Water Play Areas

Kershaw Gardens

Location:  Moores Creek Road, Park Avenue

Water play opening hours: 7.30am to 7.30pm daily

Riverside Park

Location: Quay Street, Rockhampton

Water play opening hours: 7.30am to midnight daily

Cedric Archer Park

Location: Ian Besch Drive, Gracemere

Water play opening hours: 9am to 8pm daily

Closed for maintenance until 30 July 2024, subject to change.

Southside Pool

Location: Sir Raymond Huish Drive, South Rockhampton

Water play opening hours: Monday to Saturday - 9am to 5pm, and Sundays - 9am to 4pm


Water Safety:

These facilities are not supervised.  Use of the play areas is at the user's own risk.  Children must be actively supervised by a parent or guardian at all times.


  • This facility does not operate with drinking water and the water is not suitable for drinking.
  • Please clear the water play area during thunder or lightning storms.
  • Areas may be slippery at times.
  • Children must be clothed, infants must wear a swim nappy
  • Users suffering from any type of skin sores, infections or illness including colds, flu or diarrhoea must not use the water play areas
  • Do not change nappies beside the water play area
  • Do not sit on jets or climb on equipment
  • No smoking, alcohol or animals within 10m
  • No gum, glass or food of any kind on the water play areas
  • Skates, bikes, skateboards and scooters prohibited.