Public swimming pools

The public swimming pools, located in PannawonicaParaburdoo, Onslow and Tom Price, are central to town and have become one of the most popular sporting facilities, especially during the summer months. 

Grassed areas with trees cover the grounds of our aquatic facilities and a BBQ is available for pool patrons upon request. The swimming pools are also available for private functions including children's birthday parties outside of public hours, and interested parties are urged to discuss their requirements with the pool manager via the contact details.
Pool inflatables are also available for hire but bookings are essential.

The pools are used for a variety of activities. These include:

  • General use by the public
  • School swimming classes
  • Vacation swimming classes
  • Learn to swim classes (conducted throughout the season)
  • Amateur Swimming Club training and competition
  • Water polo training and competition
  • Aqua aerobics
  • Adult Life Saving Classes
  • Functions and party hire
  • Pool parties
  • Resuscitation classes
  • Water orientation for infants up to 4 years old (conducted two to three times per season)

All activities conducted by the centre use fully qualified instructors and offer a high level of service to users. AUSTSWIM instructors with First Aid qualifications are used for private swimming lessons and water orientation classes. Activities such as aqua aerobics and mother and infant swimming classes are conducted when instructors are available. Any persons interested in being trained, or who are trained in these areas should contact the pool manager via the Contact Details 

Pannawonica Swimming Centre

The Pannawonica swimming centre is located in the town centre and includes grassed areas with trees and a BBQ is available for pool patrons. The heated pool consists of a six lane 25m pool ranging from 1.0m deep at the shallow end to 1.8m at the deep end and a toddler pool with a uniform depth of 400mm. A sunshade covers the toddler pool and the main pool.

The swimming pool is also available for private functions including children's birthday parties. Bookings essential and can be made through the Town Office or via email to or calling 9184 1296.

Paraburdoo - Quentin Broad Swimming Pool

The Quentin Broad Swimming Pool consists of a six lane 50m pool ranging from 1.1m deep at the shallow end to 1.8m at the deep end and a substantial baby pool with a uniform depth of 150mm. A sunshade covers the baby pool and half the main pool.

Onslow Aquatic Centre

The Onslow Aquatic Centre consists of a six lane 25m pool, with an additional freeform area with beach entry which is suitable for babies and toddlers.   The facility has shaded areas as well as a kiosk, showers and change rooms. 

Pool Brochure
Current fees and charges

Tom Price  - Vic Hayton Memorial Swimming Pool 

After recent renovations to the Vic Hayton Memorial Swimming Pool, the centre now boasts a fully functional learn to swim area, beach walk in entry and water features in the babies pool. The centre also has a park volleyball and half court basketball area. The babies pool is completely covered by shade sails and the main pools are covered from the shallow end to the mid section.

Pool Brochure
Current fees and charges

Please note the swimming pool is open from 23 September to 30 April. Please see below details of opening hours during these months. NO ALCOHOL IS ALLOWED WITHIN THE POOL PREMISES .

Opening Hours Tom Price and Paraburdoo
Sunday 8am - 8pm
Monday 8am - 8pm
Tuesday 8am - 8pm
Wednesday 8am - 8pm
Thursday 8am - 8pm
Friday 8am - 8pm
Saturday 8am - 8pm

Contact details 

Paraburdoo Pool Manager: 
Phone: 9189 5296

Tom Price Pool Manager:
Phone: 9189 1062 or 0438 909 303 

Pannawonica Swimming Pool

Onslow Pool Manager
Phone: 9184 9306

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Last updated: 12 December 2017