25+ of the Best Water Parks in Georgia for Splish Splash Fun

Most of the water parks in Georgia are open Memorial Day to Labor Day, and they include everything from full-fledged water parks to county-run aquatic centers. We’ve done our best to collect every water park and aquatic center in Georgia. Did we miss one you know about? Let us know!

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Helen Tubing and Waterpark

Where: 9917 Hwy 75, Helen, GA 30545

Phone: 706-878-1082

When: Open 7 days a week Memorial Day through Labor Day. 10am – 6pm. (Tubing at 9am…tubing times may close early on the weekends due to a high volume of people.)

Prices: Tubing is only $5; Waterpark is $20 and comes with unlimited tubing; under 42” is $10; 2 yrs and younger free;

411: Tube the Chattahoochee (A MUST, as far as we are concerned!), climb the 25-foot rock wall and play att he water park. Tubing takes 2-3 hours. Tubes with and without bottoms are available. Ube shuttles run every 15 minutes. No age limits, no coolers, no restrooms, dogs OK, lockers available. In waterpark, kids must be 42” to ride slides, anyone can ride the 1000-ft lazy river with or without a tube.

 

Six Flags White Water

Where: 250 Cobb Parkway N #100; Marietta, GA 30062

When: Weekends in May; 7 days a week Memorial Day through July; Weekends in August and September; all for Labor Day Week. Times vary but it is generally 10:30am – 7pm. May close at 6pm or 6:30 pm some days.

Prices: Daily tickets start at $38 ($37 for kids.) Three different season passes and three different memberships available. Parking is $15 for daily ticket holders; cheaper for members or season pass holders. Meal Deals, Cabanas and Flash Passes available.

411: 23 different rides available. Thrill rides include the Dive Bomber and the Tornado. Family Rides includeBlack River Falls and the Bahama Bob Slide. Visit Buccaneer Bay, Lilypad Crossing and Captain Kid’s Cove for the young ones. Don’t miss summer and holiday events. Read about what else to do in Helen with kids.

 

Hurricane Harbor

Where: 275 Riverside Parkway, SW, Austell, Georgia 30168

When: Open during amusement park hours through Sept 18.

Prices: Hurricane Harbor is included FREE with your Six Flags Over Georgia admission, which begin at about $45.

411: Ride the giant wave pool or slide down the zero-gravity wave slide. There is also a large children’s area, cabana rental and more. Read more here.

 

Lanier World Water Park

Where: 7000 Lanier Islands Pkwy, Buford, GA 30518

When: Open 7 days a week Memorial Day through Labor Day at 10am.

Prices: Children 2 and under are free. Regular admission is $42 for adults and kids over 42”; $31 for shorter kids and seniors. Come after 4pm to save. FastPass is $15. Cheaper tickets available for beach-only access. Dining passes available.

411: Enjoy movies on the beach, beach access, live entertainment, over a dozen wet rides, slides, and attractions, including Wild Waves- Georgia’s largest wave pool, several amusement rides, interactive games, shows and more. 42” for most rides; 48” for a handful of thrill rides. Tubes and lockers available for a charge.

 

Summer Waves Waterpark

Where: 210 S Riverview Dr, Jekyll Island, GA 31527

When: Open 7 days a week Memorial Day through Labor Day, and select days in May, August and September. Hours are generally 10am – 6pm, with earlier and later times on special occasions and weekends.

Prices: Children 3 and under are free. Regular admission is $20 for adults and kids over 48”; $16 for shorter kids and $11 for seniors. Come after 3pm weekdays and after 4pm weekends to save. Concessions and lockers available.

411: Young children will love the splash zone and kiddie pool area. There’s a lazy river (with tubes,) a 5-story eenclosed water plunge, a wave pool and two slide sections. Force 3 includes a 350-ft family slide and a 150-ft spiral slide for taller kiddos and adults. Nature’s Revenge includes The Hurricane and Tornado slides with twists, turns and spirals for guests at least 42″-tall.

 

Splash In the Boro

Where: 1388 State Route 24, Statesboro, GA 30461

When: Open 7 days a week until August 7, then weekends only until Labor Day. Opens at 10pm; closing varies throughout the year.

Prices: Adults and kids 48” or taller: $13.99; Kinds under 48”: $10.99; Seniors (60+): $7.00; 2 & under: FREE. Discounts for military, county residents and GSU/OTech students. Save when you come later in the day. Season Passes available.

411: Young children will love the small water play area. There are multiple slides and a lazy river. The indoor pool also is home to classes and swim leagues. Cabana and pavilion rental available.

 

Browns Mill Aquatic Facility 

Where: 4929 Browns Mill Rd, Lithonia, GA

When: May 23 – Sept 7. Mondays – Saturdays 10am – 8pm; Sundays 1 – 7pm

Prices: Adults are $7 for county residents; $7 for DeKalb city residents and $10 for non-residents. Kids 17 and under are $5 for county residents; $9 for DeKalb city residents and $12 for non-residents. Season Passes available.

411: We adore the bright and cheerful children’s play area with slides and spray. It also includes twisty slides, a lazy river, a log-crossing challenge. There is also a zero-entry area and a lap pool.

