Welcome to Manuka Pool


Open Season from 31 October 2020 to Sunday 21 March 2021
See below for opening times and holiday hours

COVID update


Are Essential

To manage COVID-19 capacity restrictions we currently have in place a session timetable and a booking system.

We have implemented four session a day that are as follows:

Lap Swimming Only

Weekdays 6:30am to 9:00am

Weekends 8:00am to 9:00am

Pool Sessions

9:00am to 12:00pm

12:30pm to 3:30pm

4:00pm to 7:00pm

Note : Lap swimmers please consider the weather prior to making a booking for pool sessions as lap lanes may be limited during hot weather conditions.

For all the information on session times and bookings please see terms and conditions. 

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Welcome to Manuka Pool

The Manuka Swimming Pool originally named “The Swimming Pool” was officially opened on the 26th January 1931. Canberra’s first pool is an exceptional work of Federal Art Deco style designed by principal architect E H Henderson


We have many wonderful facilities ready for your use at the Pool check them out. 


We offer a range of ice-creams, snacks, drinks and barista made coffee. Check out our menu.


With the first designed pool for Canberra, We have a rich history 

Learn to Swim

Manuka Pool offers a number of Learn to Swim programs throughout the season.
Please click below for details.