Brisbane City Council has come up with a design for the project that features a waterslide, big tipping bucket, toddler area with a bubbling stream, fountains and jets, as well as new seating areas and shade. The council said it hoped to make the area more family-friendly by including features for all ages and abilities.
The plans are designed to reinvigorate Wynnum foreshore and expand existing Whale Park. Construction of the splash park is due to start in winter, with the project finished and ready to use this summer.
The water park, which is set to cost Brisbane City Council $600,000, is part of a four-year plan to build such facilities in the area. Other suburbs that will benefit from splash parks under the proposals are Runcorn, Sandgate, Coorparoo and Upper Kedron.
Council is inviting feedback about the proposals. See here for details.
Can’t wait until summer? See our gallery of the best waterfront parks here.
Photo: Flickr/Brisbane City Council