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Page Sections: Rock Pools | Fresh Water Pools | Salt Water Pools | Lifeguard and Pool Opening Hours

Draft Strategy for the Future of Our Pools

We've developed a draft strategy to help us manage our eighteen public pools over the next ten years. This draft strategy is on exhibition from 24 March - 30 April 2014, and you're invited to let us know what you think of it before it's adopted by Council. To read the strategy and give feedback, visit this page.

Freshwater Chlorinated Pools

Wollongong City Council operates five supervised fresh water chlorinated pools.

Berkeley Pool, Winnima Way, Berkeley  (02) 4271 2929  Free entry
Helensburgh Pool, Walker Street, Helensburgh  (02) 4294 1535   Free entry
Western Suburbs Pool, Chapman Street, Unanderra  (02) 4271 5861  Free entry
Corrimal Pool, Short Street, Corrimal  (02) 4284 9135  Entry fees apply
Dapto Pool, Bangaroo Ave, Dapto  (02) 4261 1963  Entry fees apply

Pool entry fees at Corrimal and Dapto Heated Pools are:

Adult $4.40
Child / Concession $2.80

Adult 25 useage card $92.00
Child / Concession 25 useage card $55.00

Spectator $0.50

Entry to Helensburgh, Thirroul, Continental, Port Kembla, Berkeley and Western Suburbs Pools is free.

Maintenance Closures

Pool maintenance is annually done at Corrimal and Dapto pools during the winter season, we apologise for any inconvenience.

Salt Water Pools

Wollongong City Council operates three Supervised salt water pools.

Thirroul Pool, Bath Street, Thirroul  (02) 4267 3843  Free entry
Continental Pool, Cliff Road (on cycleway) North Wollongong  (02) 4229 1115  Free entry
Port Kembla Pool, Olympic Boulevard, Port Kembla  (02) 4274 1232  Free entry

 

 Pool cleaning closures

 
  
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Continental Pool will have a 2 week shutdown for capital works from 28 April to 10 May. Please NOTE - The 2 week shutdown may be longer depending on works being completed.

Rock Pools

  •  Coalcliff - Lawrence Hargrave Drive
  • Wombarra - Reef Road
  • Coledale - Lawrence Hargrave Drive
  • Austinmer - Lawrence Hargrave Drive
  • Bulli - Farrell Road
  • Woonona - Collins Point, Kurraba Road
  • Bellambi - Morgan Place
  • Towradgi - Towradgi Point, Towradgi Road
  • North Wollongong - Cliff Road


Please note: there is no lifeguard service provided at the rock pools. 

Opening Hours

Winter 2013 (26 April 2013 - 20 September 2013)

Pool Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Helensburgh (fresh water) Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed

Thirroul(saltwater)

Closed 1/6/13-20/9/13

6am-1pm 6am-1pm 6am-1pm 6am-1pm Closed 6am-1pm 6am-1pm

Corrimal (Fresh water)

6am-6pm 6am-6pm 6am-6pm 6am-6pm 6am-6pm 7am-2pm 7am-2pm

Wollongong Continental (saltwater)

Closed 6am-2pm 6am-2pm 6am-2pm 6am-2pm 6am-2pm 6am-2pm

Western Suburbs (fresh water)

Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed

Berkeley (fresh water)

Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed

Dapto (fresh water)

6am-6pm 6am-6pm 6am-6pm 6am-6pm 6am-6pm 7am-2pm 7am-2pm

Port Kembla (saltwater)

Closed 1/6/13-20/9/13

 

6am-1pm 6am-1pm Closed 6am-1pm 6am-1pm 6am-1pm 6am-1pm

 Shoulder 2013 (21 September 2013 - 25 October 2013)

Pool Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Helensburgh (fresh water) 6am-6pm 6am-6pm 6am-6pm 6am-6pm 6am-6pm 6am-6pm 6am-6pm

Thirroul (Saltwater)

6am-6pm 6am-6pm 6am-6pm 6am-6pm 6am-6pm 6am-6pm 6am-6pm
Corrimal (fresh water) 6am-6pm 6am-6pm 6am-6pm 6am-6pm 6am-6pm 6am-6pm 6am-6pm
Wollongong Continental (saltwater) 6am-6pm 6am-6pm 6am-6pm 6am-6pm 6am-6pm 6am-6pm 6am-6pm
Western Suburbs (fresh water) 6am-6pm 6am-6pm 6am-6pm 6am-6pm 6am-6pm 6am-6pm 6am-6pm
Berkeley (fresh water) 6am-6pm 6am-6pm 6am-6pm 6am-6pm 6am-6pm 6am-6pm 6am-6pm
Dapto (fresh water) 6am-6pm 6am-6pm 6am-6pm 6am-6pm 6am-6pm 6am-6pm 6am-6pm
Port Kembla (saltwater) 6am-6pm 6am-6pm 6am-6pm 6am-6pm 6am-6pm 6am-6pm 6am-6pm

