Unley Swimming Centre

Location & Opening Hours

Ethel Street, Forestville
Ph 8372 5456


The Unley Swimming Centre reopens Saturday 16 September for the 2017/2018 season.

16 September 2017 to 29 April 2018
Monday - Friday 6am - 8pm
Saturday 6am - 6pm
Sunday 9am - 6pm
Public Holidays 10am - 6pm ( Except closed Christmas Day, Good Friday, Easter Monday and Anzac Day)
30 April 2018 to 27 May 2018
Monday, Wednesday, Friday 6am - 1pm
Tuesday, Thursday 1pm - 7pm
Saturday, Sunday 9am - 2pm
Public Holidays CLOSED

Revised Closing Times
The Centre may close early during inclement weather. The Centre may close one hour later than the nominated closing time if the temperature is 37 degrees or above at 5pm.

Special Events
The Centre is closed to the public when hosting carnivals and events. Please check with Centre staff or the Pool Notice Boards for further details.

Prices 2017/2018 Season

Casual Entry Price
Adults $7.50
Children (Under 1) Free
Children (1-4 years) $4.00
Children (5-15 years) $5.50
Family (2 adults + 3 children) $22.00
Concession Card holder $5.50
Spectators $4.00
Supervising Adult $4.00
Multi Visit Passes Price
Adult (10 passes) $60
Adult (30 passes) $155
Concession (10 passes) $50
Concession (30 passes) $130
 
Season Pass Price
Adult $495
Concession $375
Family $990

Season Passes represent excellent value to those who swim regularly i.e. three or more times per week for the duration of the season.

Season Pass holder privileges include 20% off Learn to Swim programs and $2.50 hot drinks from the cafe.

Carers or those assisting patrons with special needs may access the centre free of charge.

Facilities

We look forward to seeing you all back again when we reopen for the 2017/2018 season on Saturday 16 September.

Facility Hire
The Unley Swimming Centre is a great place for sporting clubs, social clubs, schools and training organisations.

If your club or organisation is interested in booking a lane or even the entire centre, please contact the Programs Coordinator on 0458 877 222 during business hours.
 
Lane Hire Fees Price (per hour) 2017/2018 Season
Single Lane (casual user) $30
Single Lane (regular user) $20
Whole Main Pool $180
Entire Centre $200
*Please note that normal entry fees may still apply.
  • Olympic Pool
    The 50m eight lane pool is heated to a pleasant 26-28 degrees through out the entire season.

    We endeavour to provide as much lane space for both the lap swimmers and recreational swimmers but please be advised that on occasions lane space can be restricted due to major bookings and carnivals.
  • Junior & Toddlers Pools
    The Unley Swimming Centre offers two smaller pools for the little ones. The junior pool with a minimum depth of 0.7m and a maximum depth of 0.85m is the home of the Unley Swim School and also a great location for birthday parties.

    The smaller toddler's pool with a minimum depth of 0.6m and maximum depth of 0.75m is a great spot for the really little ones.

    Both pools are fully shaded and have numerous seating options along with a shaded grass area next to the toddler pool.
  • Change Rooms
    Change room facilities at the Unley Swimming Centre are modern and well maintained. All members of the public are catered for with large male and female change rooms as well as two individual family rooms fitted with wall mounted change tables and one disabled change room.

    All change rooms contain gas heated showers with water saving timers installed.
  • Lockers
    Lockers are available for hire from the kiosk allowing you to store your valuables safely while you enjoy the water.

    Lockers can be hired on a casual basis. A wallet sized locker costs $1 or $2 for a full sized compartment.
  • Disability Access
    The Unley Swimming Centre disabled lifter enables patrons with mobility issues to easily and safely enter both the main pool, junior and toddler pools.

    Both the male and female change rooms are equipped with disabled access toilet facilities, which along with our separate disabled change room allows all users the opportunity to enjoy the Unley Swimming Centre.

Lane Availability

Lane availability is subject to change at any time at the discretion of centre management. Please refer to the minimum number of lanes available as a guide.

Upcoming Carnivals and Events

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Programs

  • Learn to Swim
    The Unley Swimming Centre has qualified instructors who conduct swimming lessons for all abilities aged six-months through to adult.

    Programs
    • Babies and Toddlers: six months - three and a half years
    • Swim School: three years - teenage
    • Adult Beginner & Stroke Correction: teenage and upwards

    New students
    All new students wishing to enrol into a swim school class need to be assessed so they are placed appropriately. A number of assessment dates are held in the school holidays before each block. These are free of charge and operate on a ‘first come, first serve’ basis. Bookings are not required.


    Students need to be ready for the water and are welcome to stay and enjoy the Centre after their assessment.

    Students enrolling in the Babies and Toddlers or the Adult program can do so via phone or email poolevents@unley.sa.gov.au. An assessment is not required.

