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Splash Zone opens at the Gladstone Aquatic Centre

Splash Zone opens at the Gladstone Aquatic Centre
September 14, 2014

The Gladstone Aquatic Centre has opened its aquatic playground for the 2014/15 summer season.

First opened in November last year, the $2.5 million aquatic play park and splash pad features two childrens’ water slides, water jets, cannons, sprays and bubblers, a toddler's pool and a big tipper bucket as its central attraction.

The six-metre high structure can fill with 500 litres of water in nine seconds, before dumping the bucket-load on eager children below.

Designed for interactivity and educational appeal, the Splash Zone water play park is open to supervised under 12-year-olds.

Speaking prior to the opening of the SplashZone last year, Gladstone Regional Council Parks and Recreation portfolio spokesperson Councillor Graham McDonald said the Gladstone Aquatic Centre is the “jewel-in-the-crown” for the region, providing facilities and activities for residents and visitors.

Councillor McDonald stated “the water play park has been mooted for Gladstone for a long time, so Council is extremely happy to have been able to deliver this project.”

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Images courtesy of Gladstone Regional Council.


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