Indoor Water Parks in Ga

Although Georgia doesn’t have an indoor water park like Great Wolf Lodge, we do have indoor pools, that offer more than just water to splash around in. Here are a couple of indoor swimming pools that are more like mini-water parks than just the standard swimming pool. If you know others, leave us a comment and let us know.

What: South Cobb Aquatic Center
Where: 875 Six Flags Dr. Austell, GA  | 770-739-3180

The South Cobb Aquatic Center is moments off I-20, just a few miles from Six Flags Over Georgia. There is a zero entry portion for the little ones, a free swim area and diving board for the real swimmers. In addition, a lazy river, three story slide and play structure including silly shower, dump tank, small slide and waterfall. The facility is nicely kept, locker rooms are clean and include showers, bathrooms and lockers. There is also a family bathroom. The facility also offers a birthday party room.

What: Bethesda Park Aquatic Center
Where: 225 Bethesda Church Road, Lawrenceville | 678-924-6334

Bethesda Park Aquatic Center features an indoor leisure/water park pool with beach entry, giant waterslide that exits and then reenters the building, river channel, hydrotherapy benches, water play structures, vortex, ceiling spray, and a four-lane instructional pool and wet classroom; plus water basketball and volleyball. They do require parents to be in a bathing suit in the water with young children and everyone needs to pay regardless of whether or not you are swimming, but the price isn’t bad, especially for a day of fun that will wear everyone out. I was told last year that admission is half price one hour before closing, but have not been able to confirm that – so if you go late, might want to ask.

South Cobb Aquatic Center Indoor Waterpark in Ga

What: Bogan Park Aquatic Center
Where: 2723 North Bogan Road, Buford 30519 | 770.614.2063

Although we haven’t been to Bogan Park Aquatic Center, this looks like another fabulous indoor waterpark in Ga.

What: Georgia Tech Indoor Pool
Where: 750 Ferst Dr NW, Atlanta, GA 30318 | (404)385-7529

This pool offers swimming lessons to the public, but otherwise, you must be a member or guest to enjoy this pool, which was constructed for the 1996 Summer Olympic Games. Memberships are available to anyone with an affiliation to Georgia Tech, student, faculty or even alumni. The pool area features the leisure pool which is comprised of six-25 yard lanes, a 184′ water slide, current channel (or what I call a lazy river), free form play area, 16-person spa. Garage doors open to make this an indoor/outdoor pool in the summer.

A few more…

Splash Island at Wild Adventures Theme Park

Where: 3766 Old Clyattville Road, Valdosta, GA 31601

 

Lake Winnie “SoakYa” WaterPark 

Where: 1730 Lakeview Dr, Rossville, GA 30741

 

West Gwinnett Aquatic Center

Where: 4488 Peachtree Industrial Blvd, Norcross, GA 30071

 

Psalmond Road Park & Super Center

Where: 6550 Psalmond Rd, Midland, GA 31820

 

Neptune Park Fun Zone

Where: 550 Beachview Drive, St. Simons Island, GA 31522

 

Surf Lagoon

Where: 130 Towne Center Dr, Pooler, Georgia 31322

 

The BEACH at Clayton County International Park

Where: 2300 Highway 138 South East, Jonesboro, GA 30236

  

Frances Meadows Aquatic Center 

Where: 1545 Community Way, Gainesville, GA 30501

 

Cherokee County Aquatic Center

Where: 1200 Gresham Mill Parkway, Canton, GA 30114

 

Wild Horse Creek Park

Where: 3820 Macedonia Rd, Powder Springs, GA 30127

 

St. Mary’s Waterpark

Where: 301 Herb Bauer Dr, St Marys, GA 31558

 

Sandy Beach Water Park at Lake Tobo

Where: 6880 Moseley Dixon Road, Macon, GA 31220

 

High Falls Water Park

Where: High Falls Road, Jackson, GA

 

Cumming Aquatic Center

Where: 201 Aquatic Circle, Cumming, GA 30040

 

Mountain Park Aquatic Center

Where: 1063 Rockbridge Rd, Stone Mountain, GA 30087

 

Piedmont Park Aquatic Center

Where: Monroe Dr NE, Atlanta, GA 30309

 

Emory Aquatic Center

Where: 1946 Starvine Way, Decatur, GA 30033

 

MJCCA Aquatic Center

Where: 5342 Tilly Mill Rd, Atlanta, GA 30338

 

Lenora Park Aquatic Center

Where: 4515 Lenora Church Rd, Snellville, GA 30039

 

Collins Hill Aquatic Center

Where: 2200 Collins Hill Rd, Suwanee, GA 30024

 

 

Coming in 2018: Great Wolf Lodge in LaGrange, Ga

GreatWolf Lodge announced that it will open a 500,000-square-foot, multi-faceted resort in LaGrange-Troup County in 2018. In the meantime, see our post about Atlanta’s (currently) closest GWL location in North Carolina.

Most of the water parks in Georgia are open Memorial Day to Labor Day, and they include everything from full-fledged water parks to county-run aquatic centers. We’ve done our best to collect every water park and aquatic center in Georgia. Did we miss one you know about? Let us know!

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