Public swimming pools

Our pools

Pending the COVID-19 Public Health Order, Council's pool facilities will open for the 2021/22 Season on Saturday 2 October 2021.

Branxton Pool

Branxton Pool is currently closed for the 2020/21 Season. Pending the COVID-19 Public Health Order, the facility will re-open for the 2021/22 Season on Saturday 2 October 2021 at 7am. 

Address: 4 Maitland Street, Branxton 
Contact:
 (02) 4938 1450 
Hours:
 2021/22 Season hours will be in line with the COVID-19 Public Health Order 
Facilities:

  • Outdoor seasonal 33 metre pool with six lanes and ramp access
  • Covered toddler pool with step entry and water play features 
  • Change rooms including accessible change room and toilet
  • Kiosk facilities 
  • Small grandstand
  • Picnic shelters and seating
  • Grassed areas for picnics or parties

Both lap swimming and recreational/general swimming are available. Due to COVID-19, there may be a capacity limit during the 2021/22 Season. Please visit back closer to Saturday 2 October 2021 and stay-up-to-date on Council's Facebook page.

Branxton Pool is also home to Branxton Greta Amateur Swim Club who offer a range of programs and competitions. For information on the club, visit their Facebook page.

Cessnock Pool

Cessnock Pool is currently closed for the 2020/21 Season. Pending the COVID-19 Public Health Order, the facility will re-open for the 2021/22 Season on Saturday 2 October 2021 at 7am. 

Address: Corner of Wollombi and Allandale Roads, Cessnock
Contact: (02) 4990 3704 
Hours: 2021/22 Season hours will be in line with the COVID-19 Public Health Order 
Facilities:

  • Six lane, 50 metre outdoor pool with ramp access
  • Covered toddler pool with step entry, water play features and covered baby pool
  • Change rooms including accessible change room and toilet
  • Kiosk facilities
  • Grandstand
  • Picnic shelters and seating
  • Grassed areas for picnics or parties
  • Meeting room for hire for meetings, parties and functions up to 30 people 

Both lap swimming and recreational/general swimming are available. Due to COVID-19, there may be a capacity limit during the 2021/22 Season. Please visit back closer to Saturday 2 October 2021 and stay-up-to-date on Council's Facebook page.

The pool is home to three swimming clubs who offer a range of programs and competitions. For more information, visit:

Kurri Kurri Aquatic and Fitness Centre

Kurri Kurri Aquatic and Fitness Centre is open year round but is currently closed due to the COVID-19 Public Health Order. Stay up-to-date with the Centre's operations on their website or Facebook page.

Address: Margaret Johns Park on Boundary Street, Kurri Kurri 
Phone: (02) 4937 1362 
Email: kkafcenquiries@belgravialeisure.com.au 
Website: www.kurrikurriafc.com.au
Facilities: 

  • Gymnasium
  • Eight lane, 25 metre pool
  • 10 metre program pool
  • Leisure pool with a beach entry

Kurri Kurri Aquatic and Fitness Centre is Cessnock City Council’s year round aquatic facility and is managed by a qualified facility management organisation. The centre offers swimming and water safety programs, aqua classes, squads, personal trainer and fitness programs. Find out more about the facility via their website.


Swimming pools passes

Singles, couples and families can apply for an admission pass to use Council's public pools during the upcoming 2021/22 Season here.

Schools and community groups can apply to use a Council swimming pool for events and carnivals during the 2021/22 Season here

Fees and charges

View Council's Fees and Charges document for current membership and pool entry costs.