Heated Swimming Pools Brisbane

Emily Seebohm Aquatic Centre

Temperatures outside might be cooling down, but things are heating up at many of Brisbane’s heated swimming pools. If you’re looking for a way to keep the kids entertained this winter, don’t overlook your local pool. The only thing to keep in mind is that pool maintenance is often done in winter, so check before you go to make sure there are no closures. Also, kids water play areas and waterslides are usually closed throughout winter. Bathers on? Here’s our complete list of heated swimming pools in Brisbane and surrounding areas.

Heated swimming pools in Brisbane

Emily Seebohm Aquatic Centre, Fitzgibbon

The Emily Seebohm Aquatic Centre, Fitzgibbon

The Emily Seebohm Aquatic Centre offers swimming lessons, squad programs and aqua aerobics. The complex is also open to casual swimmers and includes:

  • a heated, 25-metre, six-lane, outdoor pool with an accessible ramp
  • a heated, 25-metre indoor programs pool with an accessible ramp
  • a large, grassed leisure area and shaded seating area.

Parkinson Aquatic Centre

Parkinson Aquatic Centre, Parkinson

The Parkinson Aquatic Centre offers a 50-metre outdoor, heated pool with an accessible ramp and an indoor heated programs pool with an accessible ramp. Casual swimmers are welcome and there is always a lifeguard on duty. The aquatic centre offers swimming lessons and group fitness. There is a grassed area around the pool, and tables in the reception area where you can enjoy refreshments from the kiosk, such as ice cream, hot food, slushies and other drinks.

Hibiscus Sports Complex, Upper Mount Gravatt

The Hibiscus Sports Complex has a 50-metre, Olympic-sized, outdoor pool which is heated. It also has two indoor heated pools: a 12-metre pool for learning to swim, and a 25-metre pool for recreation and fitness. There is also a health and fitness club and kiosk onsite.

Centenary Pool, Spring Hill

This Olympic-standard pool and diving pool complex, known as Centenary Pool, was built in the 1950s and remains open over winter, Its facilities and services include:

  • Aqua aerobics
  • Disabled access/facilities
  • Diving
  • Gym
  • Heated pool
  • Kiosk
  • Outdoor pool
  • Squad swimming
  • Swim fit
  • Swimming lessons
  • Wading pool
  • Water play

Spring Hill Baths, Spring Hill

Built in 1886, this heritage-listed swimming pool was Brisbane’s first in-ground pool. The Spring Hill Baths offers an enclosed heated pool, kiosk, aqua aerobics and swimming lessons and is open all year round.

Newmarket Olympic Swimming Pool

Newmarket Olympic Swimming Pool, Alderley

At the Newmarket Olympic Swimming Pool, there is a 50 metre, eight-lane Olympic pool, as well as a 25-metre covered heated pool and indoor heated programs pool. However, the waterslide, wading pool and leisure pool are closed during winter.

Langlands Park Memorial Pool, Stones Corner

The Langlands Park Memorial Pool has a 25m pool, a 50 metre Olympic outdoor pool, a 10m enclosed teaching pool and a semi-shaded wading pool. All pools are individually heated year round, with ample shade throughout the complex.

Dunlop Park Memorial Swimming Pool, Corinda

The Dunlop Park Memorial Swimming Pool offers learn to swim classes, squad training, triathlete training and group fitness classes. Facilities at the pool include:

  • ​a 50-metre, heated, outdoor pool with shade at the shallow end
  • leisure pool off the 50-metre pool
  • a 15-metre, heated, indoor programs pool
  • free electric barbeque facilities
  • shaded picnic areas
  • disabled pool access.

Yeronga Park Memorial Pool

Yeronga Park Memorial Swimming Pool, Yeronga

Yeronga Park Memorial Pool is a great place to take a dip. It has four swimming pools (enclosed heated programs pool, 50-metre heated outdoor pool, 25 metre heated outdoor pool and kids’ wading pool) and offers swimming lessons, stroke development classes, kiosk and more. Yeronga Park Memorial Swimming Pool is open during summer and winter.

Morningside Pool

Colmslie Aquatic Centre, Colmslie Recreation Reserve

The Colmslie Aquatic Centre, located within the recreation reserve is popular with families. During winter, make use of their 50-metre outdoor, heated pool and an 18.5-metre indoor heated programs pool. There is also:

  • Aqua aerobics
  • Disabled access/facilities
  • Kiosk
  • Swimming lessons.

