Orion Lagoon


Orion Lagoon, 155 Southern Cross Circuit, Springfield Central

District: 2


Orion Lagoon is located at Springfield, just a 25 minute drive from Ipswich Central Business District, and a 30 minute drive from Brisbane Central Business District. Situated within Orion Springfield Central and the newest stage of the huge Robelle Domain parklands, Orion Lagoon has a vast expanse of shallow pools and water features.

  • Interconnected pools

    The interconnected pools cater for all age groups, from the toddler-friendly 0.3 metres up to 1.5 metres for more proficient swimmers. Some are gently graded from the edge to give a beach-like effect, with one section offering aquativity features such as squirting spouts and stepping-stones.

  • Orion Lagoon Lifeguards

    Opening days/hours - Summer (September - April)

    • Monday to Sunday: 5.00 am - 9.00 pm

    Opening days/hours - Winter (April - August)

    • Monday to Sunday: 7.00 am - 5.00 pm

    Children under 13 must be actively supervised by persons 18 years or older at all times.
    Security onsite 24/7, outside of the above hours swimmers will be asked to exit the pool.
    Only small kick boards and child flotation rings/arm floats are permitted.There are onsite lockers, and flotation devices, swimwear and pool accessories are for sale.

  • Orion Lagoon covered

    Shade is provided by colourful sails and some trees over the grassed areas, while there’s also a covered barbecue pavilion with picnic tables. Bring your own picnic or take advantage of the Lagoon Café and other nearby eating places.

Orion Lagoon Cafe

The current operating hours are set up below - please check this page again before attending, as the operating hours are up for review and will be changing in the near future:

  • Monday to Friday 10.00 am - 8.00 pm
  • Saturday and Sunday 9.00 am - 8.00 pm
  • Food and beverages are available during the above periods/times

Please note:

  • The Orion Lagoon area is not bookable
  • NO PEGS allowed in ground to secure shade structures - sand bags/weights ONLY
  • No personal BBQs are allowed to be taken into Council Parks where Council BBQs are provided
  • Orion Lagoon is an alcohol and smoke free area
  • All dogs are strictly forbidden in the Lagoon area
  • School groups must contact Ipswich City Council to advise of their intention to attend the Lagoon to ensure sufficient numbers of lifeguards are rostered on


  • Open Kick Around Area
  • Pool
  • Recreational Pathways
Other Facilities
  • BBQs
  • Car Parking
  • Disabled Access
  • Drinking Water
  • Gazebos/Rotunda/Shelters
  • Pond/Waterfall/Water Feature
  • Public Toilets



Application method

Please select how you would like to apply:

The prescribed fee in accordance with Council’s Fees and Charges will be required when submitting an application (if applicable). Please refer to Council’s Fees and Charges

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