We know that you love our beaches, but that’s not the only place in town to have a splashing good time! The Golden Isles offers a variety of activities and programs for kids of all ages – especially during the summer season. When the little ones (or the young at heart) need to blow off a little steam, spend some time at a local water park or community park for some good old fashioned free-range fun. Don’t forget to check for local family-friendly festivals and events for more fun the whole crew can enjoy!
Neptune Fun Zone Pool
Address: 550 Beachview Drive St. Simons Island, GA 31522
Phone Number/s: (912)279-2836- Recreation Office
(912)279-3720- Pool Office
The Neptune Park Fun Zone is the place to putt, plunge and play on St. Simons Island. Cool off this summer. There is something for everyone, including a wading pool and water gym for the kids, lap lanes, and zero-entry access. All areas are constantly monitored by American Red Cross-certified lifeguards. Refreshments available at the park. Open Memorial Day to Labor Day.
Address: 901 Downing Musgrove Parkway, Jekyll Island, GA 31527
Phone Number: (912)635-3636
Amid the peace and serenity of Jekyll Island is an exciting family attraction – Summer Waves Water Park. Known for its cool, refreshing waters, clean surroundings, and amazing views of the Jekyll River, Summer Waves offers a variety of ways to beat the heat this season. From lazy laps around Turtle Creek to high-speed thrills down Pirate’s Passage, there’s no limit to the special memories you’ll make.
Address: 601 Mallery St., St. Simons Island, GA 31522
- 3 Baseball fields
- Batting cages
- Restroom facilities
- Picnic pavilion
- Concession facility
Address: 1402 Sonny Miller Way, Brunswick, GA 31520
Phone Number: (912)279-3810
Just steps from the marshes of Glynn, Howard Coffin Park offers fun for the whole family. From a water park to tennis courts, there is something for everyone.
Amenities include 3 lighted baseball fields, The Brunswick Aquatic Center, rental facility, playground, tennis courts, and picnic pavilions.
Address: 1219 Demere Rd., St. Simons Island, GA 31522
Home to the first Glynn County skate park, a multi-purpose ball field, playground,community building, and butterfly garden.
Address: 622 Harry Driggers Blvd., Brunswick, GA 31520
The 153 acre facility offers fun for the whole family with features including:
- 4 lighted baseball & softball fields
- 5 lighted football/soccer fields
- 2 pavilions- with 4 charcoal grills at each location
- 2 full-size batting cages
- Fully fenced dog park
- Skate park 13 acre, stocked, freshwater lake with a 4.5 acre island
- 1 mile paved walking trail around the lake
- Kayak launch and fishing pier
Selden Park is located on 33 acres of land just off Highway 341. It is a family oriented park with large live oaks, well-maintained grounds, and amenities for the entire family.
- Picnic Pavilions
- Gym with Basketball Courts
- Activity room
- Tennis Courts
- Outdoor Basketball Court
- Baseball Field
- Swimming Pool
- Soccer Field
Blythe Island Regional Park
Address: 6616 Blythe Island Hwy., Brunswick, GA 31523
Phone Number: (912)279-2812
Blythe Island Regional Park is a 1,100 acre public park developed and managed by Glynn County with the help of Georgia’s Department of Natural Resources. Located just 5 minutes from Exit 29 on I-95 between Savannah and Jacksonville, the park is surrounded by attractions such as St. Simons Island, Sea Island, Jekyll Island, wonderful restaurants, great shopping, and award winning golf courses.
In addition to camping Blythe Island Regional Park offers picnic pavilions, a playground, Lake Cindee (a fresh water lake) for swimming and fishing, and a marina and dock to access the South Brunswick River.