The Valley Pool, Fortitude Valley

The Valley Pool is a popular destination for elite swimmers and athletes, as well as recreational swimmers. There is 50-metre, outdoor, heated pool with grandstands as well as a fitness centre that offers group fitness classes. The pool is also an event pool for water polo and underwater hockey. There is an on-site cafe.

Runcorn Swimming Pool

Runcorn Pool, Runcorn

During the winter months, the Runcorn Pool offers:

  • a heated, outdoor, 25 metre, lap pool
  • a heated, 14 metre, indoor, leisure therapy pool with ramp access.

You can swim for fun, swim laps for fitness, or take part in swimming lessons.

Mt Gravatt East Swimming Pool, Mt Gravatt East State School

The Mt Gravatt East Swimming Pool has a range of great facilities for fun and fitness for the whole community. There’s an indoor pool, with a ramp and wheelchair access that is heated to 32 degrees all year round. There is also an outdoor, 25 metre, salt water pool that is heated to 27 degrees throughout the year. You’ll also find a café and a 24-hour gym located adjacent to the pool entrance.

Chermside Water Park

Chermside Aquatic Centre, Chermside

Set amongst tropical gardens, Chermside Aquatic Centre is a large public pool complex with:

  • a 25-metre heated, outdoor, lap pool (open all year round)
  • an outdoor fitness area
  • a heated 16-metre indoor programs pool (open all year round)
  • a kiosk on site.

Acacia Ridge Leisure Centre, Acacia Ridge

Acacia Ridge Leisure Centre is a Brisbane City Council recreation facility (managed by YMCA) that includes pool facilities, learn to swim classes for children of all levels, aqua aerobics, squad and lap swimming and recreational swimming.

QUT heated swimming pools, Gardens Point and Kelvin Grove

The Queensland University of Technology has two campuses with aquatic centres: a 50-metre heated pool at its Gardens Point campus, and a heated 25-metre pool at its Kelvin Grove campus. Both pools are open to the public and are managed by the YMCA.

Brisbane Aquatic Centre, Chandler

The Brisbane Aquatic Centre has an outdoor 50-metre pool, an indoor 50-metre pool, 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. During the holiday period, they run a pool based program with water activities daily offering something for all ages.

UQ Sport kids sport classes

UQ Sport Aquatic Centre, St Lucia

The UQ Sport Aquatic Centre in St Lucia boasts three heated pools: a 50-metre Olympic-sized pool, a 25-metre pool and a dedicated program pool for kids’ learn-to-swim classes. You’ll find plenty of space to sit and relax at the Aquatic Centre, too. There’s deck-side bleacher seating, as well as landscaped grassed areas throughout the centre. There’s also Wi-Fi available for when you want to just chill at the café.

Griffith Uni Aquatic and Fitness Centre, Mt Gravatt

The Griffith University Aquatic Centre provides a variety of swimming and fitness training options including a heated 25-metre pool and gym. Holiday swimming intensives are run every school holidays to accelerate and strengthen your child’s swimming abilities.

Heated swimming pools in Ipswich

Bundamba Swim Centre, Bundamba

The Bundamba Swim Centre features a heated 25-metre pool, a barbecue area for sausage sizzles and a kiosk for light snacks. A learn to swim program for babies through to adults is conducted at the centre and swim equipment is available for hire.

Georgie Conway Leichhardt Community Swim Centre, Leichhardt

The heated pool at the Georgie Conway Leichhardt Community Swim Centre is packed with facilities, including a children’s play pool and a barbecue area for a lunchtime sausage sizzle. A learn to swim program is conducted at the centre. During the winter season, the pool temperature is maintained at approximately 29 degrees.

Goodna Aquatic Centre, Goodna

The Goodna Aquatic Centre comprises three pools: a 25m, eight-lane lap pool, 16m x 12m multi-purpose pool and a children’s play pool. Both the 25m and multi-purpose pools have wheelchair access ramps. During the winter, the temperature of the 25m pool is maintained at between 27 to 28 degrees, the multi-purpose pool 32 degrees and the children’s play pool is unheated. A learn to swim program is conducted at the centre all year round.

Heated swimming pools in Moreton Bay

Redcliffe War Memorial Pool, Redcliffe

Facilities at the Redcliffe War Memorial pool include:

  • a fully enclosed 50-metre Olympic-size heated pool
  • baby wading pool
  • barbeque facilities
  • playground equipment
  • undercover grandstand
  • two indoor heated learn to swim pools
  • coaching and training programs
  • wheelchair accessible play equipment, change room and poolside hoist.

