Public Swimming Pools in Gauteng

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Did you know that there are over 50 public swimming pools owned by the city council in different areas of Gauteng? Kids and families can enjoy a glorious, hot day out splashing around in the pool, fun in the sun with some pools offering braai facilities, baby pools, swimming lessons and more. Browse our directory to find a public swimming pool near you.

Newville Public Swimming Pool
Johannesburg
Public outdoor swimming pool with a paddling pool
Deon Malherbe Swimming Pool
Pretoria / Tshwane
Public swimming pool with a kids pool and swimming lessons.
Turfontein Public Swimming Pool
Johannesburg
Outdoor public swimming pool with kids paddle pool, picnic area and swimming lessons.
Sydenham Swimming Pool
Johannesburg
Public swimming pool offering swimming lessons and a toddlers pool.
All ages
Happy Island Waterworld Reviews
West Rand
South Africa's biggest water amusement park based in Muldersdrift, Gauteng.
All ages
Rabie Ridge Swimming Pool
Johannesburg
Public pool offering swimming lessons with trained life guards.
All ages
Birchleigh Swimming Pool
East Rand / Ekurhuleni
Public pool with a kids pool, picnic area, braai facilities and trained life guards.
Florida North Public Swimming Pool Reviews
West Rand
Public pool with a kids pool , picnic area and trained life guards.
Lenasia South Public Swimming Pool
Johannesburg
Public pool offering swimming lessons with a kids pool, picnic area and trained life guards.
Roosevelt Park Swimming Pool Reviews
Johannesburg
Public swimming pool with swimming lessons for children.
All ages
Fountains Valley Resort Reviews
Pretoria / Tshwane
Resort with a large modern pool, kids paddling pool, braai faicilities, lapa, two play areas, kiosk and a bar
All ages
Boksburg North Swimming Pool
East Rand / Ekurhuleni
Public pool specializing in swimming training, offering swimming lessons with a picnic area and trained life guards.
Eldorado Park Ext 9 Public Swimming Pool
Johannesburg
Public pool offering swimming lessons with a kids pool and picnic area .
Malvern Swimming Pool
Johannesburg
Public pool offering swimming lessons with a kids pool and trained life guards and picnic area .
Paterson Park Swimming Pool
Johannesburg
Outdoor swimming pool that offers swimming lessons.
Hoffand Park Swimming Pool
Johannesburg
Public pool with kids pool, picnic area & trained life guards.
Linden indoor heated Public Swimming Pool Reviews
Johannesburg
Public swimming pool offering swimming lessons, aqua aerobics, & baby pool. The indoor pool is for swimming all year round!
All ages
Ochse Square Swimming Pool
Johannesburg
Outdoor public swimming pool for kids and adults
All ages
Little Falls Pleasure Resort DealsReviews
West Rand
Outdoor public swimming pool and kiddies paddle pool with picnic area braai facilities showers and a water fall and nature trail.
From 12 mnths - All ages
Pretoria North Public Swimming Pool
Pretoria / Tshwane
Public pool, kids pool, private swimming lessons, tuck shop, play area, picnic area.
All ages
Coronationville Public Swimming Pool Reviews
Johannesburg
Heated indoor public pool offering swimming lessons with a kiddies pool and trained life guards.
All ages
Kempton Park Swimming Pool
East Rand / Ekurhuleni
Public pool offering swimming lessons with a kids pool , picnic area and trained life guards.
All ages
Lenasia Ext 5 Public Swimming Pool
Johannesburg
Public swimming pool with a kids pool , swimming lessons on request, a lapa and picnic area
All ages
Olifantsfontein Swimming Pool
East Rand / Ekurhuleni
Public outdoor swimming with kids paddling pool, play area, braai spot.
All ages
Ennerdale Ext 9 Public Swimming Pool
Johannesburg
Public pool offering swimming lessons with a kids pool , picnic area and trained life guards.
Eersterust Swimming Pool
Pretoria / Tshwane
Public swimming pool offering swimming lessons, a paddling pool and a squash court.
Noordgesig Swimming Pool
Johannesburg
Public pool with kiddies paddle pool and picnic area. Braai facilities available
Saulsville Public Swimming Pool
Pretoria / Tshwane
Public pool, kids pool, Learn to Swim program free lessons on offer for adults and kids and picnic area
All ages
Gerdview Swimming Pool
East Rand / Ekurhuleni
Public pool with a kids pool, picnic area and trained life guards.
Tjaart van Vuuren Swimming Pool
Pretoria / Tshwane
Public swimming pool, kiddies paddle pool, private swimming teachers, picnic area where only gas are braais
Robin Hills Pool
Johannesburg
Outdoor public swimming pool and kiddies paddle pool with picnic area.
Brixton Public Swimming Pool
Johannesburg
Public pool with a paddle pool for kids and picnic area - private swimming lessons on request
Pimville Swimming Pool
Johannesburg
Public heated pool offering swimming lessons, kids paddle pool and picnic area.
Ebuhleni Swimming Pool
East Rand / Ekurhuleni
Public pool with a picnic area and trained life guards.
Kensington B Public Swimming Pool
Johannesburg
Public pool with a kids pool , picnic area and trained life guards.
Dobsonville Public Swimming Pool
Johannesburg
Public pool offering swimming lessons and a kiddies pool for the little ones with trained life guards.
All ages
Mamelodi -East Public Swimming Pool
Pretoria / Tshwane
Public swimming pool with a kiddies paddle pool offering swimming lessons.
All ages
Les Marais Swimming Pool
Pretoria / Tshwane
Public pool offering swimming lessons with kiddies pool, picnic area, gas braai facilities
Mamelodi -West Public Swimming Pool
Pretoria / Tshwane
Public swimming pool with a kiddies paddle pool and picnic area .
Pines Resort Reviews
West Rand
Enjoy a day of swimming and sliding with your family and friends.
All ages
Zitapark Paddling Pool
Pretoria / Tshwane
Public swimming pool offering swimming lessons, kiddies paddle pool, play park with a picnic area.
Eldorado Park Proper Public Swimming Pool
Johannesburg
Public pool offering swimming lessons with a kids pool, picnic area and trained life guards.
Davidsonville Public Swimming Pool
West Rand
Outdoor public swimming pool with kiddies paddle pool, picnic area and trained life gaurd on duty
Vrededorp Swimming Pool
Johannesburg
Public outdoor swimming pool, kids paddle pool& picnic area
Windsor West Swimming Pool
Johannesburg
Outdoor public swimming pool and kiddies paddle pool with picnic area.
Moffat Park Swimming Pool
Johannesburg
Outdoor public pool and kiddies paddle pool with picnic area and trained life guards.
Diepkloof Public Swimming Pool
Johannesburg
Public pool offering swimming lessons with trained lifeguards.
All ages
Ellis Park Public Swimming Pool
Johannesburg
Public heated swimming pool with kiddies pool and trained lifegaurds.
All ages
Primrose Swimming Pool
East Rand / Ekurhuleni
Public pool with a kids pool, picnic area and trained life guards.
Crown Gardens Public Swimming Pool
Johannesburg
Public pool offering swimming lessons with a kids pool with trained life gaurds and picnic area with braai facilities.
All ages
Derdepoort Resort
Pretoria / Tshwane
Resort with a swimming pool and a kids paddling pool, play area, braai facilities, lapa
All ages
Blairgowrie Public Swimming Pool
Johannesburg
Public pool with a kiddies paddle pool - learn-to-swim program on demand
All ages
Moletsane Public Swimming Pool
Johannesburg
Public outdoor swimming pool with a kids paddle pool, swimming lessons & braai facilities.
All ages
Soshanguve Public Swimming Pool
Pretoria / Tshwane
Public pool with kiddies pool, Learn To Swim program for free swimming lessons, braai area and play area with swings
All ages

