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New Norfolk Swimming Pool

New Norfolk Swimming Pool

Physical Location: The Esplanade, New Norfolk
Manager: Tai Youd Telephone: 0488 904 401
Derwent Valley Council: 6261 8500

Free Entry on Australia Day
10.00am-6.00pm - Weekend, Public & School Holidays
12noon - 6.00pm - Other times

Note: Operating hours may be varied dependent upon demand

Ideally located adjacent to the Derwent River with the open space and ambiance of the Esplanade parkland. A shared walking and cycling track leads to the award winning Tyndwald Park via the wetland. All this makes the pool suitable for all types of competition and other activities.

This 55-yard (50.3m), six lanes Pool was officially opened on 22 December 1963 with a young Dawn Fraser swimming a lap of honour.

Facilities available include

  • Guaranteed to be 26°c or above
  • 6x lane pool
  • Outdoor seating and grassed area
  • Lap Lanes
  • Sunshade over wading/toddler’s pool
  • Pool toys
  • Modern starting blocks and time clock
  • Toilets and change rooms with hot showers
  • Locker hire
  • Off street parking
  • Kiosk
  • Free gas BBQ & picnic area
  • Electric BBQ picnic areas located nearby


Adults (Over 16 years) $5.50
Children (4-16 years) $4.50
Children under 4 free with full paying adult
Student (over 16 with ID) $4.50
Family $16.00 
ged Pensioner $4.50
Spectator $2.00

For information regarding exclusive or shared group hire and bookings please contact the pool direct on telephone 0488 904 401.