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Facilities

KEEPING YOU SAFE – COVID-19

Please refer to the South Australian Government COVID-19 website for the latest COVID-19 updates and restrictions in South Australia.

Recreation sessions, Aqua Aerobics, Swimming Lessons, Lap Swimming and Birthday Parties are allowed. Bookings online prior to arrival required, do not attend more than 10 minutes prior to session. Please scan the QR code upon arrival.

Face masks are required to be worn in the facility and grounds.

We will continue to review and update arrangements as COVID-19 directions permit.

Like all pools across Australia, we are changing the way we operate in line with State Government health guidelines.

● To meet State Government directions for physical distancing and maximise opportunities for visitors general admission is not currently available.
● Activity sessions are being scheduled for the time being – this will continue to be reviewed.
● We are working with a number of other pools to ensure consistent safety measures
● Visitors must follow COVID-19 health guidelines
● Measures aim to allow as many people as possible to enjoy the pool safely.

What this means for visitors:

● Everyone is encouraged to book online before arriving for all activities, including water slides, lap swimming, swim school, birthday parties, aqua aerobics
● Online booking is encouraged to secure preferred sessions
● People without internet access can book by calling the pool on 8375 6868
● Staff will clean equipment regularly
● Capacity limits apply to enable physical distancing
● Time limits for equipment use and structured activities
● Modified opening times
● Contact tracing
● Barbecue facilities are currently unavailable
● Visitors can bring picnics and the kiosk will serve food, soft drinks, tea and coffee
● Scan QR code prior to entering the facility. Please visit the State Government website to download the required app.

Olympic Pool

Our 50m, eight-lane, heated Olympic Pool offers plenty of place to cool off as well as a top class training venue for the serious competition or lap swimmer.

Learner and Toddler Pools

Our two smaller pools are heated, fully shaded and offer a sun-safe respite for younger children and toddlers. The toddler pool has a max depth of 40cm so that your children can enjoy their first experiences of water. The middle pool is 60-90cm deep for learners to help to increase their confidence.

Kiosk

A fully stocked kiosk offers a wide range of hot and cold food and drinks at competitive prices.

BBQs

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, our barbeque facilities are not currently available for use.

Disability facilities

A lift system gives patrons with physical disabilities the chance to enjoy a cooling dip in the Olympic Pool. Disabled access to change rooms and toilet facilities means all users can enjoy the Marion Outdoor Pool.

Lockers and change rooms

Lockers can be hired for a small charge and patrons have free use of clean, well maintained change rooms wit hot and cold showers.

Carparking

Access to Marion Outdoor Pool is easy - with 155 car-parking spaces and parking for buses and motorbikes. Bike racks have also been conveniently installed near the entrance to the pool.

General Information

Patrons are reminded that:

The entire centre is a smoke free area
Consumption of alcohol is not permitted
Children under ten years must be accompanied by an adult
Children under five years must be accompanied in the water by an adult

Patrons must adhere to the MOP COVID-19 Safe plan and follow directions of the COVID-19 Marshal on site.

Pool Rules

These rules are implemented to ensure the safety and comfort of pool users.

  • A number of safety rules to avoid behaviour that may result in danger to yourself or to others: no backflips, backdives or bombs; no shoulder rides or dunking; no tennis or hard balls allowed in the pools; no pushing and no running on paved areas or around the pool; no diving in the smaller pools or in shallow water
  • The Marion Outdoor Pool is a smoke, vape and alcohol free area, and anyone under the influence of alcohol or drugs is not permitted in the Centre
  • Regarding hygiene, please use the shower and toilet facilities prior to entering the pool. If you have suffered any diarrhea within the last two weeks, please refrain from using the pool to avoid the spread of infection.
  • Abusive, disruptive or offensive behaviour and language are not permitted
  • Appropriate swimwear to be worn by all patrons, including small children
  • Please refrain from eating in or near the water
  • No glass containers or objects
  • No pets or animals permitted into the Centre with the exception of Guide dogs
  • No cameras in the public change rooms
  • Only persons approved in writing by the Centre are permitted to conduct coaching and private lessons at the Centre
  • For lap swimming, please choose an appropriate swimming lane as signposted and keep to the left
  • Management reserves the right to refuse entry