Bellbowrie Pool | Bellbowrie

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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 eight lanes and shade sail over part of the shallow end, as well as a 25 metre heated partially enclosed, fully shaded pool. Other Bellbowrie Pool features include two shaded toddler wading pools, and a great splash water play pad with water squirters and tipping bucket.

The grounds of the Bellbowrie Pool are really extensive, with large grassy areas where kids can run around. There’s even a basketball area where you can shoot some hoops. There are lots of shades, including a shaded spectator stand and shaded tables and chairs. There is also a lovely onsite cafe with great covered seating area overlooking the grounds, so you can grab a bite to eat and stay all day.

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Facilities at Bellbowrie Pool

  • 50 metre, 8 lane outdoor pool (not heated), partly shaded
  • 25 metre heated enclosed pool, fully shaded
  • Kids’ wading pools
  • Kids’ splash water play pad
  • Good shade
  • Shaded spectator stand
  • Picnic tables and chairs
  • Large grassy areas
  • Room for kids to run around
  • Basketball area
  • Lifeguard
  • Café
  • Large car park

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Services available

Bellbowrie Pool offers opportunities for recreational and lap swimming, swimming lessons, squad swimming, stroke development and water exercise. Bellbowrie Pool is also perfect for birthday parties and events. (Please contact the pool directly for service bookings and more information.)

Bellbowrie Pool also hosts many community events throughout the year, including awesome movie nights and local fundraisers, serving as a centre to bring together the whole community for fun, friendship and great causes.

Bellbowrie Pool is closed during the winter but the cafe remains open. (Please contact the pool directly for pool closure information.)

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Special needs

The grounds of Bellbowrie Pool are fully accessible. There is a ramp up to the entrance and cafe area, and there are wheelchair accessible change/toilet facilities. While the grounds are all accessible and wheelchairs can get over to both pools, the swimming pools do not have ramps into them, although assisted access to one of the pools can be arranged.

All Council pools now honour the Queensland Government Companion Card, allowing free entry for anyone accompanying a person with disability who requires attendant care support.

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Keep Watch Pool Safety Program at Brisbane City Council Pools

Brisbane City Council public pools are part of the Keep Watch pool safety program established by the Royal Life Saving Society of Australia. This program aims to prevent childhood drownings by setting out these guidelines:

0-5 year olds & non-swimmers — Parent or guardian within arms’ reach and present in the water at all times.

6-10 year olds — Parent or guardian showing constant active supervision and prepared to get wet and enter the water when necessary.

11-14 year olds — Parent or guardian present to regularly and physically check on the child.

By enforcing these guidelines, Brisbane City Council hopes to prevent all drowning incidents at council pools.

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Bellbowrie Pool is located at 47 Birkin Road, Bellbowrie.

For more information regarding Bellbowrie Pool, including opening times and admission prices, please phone (07) 3202 6620, or visit

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