Cooktown Pool
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Swimming Pool

The Cooktown Pool, located at 10 Charles Street, next to the Cooktown State School, is open seven days a week and offers a range of activities throughout the year, including Learn to Swim programs, private swimming lessons, aqua aerobics, hydrotherapy, school holiday activities and more. Don't forget our pool is heated during winter months.

Opening Hours

Monday 6am-6pm
Tuesday 6am-5.30pm
Wednesday 6am-6pm
Thursday 6am-6pm
Friday 6am-6pm
Saturday 1pm-6pm
Sunday 1pm-6pm

Please note: The pool is sometimes closed to the public due to swimming lessons or other activities.  Please see our friendly pool staff or call them on 4069 6928 for more information 

Admission Fees

General Admission

  Adult Concession Tertiary Students Students
Daily $5.20   $3.10               $3.60                         $2.60
Monthly    $42.50   $32 $26 $23
Yearly $122.50   $90 $69.50 $64.50

Spectators/Supervisors (not swimming) - $2.60 per person per day (No fee for supervisors and spectators at swimming carnivals)

Annual Family Pass

Save big with a $273 annual family pass, which is for two adults and up to four children in the same immediate family.

Aqua Aerobics Classes 

If you want a workout tailored to suit all abilities, and to stay cool while doing it, join Council's qualified instructor at any of our aqua aerobics sessions.

Single Class   10 Class Pass 
Adult  $7.50  $63
Concession   $5.30  $47.50

Class Times

  • Tuesday 9am-10am and 5.30pm-6.30pm
  • Thursday 9am-10am
  • Saturday 12pm-1pm

Private Swimming Lessons

Private swimming lessons are available at the Cooktown Swimming Pool, for children and adults, with qualified Austswim instructors. Classes need to be booked individually so please see our friendly pool staff or call the on 4069 6928 for more information.

Single Class  $32
10 Class Pass   $260

Underwater hockey

Cost per session

Adult              $5.90
Student   $3.70

Class Times


  • Monday 5pm-6pm
  • Monday 6pm-7pm
  • Wednesday 6pm-7pm

Learn to Swim and Learn To Swim Squad

9 Class Pass $69.50

Please see our friendly pool staff or call the on 4069 6928 for more information.

For More Information

Contact the Pool on 4069 6928 or email or drop into the pool during opening hours at 10 Charles Street, Cooktown.



ABN: 45 425 085 688

10 Furneaux Street Cooktown, Qld 4895

Mail: PO Box 3 Cooktown, Qld 4895


Phone: (07) 4082 0500

Fax: (07) 4082 0588

Hours: 8.45am-4.45pm Monday to Friday