Tobruk Memorial Baths

Long Tan Memorial Pool will be closed for maintenance works from 15 December 2018 – 31 January 2019.

Works will involve replacing all pipework, filters and pumps. A roof will also be installed over the pump house and new shade placed over the 50m pool. Council, in consultation with the lessee has identified this period to schedule these works as it will be the least disruptive to the pool users.

During this time, Council advises the following alternative pools will be open for use.

Tobruk Memorial Baths offers learn to swim, squads, stroke correction and privates swimming lessons catering for babies through to adults. Aqua aerobics and disability swimming classes are also available.

The centre includes:

  • 50m, eight lane heated pool
  • 25m, heated (32 degrees) pool with shade cover
  • Shallow toddlers leisure pool, with shade cover
  • Kiosk
  • Change rooms with toilets and showers (disability accessible)
  • Tobruk Memorial Pool Hall of Fame
  • Massage studio

Location:  The Strand, Townsville


Swim School:

Phone:  (07)  4772 6550

Operating Hours

Dates Days Hours
1 October to 30 April
  • Monday to Thursday
  • Friday
  • Saturday
  • Sunday
  • 5am to 7pm
  • 5am to 6pm
  • 6am to 4pm
  • 7am to 4pm
1 May to 30 September
  • Monday to Thursday
  • Friday
  • Saturday
  • Sunday
  • 5am to 7pm
  • 5am to 6pm
  • 7am to 4pm
  • 8am to 4pm
Public Holidays   8am to 4pm

Public Admission Fees

Pass Type Adult Concession
(Over 55 or Pension Card Holder)
(2-12 years)
(Under 2 no charge)
Single Entry $5 $4 $3
Spectator Fee $2 $1 $1
Multi-swim 10 $45 $35 $20
Multi-swim 30 $120 $75 $45
Multi-swim 90 $315 $180 $90
Family Admission   1 adult plus 2 children $9
Additional adults (per additional adult) $4
Additional child (per additional child) $2

*Prices listed in effect as of 1 July 2013

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