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Seasonal outdoor pool opening hours

2017/18 season

With the closure of Oak Park Aquatic Centre for redevlopment for this season the opening hours for Pascoe Vale Outdoor Pool, Coburg Olympic Swimming Pool and Fawkner Leisure Centre Outdoor Pools have been reviewed and are outlined below. The hours will be applied as a trial and reviewed on a monthly basis. Changes include the following:

  • Regular opening hours during school holidays (open regardless of weather forecast except where extreme weather applies)
  • Morning swimming sessions at all pools
  • Reduction of cold weather days from 23 degrees to 22 degrees (only applies during school term)
  • Extension of normal opening hours at Pascoe Vale Outdoor Pool.

Today's outdoor pool opening times

Our outdoor pools operate under a hot and cold weather policy under which the normal hours are subject to change with weather conditions. 

The following hours are updated daily according to the Bureau of Meterology weather forecast and hot and cold weather policy.

  Wednesday 13Tuesday 12 December  Thursday 14 December
  Forecast is 37 degrees Forecast is 25 degrees

Fawkner Leisure Centre Outdoor Pool

Open 6 am to 9 am

Open 3 pm to 8 pm

Open 6 am to 9 am

Open 3 pm to 6 pm

Pascoe Vale Outdoor Pool

Open 10 am to 8 pm

Open 6 am to 9 am

Open 3 pm to 7 pm

Coburg Olympic Swimming Pool Opens 18 December 
(pending completion of re-tiling works)
Opens 18 December 
(pending completion of re-tiling works)
Oak Park Aquatic Centre Closed for redevelopment Closed for redevelopment

The outdoor pools may remain open longer on days forecast to be over 32 degrees and depending on demand.

Oak Park Aquatic Centre

Oak Park Aquatic Centre is now closed for redevelopment. 

We expect to re-open in summer 2018. For more information please see our redevelopment page.

Coburg Olympic Swimming Pool

Coburg Olympic Swimming Pool will reopen 18 December 2017 pending the completion of current re-tiling works.

2017/18 season opening hours

As a trial the following hours will be applied and reviewed on a monthly basis.

Normal opening hours apply when the weather will be between 23 and 31 degrees as forecasted the day prior.  Please refer to today's outdoor pool opening hours for opening times.

School termsSchool holidays
Monday, Wednesday and Friday 6 am to 9 am* Monday, Wednesday and Friday 6 am to 9 am*
Monday to Friday 3 pm to 7 pm Monday to Friday 11 am to 7 pm*
Weekends 12 pm to 6 pm Weekends 12 pm to 6 pm*
Public holidays 12 pm to 6 pm Public holidays 12 pm to 6 pm*

*Early morning swimming and during school holidays the outdoor pools will be open regardless of the weather forecast except where extreme weather events apply.

The dive pool will open when the weather is forecast as 26 degrees and above on the day prior.

Fawkner Leisure Centre Outdoor Pool

Fawkner Leisure Centre outdoor pool will reopen 18 November 2017 (weather permitting).

2017/18 season opening hours

As a trial the following hours will be applied and reviewed on a monthly basis

Normal opening hours apply when the weather is forecast between 23 and 31 degrees as forecasted the day prior. Please refer to today's outdoor pool opening hours for opening times.

School terms School holidays
Monday to Friday 6 am to 9 am* Monday to Friday 6 am to 9 am*
  3 pm to 6 pm   12 pm to 6 pm*
Weekends 12 pm to 6 pm Weekends 12 pm to 6 pm*
Public holidays 12 pm to 5 pm Public holidays 12 pm to 5 pm*

*Early morning swimming and during school holidays the outdoor pools will be open regardless of the weather forecast except where extreme weather events apply.

The learners and toddlers pools will open when the weather is forecast as 25 degrees and above on the day prior.

Pascoe Vale Outdoor Pool

Pascoe Vale Outdoor Pool opened for the season on Sunday 12 November 2017.

2017/18 season opening hours

As a trial the following hours will be applied and reviewed on a monthly basis

Normal season opening hours apply when the weather will be between 23 and 31 degrees as forecasted the day prior. 

Early morning swimming will commence from Tuesday 21 November 2017.

School termsSchool holidays
Tuesday and Thursday 6 am to 9 am* Tuesday and Thursday 6 am to 9 am*
Monday to Friday 3 pm to 7 pm Monday to Friday 11 am to 7 pm*
Weekends 12 pm to 6 pm Weekends 12 pm to 6 pm*
Public holidays 12 pm to 6 pm Public holidays 12 pm to 6 pm*

*Early morning swimming and during school holidays the outdoor pools will be open regardless of the weather forecast except where extreme weather events apply.

The dive pool will open when the weather is forecast as 26 degrees and above on the day prior.