High 2013 (26 October 2013 - 28 March 2014)

All pools are closed Christmas Day 25 December 2013

Pool Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Helensburgh (fresh water) 6am-7pm 6am-7pm 6am-7pm 6am-7pm 6am-7pm 6am-7pm 6am-7pm

Thirroul(saltwater)

6am-7pm 6am-7pm 6am-7pm 6am-7pm 6am-7pm 6am-7pm 6am-7pm
Corrimal (fresh water) 6am-7pm 6am-7pm 6am-7pm 6am-7pm 6am-7pm 6am-7pm 6am-7pm
Wollongong Continental (saltwater) 6am-7pm 6am-7pm 6am-7pm 6am-7pm 6am-7pm 6am-7pm 6am-7pm
Western Suburbs (fresh water) 6am-7pm 6am-7pm 6am-7pm 6am-7pm 6am-7pm 6am-7pm 6am-7pm
Berkeley (fresh water) 6am-7pm 6am-7pm 6am-7pm 6am-7pm 6am-7pm 6am-7pm 6am-7pm
Dapto (fresh water) 6am-7pm 6am-7pm 6am-7pm 6am-7pm 6am-7pm 6am-7pm 6am-7pm
Port Kembla (saltwater) 6am-7pm 6am-7pm 6am-7pm 6am-7pm 6am-7pm 6am-7pm 6am-7pm

Shoulder 2014 (29 March 2013 - 24 April 2014)

All pools are closed Good Friday 18 April 2014 and Anzac Day 25 April 2014. Wollongong Continental pool is open 6am - 2pm on these days.

Pool Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Helensburgh (fresh water) 6am-6pm 6am-6pm 6am-6pm 6am-6pm 6am-6pm 6am-6pm 6am-6pm

Thirroul(saltwater)

6am-6pm 6am-6pm 6am-6pm 6am-6pm 6am-6pm 6am-6pm 6am-6pm
Corrimal (fresh water) 6am-6pm 6am-6pm 6am-6pm 6am-6pm 6am-6pm 6am-6pm 6am-6pm
Wollongong Continental (saltwater) 6am-6pm 6am-6pm 6am-6pm 6am-6pm 6am-6pm 6am-6pm 6am-6pm
Western Suburbs (fresh water) 6am-6pm 6am-6pm 6am-6pm 6am-6pm 6am-6pm 6am-6pm 6am-6pm
Berkeley (fresh water) 6am-6pm 6am-6pm 6am-6pm 6am-6pm 6am-6pm 6am-6pm 6am-6pm
Dapto (fresh water) 6am-6pm 6am-6pm 6am-6pm 6am-6pm 6am-6pm 6am-6pm 6am-6pm
Port Kembla (saltwater) 6am-6pm 6am-6pm 6am-6pm 6am-6pm 6am-6pm 6am-6pm 6am-6pm

 Winter 2014 (26 April 2014 - 19 September 2013)

 

Pool Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Helensburgh (fresh water) Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed

Thirroul(saltwater)

Closed 31/5/14 - 19/9/14

6am-1pm 6am-1pm 6am-1pm 6am-1pm Closed 6am-1pm 6am-1pm

Corrimal (Fresh water)

6am-6pm 6am-6pm 6am-6pm 6am-6pm 6am-6pm 7am-2pm 7am-2pm

Wollongong Continental (saltwater)

Closed 6am-2pm 6am-2pm 6am-2pm 6am-2pm 6am-2pm 6am-2pm

Western Suburbs (fresh water)

Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed

Berkeley (fresh water)

Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed

Dapto (fresh water)

6am-6pm 6am-6pm 6am-6pm 6am-6pm 6am-6pm 7am-2pm 7am-2pm

Port Kembla (saltwater)

Closed 31/5/14 - 19/9/14

 

6am-1pm 6am-1pm 6am-1pm 6am-1pm Closed 6am-1pm 6am-1pm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

For opening hours for Beaton Park heated indoor pool, please visit the Leisure Centres page.

 

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