Swift-Cantrell Park Splash Pad

Cool off from those hot summer temperatures at these water parks, splash pads, pools and beaches.

Due to COVID-19, most attractions are adhering to CDC guidelines and implementing safety measures to prevent the spread of coronavirus, including temperature checks, timed ticketing system or making online reservations, maintaining a distance of six feet, limiting capacity and more. Please check websites for new rules and procedures before visiting one of these attractions.

Check ahead before visiting to make sure the water feature is open.

Splash Pads

Old Atlanta Park

Kids of all ages will have loads of fun at this 34-acre park with a splash pad and playground. $2.

Sewell Park Pool

This splash pad is perfect for cooling off during the hot summer days and having fun under the palm tree fountain. $4.50-$6.75; ages 3-17, $3.50-$5.25.

Swift-Cantrell Park Splash Pad

This 3,200-square foot pad includes a fountain spray, ground geyser, jet stream, magic mist and sea silhouettes for water play. $2; ages 2 and younger, free.

Waleska Splash Pad

This splash pad will leave kids with smiles as they play under the water buckets and umbrella fountains. Free.

Seven Springs Water Park

Waterparks

On the Cheap:

Bethesda Park Aquatic Center

This location features a giant waterslide that curves out of the building and then re-enters before dropping you into a pool, a lazy river, zero-depth entry into the leisure pool and dunking buckets. $5.50-$10.50; ages 4-10, $4.25-$8.25; ages 3 and younger, $3.25-$6.25.

Bogan Park Aquatic Center

This indoor leisure pool with beach entry, giant water slide and water play structures is located in Buford. $5.50-$10.50; ages 4-10, $4.25-$8.25; ages 3 and younger, $3.25-$6.25.

Cherokee County Aquatic Center

This aquatic facility features two indoor pools, and the Oasis Outdoor Pool with two water slides, a water playground, beach entry and more. $7-$9; ages 2-13, $6-$7; ages 1 and younger, free.

Collins Hill Aquatic Center

This outdoor attraction has a zero-depth pool entry, interactive water features, slides, squirty play areas and more. There is also a toddler pool and lazy river. $5.50-$10.50; ages 4-10, $4.25-$8.25; ages 3 and younger, $3.25-$6.25.

Mountain Park Aquatic Center

This Stone Mountain aquatic center features an indoor instructional pool, an outdoor leisure pool, two water slides, water play structures and more. $5.50-$10.50; ages 4-10, $4.25-$8.25; ages 3 and younger, $3.25-$6.25.

Seven Springs Water Park at Wild Horse Creek Park

The activity pool at this Powder Springs park is four feet in depth and has an in-water seating area and two basketball back boards. The spray and fountain play areas and two water slides connected to a leisure river also add to the fun. $6-$9; ages 3-17, $4-$6; ages 2 and younger, free.

South Cobb Aquatic Center

Splash down the huge enclosed spiraling slide, slip through the yellow tube slide and into the water and finally enjoy a “lazy river” float. $4.50-$6.75; ages 2-17, $3.50-$5.25; ages 1 and younger, free.

Wills Park Pool

Swim in the lanes, participate in water fitness, and enjoy splashing around in this pool. $5-$8; ages 3 and younger, free.

Summer Splurge:

Great Wolf Lodge

Spend the night (or a weekend) at this fun waterpark and resort (waterpark included with resort stay) with tons of family attractions including slides, games, pools and more. $149.99 and up.

Margaritaville at Lanier Islands

Find Georgia’s largest wave pool at Lake Lanier Islands’ beach and waterpark. Splash-happy tots adore “Wiggle Waves” and thrill seekers soar down the four-lane slide for a race, plus there is a wide variety of slides for all ages. $47.99; kids under 48 inches, $33.99.

Six Flags White Water

Opening on July 3, this water park offers rides for families, like the Bahama Bob Slide, where families pilot rafts down rapids; younger kids, like Lilypad Crossing, a balancing game across a pool; and daredevils, like the Typhoon Twister, a five-story drop. $34.99; parking, $25.

Six Flags Hurricane Harbor

Six Flags Hurricane Harbor

Ride the surf in the giant wave pool, plummet down an enclosed tunnel into a zero-gravity wave slide on the “Tsunami Surge” or take on the three, twisting slides of the “Bonzai Pipelines.” “Paradise Island” includes an interactive children’s playground. Included with Six Flags Over Georgia General Admission: $48; parking, $25.

SoundWaves at Gaylord Opryland

This four-acre indoor and outdoor water attraction features Rapid Remix, a mega raft ride for 4-5 people, the Groovin’ Lagoon Activity Pool, water slides, play structures and more. $319 and up.

Beaches

Acworth Beach at Cauble Park

The beach area features a white sand beach and roped off area for swimming. Swimming is free. Non-resident parking fee, $10.

Paradise Beach, Margaritaville at Lanier Islands

Hang out on the beach, play some volleyball, catch some rays and enjoy food from the boardwalk. $9.99.

Robin Lake Beach at Callaway Gardens

Enjoy swimming, sunbathing, miniature golf, a floating playground with obstacles, paddle boats, inflatable waterslide, rock climbing wall and more. $19.95; ages 6-12, $14.95; ages 5 and younger, free.

The Swimming Beach at Red Top Mountain State Park

Cool off in the sandy beach area and roped off swimming area nestled in a cove and surrounded by trees at Lake Allatoona, and enjoy the nearby putt-putt golf and large playground. Check gastateparks.org/alerts for updates on access restrictions. Parking, $5.

Oasis Outdoor Pool at Cherokee County Aquatic Center

Pools

Cumming Aquatic Center

Enjoy lap swimming, open swim and adult swim at this recreational facility. $7; ages 2-17, $6; ages 1 and younger, free.

Milton City Pool

Home to the Milton Mustang Swim Team, practice your skills at this pool, or chill out with younger kids in the walk-in kiddie pool. $5-$7.50.

Roswell Area Park Pool

This pool features a 50-meter Olympic-size pool with eight lap lanes, a diving well, a children’s wading pool and aquatic exercise programs. $3-$5; ages 1 and younger, free.

City of Tucker Pools

Register for a specific 90 minute time period each day at one of Tucker’s two pools, Cofer Pool or Smoke Rise Pool. $5; ages 3-11, $3; ages 2 and younger, free.

West Gwinnett Park Aquatic Center

Featuring indoor and outdoor pools, water slides, a river channel, a bubble bench, water play structures and more, this aquatic center has something for everyone to dip their toe in. $5.50-$10.50; ages 4-10, $4.25-$8.25; ages 3 and younger, $3.25-$6.25.

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