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 Marion Outdoor Swimming 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.
Our pick of the best Swimming pools and swimming centres in Adelaide:
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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….
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If your looking for somewhere free and fun to cool down in the warm weather, then look no further we have you covered. Here’s a list of our favourite places to have a splash and cool down in the warmer weather.
Swimming is a life skill. Enrolling your kids in lessons is all about education and teaching them a skill that one day might save their life. The sad truth…Between 1 July 2014 and 30 June 2015, 271 people drowned in Australian waters. Children under five are the age…
A personal favourite, Tusmore Wading Pool is well known as a perfect spot for a warm summer’s day with young kids. However, after 50 years the wading pool has reached the end of its life and the City of Burnside has unveiled plans to redevelop the pool. At the start…
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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…
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.
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.
Payneham Outdoor Swimming Pool
Located at 194 OG Road, Felixstow, the facilities at this centre include a toddler paddle pool, learner medium size pool and olympic sized 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.
The Beach House
Located at Colley Reserve, Glenelg, The Beach House has plenty to do! There is dodgem cars, mini golf, a carousel, bumper boats, water slides and more! The water slides include a dual slide, speed slide and raft slide, so there are options for a range of ages.