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Wollongong City Council

Accessing Our Pools

Our pools have opened for the swim season, with measures in place to help keep everyone safe and healthy.

We encourage everyone to “swim and go”. Please arrive ready to swim and leave straight after your swim session.

For public safety, strict conditions apply, including:

  • Please do not visit our pools if you have a fever, cough, sore throat or shortness of breath, or if you have travelled overseas in the past 14 days
  • All patrons must register their contact details upon arrival.
  • Lap swimming - no more than 6 swimmers per lane are permitted
  • All pools have capacity limits in line with our COVID-19 Safety Plan. See the next section of this page for details.
  • All pool visitors must follow NSW Government guidelines for public health and social distancing.

Pool capacity limits

To meet NSW Public Health Order requirements, each of our outdoor pools have capacity limits as shown below.

Pool capacity limits
PoolMax. number of people at one time
Helensburgh Pool160
Thirroul Pool220
Corrimal Heated Pool320
Continental Pool160
Western Suburbs Pool330
Berkeley Pool240
Port Kembla Pool280
Dapto Heated Pool320

Avoid the crowds and stay COVID-safe

We recommend you search for a pool on Google Maps before you visit to see information about popular times and how busy that location is in real time. Please note however that crowd data may not be shown at all times or for all locations.

Pool Bookings

You no longer need to book your swim at our pools.

All pool users and visitors must still check in and follow NSW Government guidelines for public health and social distancing.