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Riverway lagoons 
Riverway Lagoons 

Virtual Tour of Riverway LagoonsThe Riverway Lagoons cover an area in size of more than three Olympic swimming pools. The lagoons are nestled among shady raintrees, with the picturesque Ross River providing a peaceful backdrop. The surrounding well established raintrees, together with the extensive overhangs of the Riverway Arts Centre roof and additional shade structures, provide a protected year-round safe swimming environment.

The two distinct lagoon areas vary in depth up to 2m. The upper lagoon is designed for more formal uses, including an area for swimming laps and specific areas for disabled and elderly access, with hand rails and suitable water levels. The lower lagoon is more relaxed and is an ideal place for the kids build sand castles and play in shallow water while the rest of the family can lounge on the timber decks in the shade.

Open Hours

Monday to Sunday (including Public Holidays)                                                  

Dawn to dusk*                 

*Subject to seasons - As per Lifeguard Hours below, if Lagoons are patrolled by Lifeguards, closing time will be consistent with these hours.

Lifeguard Hours - 2015

Tuesday 27 January - Sunday 26 April Monday - Thursday
Friday - Sunday and Public Holidays
8am - 6pm
8am - 8pm
Monday 27 April - Sunday 31 May Monday - Sunday 8am - 6pm
Monday 1 June - Saturday 29 August Monday - Sunday 10am - 5pm
Sunday 30 August - Thursday 17 September Monday - Sunday 8am - 6pm
Friday 18 September - Thursday 10 December Monday - Thursday
Friday - Sunday and Public Holidays
8am - 6pm
8am - 8pm
Friday 11 December - Wednesday 30 December Monday - Sunday 8am - 9pm

The lagoon precinct provides an exciting, rich experience for first-time visitors and is a popular place with local residents.

Public amenities are located below the Riverway Arts Centre.

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acknowledges the traditional owners and custodians of Townsville, the Bindal and Wulgurukaba peoples.