Whirlpool Compass Fountain

330 Broad St., St. Joseph, 49085 (directions)


Enjoy Michigan's largest Splash Pad! The Whirlpool Compass Fountain is located just below the bluff and steps away from downtown St. Joseph. The Fountain is open to the public and sprays water 35 feet in the air, has an outer ring of the pad is 200 ft. in diameter and a water reservoir that holds 10,860 gallons of recycled water. Water Cannons will run every 15 minutes.


Memorial Day Weekend - Labor Day: 10 AM to 9 PM Daily
Tuesday following Labor Day - Last Sunday of September 12 -2 PM and 5-9 PM Daily
Day after last Sunday in September - First Monday in May Closed

This schedule may be subject to change based on climate. Also, please be mindful that the fountain will be shut down for maintenance and during inclement weather (i.e., thunderstorms, heavy rains, windy, etc.)

2019 Fountain Maintenance Schedule: May 29th, June 26th, July 31st, August 28th