Favorite Places to Enjoy the Water

Lake Lanier Islands Resort: The beach & water park has something for everyone, kiddie lagoon, Georgia’s largest wave pool, a 3 story interactive water attraction, & a white sandy beach overlooking the lake.  You must be more than 42” tall to ride most slides. Must be 48” tall to ride the Fun Dunker Drop. Hours of operation May 17, 18: 10 am – 6 pm. May 22- August 10: (Tue-Fri, Sun) 10am-6pm. (Sat), 10am-7pm. (August 16, 17, 23, 24, 30, 31 & September 1): 10am-6pm. The Beach & Water Park is closed on Mondays, excluding holidays Memorial Day and Labor Day.  There are too many different prices to list here. 7000 Holiday Road, Lake Lanier Islands, GA, 30518, 770.932.7200, http://www.lakelanierislands.com

Lake Lanier: Lake Lanier has ($4) park entry and there are so many you don’t have to visit the same one twice. It is unclear if any of the swimming areas are open due to the draught, so check first. http://www.lanier.sam.usace.army.mil/ParkSchedule.htm

Big Splash Interactive Fountain, Suwanee: They are planning to open May 21, 2008 after approval from the powers that be. Due to Level 4 drought conditions, this may not happen. Check the web or call before going! Hours: 10:30 am – 9:30 pm.370 Buford Highway, Suwanee, GA, 30024, 770-945-8996, http://www.suwanee.com

 Gwinnett Parks Pools: Admission fees are as follows: (3-under, 50-up) $2,( ages 4-10) $4, (ages 11-49) $5.  You can SAVE MONEY by purchasing the new FUNCARD ( either seasonal or annual) that offers discounted admission fees. http://www.gwinnettcounty.com

Best Friend Pool- Outdoor leisure pool with zero-depth entry, giant waterslide, and water play structures. Open during summer. 6224 Jimmy Carter Boulevard, Norcross 30052 770.417.2202.

Bethesda Aquatic Center (indoor pools): Indoor leisure pool with zero-depth entry, giant waterslide that exits and then re-enters the building, river channel, hydrotherapy benches, water play structures, vortex, ceiling spray, and a four-lane instructional pool and wet classroom. New! Water basketball and volleyball. Open year-round. 225 Bethesda Church Road, Lawrenceville 30044, 678.924.6334

Bogan Aquatic Center (indoor pools): Indoor competition pool and indoor leisure pool with zero-depth entry, giant waterslide, and water play structures. Open year-round. 2723 North Bogan Road, Buford, 30519, 770.614.2063

Collins Hill Aquatic Center (indoor and outdoor pools): Indoor 25-yard by 25-meter swimming/diving competition pool. Open year-round. Outdoor leisure pool with zero-depth entry, two giant waterslides, a river channel, and water play structures. Open during summer. 2200 Collins Hill Road, Lawrenceville 30043, 770.237.5647

Dacula Pool (outdoor pool): Outdoor pool with a six lap lanes and a diving well. Open during summer. 205 Dacula Road, Dacula 30019, 770.822.5410

Lenora Pool (outdoor leisure pool): Outdoor leisure pool with zero-depth entry, a giant waterslide, river channel, and water play structures. Open during summer.4515 Lenora Church Road, Snellville 30058, 770.982.5309

Mountain Park Aquatic Center (indoor and outdoor pools): Indoor 25-yard by 25-meter competition/lap pool, with 500-seat spectator area, and indoor instructional pool. Open year-round. Outdoor leisure pool with zero-depth entry, two giant waterslides, river channel, bubble bench, vortex, and water play structures. Open during summer. 1063 Rockbridge Road, Stone Mountain 30087, 770.564.4650

Rhodes Jordan Pool (outdoor leisure pool): Outdoor leisure pool with zero-depth entry, a giant waterslide, river channel, three lap lanes, and water play structures. Open during summer. 100 East Crogan Street, Lawrenceville 30043, 770.822.5143

West Gwinnett Park & Aquatic Center:  Indoor 25-yard by 25-meter competition pool with 750-seat spectator area, and instructional pool. Open year-round. Outdoor leisure pool with zero-depth entry, two giant waterslides, river channel, bubble bench, vortex, spray bar, and water play structures. Open during summer. 4488 Peachtree Industrial Boulevard, Norcross 30071, 770.417.2281

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