When it’s hot in Adelaide, it’s H-O-T! and is there any better place to cool down than a swimming pool? If you’re not lucky enough to have a swimming pool of your own in the backyard, Adelaide has a whole list of public and privately run pools you can pop into for a swim, splash and dip.
Kids LOVE water and we are so lucky here in Adelaide to have so many options when it comes to keeping cool and having fun. In our Adelaide Swimming Pool And Water Parks Guide you’ll find everything from indoor and outdoor pools, shallow and deep swimming options, waterslides, tipping buckets, water parks, free entry pools and more. Not only this, but there are options located North, South, East & West of Adelaide so you’re never too far from a place to let the kids cool off & play. The Tusmore Park Wading Pool is fresh from it’s latest upgrade & a guaranteed winner. if you are heading off on holidays, why not check out the Moonta Splashtown? Also don’t forget about swimming lessons – many of these venues also offer Learn To Swim or Water Safety programs.
If you’re looking for a place to swim that guarantees there will be no sharks or stingers then check out our list below for the indoor and outdoor swimming venues and swimming pools in Adelaide.
The best indoor and outdoor public swimming pools and swimming centres in Adelaide:
Did you know that Splash Town at Moonta Bay Foreshore on the Yorke Peninsula is an entirely FREE waterpark for kids and families? Think waterslides, tipping bucket and a whole heap of waterplay fun. It’s a fantastic community facility, open for every one to use. South…
The Payneham Memorial Swimming Centre is being transformed into a state-of-the-art water park ready for the 2023–2024 swimming season. Once completed the upgrade will cost almost $24 million and include: two new poolshigh platform waterslideswater play areasdisability…
Find it at: Stirling St, Tusmore Opening in March 2022, the Tusmore Park Wading Pool is fast becoming a favourite spot for visitors to cool down. The design features a fully fenced and shaded wading pool, lawned areas for picnics, a new creek style section, tiered…
Located in Hazelwood Park, just minutes from the city in Adelaide’s Eastern suburbs, the George Bolton Swimming Centre Burnside is a beautifully clean outdoor swimming centre. There’s a huge 8-lane, 50 metre pool. Plus there’s the wading pool, toddler pool and loads…
City of Marion have transformed Marion Outdoor Pool into a water park with four new slides (in addition to the two epic, already existing slides) a giant tipping bucket, and numerous water jets and water play activities. The new attractions include: Water play park…
Looking for the perfect year-round destination for family fun? Look no further than the Adelaide Aquatic Centre. Heated to a balmy 27°C, the Leisure Pool has been designed for families with little ones to enjoy with play spaces, fountains, and shallow water….
The SA Aquatic and Leisure Centre is a huge indoor swimming pool facility located at 443 Morphett Road, Oaklands Park. There are many different things to do at the centre but most kids (and adults!) agree that the waterslides are the best part! There is also a gym,…
Other Swimming Pools in Adelaide
Aquadome at Elizabeth
Located at 1 Crockerton Road, Elizabeth, the Aquadome caters for families with designated changing rooms and baby change tables. Family change rooms are available. A disability changing room is available with a ceiling mobility lifter and another pool lifter next to our 25 meter pool, provided upon request. We also have an aquatic disability bed, wheel chair and access ramp to ease access for all aquatic users.
Noarlunga Leisure Centre
Located on David Witton Drive, Noarlunga, the Leisure Centre has loads of facilities to enjoy. The major features include a toddlers pool, lap pool and a lagoon pool hosting a giant serpent and mushroom showers.
This brand new Aquatic Centre is coming in 2024. It will operate all year round and include:
a 50m outdoor pool, 25m indoor pool, cafe, fitness gym and some of the best looking water slides in SA. Stay tuned for more updates as we get them.
The facility consists of a 15m Indoor heated pool, Indoor heated splash zone, 50m Outdoor pool with 7 lanes, a fully catered kiosk, swimming merchandise available, modern change rooms and shower facilities.
Unley Swimming Centre
Located at Ethel Street, Forestville, the Unley outdoor pool offers two smaller pools for the little ones. The junior pool with a minimum depth of 0.7m and a maximum depth of 0.85m is the home of the Unley Swim School and also a great location for birthday parties. The smaller toddler’s pool with a minimum depth of 0.6m and maximum depth of 0.75m is a great spot for the really little ones. Both pools are fully shaded and have numerous seating options along with a shaded grass area next to the toddler pool. There is also the Olympic size swimming pool.
Norwood Outdoor Swimming Pool
Located just off the Parade at Phillips Street, Kensington, the facilities of this quiet spot include a 50 metre pool, a toddlers pool and plenty of shade.