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North Lakes Aquatic Centre, North Lakes

Facilities at the North Lakes Aquatic Centre include:

  • 25 metre, 6 lane outdoor heated pool
  • indoor heated programs pool
  • leisure pool with water features
  • learn to swim classes
  • health and fitness centre
  • water sports
  • a kiosk serving hot food and fresh coffee.

Murrumba Downs Swimming Pool, Murrumba Downs

Facilities at the Murrumba Downs Swimming Pool include:

  • a 25 metre heated outdoor pool
  • aqua aerobics
  • learn to swim classes
  • squads
  • barbeque and picnic facilities
  • a kiosk.

Swimming pool in Lawnton

Lawnton Aquatic Centre, Lawnton

Facilities at the Lawnton Aquatic Centre include:

  • 50 metre heated Olympic-size pool
  • a 25 metre heated outdoor pool
  • toddlers pool
  • aqua aerobics
  • learn to swim classes
  • barbeque and picnic areas
  • a kiosk.

Learn to swim classes at Ferny Hills Swimming Pool

Ferny Hills Swimming Pool, Ferny Hills

Although the outdoor pool is closed during winter, the 10 x 15 metre heated indoor program pool (not available for lap swimming) remains open. There are also learn to swim classes that operate all year round at the Ferny Hills Swimming Pool.

Caboolture Pool and Fitness Centre, Caboolture

Facilities at the Caboolture Pool include:

  • 50 metre heated Olympic-size pool
  • indoor heated program pool – availability depends on bookings/learn to swim programs
  • shaded children’s wading pool
  • comprehensive fitness facilities with inclusive fitness equipment suitable for people with disability or mobility restrictions
  • shaded barbeque area
  • half basketball court.

Burpengary Regional Aquatic Leisure Centre, Burpengary

Facilities at the Burpengary Regional Aquatic Centre include:

  • a 50 metre heated indoor pool
  • a 25 metre heated indoor pool
  • shaded leisure pool and spa
  • barbeques and picnic areas
  • tennis courts
  • beach volleyball
  • gymnasium
  • cafe
  • enclosed children’s play area
  • creche
  • naturopath and massage room.

Bribie Island Aquatic Leisure Centre, Bongaree

Facilities at the Bribie Island Aquatic Centre include:

  • a 25-metre heated lap pool
  • heated indoor pool
  • adventure swim play area
  • spa
  • children’s playground
  • free barbeque facilities and covered shelters
  • wheelchair access to the pool and complex.

Albany Creek Leisure Centre, Albany Creek

Facilities at the Albany Creek Leisure Centre include:

  • 50 metre heated Olympic-size pool
  • indoor heated pool
  • kids play area with waterslide
  • aqua aerobics
  • learn to swim classes
  • health club with gymnasium and personal training
  • barbeque facilities
  • wheelchair ramp.

Heated swimming pools in Logan

Beenleigh Aquatic Centre, Beenleigh

The outdoor pool at the Beenleigh Aquatic Centre is closed for winter, however, the indoor remains open throughout the winter season. There is also a kiosk and grassed area for sunny picnics.

Kingston Pool

Gould Adams Park Aquatic Centre, Kingston

The Gould Adams Park Aquatic Centre is an indoor facility with three heated pools:

  • a 25-metre multi-function pool
  • a program pool for learn to swim classes
  • and a kiddies’ adventure pool.

Logan North Aquatic and Fitness Centre, Underwood

The Logan North Aquatic Centre is open all year round. It has a range of aquatic and recreation facilities for people to relax and enjoy, including:

  • 50 metre Olympic-sized outdoor heated pool
  • 25 metre indoor heated Learn to Swim pool
  • 23-metre outdoor fitness pool
  • family leisure/toddler pool, fully shaded
  • gym
  • café
  • barbecues
  • child-minding
  • Aqualogan Laurie Lawrence learn to swim classes
  • swimming club.

Logan West Aquatic Centre, Hillcrest

Logan West Aquatic Centre and Health Club is a fully indoor facility featuring a range of facilities including a 50-metre outdoor heated pool, 25-metre heated lap pool with ramp access, a children’s splash pool, learn to swim pool, fully equipped gymnasium and group fitness classes. The centre also offers swimming lessons, a creche, barbecues and a cafe.

For more information, check out our list of public swimming pools in Brisbane or our review of Brisbane pools with water play areas for kids

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