Best of Canberra – swimming pools

Gabrielle Kneipp 21 May 2018 6

Okay Canberra, apparently Summer is here. November may not have felt like it was leading up to it, but it’s true. December has arrived and it’s bound to get hot soon enough. If that is the case then things will be heating up soon and we need somewhere to cool off.

Previously, I checked out the best rivers and lakes that nature had to offer, but where do you like to go for some casual laps of the pool? Or leave the kids to play in the cool shallows?

To vote, let me know your favourite swimming pool in the comments below. I’ll visit the two most popular and decide the verdict in next week’s article.

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6 Responses to Best of Canberra – swimming pools
Truffle56 Truffle56 2:20 pm 03 Dec 15

Canberra Olympic Pool is a treasure. Shame that the ACT Government has been doing its best to let it run down so it can sell the land – despite all their rhetoric about spending money to fix a leak. They could put in a brand new 50metre outdoor pool there if they had some sense – there is plenty of space for that.

astrojax astrojax 8:54 pm 01 Dec 15

dickson, great splash area for little kids and heat addled parents, good kiddies pool and then couple more bigger and bigger pools – all surrounded by grass areas on which to picnic. what;s not to like?

Postalgeek Postalgeek 8:14 pm 01 Dec 15


Maya123 Maya123 1:58 pm 01 Dec 15

Any clean pool under cover, out of the sun, and with good showers and changing rooms, is my favourite.

Refly747 Refly747 1:32 pm 01 Dec 15

Dickson Pool is my favourite, 3 different sized pools, spray park for the kids, bbq facilities, beach volleyball court and beautiful grounds with lots of lawn space and large shade trees.

BombaySapphire BombaySapphire 9:26 am 01 Dec 15

Dickson and Manuka Pools. Both are lovely.

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