America's first wave pool is located at the waterpark at Point Mallard, a 500-acre family recreational park, owned and operated by the city of Decatur. This public park has a campground, golf course, batting cages, indoor ice rink and water park.
Attractions found at the J. Gilmer Blackburn Aquatic center waterpark include a speed slide, body slide, and three inner-tube slides. There is also an Olympic sized swimming pool, sandy beach and children's area featuring the Squirt Factory and Duck Pond.
Phone: (256) 341-4900
Point Mallard is open year-round, but the waterpark operates seasonally from Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day.
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Point Mallard is located off I-65 between Nashville and Birmingham. From Tennessee use exit 340 and from Alabama use exit 334.