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Runcorn Pool | Make a splash with the family all year round!

Runcorn Pool, part of the City Aquatics and Health Group, is open all year round for recreational swimming and water play fun. The indoor and outdoor heated pools are a great place to exercise, splash about with the kids, or simply relax and unwind.

Where to find it:

37 Bonemill Road, Runcorn

What’s there?

Runcorn Pool has an indoor heated 14 metre learn-to-swim pool with wheelchair access ramp and a wide seating ledge, heated 25m outdoor lap pool with shade at shallow end, a shaded and fenced water play park with slides and fountains, and a kiosk to grab a few refreshments.

Great! When is it open?

Winter opening hours are Monday to Thursday 5.30am to 8pm, Friday 5.30am to 6pm, and weekends 8am to 5pm. Open public holidays 9am to 5pm except Christmas Day, Good Friday and Anzac Day when the pool is closed. Check their website (found at the bottom of this article) for more information about opening times over school holidays.

Is Runcorn Pool accessible?

Yes, Runcorn Pool has facilities for the disabled including ramp access to the indoor pool, and as a Brisbane City Council pool it honours the Queensland Government Companion Card allowing free entry for anyone accompanying a person with disability who requires attendant care support.


Adults $5.40 (spectator $2.50), children $3.90, under two-year olds free. Discounted family passes, multiple visit passes and membership is available.

Entry Conditions:

Children aged ten years or younger must be accompanied by a responsible adult at all times.

Anything else?

Runcorn Pool is open for recreational swimming Spring, Summer, Autumn and Winter and offers learn to swim classes and squad swimming run by Rackley Swimming School. This is a real community hub – a great place to connect your children and family with the local area.

Get in touch with Runcorn Pool

Phone 1300 332 583 or visit their website.

Have you seen our list of Brisbane swimming pools?

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Janine Mergler

Janine Mergler is a veteran Queensland teacher, graduating from QUT with a BEd majoring in Social Sciences. After many years in the classroom, Janine moved on to academia. She has proudly trained new generations of teachers in her role as a lecturer at Queensland University of Technology Faculty of Education. She has also worked in the Queensland Government as an education specialist, developing education resources and delivering community awareness programs to help families conserve water. Currently she is the owner and editor of Families Magazine, a publication specifically targeted at parents who value a quality education for children.  Janine leads a team of professionals who write about family lifestyle, early childhood, schools and education information and family-friendly events.

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