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Cessnock Pool

Cessnock Swimming Pool is located at corner of Wollombi and Allandale Roads. Cessnock Pool is a 6 lane, 50 metre outdoor pool with ramp access. The pool is toddler friendly, featuring a covered toddler pool with step entry, water play features and a small covered baby pool.

Other features include:

  • Kiosk facilities
  • Change rooms (including accessible change room and toilet)
  • Grandstand
  • Picnic shelters and seating
  • Grassed area’s for picnics or parties
  • Meeting Room available for hire for meetings, parties and functions (up to 30 people)

For more information contact Cessnock Swimming Pool on 4990 3704.

Cessnock Pool will open for the 2017/2018 season on Saturday 30 September 2017.

Aqua Zumba

Zumba with Milly is on every Thursday from 10.00am to 11.00am at Cessnock Pool. The hour long class is loads of fun and good for your health. The low-impact high energy exercise is great for all ages and all fitness levels. If you plan to come along costs are $4.50 for pool entry plus the cost of the class payable to the class instructor. For more details visit or head to Zumba with Milly’s Facebook page.  You can also contact Milly on 0414 43 55 76 or

Opening Hours

 Monday - Friday  6:00am - 6:00pm
 Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays  7:00am – 6:00pm 
 Please Note
  • Pool open October to March.
  • Opening hours are subject to weather conditions and special events. 
  • Lap swimming only prior to 9am.

Pool Entry 

For more information on pool entry and passes click here.

Swimming Clubs

Cessnock Amateur Swim Club – Monday Club night at 6.00pm.  Visit their Facebook page for more information.

Coalfields United Amateur Swim Club – Friday Club night at 6.00pm. Visit their Facebook page for more information.

Cessnock Masters Swim Club – Wednesday Club night at 6:00pm, Visit their webpage for more information.

Booking and Carnival Schedule 

A list of the 2017/2018 carnival schedule will be released in October and updated throughout the season. Flyers and advertisements are placed at each pool to advise of carnivals and reduced public access during carnivals.

 Date Time 
 Friday 1 December 2017  9.00am - 2.30pm 
 Tuesday 12 December 2017  9.30am - 2.30pm
 Wednesday 13 December 2017  9.45am - 2.00pm
 Friday 15 December 2017  9.00am - 2.00pm
 Friday 2 February 2018  9.30am - 2.30pm
 Monday 5 February 2018  9.00am - 3.00pm
 Wednesday 7 February 2018 10.00am - 2.00pm
 Friday 9 February 2018  9.30am - 3.00pm
 Monday 12 February 2018  9.00am - 3.00pm
 Wednesday 14 February 2018  9.00am - 2.30pm
 Friday 16 February 2018  9.00am - 2.00pm
 Monday 19 February 2018  9.00am - 2.00pm
 Wednesday 21 February 2018  9.00am - 1.00pm
 Sunday 25 February 2018  9.00am - 3.30pm
 Monday 26 February 2018  9.00am - 2.15pm
 Wednesday 28 February 2018  9.00am - 2.15pm