Swimming Pools

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There are 22 Brisbane City Council swimming pools across Brisbane, which offer great facilities for families to enjoy for fun, fitness and cooling off on a hot day.Many of these pools are accessible to people with a... Read More


Emily Seebohm Aquatic Centre | Fitzgibbon

The Emily Seebohm Aquatic Centre at Fitzgibbon is a new and state-of-the-art aquatic centre on Brisbane’s northside, which officially opened in 2016. The sparkling pools, both indoor and outdoor, are heated, which means they are suitable for year round use. There’s also plenty of shady picnic areas, barbecues and a cafe, making a visit to this aquatic centre a …

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Parkinson Aquatic Centre | Parkinson

The all-new, state-of-the-art Parkinson Aquatic Centre opened in October 2016. It is located at 751 Algester Road, Parkinson. This facility has a 50 metre outdoor, heated swimming pool as well as an 18 metre indoor, heated programs pool, both with ramp access. There is always a lifeguard on duty, with an additional lifeguard during the busiest …

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Bellbowrie Pool | Bellbowrie

Way more than just a local swimming pool, Bellbowrie Pool is a leisure centre and hub of the local community. It has something for all the family to enjoy, bags of space and exciting community events too! Bellbowrie Pool is located on Birkin Road, Bellbowrie. It boasts a 50 metre outdoor pool (not heated) with …

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Keep Watch program makes a splash for kids’ safety

With summer in full swing, one of the favourite ways for Brisbane kids and parents to cool down is by taking a refreshing swim and splash. Many families choose to head to one of Brisbane City Council’s 22 pools; with features that can include aquatic playgrounds, slides, BBQs and kiosks, they are an affordable and …

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Orion Lagoon | Free Water Park in Springfield

Robelle Domain Parklands is the perfect destination for Brisbane and Ipswich parents seeking more than just simple visit to the park, complete with a free water park, playgrounds and now also one of the largest public lagoons in the Southern Hemisphere. Orion Lagoon – Water Fun Orion Lagoon covers a total area of more than 3.6km and …

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Sunshine Park – A New Sunshine Coast Water Park

It’s early days, but we’re super excited that one of the best holiday destinations for Brisbane Kids is poised to become even better. The Sunshine Coast Regional Council has given preliminary approval to a new waterpark and resort at Glenview – on the southern end of the coast – near Australia Zoo. A brand new …

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Lessons, Fitness and Fun at North Lakes Aquatic Centre

Do you live in or around the areas of North Lakes, Mango Hill, Murrumba Downs, Kippa-Ring, Rothwell, Kallangur, Redcliffe, Deception Bay and Narangba? If so, you should definitely check out the North Lakes Aquatic Centre for their huge array of services and facilities for water safety, fitness and most of all fun! Located just 5 …

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Lawnton Aquatic Centre – family fun and fitness

If you live in the Lawnton, Strathpine, Bray Park, Petrie, Warner or Cashmere areas, a visit to the Lawnton Aquatic Centre is a must this season. Even if you live further afield, it is worth the drive to this excellent facility that offers year round ‘learn to swim’ classes for young and old, public swimming …

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Jindalee Swimming Pool

Welcome to the Jindalee Pool! Home to the Make a Splash Swim School, Jindalee Pool is located just off the Centenary Highway, opposite the Jindalee Bowls Club. Their aquatic centre has a 50 metre 8 lane outdoor pool, which is open throughout all but 10 weeks of the year, and an 18 metre heated program …

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Colmslie Swimming Pool | Morningside

The Colmslie pool has a 50 metre outdoor heated pool, a 15 metre indoor pool and a great new outdoor water play park for your Brisbane Kids. The children’s water-play area is closed during winter, but during summer this aquatic adventure-land, with a convenient shaded area surrounded by trees for mum and dad to watch …

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Manly Pool | Manly

Located just 30 minutes from the Brisbane CBD, the 25 metre pool, with eight lanes and crystal clear water, is heated year round to a target temperature of 28 degrees Celsius. You’ll enjoy the facilities here with your Brisbane Kids no matter what their age. The safe and secure kids’ pool is great for toddlers …

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Mt Gravatt East Aquatic Centre | Mt Gravatt East

Mount Gravatt East Aquatic Centre is situated within the grounds of the Mt Gravatt East State School at the intersection of Newham and Wecker Roads, Mt Gravatt. This aquatic centre has an outdoor 25m heated pool, an indoor teaching pool, as well as a specially designed kids’ play area, and a wheelchair ramp into the …

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Sandgate Aquatic Centre | Sandgate

The Sandgate Aquatic centre is located on the beautiful waterfront at Sandgate. The centre caters for Brisbane Kids of all sizes with a full sized Olympic pool, a heated indoor lean to swim pool, and a shaded leisure pool with slides and water features. The centre also has two playgrounds, shaded BBQ facilities, a Kiosk …

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Hibiscus Sports Complex Pool | Upper Mount Gravatt

Hibiscus Sports Complex has a 50 metre Olympic-sized outdoor pool with shade at the shallow end. It also has two indoor heated pools: one 12 metre pool for learn to swim classes and one 25 metre pool for recreation and fitness. Pools are set amongst landscaped grounds. The complex offers learn to swim classes, squad swimming …

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Jindalee Swimming Pool | Jindalee

Great news for the Western Suburbs, the Jindalee pool has just had a makeover and has added some great new family friendly features, making for a great day out with your Brisbane Kids this summer! Located just off the Centenary Highway, on Yallambie Road, there is heaps of street parking. The facility has a 50 …

