If you’re looking for a place to swim in Adelaide that guarantees there will be no sharks or stingers then check out our list below for the indoor and outdoor swimming venues.
Our favourite spots in Adelaide for a swim, dip, splash and a cool down
There are a lot of really cool water parks around the place now, but with most of them hidden in various tourist parks and only available for use of their customers, it can be hard to find one that everyone can use. Splashtown at Moonta Bay Foreshore is a fantastic…
When it’s hot in Adelaide, it’s really bloody hot. So here are some great parks where you can find FREE shade, water, and some playground fun to keep the kids happy and the electricity bill down. As always PLEASE be very careful with your kids around water. We love…
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 Park Playground and Toddlers Pool is a perfect spot for a warm summer’s day with young kids. The pool is just 30cm deep so it’s great for babies and kids under school age. While everyone loves a FREE pool, and this little gem in…
When was the last time you hit the Adelaide Aquatic Centre up for a splash , a swim , a slide or a seriously good time? Since the Adelaide Aquatic Centre was officially opened in 1985, it continues to receive upgrades to cater for the demands of customers. The…
*** STOP PRESS – HUGE UPGRADE ANNOUNCED *** City of Marion Mayor Kris Hanna has announced the next exciting stage of work to transform Marion Outdoor Pool into a water park with four new slides, a giant tipping bucket, and water jets. More than $1.9 million of new…
Waterworld is a premier outdoor swimming centre on Golden Grove Road, Ridgehaven in Adelaide’s north-east. Families can spend the day swimming in the heated pools, whizing down the curly slide or challenging friends on the two racing slides.Toddlers and pre-schoolers…
Located in Hazelwood Park, just minutes from the city in Adelaide’s Eastern suburbs, the Burnside Pool is a beautifully clean outdoor swimming centre. It is currently CLOSED for redevelopment and maintenance, but when it opens you should DEFINITELY visit for a swim….
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.
Located on the foreshore, The Esplanade, Semaphore, the waterslides are 70m long with many twists and turns, ending in a pool surrounded by seating to allow parents and friends to watch the splash down. Riders must be 5 years old or more.
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.