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. 

Opening Hours

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

Admission Fees

General Admission

  Adult Concession Tertiary Students Students
Daily $5 $3 $3.50 $2.50
Monthly $40 $30 $25 $25
Yearly $115 $85 $65 $65

Spectators/Supervisors (not swimming) - $2.50 per person per day (No fee for supervisors and spectators at swimming carnivals)

Annual Family Pass

Save big with a $260 annual family pass, which is for two adults and up to four children in the same immediate family.

Monthly and yearly passes are available from the Pool.

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. Sessions cost $7 each, or $60 for 10 session pass. Concession prices are $5 per session or $45 for a 10 session pass.

Aqua aerobic classes are on every Tuesday and Thursday at 9 am, Wednesday at 5.30 pm and Saturday at 12 pm. 

Private Swimming Lessons

Private swimming lessons are available at the Cooktown Swimming Pool with qualified Austswim instructors. To find out more, contact the Pool.

Learn to Swim Squad

Starting Tuesday 18 April 2023, continuing every Tuesday during Term 2 and Term 3.

Time: 3.15pm - 4.00pm

Ages: 5-10 years

Cost: $74 for 9 lessons

Participants must be capable of swimming 25m laps consistently with some form of coordinated stroke and breathing. Activities will include stroke corrections drills, dry land strength practice, team building, competitive based games.

Contact the pool for further information or to register your child.

Please note the pool will be closed to the public during this time.

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