Community Swimming Pools

The Ballina War Memorial Pool and Alstonville Aquatic Centre are open, following the easing of NSW State Government COVID-19 restrictions.

As some restrictions remain in place the operating arrangements from 13 June 2020 will be as follows:

Restrictions

  • Bookings are no longer required but time in the pool may be limited to one hour
  • No more than three people allowed per lane
  • No more than ten people plus a trainer for an exercise group
  • Social distancing of 1.5 metres remains in place
  • Hand sanitising will be required upon entering the facility
  • Any flu like symptoms will result in patrons not being allowed to enter the facility.
  • Any questions please contact Ballina War Memorial Pool on 6686 3771 OR Alstonville Aquatic Centre on 6628 0826
  • 2020/21 pool entry fees and charges will apply. 

We appreciate all patrons complying with these operating arrangements and the COVID-19 restrictions to ensure our facilities remain open and we all remain healthy and safe.

 


Ballina War Memorial Pool and Water SlideBallina Memorial pool logo

Opening Hours

  • Monday - Friday, 5.30am - 7pm
  • Saturday 7am - 6pm
  • Sunday 8am - 5pm

Address: 4 River Street, Ballina

Facilities

  • FINA compliant 50m heated pool with eight 2.5m wide lanes for competition swimming and water polo
  • 25m x 15m heated enclosable pool, can be used for swimming lessons, children's play, lap swimming and rehabilitation
  • access ramps into all pools
  • wet play splash area for children
  • new amenities building 
  • transparent fencing along the Richmond River
  • bbq tables and shelters.

Waterslide

Please note the water slide is privately owned and operated. The entry fee to the pool does not include entry to the water slide.

Cost for Waterslide Band

$15 per person (plus pool entry - see entry fees below)

$10 for children 5-years and under (must be accompanied by a paying adult) (plus pool entry - see entry fees below)

Group bookings are welcome.

Enquiries

Visit their website ballinapoolwaterslides.com.au


Alstonville Aquatic CentreAlstonville aquatic centre logo

Opening Hours

Alstonville Aquatic Centre is currently closed while the amenities and change rooms are upgraded. It is expected to reopen in August when opening times will be as follows:
  • Monday - Friday, 5.30am - 7pm
  • Saturday 8am - 6pm
  • Sunday 10am - 5pm

Address: 13/15 Alston Avenue, Alstonville

Facilities

  • FINA compliant 50m heated pool with eight 2.5m wide lanes for competition swimming and water polo
  • 25m x 15m heated enclosable pool, can be used for swimming lessons, children's play, lap swimming and rehabilitation
  • access ramps into all pools
  • wet play splash area for children.

Enquiries

Visit their website Alstonville Aquatic Centre


Entry fees (Ballina War Memorial Pool and Alstonville Aquatic Centre)

Reciprocal arrangements for pass holders are available. This means that pass holders can access both the Alstonville and Ballina pool facilities, regardless of which pool the pass was purchased. The reciprocal arrangements include all passes: adults, children, families, concession annual, three month and ten-ticket passes, as well as season passes.

2020/21 Entry Fees

Adult Single Entry $5.50 
Adult Ten Ticket Pass $50
Adult Three Month Pass  $140
Adult Full Season Pass (valid from 1 June 2019 to 30 June 2020) $400
Child Single Entry (under 2yrs free) $4.50
Child Ten Ticket Pass  $40
Child Three Month Pass $115
Child Full Season Pass (valid 28 July 2018 - 31 May 2019) $350
Spectator Single Entry  $3
Family Three Month Pass
(for the purposes of Ballina Shire Council pool entry, a family is defined as 2 adults & 2 children or 1 adult & 3 children)
$300
Additional child under Family Three Month Pass $50
Family Full Season Pass (2 adults & 2 children or 1 adult & 3 children) (valid from 1 June 2019 to 30 June 2020) $880
Additional child under Family Full Season Pass $110
Concession* Single Entry $4.50
Concession* Ten Ticket Pass $40
Concession* Three Month Pass $115
Concession*  Full Season Pass (valid from 1 June 2019 to 30 June 2020) $350
After hours use of pool (standard entry fees apply)
Per Lane per hour
Whole Pool per hour 

POA
POA
Carnival entry flat rate per person $5
SSS Department of Education Learn to Swim Discounts Council recognises the importance of young children learning to swim and be safe around water. Applies to schools located in the Ballina Shire $4
Learn to Swim Initiative - Council recognises the importance of young children learning to swim and be safe around water. To support parents and carers who enrol their children in structured, fee paying 'Learn to Swim' programs, the supervising adult for a child/children attending a 'Learn to Swim' class will not be charged entry
Fundraising/special events - admission and hire fees by arrangement after written application to Council 
* Concession = Senior Cardholders, Student Cardholders, Pensioners, Health Care Cardholders and people with disabilities


 

 

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Postal Address

The General Manager
Ballina Shire Council
PO Box 450
Ballina NSW 2478

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STREET ADDRESS

40 Cherry Street
Ballina NSW 2478

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Opening Hours

8:15am - 4:30pm

Monday to Friday