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

Please note Wetside is closed and will reopen in September.

Normal hours are:

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

Contact us

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