How to use the swimming pools directory


You may search by suburb by clicking on the drop-down list above. Click on the suburb you wish to search in and see what comes up. Alternatively you may click on an area listed to see what comes up in that area. Click on the blue name of the swimming pool to get more information about what they offer. Please note that most times the contact numbers do not exist or are not in use so best is to visit the pool youíre interested in to make enquiries.

Water works wonders


Public swimming pools are the perfect way to spend the day with your kids. Kids love swimming and playing around in the pool and its good for them too. Being active in the water gets them using muscles they donít usually use and, it makes them tired! Protected exposure to the sun gives them and you much needed vitamin D too. There are so many benefits to swimming and once you get your kids there, theyíll want to go every weekend.

Public pools offering swimming lessons


Most public swimming pools offer swimming lessons for kids and adults. You will need to visit the chosen swimming pool to enquire about times and costs of lessons. Water safety lessons are also offered and are important for childminders, domestic workers, parents and caregivers. So many drowning incidents could have been averted if people were just wiser about water safety. Swimming lessons include the learn to swim program, stroke correction, squad training and even diving lessons at certain public pools.

Water parks


There are some fun and exciting water parks around Gauteng. Indoor, outdoor, heated or cold, youíll find water parks with swimming pools for all ages. Obstacle courses on the water, water slides, baby pools with baby facilities as well as braai and picnic areas mean youíll be busy all day.

Swim training


Ellis Park has 3 pools one of which is an Olympic sized pool. Most public pools though are quite large and ideal for training in laps. Swim training is excellent for full body workouts, increases flexibility, builds muscle and strengthens the body. Itís also great to free your mind of daily stress. Make sure you know the operating times of the swimming pool so you arenít disappointed.

Pool party!


So much fun! Enjoy hosting your kidís party at one of the public swimming pools in your area. Pay them a visit to see if they offer party facilities and what youíll need to do to book the pool for a party. Ensure that there will be a lifeguard on duty the day of your party so you wonít need to keep your eye on everyone. For more water themed party ideas, click here.

Disclaimer for public swimming pools


As much as we try to have up to date and correct information, public pools and parks often do not correspond with us about changes in their contact details and information. Please visit the pool that youíre interested in to ascertain what their operating times are and if they charge for entry. It may be good to visit too just to see whether the pool and facilities have been maintained and are up to standard.

Begin your search


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