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Wollongong City Council

Swim Season Hours

Current patrol or opening hours are shown on our Beaches and Pools pages.

Hours change at different periods during the swim season as shown below.

Please note that hours shown are a guide only and can change at any time due to emergencies, weather, maintenance or other events outside Council's control.

Beach patrol hours

Beach visitors must follow NSW Public Health Orders for social distancing.

Beaches are listed in order from north to south. For locations and safety information, see our Beaches page.

Even during advertised patrol hours, you should not enter the water if there are no red and yellow flags.

Beach26 Sept - 30 Oct 202031 Oct - 18 Dec 202019 Dec 2020 - 29 Jan 202030 Jan - 26 Mar 202127 Mar - 25 Apr 2021
Stanwell Park9am - 5pm9am - 6pm9am - 6pm9am - 6pm9am - 5pm
Coalcliff10am - 5pm10am - 5pm10am - 5pm10am - 5pm10am - 5pm
Scarborough / Wombarra10am - 5pm10am - 5pm10am - 5pm10am - 5pm10am - 5pm
Coledale10am - 5pm10am - 5pm10am - 6pm10am - 5pm10am - 5pm
Austinmer9am - 5pm9am - 6pm9am - 6pm9am - 6pm9am - 5pm
Thirroul9am - 5pm9am - 6pm9am - 6pm9am - 6pm9am - 5pm
Sandon Point10am - 5pm10am - 5pm10am - 5pm10am - 5pm10am - 5pm
Bulli9am - 5pm9am - 6pm9am - 6pm9am - 6pm9am - 5pm
Woonona10am - 5pm10am - 5pm10am - 6pm10am - 5pm10am - 5pm
Bellambi10am - 5pm10am - 5pm10am - 6pm10am - 5pm10am - 5pm
Corrimal 10am - 5pm9am - 6pm9am - 6pm9am - 6pm10am - 5pm
Towradgi10am - 5pm10am - 5pm10am - 5pm10am - 5pm10am - 5pm
Fairy Meadow10am - 5pm9am - 6pm9am - 6pm9am - 6pm10am - 5pm
North Wollongong8am - 5pm8am - 6pm8am - 6pm8am - 6pm8am - 5pm
Wollongong City9am - 5pm9am - 6pm9am - 6pm9am - 6pm9am - 5pm
Port Kembla9am - 5pm9am - 6pm9am - 6pm9am - 6pm9am - 5pm
Windang10am - 5pm10am - 5pm10am - 6pm10am - 5pm10am - 5pm

From 26 April 2021 until the following swim season, all beaches will be closed except North Wollongong, which will be patrolled from 9am - 4pm daily.

Pool hours

For location details see our Pools page.

For your health and safety, please read the Accessing Our Pools page before you swim.

Freshwater chlorinated pools

Pool26 Sept - 30 Oct 202031 Oct 2020 - 26 Mar 202127 Mar - 24 Apr 2021from 25 Apr  2021
Helensburgh6am - 6pm6am - 7pm
Closed Christmas Day
6am - 6pm
Closed Good Friday 
Closed
Corrimal6am - 6pm6am - 7pm
Closed Christmas Day
6am - 6pm
Closed Good Friday 
6am - 6pm Monday to Friday
7am - 2pm weekends
Berkeley6am - 6pm6am - 7pm
Closed Christmas Day
6am - 6pm
Closed Good Friday 
Closed
Western Suburbs6am - 6pm6am - 7pm
Closed Christmas Day
6am - 6pm
Closed Good Friday
Closed
Dapto6am - 6pm6am - 7pm
Closed Christmas Day
6am - 6pm
Closed Good Friday 
6am - 6pm Monday to Friday
7am - 2pm weekends

Saltwater pools

Pool26 Sept - 30 Oct 202031 Oct 2020 - 26 Mar 202127 Mar - 24 Apr 2021From 25 Apr 2021
Thirroul6am - 6pm6am - 7pm
Closed Christmas Day
6am - 6pm
Closed Good Friday
To be advised
Continental (Wollongong)6am - 6pm6am - 7pm
Closed Christmas Day
6am - 6pm6am - 2pm
Closed Mondays
Port Kembla6am - 6pm6am - 7pm
Closed Christmas Day
6am - 6pm
Closed Good Friday
To be advised