Bright Water is a Swim-Tennis community with a picturesque 53 acre lake. The Swim and Tennis facilities are available for residents use and both have active teams.


Bright Water has a 7 lane 25 yard competition grade swimming pool for use by residents from May to September (Arm Bands required). A life guard is present during open hours. The Bright Water Breeze swim team participates in the Gwinnett County Swim League and won the Division Championship in 2003, 2008 and 2009.
Bright Water has four hard courts that meet USTA standards for competition play. Courts can be booked by residents and are used by the Bright Water USTA and ALTA tennis teams. Bright Water's teams have won numerous city and divisional championships.

lake matthews

Picturesque Lake Matthews provides a centerpiece for Bright Water, and a private recreational fishing and boating resource for residents. Lake Matthews is a man-made lake, 53 acres in size and up to 20 feet deep. The Lake is stocked with a variety of fish and is home to a wide range of wildlife. A Boat Storage area is provided for residents' use, providing convenient access to the Lake.

Lake Residents include Canada Geese, Ducks, Grebes and less frequently seen Beavers, Cormorants and Blue Herons.

How to get involved

There are Swim, Tennis and Lake Committees that are responsible for making sure that these facilities are in good order and that they are used in a safe manner. Contact these committees if you would like to be involved or to find out more about their usage.