees starting Tuesday.

An Excessive Heat Warning is in effect across the valley due to the dangerously hot high temperatures along with the elevated overnight lows.

Stockton is forecast to reach over 100 degrees Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday with the hottest of those three being Wednesday with a high of 103 degrees. 

Here’s a list of local pools from the City of Stockton to help cool off from the heat. Pool admission is $3 and participants under 12 years old must be accompanied by someone over the age of 18:

Brooking Park Pool – 4505 Nugget Ave.  Weekdays (Tuesday – Friday)June 4 – July 261-6 p.m.Weekends (Saturday – Sunday) June 8 – September 212-6 p.m.

Holiday Park Pool – 5710 Kermit Ln.  Weekdays (Tuesday – Friday) June 4 – July 261-6 p.m.Weekends (Saturday – Sunday) June 1 – September 212-6 p.m.

Oak Park Pool – 3537 Alvarado Ave.   Weekdays (Tuesday – Friday) June 4 – July 261-6 p.m.Weekends (Saturday – Sunday) May 25 – September 212-6 p.m.

Sousa Park Pool – 2829 Yellowstone Ave. Closed Summer 2024 due to maintenance.

Along with pools, the city offers fountains and splash pads.

Splash Pads Open May 25 to September11 a.m. to 7 p.m.Smith Park – 2606 William Moss Blvd. (Currently closed for maintenance, as of June 4)Michael Faklis Park – 5250 Cosumnes Dr.Gleason Park – 535 Church St.Iloilo Park – 5920 Scott Creek Dr.Pixie Woods Dragon Water Play Area – 3121 Monte Diablo Ave.**Fee for entry

Weber Point Fountain Open May 25 to September 211 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.The fountain will be closed to the public when Weber Point Events Center is hosting a special event and when the fountain is undergoing maintenance.Signs are posted when the fountain is closed.

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Yosi Yahoudai is a founder and the managing partner of J&Y. His practice is comprised primarily of cases involving automobile and motorcycle accidents, but he also represents people in premises liability lawsuits, including suits alleging dangerous conditions of public property, third-party criminal conduct, and intentional torts. He also has expertise in cases involving product defects, dog bites, elder abuse, and sexual assault. He earned his Bachelor of Arts from the University of California and is admitted to practice in all California State Courts, and the United States District Court for the Southern District of California. If you have any questions about this article, you can contact Yosi by clicking here.