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Blow off the HOT summer! Kids Water Park 2024 Summer" will open on July 13 (Sat.) in Umekoji Park in Kyoto City! Kids' Water Park 2024 Summer" opens on Saturday, July 13!

Mermaids" also appear in the night pool


Kids Water Park" (operated by Viva Co., Ltd.), which opened in December 2019 as the only outdoor skating rink in Kyoto City and has been well received as a kids' pool during the summer season, will open again this year on July 13 (Saturday).

With more than 13,000 visitors last year, this year's "Kids Water Park," which is attracting increasing attention, will be even more powerful, offering a variety of activities that will allow children to enjoy summer to the fullest using their entire body under the concept of "a place where they can challenge themselves just a little bit today.

Kids Water Park 2024 Summer

◆Even small children will have fun in Umekoji Park with all their might at "Kids' Water Park".

New this year is the thrilling "Tropical Water Slide," a 5-meter-high slide down the hill! Children and their parents can also enjoy the thrill of screaming together.

For children who do not like heights, a smaller "Kids Slider" and an even smaller "Mini Slider" are also available. There are three sliders that can be enjoyed according to your preference, so you can take your time and enjoy the fun.

In the baby area for children under 3 years old, there is a shallow baby pool and an aqua toy that tickles their curiosity and challenging spirit with its water flow. This is the perfect place for small children to make their debut in the pool.

Tropical water slide

Everyone is invited to slay the "naughty dragon" together!

As a special treat for children playing with the water shooters and other equipment, a staff member dressed as a dragon will appear in front of the children and play a prank on them by spraying water all over them. While the dragon sprays water at the children, the children battle with water shooters (water guns) that they have purchased or brought with them. The children are excited by the splashing water and feel cooler as they are doused with a large amount of water, but they are also excited by the heated battles!

Water Battle (last year's scene)

◆"Night Pool" where mermaids also come for 5 days only!

The "Night Pool" will be held for five days only during the event period, allowing visitors to play in the water during the cool nighttime hours without getting sunburned!

Visitors can take pictures with mermaids in the illuminated pool and enjoy the unique atmosphere of the night pool, which is different from that of the daytime.

Photo greeting with mermaids in the night pool

◆Outline of "Kids Water Park 2024 Summer

Facility name: VIVA SQUARE KYOTO

Period : July 13, 2024 (Sat) - September 16, 2024 (Mon)

Operating hours: 9:00 - 16:50, with 80-minute or 110-minute changeovers.

            *Please check the website for time slots.

Fee (tax included): 0 - 2 years old 500 yen

            3 years old to 6th grade elementary school students: 1,600 yen

            Adults (junior high school students and older) 900 yen

            Season Pass is also available.

             Please see the website for details.

Night pool dates: July 27 (Sat), August 3 (Sat), 10 (Sat), 11 (Sun), 17 (Sat)

Night pool hours: 17:00 - 20:00

Night pool fee: 3 years old to 6th grade: 1,800 yen

            Adults (junior high school students and older) 1,000 yen

Location : Umekoji Park, Kankiji-cho, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto

Access : (By train)

            Take JR Sagano line and get off at Umekoji-Kyoto Nishi station,

            18 minutes on foot from the central exit of "Kyoto" station on each line.

            (By bus)

            Get off at Umekoji Koen/JR Umekoji Kyoto Nishi Eki-mae bus stop.

            Keihan Kyoto Kotsu Bus

            Get off at "Umekoji Koen/JR Umekoji Kyoto Nishi Eki-mae" bus stop.

Telephone number: 075-343-7778

Official URL :

Reservation priority: Please purchase tickets in advance at Asobu or make a reservation through the Viva Square Kyoto website.

*In the event of rain, strong winds, lightning, or a heat stroke alert, the event may be closed or temporarily suspended to ensure the safety of customers and staff. In such cases, we will notify you on our website and official SNS.

Company Profile

Company name: VIVA Co.

Representative: Toshifumi Komori

Location: 536 Komano-cho, Kamigyo-ku, Kyoto City

Establishment : April 13, 1973

Business description: Mainly sports-related business, including sports club business and designated administrator business


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