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Splash Pads and Water Features

Stay Cool this Summer in Gwinnett County, and surrounding communities

May 29, 2020

Summer in Georgia is HOT!!! Let's try to stay cool by visiting our local splash pads and water features in the parks.

Here are the water features in Gwinnett county and neighboring communities:

  • Splashpads and Fountains:
    • Duluth Town Green: Main Street Duluth: Fountain, haven't been in a while, so can't remember if there is shade. 
    • Lilian Webb Fountain: 5 College Street NW Norcross: Fountain, no shade
    • City of Sugar Hill: 1166 Church Street Sugar Hill: Fountain
    • EE Robinson Park: 850 Level Creek Rd Sugar HIll: Splashpad with playground, heard it's shaded, never been
    • Braselton City Park: 115 Harrison Street Braselton: Splashpad
    • Buford Community Center: 2200 Buford Hwy Buford: Splashpad, no shade
    • Mall of Georgia: 3333 Buford Dr Buford: Fountains, little shade
    • Suwanee Town Center: 330 Town Center Ave Suwanee: Splashpad, little shade, very crowded with field trips
    • Peachtree Corners Town Center: 5200 Town Center Blvd Peachtree Corners: Splashpad
  • Parks with Water:
    • Rabbit Hill Park: 400 Rabbit Hill Rd Dacula: Man-made creek running through the playground area, not shaded by the creek. 
    • Tribble Mill Park: 2125 Tribble Mill Pkwy SE Lawrenceville: If you follow the parking lot by the playground to the end, park, there is about a quarter of a mile paved trail that ends at a shallow rocky area of the river. There are signs posted to not swim or wade, not sure if people abide by it or not. 
    • W.P. Jones Memorial Park: 3750 Pleasant Hill Rd Duluth: Shady creek for wading, not sure if there are signs posted saying no wading
    • Jones Bridge Park: 4901 E Jones Bridge Rd Peachtree Corners: Park right on the Chattahoochee River with river access
    • Freeman's Mill Park: 1401 Alcovy Rd SE Lawrenceville: Trail to a waterfall, signs saying no wading or swimming, playground has a water feature, however it's never turned on
    • Harbins Park: 2995 Luke Edwards Rd Lawrenceville: Small man-made creek area running through the playground, just a trickle every time we've gone
    • EE Robinson Park: 850 Level Creek Rd Sugar Hill: Splashpad with playground, heard it's shaded, never been
    • Braselton City Park: 115 Harrison Street Braselton: Splashpad
    • Lilburn City Park: 76 Main Street NW Lilburn: A creek runs a little ways away from the playground
  • Pools
    • Kelly Cofer Pool: 4259 N Park Dr Tucker: Outdoor Pool with  a splashpad
      • 2 and under: Free
      • 3-12: $3
      • Adults: $5
      • Seniors and veterans: $3
      • Annual Passes:
        • Individulas: $75
        • Family of 4: $125
          • Each additional person: $40
        • Seniors and veterans: $50
      • Open through September 2nd
    • Briscoe Park Pool: Sawyer Pkwy Snellville: Outside City pool and playground
      • Ages 3 and under: $1
      • Ages 4 to 49: $4
      • Ages 50 and over: $1
      • Annual Passes Available, see more info HERE
    • Milam Park Pool: 3867 Norman Rd Clarkston
      • Residents may bring proof of residency in the form of a tax bill or utility bill to City Hall Annex beginning on May 20th to be issued a City of Clarkston residency card.  This residency card will be presented to the front desk attendant and will allow the cardholder to be admitted to the pool at the resident rate.
      • City of Clarkston Residents:
        • 1 and younger: Free
        • 2 - 17: $2
        • 18-59: $3
        • 60 and Over: Free
      • Non-residents:
        • 1 and younger: Free
        • 2-17: $3
        • 18-59: $5
        • 60 and over: Free
    • Gwinnett County Pools:
      • Mountain Park Aquatic Center: 1063 Rockbridge Rd Stone Mountain: Indoor and outdoor pools, water slides
      • West Gwinnett Aquatic Center: 4488 Peachtree Industrial Blvd Duluth: Indoor and outdoor pools, slides outside
      • Bethesda Aquatic Center: 225 Bethesda Church Rd Lawrenceville: Indoor and outdoor pools, water slides
      • Collins Hill Aquatic Center: 2200 Collins Hill Rd Suwanee: Indoor and outdoor pools, water slides
      • Bogan Aquatic Center: 2723 N Bogan Rd NE Buford: Indoor and Outdoor Pools, water slides
      • Best Friend Park and Pool: 6224 Jimmy Carter Blvd Norcross: Outdoor Pool, water slides
      • Dacula Park Pool: 205 Dacula Rd Dacula: Basic Outdoor Pool, no slides
      • Lenora Park Pool: 4515 Lenora Church Rd Snellville: Outdoor Pool, water slides
      • Admission for all Gwinnett County Pools:
        • Residents:
          • 3 and under and 50 and up: $3.25
          • 4 to 10: $4.25
          • 11-49: $5.50
        • Non-Residents:
          • 3 and under and 50 and up: $6.25
          • 4 to 10: $8.25
          • 11-49: $10.50

Here is a map that shows locations of all of the spots:

Splash Pads, Pools, and Water Features


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