SWIM | PLAY | RELAXDICKSON AQUATIC CENTRE, DICKSON, ACT
Three pools, a splash park and a range of programs means we have something for everyone. Visit today to experience our relaxed and welcoming outdoor environment.
The Dickson Aquatic Centre difference
Dickson Aquatic Centre values it’s place as a unique outdoor swimming and recreation facility that delivers for the whole community. The variety of pools, splash park and BBQ areas set among a canopy of trees make it the perfect place to swim, play or relax. Our friendly staff are committed to maintaining a safe and welcoming environment and delivering a range of programs. There is no better place to learn to swim this summer.
To manage COVID-19 capacity restrictions we currently have in place a session timetable and a booking system.
Patrons will be able to book into set 1 hour 45min sessions on weekdays and 2 hour 45 minute sessions on weekends and public holidays.
Patrons will not be able to enter ahead of their session start time.
Patrons will be required to depart the facility at the end of the session to enable cleaning to take place.
Bookings are currently open for the same day or next day only at this stage. Bookings can be changed up to 12 hours before the scheduled booking. Online bookings will not be available once a session has commenced, please call or drop in to check capacity.
Casual entries must be booked and paid for through the online portal.
Members and multiple visit pass holders should book through the online portal to secure a spot. You will need to swipe your card on entry.
Patrons are welcome to arrive without booking, however note that entry is only possible if capacity exists and you will be required to provide details on entry.
For large group bookings and parties, please see information on our parties and events page.
Enrol now in our Term 4 and Holiday Intensives
Our Swim School offers a range of programs for all ages and abilities including infants and adults.
Now taking enrolments online.
Open 7 days
From October 31 2020 to March 21 2021
6am – 7pm weekdays
8am – 7pm weekends
10am – 7pm public holidays
closed Christmas Day
Enjoy coffee, food & drinks
Enjoy barista made coffee and a selection of icecreams, food and drink from our cafe – open whenever the pool is!
Now with online ordering to make your trip to the kiosk more convenient.
News and updates
Pre-purchase memberships and passes through our online portal.
Summer is almost here! We can't wait to open on Saturday 31 October 2020. Things will be a little different as our number one priority is to be COVID safe. Online enrolments for Swim School programs available now. Sign up for memberships and passes online from Monday...
THANK YOU! As the 2019/20 season draws to a close we start to reflect on what was the most challenging season of the 23 years we have been fortunate to be managing the Dickson Pool. - We all had heavy hearts as communities around us were devastated by fire. -...
Splash & Dash
Stay tuned for details of our Community Aquathlon series.
We are partnering with Triathlon ACT to give the community a chance to take part in a fully timed 50m swim and 200m run.
Bodyrite PT @DAC
Join Bodyrite PT outdoor fitness sessions every Tuesday and Thursday morning at 6:15am. Registration with Bodyrite includes pool entry.
Learn to swim today
Programs for all ages and abilities
Join our Splash and Play Playgroup for 0-5
Tuesday and Friday mornings 9:30am-11:00am
From 03 November 2020
Bodyrite outdoor fitness
Now @ Dickson Aquatic Centre 6:15am every Tuesday and Thursday