Orion Lagoon Swimming Pool & Water Park, Springfield QLD

💦 Orion Lagoon FREE Swimming Pool & Water Park, Springfield QLD

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If you’re looking for somewhere FREE to cool off on a hot, summers day, Orion Lagoon at Springfield has it all with a massive swimming pool, water park and plenty of shallow depth water play.

You’ll find Orion Lagoon nestled behind the ever-expanding Orion Springfield Central Shopping Centre. The Springfield Swimming Pool and Water Park is 30 minutes from both Brisbane and Logan City and 25 minutes from Ipswich.

With Lifeguards on duty and a Cafe and toilets on site, you can set up for the day and enjoy a fun, free family day out just a stones throw from the three major city centres.

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Orion Lagoon Springfield

Orion Lagoon Swimming Pool

With a range of different interconnected pools and depths, there is something for everyone, from shallow pools, water features, a toddler-friendly pool, plus a huge additional pool varying in depth from 0.3m – 1.5m. Springfield Lagoon is a FREE council-run facility where Lifeguards are also on duty for peace of mind.

What’s at the Orion Lagoon Swimming Pool:

  • 300mm deep Shallow Depth area
  • 600mm deep Sculpture Pool
  • 50m lap swimming area
  • Beach entry
  • Handrails for disability access
  • Stepping stones
  • Water squirts
  • Maximum depth 1.5m
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Orion Lagoon Water Park

If you take a leisurely stroll over the bridge (beside the Cafe) you will find a zero depth Waterpark with a big tipping bucket, water spouts, an electronic playground and another Cafe. Take in the natural surroundings along the way and check out the early evening sound and light show at the end of the day.

What’s at the Orion Lagoon Water Park:

  • Zero Depth Water Park
  • Tipping bucket
  • Jet sprays & spouts
  • Cafe
  • Interactive playground
  • Shaded picnic tables
  • Grassed area

Finding Shade at Orion Lagoon

There are a number of umbrella shades and trees spotted around the Springfield swimming pool, however, these can fill up quickly during busy periods (summer, weekends and school holidays).

People are generally happy to share the shaded areas, without encroaching on each other’s space.

Guests are allowed to bring their own sun shades as long you don’t put any pegs into the ground. Sandbags and other weights are acceptable options.

There is also a sheltered BBQ pavilion with multiple BBQs and picnic tables.

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Orion Lagoon Cafe

Enjoy breakfast, lunch or a cool treat at the Orion Lagoon Cafe. From hot coffees, smoothies and ice creams to burgers, hot dogs and breakfast meals.

You’re welcome to eat at the Cafe or take your food back to your spot by the pool and have a picnic.

There is also a Cold Rock Ice Creamery up on top of the hill that overlooks Orion Lagoon Swimming Pool.

Monday to Friday8.00 am – 4.00 pm
Saturday to Sunday7.00 am – 4.00 pm

Orion Lagoon Facilities

  • Pools (0.3m – 1.5m)
  • Zero Depth Water Park
  • Playground
  • Shaded areas
  • BBQs
  • Car Parking
  • Drinking water
  • Change rooms
  • Toilets
  • Showers
  • Lockers
  • Cafe
  • Floatation devices, swimwear & pool accessories for sale
  • Lifeguards on duty
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Orion Lagoon Rules

  • Children under 13 years must be supervised by someone over 18 years at all times
  • Small kick boards and child floatation rings/ arms bands allowed
  • Security onsite 24/7
  • Swimmers outside of opening hours (below) will be asked to exit the pool
  • No personal BBQs allowed
  • No pegs to be put into the ground (sandbags/ weights only)
  • No smoking or drinking
  • No dogs allowed
  • Orion Lagoon cannot be booked

Orion Lagoon Opening Hours

(September – April)
Monday to Sunday
5.00 am – 9.00 pm
(April – August)
Monday to Sunday
7.00 am – 5.00 pm

Getting to Orion Lagoon

Orion Lagoon sits behind Orion Springfield Central Shopping Centre along Southern Cross Circuit, Springfield.

There is a small onsite car park, as well as some street parking alongside the swimming pool. If you have no luck there, you can use the shopping centre car park, which is directly across the road.

If you’re visiting Brisbane and need inspiration on what else to see and do, here’s a great 2-day itinerary.

Getting to the Springfield Swimming Pool and Water Park will take:

  • 30 minutes from both Brisbane CBD
  • 30 minutes from Logan City
  • 25 minutes from Ipswich
Address155 Southern Cross Circuit, Springfield Central QLD 4300
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More to Do while Visiting Springfield Pool

Robelle Domain

Orion Lagoon is situated within the gorgeous Robelle Domain, which is spread out over 24 hectares. Enjoy 11km of boardwalks for walking and cycling, sporting fields and playgrounds.

Take the boardwalk beside the Orion Lagoon to meander over the creek and down to the playground. There you’ll find interactive play equipment and the zero depth water park.

Make full use of the large grassy expanses, shaded picnic areas, land art pyramids and the twilight sound and light show that automatically plays at the close of each day.

Orion Shopping Centre

Once you’re finished at the pool and water park, head over to the Springfield Orion Shopping Centre. This indoor/ outdoor shopping centre is beautifully laid out with clothing stores, restaurants and all of the other usual retailers.

Or, head into the movie theatre and catch one of the latest blockbusters in the new cinemas.

The BIG Stethoscope

BIG Stethoscope, Springfield QLD

Did you know that there are over 150 BIG Things to find throughout Queensland!?

One of the newer additions to the Big Things list is the BIG Stethoscope in Springfield. While you’re visiting the Orion Lagoon, tick off this cool Big Thing, which sits just a few streets away.

If you want to join the iconic Big Things Hunt, you can either download the full Aussie Big Things Checklist or just grab the Queensland one below.

QLD Big Things Checklist

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See if you can find all 150+ Big Things throughout Queensland!

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