Several venues in the Tomball and Magnolia areas offer splash pads, swimming pools or recreational facilities open to the public. Here are 7 local places residents can visit to cool off this summer.

1. Jerry Matheson Park
1240 Ulrich Road, Tomball
Hours: Tue.-Fri. 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Sat.-Sun. noon-8 p.m., closed Mondays
Water amenities: swimming pool

2. Oil Ranch*
23501 Macedonia Road, Hockley
Hours: Thu.-Fri. 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Sat. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., closed Sun.-Wed.
Water amenities: swimming pool
*admission cost

3. Rob Fleming Aquatic Center
6536 Creekside Forest Drive, The Woodlands
Hours: Mon.-Sat. 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Sun. 1 p.m.-6 p.m.
*admission cost

4. Timarron Park
550 North Green Print Circle, The Woodlands
Hours: 8 a.m.-8 p.m.
Water amenities: spray ground

5. Tomball splash pad
201 S. Elm St., Tomball
The splash pad is located at the Tomball Historic Depot Plaza.

6. Unity Park splash pad
19540 Unity Park Drive, Magnolia

7. Zube Park
17813 Becker Road, Hockley
Hours: 7 a.m.-10 p.m.
Water amenities: splash pad