The Pools

All outdoor pools are heated to 27 degrees.

Main Pool

The main pool is an 8 lane, 50 metre lap pool with a sloped depth from 1.1 to 1.8 metres. There is either ramp or step entry into the pool. An aquatic wheelchair is available at the pool to assist with entry.

Learner's Pool


The learner's pool features underwater observation windows down the deeper end with new mosaic artwork to view from inside the pool. The pool has stepped entry with a sloped depth from 0.7 to 0.9 metres with shade over part of the pool.

Toddler's Pool


Come and check out our new interactive play equipment over by the toddler's pool. The pool is covered by a shade with a depth that starts as beach entry and slopes to 0.4 metres.

Spa & Steamroom

This area has two large indoor spas that are heated to 38 degrees, and a steamroom that is maintained at 40 degrees.

This area is restricted to patrons 18 years of age and over and is at an additional cost to standard pool entry.


The George Bolton Swimming Centre Burnside Café/Kiosk offers espresso coffee, ice creams and snacks as well as hot food and sandwiches.

The Cafe/Kiosk has a service window to Hazelwood Park and is open throughout the pool season.

Playgrounds & BBQs

Playground Playground 


The lawn area hosts children's play equipment, picnic seating and free electric BBQs.


Male, female and two family/all-access change rooms are positioned directly off the foyer and within easy access of the main pool area. Lockers are also available for hire.


The George Bolton Swimming Centre Burnside stocks a range of swim products including;

  • Goggles
  • Pull buoys, kickboards and fins
  • Ear plugs and nose clips
  • Disposable swim nappies
  • Inflatable arm bands
  • Silicone and latex swim caps
  • Sunscreen