Zip down water slides, play in water features and ride the wave pools at these water parks in Atlanta, Georgia.

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.
Location: 225 Bethesda Church Rd., Lawrenceville. 678-277-0880
Cost: Adults, $10.50; ages 4-10, $8.25; ages 3 and younger, $6.25.

Bogan Park Aquatic Center

Indoor leisure pool with beach entry, giant waterslide and water play structures.
Location: 2723 North Bogan Rd., Buford. 678-277-0853
Cost: Adults, $10.50; ages 4-10, $8.25; ages 3 and younger, $6.25.

Browns Mill Family Aquatic Center

This aquatic center is a water amusement park featuring slides and sprayers to keep children happy and smiling.
Location: 4929 Browns Mill Rd., Lithonia. 770-414-2119
Cost: Adults, $12; ages 17 and younger, $10.

Cherokee Aquatic Center

Climb the steps all the way to the top of the two wild water slides and zip down into the outdoor pool featuring a playground with water cannons, a zero-depth entry area, geysers, deck sprays, a current channel and basketball hoops.
Location: 1200 Gresham Mill Pkwy., Holly Springs. 678-880-4760
Cost: Adults, $7; ages 2-13, $6; younger than 2, 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.
Location: 2200 Collins Hill Rd., Lawrenceville. 770-237-5647
Cost: Adults, $10.50; ages 4-10, $8.25; ages 3 and younger, $6.25.

Cumming Aquatic Center

Enjoy two slides, a lazy river and a play structure for children.
Location: 201 Aquatic Cir., Cumming. 770-781-1781
Cost: Adults, $5; ages 2-17, $4; ages 1 and younger, free.

Seven Springs Water Park at Wild Horse Creek Park

The activity pool 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.
Location: 3820 Macedonia Dr., Powder Springs. 770-528-4035
Cost: Adults, $9; ages 2-17, $7.

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.
Location: 875 Riverside Pkwy., Austell. 770-739-3180
Cost: Adults, $4.50; ages 2-17, $3.50.

Piedmont Park Aquatic Center

Features beach entry, lap lanes, natural and structured shade on the pool deck, concessions and recreational activities.
Location: 1320 Monroe Dr. NE, Atlanta. 404-875-7275
Cost: Adults, $4; ages 6-16, $2; ages 5 and younger, $1.


Find Georgia’s largest wave pool at Lake Lanier Islands’ beach and waterpark. Splash-happy tots adore “Kiddie Lagoon” and thrill seekers soar down the four-lane slide for a race, plus there is a wide variety of slides for all ages.
Location: 7000 Lanier Islands Pkwy., Buford. 770-932-7218
Cost: Adults, $41.99; kids under 42 inches, $30.99; ages 2 and younger, free. Parking, $10.

Six Flags White Water

The largest water park in the South boasts some 50 attractions, including the “Dive Bomber” featuring a five-story drop down an enclosed slide, the “Atlanta Ocean” wave pool and “Little Squirts Island” for younger kids.
Location: 250 Cobb Pkwy. N, Marietta. 770-948-9290.
Cost: Adults, $44.99; kids under 48 inches $39.99; ages 2 and younger, free. Parking, $15

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.
Location: 6 Riverside Pkwy. SW, Austell. 770-739-3400
Cost: Included with Six Flags Over Georgia General Admission: $66.99; children under 48 inches, $46.99; ages 2 and younger, free.

Malibu Grand Prix Norcross

Buccaneer Cove has a super-sized water play area that is five levels high with slippery slides, wet tunnels, spray loops and a huge splash bucket. The park features a two-lane open slide and both lanes start at the first level for a big thrill for kids under 36 inches.
Location: 5400 Brook Hollow Pkwy., Norcross. 770-416-7630
Cost: All day unlimited access pass, $9.99 all day.

The Beach at Clayton County International Park

The colorful and immense “adventure kiddie pool,” with fountains, towers, “water shooters” and more offer something for the big kids, too. The beach action includes big slides and even a water trampoline.
Location: 2300 Highway 138 S.E., Jonesboro. 770-603-4165
Cost: Ages 13 and older, $11; ages 3-12, $9; ages 2 and younger, free. Bonus: One price gains access to both the beach with lake for swimming and the water park area. See website for special and holiday pricing.

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