Yes, residents who live in Epperson and are part of the Epperson Club LLC have access to the lagoon during normal operating hours.
Yes, Epperson Club LLC resident-members are welcome to bring their guests to the Metro Lagoon of Epperson. Every resident-member will receive 25 free guest passes to use throughout the year. Once all 25 passes have been put to use, each guest of a resident-member will be charged $5 to access to Metro Lagoon. Fees apply to all guests ages 3+. Please note, to take advantage of this discounted pricing, resident and guest must arrive at the lagoon together.
Non-residents will be granted limited access to the lagoon for a fee. The Metro Lagoon at Epperson is the first-of-its-kind amenity in the United States and we have not yet determined if we will continue limited non-resident access once the community is completed.
Day passes must be purchased at the front entrance of the lagoon, or online. *Not guaranteed if purchased in person.
Annual/monthly passes are not available. To gain access to the lagoon you must be an Epperson Club LLC resident member or pay the per-person rate every day.
Parking is always free for Residents but we will be selling a premium parking package soon. Pricing TBD. Non club members parking is $5
Patrons under the age of 13 years old must be accompanied by a patron that is at least 13 years or older to enter.
Initially, the lagoon will open around 10AM and most days will close at dusk. We will post actual hours of operation onsite and on this website. Please note that hours are subject to change for special events, holidays and seasonal considerations throughout the year.
The Epperson Lagoon is a family-friendly environment. You must wear appropriate beach/swim attire at all times. No thongs. For the health and safety of all our guests, children in diapers are required to wear a swim diaper when entering the lagoon waters.
Smoking (including electronic cigarettes & vape devices) will only be permitted in designated smoking areas and not allowed in the lagoon water.
Animals are not permitted into the lagoon grounds with the exception of documented service dogs.
Soft cooler with water bottles are allowed. Coolers can not be larger than 1 foot x 1 foot in size, standard 9 can soft coolers are allowed. Additional outside food and beverage is not permitted unless otherwise approved for a special event and/or private rental. This includes but not limited to soda, alcoholic beverages, food, etc. We are happy to accommodate special requests.
Yes, there are food trucks on peorperty daily offering food and snacks.
Yes, we will have a variety of non-alcoholic and alcoholic beverages available for sale. For your convenience we have water fountains located throughout the lagoon grounds. You are welcome to bring an empty water bottle or small insulated cup with you. All bottles and cups are subject to search. Please note: no glass allowed.
There is no need. For your convenience, we have complimentary lounge chairs located around Gasparilla Island. The Tiki Huts can be rented for private parties. Our exclusive Cabana Pool area offers exlusive chair rentals along with a Caba. Call to reserve your exclusive seating today at 813-527-0775.
We accept all major credit cards to include Visa, MasterCard, Discover and Amex. As well as cash.
Yes, areas of the lagoon are available for private use. We offer a variety of rental packages to accommodate your event. Coming soon, please send an email to our Events & Activities Director so that we can assist with your booking.
US Coast Guard approved flotation devices are available upon request. Small single noodles and U.S. coast guard approved flotation devices are permitted.
For your convenience we have kayak & paddleboard hourly rentals available with our onsite vendor, Floatz. The current rate is $10 per hour, per kayak or paddleboard. Residents receive a 20% discount. Personal watercrafts are not permitted inside the lagoon. Only residents are permitted to store their kayak or paddleboard onsite for a monthly fee of $10/month per vessel. All fees subject to sales tax.
Please visit Floatz, our onsite watercraft vendor once you gain access to the lagoon. Fees do apply. Lagoon safety is our number one priority and there may be skill, height, weight and age requirements for all recreational activities on the lagoon. The current rate is $10 per Wibit timed-session and $10 per day for slide access. All Residents receive a 20% OFF discount. Upgrade your day.
The safety of all our guests is our top priority, therefore inclement weather may cause us to temporarily close the lagoon. We ask that all guests adhere to weather warnings and seek shelter. If you keep your daily wristband on you, you will be permitted entrance back into the lagoon once the weather has cleared. Same day reentry only.
The lagoon is a swim-at-your-own-risk facility. Please be advised that there are no lifeguards on duty. If anyone in your party needs a lifejacket, please visit Floatz once onsite. Life jackets are complimentary but do require a small, refundable deposit.
We are located in Wesley Chapel at 31885 Overpass Road, Wesley Chapel, FL, 33545.