As of Saturday 4th July 2020 the Lakeside Café Bar and toilets will re-open. Hemsworth Water Park continues to be open to the public. Playworld will remain closed.

If visiting the park, for everyone’s health and safety please be aware of the following:

  • Park your car sensibly.
  • Ensure you socially distance at all times wherever you are in the park.
  • Comply with the COVID secure measures in place – this is especially the case in the Lakeside Café bar and patio area due to it being enclosed.
  • You will be asked to provide your name and contact details when entering the patio area (in accordance with  the government’s ‘test and trace’).
  • There is a one way system in operation for the Lakeside Café bar and patio area.
  • Most of the seating is located outside in the patio area but there is some limited, socially distanced indoor seating.
  • Please pay via card or contactless if you can.
  • There is a one way system for the toilets to the rear of the beach shop and it is ‘one in, one out’.
  • The indoor café toilets (including the disabled toilet) are open but with a one way system in place.
  • All toilets will be cleaned regularly so please be patient if you find the toilets closed for a few minutes.
  • A disabled toilet is available on request inside the Lakeside Café bar.
  • Hand sanitizers will be readily available.
  • Further information is displayed in the Lakeside Café bar area and the wider park.

The council will continually review the park’s operation in accordance with changing circumstances and government regulation.

STAY ALERT, CONTROL THE VIRUS, SAVE LIVES.