Discovery Island Waterpark

Simpsonville, SC

Slide, swim, and enjoy the summer at Discovery Island waterpark. With thrilling water slides, delicious concessions, and a number of water attractions by the pool, Discovery Island at Southside Park (Simpsonville) has something for everyone to do under the summer sun.

Greenville County Rec waterparks are following CDC guidelines in response to COVID-19.

Location & Hours

Southside Park

417 Baldwin Rd Simpsonville, SC 29680

(864) 963-4345

Summer Hours

Opening Day: May 29, 2021

General Admission Rates

Discovery Island Waterpark Rates

Height restrictions are strictly enforced on all rides.

  • 48” and taller – $12.50
  • 47” and under & Seniors – $8.50
  • 2 years old and under – FREE
  • Online Tickets – $12.50
    (ALL online ticket purchases are $12.50 each for general admission into the park due to us not being able to verify height or other discount requirements with online purchases.)

*All admission fees are plus tax

Discovery Island Guidelines

Know Before You Go

  • In efforts to maintain social distancing guidelines, chaise lounges and chairs will be limited and spaced 6 feet apart.
  • Individuals under 42” must wear a US Coast Guard approved life jacket at all times.
  • Individuals 42″ and taller can ride the FlowRider.
  • Individuals under 48″ tall can ride the blue tube slide with someone 16 years or older.
  • Individuals 48″ and taller can ride the yellow body slide and the blue tube slide.
  • Individuals 48″ and taller can do stand-up surfing on the FlowRider on Sundays.
  • Children 12 years and under must be accompanied by a responsible adult or guardian at all times.
  • No outside food, drink, coolers, water toys, water wings, or floats are allowed inside the park.
  • All FlowRider participants must sign waiver to ride the FlowRider. Click Here for Waiver

Waterpark Amenities

  • 2 Water Slides
    • Tower is 25 ft. tall
    • 1 Tube Slide (270 ft)
    • 1 Body Slide (185 ft)
  • Lazy River (270 ft)
  • 4-Tier Splash ‘n Play Structure in the zero-depth section of the pool.
  • FlowRider Perpetual Wave (Wave-generating ride for surfing and boogie boarding. Only one in SC!)
    • All FlowRider participants must sign waiver to ride the FlowRider. Click Here for Waiver
    • Knee and body boarding is permitted seven days a week. Stand up, for those 48” and taller, is only permitted on Sundays.
  • 3 Party Huts
  • Concession Stand
  • Lockers: $5 with an additional $5 refundable key deposit

Slide All Summer Long

Get Season Passes to Discovery Island Waterpark for the Summer!

Birthday Parties with Greenville County Rec

Discovery Island Birthday Parties

You and your friends will have a pool party to remember!

Opening Day: May 29, 2021!