City of Logan has unveiled plans for a $3.3 million water wonderland at Logan Gardens.
Preliminary works will start this week and include four differently themed play areas, including a bucket-tipping pond, a totem spray forest, a pop-jet plaza and a toddlers section.
The installation of shade sails, seating, lawn picnic spaces and additional shade areas will also be part of the build.
The site for the new $3.3 million water play area is adjacent to the existing playground at Logan Gardens.
The Logan Central location also has existing barbecue facilities, parking and is close to public transport.
Temporary fencing was erected on Monday, July 1, to allow construction to commence.
Temporary public toilets will be provided as the existing toilet block will be closed during the construction period.
Meanwhile, work is continuing on construction of another water play area at Greater Flagstone.
That facility features a 10-metre high treehouse-style structure with water features, two smaller tree-shaped waterfalls and a watercourse through the play area with jets and blasters.
There are also shade structures, tables, seating and umbrellas.
Logan City Council Community Services director Katie Barton-Harvey said both water parks were scheduled to be completed and operating by the end of the year, weather permitting.
“These two fabulous family-friendly projects deliver on a Council commitment to build sustainable, value-for-money water play areas in Logan,” she said.
The $3.2 million water play area in Flagstone Regional Park is being built in a joint venture with developer Peet.
It is alongside an innovative skate plaza, community playground and dog park.
The two water play areas are on top of Council’s $3.1 million redevelopment of the Doug Larsen Park BMX freestyle facility now underway at Beenleigh and the advanced planning for an Olympic-standard whitewater park facility at a Logan site yet to be finalised.