Free admission to a Gwinnett water park: 5 things to do this week in Atlanta

Buccaneer Cove at Malibu Grand Prix in Norcross. (Facebook photo)

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Buccaneer Cove at Malibu Grand Prix in Norcross. (Facebook photo)

Sunday doesn’t have to signal sadness.

There are plenty of ways to have fun throughout the work week in metro Atlanta.

This week, our five suggestions for things to do involve plenty of family-friendly fun.

Lanier World

Lake Lanier's LanierWorld opened for the season over the weekend. Located less than an hour outside of Atlanta, this attraction offers a wave pool, splash pool and more. It's perfect for some family-friendly fun this week! Daily hours will resume on May 26, according to the Gwinnett Daily Post.

Admission is 41.99 per attendees over 42 inches tall and $30.99 for attendees under 42 inches.

For additional information, visit

Interactive experience for kids

Visit Mall of Georgia's "teamLab Future Park" or a number of other interactive art experience with your kids today. Watch as your children explore an "artsy, digital playground," as AJC's Helena Oliviero describes the new attraction, or visit one of her other interactive suggestions this week. 

Cycles Bar free class

CycleBar is still celebrating its Dunwoody opening with free classes. Listen to uptempo music as you exercise for 50 minutes in this fun, high-energy class. There are five free classes offered each day throughout the work week, so you can still participate even if you have to work or tend to your usual responsibilities!

Register here.

Free admission to Gwinnett waterpark

Get into Malibu Grand Prix's Buccaneer Cove for free this week. Organizers are offering a few "free preview" days and May 26 and 27 still haven't sold out. Take your kids to enjoy the five-level water attraction and watch as they explore tunnels, slides and more.

Register here.

“Chihuly in the Garden”

Glass installations from Seattle artist Dale Chihuly will return to the Atlanta Botanical Garden for an encore presentation at the end of April.

“Chihuly in the Garden” will feature 20 installations, composed of hundreds of pieces of colorful glass. Three installations were created specifically for the Atlanta exhibit.

If You Go: times vary. April 30-Oct. 30. Prices vary. Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave., Atlanta.