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Public swimming pools

Public swimming pools are available for use by the general public for a small fee. Pools are located at the following locations:

Babinda

The Babinda Pool is located at Church Street, Babinda.  For information on programs, opening times and entry fees, contact the pool on (07) 4067 1211.

Facilities:

  • 50m swimming pool
  • Children's wading pool
  • Covered Grandstand with 400 seat capacity

Summer opening hours 1 October- 30 April 

  • Monday - Friday: 6am-6pm (closed 11am-1pm)
  • Saturday: 8am-noon

Closed during winter months 1 July-30 September

Closed:  Sundays and public holidays.

Babinda swimming pool is accessible for swimmers and spectators with a disability. The facility has a sheltered grandstand with seating for 400, with all staff trained lifeguards with First-Aid qualifications.

Gordonvale

The Gordonvale Aquatic Centre is located at 79 Sheppard Street, Gordonvale.  You can contact the pool on (07) 4056 1353 for information on programs, opening times, fees and charges.

Learn to Swim: Frogs Legs Swim School - provides year round lessons in the heated pool.

Aqua: Aqua classes held throughout the year – contact pool on 07 4056 1353 for details.

Facilities:

  • 25m Indoor Heated Swimming Pool
  • Children's wading pool
  • Indoor Grandstand with 300 seat capacity.

Year-round opening hours

  • Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday: 6am-6pm
  • Tuesday 6am-7pm
  • Saturday: 8am-12:30pm
  • Sunday: 9am-1pm
  • Public Holidays: as advertised

Closed: Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year's Day and Good Friday

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Edmonton

The Edmonton Pool will be permanently closed and retired from public service on 30 June 2014. Read the media release for more information.

The Edmonton Pool is situated at Fuller Park, 5 Wolff Street, Edmonton.

Learn to Swim: UCAIRNSwim - For information on Learn to Swim, opening times, and entry fees contact the Pool on (07) 4045 2457, email: ucairnswimschool@yahoo.com.au.

Facilities:

  • 25m swimming pool
  • 15m heated pool
  • Children's wading pool
  • Covered grandstand with 300 seat capacity.

Summer opening hours 1 October- 31 March

  • Monday & Friday: 6.30am - 6.30pm
  • Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday: 6.30am - 7.00pm
  • Saturday: 9.00am - 5.00pm
  • Sunday and Public Holidays: 10:00am - 4:00pm

Winter opening hours 1 April - 30 September

  • Monday to Friday: 8am - 6.00pm Saturday: 9.00am - 5.00pm
  • Sundays: closed
  • Public Holidays: 10:00am - 4:00pm

Closed: Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year's Day, Good Friday, ANZAC Day

Woree

Located at 1 Pool Close, Woree, the Woree Aquatic Centre is the Home of the Cairns Stingrays Swimming Club and Li'l Stingers Learn To Swim.

Contact details:

Office: Contact the Pool on (07) 4054 6964 or visit woreepool.com for information on programs, opening times, fees and charges.

Learn to Swim: Li'l Stingers Learn to Swim provides year round lessons in the heated indoor pool. Contact the Pool on (07) 4056 6964 or visit woreepool.com for information, session times and fees.

Cairns Stingrays Swimming Club is a family friendly swimming club, focusing on both recreational and competitive swimming. Visit cairnsstingrays.com.au or Contact Donna on 0499 172 919.

Facilities:

  • 50m heated swimming pool (heated in winter only)
  • 25m indoor heated swimming pool
  • Children's free form swimming pool (closed in winter)
  • Children's wading pool (closed in winter)
  • Covered Grandstand with 800 seat capacity

Summer opening hours 1 October - 30 April

Monday to Thursday: 5.30am - 7.30pm
Friday: 5.30am - 6.00pm
Saturday: 8.00am - 6.00pm
Sunday: 9.00am - 6.00pm

Public holidays: As signed prior and during public holiday

Winter opening hours 1 May - 30 September

  • Monday to Thursday: 5.30am - 7.00pm
  • Friday: 5.30am - 6.00pm
  • Saturday: 8.00am - 6.00pm
  • Sunday: 9.00am - 6.00pm

Closed: Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year's Day

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Tobruk Memorial

The iconic Tobruk Pool, is located at 370 Sheridan Street, North Cairns is the home of Frogs Legs Swim School.

Redevelopment:

For details of Council's proposed redevelopment of the Tobruk Pool please visit: tobruk-redevelopment
Contact the Pool on (07) 4052 1266, or via email at swimtobruk@gmail.com for information on programs, opening times, fees and charges.

Learn To swim: Frogs Legs Swim School - provides year round lessons in the heated indoor pool. It offers Babies and Toddler classes, Learn to Swim, squads up to senior level, as well as Adult Squads. Contact the Pool on (07) 4052 1266 for information, session times and fees.

Aqua: Aqua classes held throughout the year – contact the pool on (07) 4052 1266 for details.

Facilities:

  • 50m swimming pool
  • 25m heated pool (heated in winter only)
  • 18m children's wading pool
  • Covered Grandstand
  • BBQ facilities

Year-round opening hours:

  • Monday to Thursday: 5.30am – 7.30pm
  • Friday: 5.30am - 7.00pm
  • Saturday: 6.30am - 5.00pm
  • Sunday: 8.00am - 5.00pm
  • Public Holidays: as advertised 

Closed:  Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year's Day.

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Marlin Coast Bicentennial Pool

The Marlin Coast (Smithfield) Pool is located at Leisure Park Road (off Cheviot Street), Smithfield is the Home of the Marlin Coast Swimming Club and Frogs Legs Swim School.

Contact the Pool on (07) 4057 7720 for information on programs, opening times, fees and charges.

Learn To swim: Frogs Legs Swim School - provides year round lessons in the heated indoor pool. It offers Babies and Toddler classes, Learn to Swim, squads up to senior level, as well as Adult Squads. Contact the Pool on (07) 4057 7720 for information, session times and fees.

Marlin Coast Swimming Club: is a family friendly swimming club, focusing on competitive swimming. Contact mcswimmingclub@iinet.net.au for more details.

Aqua: Aqua classes held throughout the year – contact pool on (07) 4057 7720 for details.

Facilities:

  • 50m swimming pool
  • 25m heated swimming pool
  • Freeform children's pool; Children's wading pool
  • Covered Grandstand with 800 seat capacity

Summer opening hours 1 October - 30 April

  • Monday to Thursday: 5:30am - 7.00pm
  • Friday: 5.30am - 6.00pm
  • Saturday: 7.00am - 5.00pm
  • Sunday: 9:00am – 5:00pm
  • Public holidays: 9:00am - 5:00pm

Winter opening hours 1 May - 30 September

  • Monday to Thursday: 5:45am – 7:00pm
  • Friday: 5:45am – 6:00pm
  • Saturday: 7:00am – 5:00pm
  • Sunday: 9:00am – 12 noon

Closed: Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year's Day, Good Friday

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