Aquatic centres Aquatic centres

Council owns and operates two aquatic centres in the region:


WetSide Water Education Park

WetSide Water Education ParkThis link will open in a new window is located on the foreshore at the junction of Main Street and the Esplanade, Pialba, Hervey Bay and is a fun, free, eco-friendly public asset designed around water 'infotainment'.

WetSide was created for residents and tourists to learn about water and its sustainable use.

The park includes a special area for under 5s called Totside and the FlipSide BoardRider wave machine (fees apply).

WetSide is a smoke and alcohol-free space. No bikes, scooters, skateboards or pets are allowed. 

WetSide may close for reasons including school tours, extreme weather and maximum capacity crowds.

If you would like to submit a school group booking for consideration, please click here.

Open hours

Normal hours are:

  • Wednesday to Sunday from 10am to 5pm (during school terms)
  • 7 days a week from 10am to 5pm (during school holidays

Wetside will be open ANZAC Day from 1pm - 5pm.

Please note Wetside will also be closed from Sunday 26 April and reopen in September.

Contact us

If you would like more information, please contact Council's Customer Service Centre
on 1300 79 49 29.