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COVID-19 Update

A public health order has been issued by the NSW Government limiting public gatherings. For the latest information see the City’s response to COVID-19

Beresfield Swimming Centre is currently the only City of Newcastle managed pool and is located at Anderson Drive, Beresfield. Please phone (02) 4978 4090 for further information and programs. 

Stockton, Lambton, Mayfield and Wallsend swimming centres are operated by BlueFit Aquatics. For further information including opening hours and programs, please visit BlueFit.

Opening Hours for Beresfield Swimming Centre

Date Day Time
26 September 2020 to 25 October 2020 Mon - Sun 6am - 6pm
26 October 2020 to 14 March 2021 Mon - Sun 6am - 7pm
15 March 2021 to 18 April 2021 Mon - Sun 6am - 6pm

Beresfield Swimming Centre is Closed Christmas Day.

Admission fees

Single admission $2.80
Child under 3 years free
Pensioner $2.20
Spectator fee (learn to swim and coaching programs) free
Family day ticket $9.50
Bulk entry (groups over 20 patrons) $2.20
Family pass $333.00
Individual pass


Pensioner family pass


Pensioner individual pass $109.00
Lane hire - per hour, per lane (minimum seven swimmers/lane) $9.50
Pool inflatable hire - per hour (may be subject to minimum hours) $90.00 
Additional lifeguard - per hour (minimum of 2 hours) $55.00
Half season passes (to 31 December 2020 and 1 January 2021 to 18 April 2021)
 Family pass  $205.00
 Individual pass  $96.00
 Pensioner family pass  $134.00
 Pensioner individual pass  $70.00

Giant inflatable

Enjoy our giant inflatable over Summer. No need to book, just drop in! Dates to be confirmed. 

Supervision of children

  • Children under the age of 10 years must be actively supervised by an adult over the age of 16 years. Lifeguards have the authority to remove unsupervised children from the water.
  • Children under 5 years of age must be accompanied into the Centre by a responsible parent or adult carer and supervised within arm’s reach at all times. If the child is in the water the parent must be in the water.
  • Children aged 5 - 10 years must be actively supervised by an adult or responsible carer over the age of 16 years inside the swimming centre at all times.
  • It is recommended that children aged 11 - 14 years are regularly checked on by an adult or responsible carer over the age of 16 years by physically going to where the children are in or around the water.

Facility features

Beresfield Swimming Centre offers the following features:

  • Heated 50m, learners and toddlers pool
  • Spectator grandstand
  • Playground equipment and grassed areas
  • BBQs and shaded seating
  • Heated showers
  • Kiosk
  • Off-street and accessible parking.

Accessible features:

  • Accessible toilet/change room
  • Change table (no hoist)
  • Steps with handrail into the pool (not a ladder).

Please note: Beresfield Swimming Centre is a smoke free area.

Pool Links

Blue Fit manages the following swim centres

  • Lambton
  • Mayfield
  • Stockton
  • Wallsend