Orion Lagoon | Free Water Park in Springfield
Robelle Domain Parklands is the perfect destination for Brisbane and Ipswich parents seeking more than just simple visit to the park, complete with a free water park, playgrounds and now also one of the largest public lagoons in the Southern Hemisphere.
Orion Lagoon – Water Fun
Orion Lagoon covers a total area of more than 3.6km and is situated alongside Robelle Domain Parklands playground and water park. Located right in the heart of Springfield Central, the Orion Lagoon features a 600mm deep sculpture pool, a 50m lap swimming area, beach entry and pool depth of up to 1.5m in areas. There is also an elongated section of the Lagoon designed with toddlers and small children in mind, allowing water play opportunities that will delight your younger Brisbane Kids. With stepping stones, wading areas and water squirts, and a shallow depth of 300mm, the Lagoon is the perfect way to cool down for all ages. The Orion Lagoon is supervised daily by lifeguards during the opening hours, providing a safe and fun family day out near Brisbane.
Not Just a Lagoon
You can enjoy more than just swimming and water play at Orion Lagoon, with BBQ facilities, plenty of seating areas and tables, plus permanent umbrellas for shade. There are also all the facilities you need for a day out swimming, with public toilets and change rooms, as well as lockers to store your belongings while you enjoy the Lagoon. Opening soon is also the Orion Lagoon Cafe, which will be just one of the many dining options that will soon be opening alongside the Lagoon. While there is plenty of parking within walking distance to the Lagoon, an extra carpark is currently being built also.
Orion Lagoon has water access for people with disabilities, as well as wheelchair-accessible public toilet facilities. The Lagoon is partly unfenced, with plenty of wide pathways surrounding the Lagoon, perfect for Brisbane Kids in prams or wheelchairs. Picnic shelters with tables and umbrellas are located alongside the Orion Lagoon, however shade is limited so consider bringing your own umbrella or sun tent on really hot days.
Orion Lagoon – The Facts
- Public swimming lagoon
- Lifeguards on duty during opening times
- Lap pool
- Toddler wading area
- Wheelchair-accessible toilets and lagoon entry
- Some limited shelter under umbrellas and BBQ area
- Bike and walking paths and boardwalks
- Picnic tables and shelters
- Grassy spaces
- Change rooms and lockers
- Lots of parking within walking distance
- Lagoon Cafe and other dining facilities opening soon
Opening Hours: Summer 1 Sep – 31 March: 5am to 9pm; Winter 1 April – 31 August: 8am – 4pm.
Orion Lagoon is located on Southern Cross Circuit near Orion, Education City and off Ian Keilar Drive in Springfield Central.