Aqua Park Trial Given Green Light

Media Release

6 August 2019

TODAY the National Capital Authority (NCA) announced the decision to approve the trial of the temporary Aqua Park at Black Mountain Peninsula.

Having undertaken an extensive community consultation process, works approval  has been granted for the temporary installation of inflatable structures on Lake Burley Griffin and associated on-shore works at Black Mountain Peninsula (west).

“The addition of this summer activity on Lake Burley Griffin is a welcome one,” said Sally Barnes Chief Executive, National Capital Authority.

“The NCA is keen to see more community use of Lake Burley Griffin and this trial along with the hopeful reactivation of the Pedal Boats on the lake in the future, will continue to activate the lake for locals and visitors to our fabulous National Capital.

“This is a trial and we recognise the community’s views and we’ll  continue to work with the Canberra community and stakeholders that utilise this part of the lake for sporting and recreational purposes to ensure that this site is managed for multi-use.”

The Aqua Park Trial will begin operations at Black Mountain Peninsula from November 2019 until April 2020. The Consultation Report on the Aqua Park can be found on the NCA’s website  here