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.

Location & Hours

Southside Park

417 Baldwin Rd Simpsonville, SC 29680

(864) 963-4345

Summer Hours

Discovery Island is open weekends and Labor Day

Saturdays 10:30 am – 5:30 pm

Sundays 1:00 – 5:30 pm

Labor Day 10:30 am – 5:30 pm

General Admission Rates

Discovery Island Waterpark Rates

Height restrictions are strictly enforced on all rides.

  • 48” and taller – $12.00
  • 47” and under & Seniors – $8.00
  • Land Lovers – $4.00
  • 2 years old and under – FREE

*All admission fees are plus tax

Group Rates (25+)

Group Admission (25+)

Greenville County Rec waterparks are a great place for field trips!

Group Reservation Hours

Monday – Friday, 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm

$8.00 per person

Please have a credit card or check payment of $210.00 prepared to hold your date; payment will be applied to overall payment day of arrival. Groups must book at least 24 hours in advance to qualify for the group rate. Group rates are not available on holidays.

*All admission fees are plus tax

Water Safety Adult:Child Ratios (Strictly Enforced)

  • Birth to 2 Years – 1:1
  • 2-3 Years – 1:2
  • 3-4 Years – 1:3
  • 4-5 Years – 1:6
  • Five Years and older – 2:25

Life Jackets will be available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Discovery Island Guidelines

Know Before You Go

  • Individuals under 42” must wear a US Coast Guard approved life jacket at all times
  • Individuals 48″ and taller can ride the yellow body slide and the blue tube slide.
  • Individuals under 48″ tall can ride the blue tube slide with someone 16 years or older.
  • Individuals 42″ and taller can ride the FlowRider.
  • Individuals 52″ and taller can do stand-up surfing on the FlowRider on Sundays.
  • 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!)
  • 3 Party Huts
  • Concession Stand
  • Lockers: $5 with an additional $5 refundable key deposit
  • Clyde’s Cabanas: Rent a Clyde’s Cabana for $60 (+tax) for the whole day and you’ll get a shade hut, 2 chaise lounge chairs, 1 locker rental, 2 bottles of water, 1 bottle of sunscreen and a small table. Reserve Your Cabana

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!