How to Winterize Your Splashpad – End of Season Procedures

Seasonal maintenance of your Splashpad will help you avoid unnecessary repairs & significantly extend the life of your investment.

Water Management System

  • Follow the Winterization Procedure found in your Vortex Owner Operator Manual
  • Fully drain the Water Quality Management System
  • Clean Pump and Y strainer baskets are
  • Check if strainer mesh needs replacing
  • Clean and empty the water containment reservoir
  • Empty chemical reservoirs and dispose of chemicals correctly
  • Remove, clean and properly store chemical probes
  • Drain and clean sand filter
  • Shut off main water supply
  • Fully drain manifold and open drain valves
  • Turn off main electrical supply
  • Clean debris trap and set in the storm/sanitary position
  • Clean deck drains

Water Features

  • Drain all feature lines
  • Inspect all feature hardware and tighten or replace as necessary
  • Remove and clean all spray nozzles. Replace any with worn or damaged threads
  • Install all winter caps where applicable
  • Inspect all static and rotational joints for worn parts. Grease and replace parts as necessary
  • Inspect all product accessories (Seeflow, Dumping Bells, ETC…) for any damage and replace where necessary
  • Thoroughly clean all features of any hard water deposits and surface deficiencies

Elevations Structure

  • Drain all posts, lines, and accessories
  • Inspect all hardware and tighten or replace as necessary
  • Inspect all netting, zippers and locks and replace as necessary
  • Inspect all slides and repair as necessary
  • Clean entire structure removing any hard water deposits and surface deficiencies
  • Inspect all static or rotational joints for worn parts and grease and replace as necessary
  • Inspect all product accessories (Seeflow, Dumping Bells, Etc…) for any damage and replace where necessary
  • Drain all manifolds

Watch the Process

One Response to “How to Winterize Your Splashpad – End of Season Procedures”

  1. Amanda Drew on

    It doesn’t seem like there’s too much stuff to do to winterize a splash pad. You mostly need to drain things like your feature lines. You’d want to just get a splash pad that will be fun and well-used in the summer.

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