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Public Swimming Pools in Brisbane for Kids

As the Brisbane temperatures rise, finding a nice spot to cool down becomes a necessity. Even if you’re not lucky enough to own your own swimming pool, there are literally dozens of public and privately run pools across Brisbane that you could visit for a refreshing dip. Many of these venues do charge a small fee, …

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Logan North Aquatic & Fitness Centre | Underwood

Logan North Aquatic & Fitness Centre is located in Underwood, just off the M1.  The facilities are designed to cater for all the family, and will create a great day out for you and your Brisbane Kids.  They are even able to offer the Laurie Lawrence Swim School at this centre. Facilities at Logan North …

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Brisbane Aquatic Centre | Chandler

The Brisbane Aquatic Centre is Queensland’s premier swimming complex and features a range of community activities. The complex has an outdoor 50m pool, an indoor 50m pool 50m, a 25 metre indoor activity pool, an indoor leisure pool which is perfect for toddlers for water play, and an indoor 50m waterslide for the bigger kids. …

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Gould Adams Park Aquatic Centre | Kingston

Gould Adams Park Aquatic Centre is predominantly a learning pool, but with the Kiddies Adventure Pool it’s a great place for all Brisbane Kids.  The Aquatic Centre is located in the Gould Adams Park, and is ideal for all the family to come and have a BBQ and a bike ride in the surrounding facilities. …

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Acacia Ridge Leisure Centre | Acacia Ridge

Acacia Ridge Leisure Centre is a Brisbane City Council recreation facility that is managed by the YMCA of Brisbane. It offers learn to swim classes for all Brisbane Kids of all levels, aqua aerobics, squad and lap swimming, as well as opportunities for pool fun and recreational swimming. There is a heated indoor 25 metre …

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Runcorn Pool | Runcorn

Rackley’s Runcorn Pool is located on the Southside of Brisbane, behind Runcorn State High School. This pool offers an outdoor 25m lap pool, a heated 14 metre indoor leisure therapy pool with ramp access.  This brand new facility has a fully indoor learn to swim pool that is heated year round. Adults can grab a …

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Yeronga Park Memorial Pool | Yeronga

Yeronga Park Memorial Pool, in Brisbane’s inner south, has something for every Brisbane family, whether you’re keen squad swimmers or just want to cool down with the family as the mercury rises. Yeronga has four different pools catering to a range of swimming abilities. Younger kids can learn to swim in the covered, heated pool …

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Ferny Hills Swimming Pool | Ferny Hills

The Ferny Hills Swimming Pool, managed by Belgravia Health and Leisure, is located in North West Brisbane. Set amongst spacious grounds, this complex has a lot to offer Brisbane Kids in the surrounding community (Ferny Hills, Ferny Grove, Arana Hills, The Gap, Mitchelton, Keperra, Everton Hills, Samford and Bunya). The facility has a 50-metre outdoor …

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Newmarket Olympic Swimming Pool | Newmarket

We rate this as one of Brisbane’s best family-friendly pools! Newmarket Pool is located on Alderson St., Newmarket, and has plenty of surrounding street parking.  This facility has a 50m 8 lane heated Olympic pool that has a shade cloth over the shallow end, a 25m covered outdoor heated programs pool, an indoor heated programs …

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Chermside Aquatic Centre

Based on Brisbane’s Northside, the Chermside Pool is a large public pool complex that caters for anyone looking to cool off this summer. Not only does this complex feature a 25 metre heated outdoor lap pool, it has an awesome water park offering a day’s entertainment for less than a ticket to the cinema. The …

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Spring Hill Swimming Pool | Spring Hill

Located in Brisbane’s CBD, this heritage listed pool, or “baths” as it was known, is unlike any other in Brisbane. A great day’s outing for Brisbane Kids, not only for swimming, but a fantastic history lesson as well. You’ll step back in time 125 years to Brisbane’s first in-ground pool, showcasing old world charm with …

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Centenary Swimming Pool | Spring Hill

The Centenary Swimming Pool is located minutes from the CBD, in Spring Hill. This venue has recently been renovated and is well renowned as Brisbane’s premier aquatic centre. Featured pools include an outdoor 50 metre lap pool, a dive pool and a purpose built learn to swim pool. The outdoor area has a great toddlers …

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The Albany Creek Leisure Centre

Welcome to the Albany Creek Leisure Centre, one of the premier health, fitness and aquatic centres on Brisbane’s North Side servicing our local communities; Albany Creek, Eatons Hill, Bridgeman Downs, McDowall, Strathpine, Carseldine, Aspley, Ferny Hills, Arana Hills and Bunya. The Albany Creek Leisure Centre has something for everyone-whether it be a leisurely day around …

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22 Fun ways to stay cool this Summer

Fun ways to stay cool in summer How to stay cool in summer is a constant battle especially when you don’t have a big pool or airconditioning. So we asked Brisbane parents what they do to keep their Brisbane Kids cool in summer. Wash the car in the shade- get wet and do something constructive …

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Redcliffe Lagoon

Also known as Settlement Cove Redcliffe Lagoon overlooks Moreton Bay on Redcliffe’s foreshore and the view is amazing looking out onto Moreton Island. Redcliffe Lagoon has everything for a great family day out and best of all it’s free! It has water jets, toadstools and bugs that squirt water, children’s playground, wading pools and beach side …

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Best Free Water Parks In Brisbane For Kids

This article is all about FREE fun water play locations and places with water features that are fun and entertaining, including free water parks for Brisbane Kids and places for families built around the concept of water. As Brisbane parents we understand you need options that don’t cost a lot of money, that get the …

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