    Prices 2017/2018 season
     Toddlers and babies  $155 (10 weeks) or $18.50 casual
     Jellyfish - Shark  $170 (10 weeks)
     Adults  $170 (10 weeks)
     School's Out! Programs (15-19 January 2018)  $85 for 5 days

    Lesson Timetables 2017/18 Season


    Learn to Swim Spring Block 1
    Monday 16 October - Sunday 17 December 2017 (9 Weeks)
    Assessment Dates:

     Saturday 30 September 2017  10am-12noon
     Wednesday 11 October 2017  12noon-2pm
     Saturday 14 October 2017  10am-12noon


    Learn to Swim Summer Block 2
    Monday 29 January - Monday 9 April 2018 (10 Weeks)
    Assessment Dates:

     Saturday 6 January 2018  10am-12noon
     Wednesday 10 January 2018  2.30-4pm
     Saturday 13 January 2018  10am-12noon
     Wednesday 24 January 2018  2.30-4pm

    More information
    • Payment is due at the completion of the student’s first lesson. Late payment will incur a $10 admin fee.
    • Staff will pro rata block fees for any dates made known at time of payment
    • Students paying casually must notify their absence from lessons to avoid losing their place
    • Make up lessons are offered only with a doctor’s certificate
    • All classes are subject to availability and demand
    • No lessons on public holidays - block fees will be adjusted accordingly
    • Babies & Toddlers require a parent or guardian in the water
  • One-on-one lessons
    The Unley Swimming Centre offers private tuition to people of any age and ability.

    Whatever your swimming goals or fears, we can pair you up with an instructor who will provide a learning environment specific to your needs. We can assist students who are nervous first timers in becoming confident, safe swimmers or provide structure and focus to those students who are more fearless and energetic to improve technique.

    We specialise in one-on-one lessons that provide intensive instruction for people of any age, who are looking to learn to swim or improve their stroke. Lessons are designed to cater for individuals and are adapted to suit each participant.

    The program commences Monday 18 September 2017 and concludes Sunday 27 May 2018.

    Prices 
    Mode of Teaching Price (single lesson) Price (multiple lessons booked)
    One-on -one (One student, one instructor) $40 per half hour $30 per half hour
    Two-on-one (two students, one instructor)
    Students need to be similar in ability
    $55 per half hour $45 per half hour
    • Discounts apply when multiple lessons are booked and paid in advance
    • Lessons are conducted at a time suitable to you, your instructor and major centre bookings
    • Lessons are not conducted during Swim School but may be booked before and after.

    Bookings and Cancellations
    • There are no constraints on the number of lessons required to book
    • All lessons must be paid for before the commencement of the scheduled lesson
    • Cancellations made with less than 24 hours notice will still be liable for the cost of the lesson
    • No lessons on public holidays
  • Aquarobics

    The Unley Swimming Centre offers both gentle and deep water exercise classes for all ages.

    Exercising in water is a great, low impact way to boost your fitness and strength while improving your endurance and flexibility.

    Program commences Saturday 16 September 2017 and concludes Saturday 26 May 2018. During May only Saturday classes will be offered.

    Cardio (45 mins)
    Monday 10.15am ( Shallow Water)
    Saturday 10.15am (Deep Water)

    Suitable for people wishing to improve their cardio fitness by bringing heart rate up for a sustained period of time.

    Toning (45 mins)
    Tuesday 6.30am (Deep Water)
    Thursday 6.30am (Deep Water)

    Suitable for people who want to work on their fitness and tone up those muscles. These classes use aqua equipment and the resistance of the water to tone muscles.

    Interval (45mins)
    Tuesday 6.15pm (Deep Water)
    Thursday 10.15am (Shallow Water)

    Suitable for people looking for a higher intensity class. These classes use short intervals of high and low intensity exercise interspersed with rest and relief periods to raise and lower the heart rate.
     
    Prices
    Normal classes (includes pool entry)
    • Casual Adult $13.00
    • Casual Concession $10.00
    • 10 Visit Adult Pass $115
    • 10 Visit Concession Pass $80
    • Season Pass Holders Casual Class $7.00

    More information
    • Please discuss any health conditions with your instructor
    • Attendance is ‘first come, first serve’, maximum 22 participants
    • Any change to lessons will be advertised on this website, on Facebook and at the Centre
    • Classes are subject to major centre bookings and are demand driven
    • No classes on public holidays
  • Yoga
    The Unley Swimming Centre offers Yoga classes for all ages and abilities in a revitalising and inspiring environment.

    Yoga is an art that has been practiced for centuries. Hatha yoga has many health benefits including flexibility, stamina, strength, weight loss and relaxation.

    Classes are conducted on the lawn under the shade. In extreme weather conditions classes are hosted indoors.

    Program commences Wednesday 25 October 2017 and concludes Wednesday 11 April 2018.
     
    Class Time
    Wednesday 7am (45 mins)
    Wake up with the sun and start your day feeling fresh and rejuvenated.

    Prices
    Normal classes (Includes pool entry)
    • Casual Adult $13.00
    • Casual Concession $10.00
    • 10 Visit Adult Pass $115
    • 10 Visit Concession Pass $80
    • Season Pass / Multi Visit Pass Holders Casual Class $7.00

    More information
    • Please discuss any health conditions with your instructor
    • Attendance is ‘first come, first serve’, maximum 12 participants
    • Any change to lessons will be advertised on this website, on facebook and at the Centre
    • Classes are subject to major centre bookings and are demand driven
    • No classes on public holidays

Clubs

The Unley Amateur Swimming Club under the guidance of head coach Craig Jones, UASC provides coaching for a range of swimming abilities from Junior to National level.

Joining Atlantis Masters Swim Club allows you to get fit or maintain your fitness, compete in Interclubs, swim in open water swims (summer season), swim and compete in any Masters Games, socialise, make new friends and participate in many social activites.

Birthday Parties

The Unley Swimming Centre is a great place for birthday parties for kids aged 6-12. All parties have exclusive use of the Junior Pool and are facilitated by a qualified instructor.
 
The party season commences Saturday 23 September 2017 and concludes Saturday 28 April 2018.

Special Offer! Parties booked for September, October and April receive a 10% discount off the total party price.

For bookings phone 8372 5456.
  • Party Times
    Saturday and Sunday:
    • Option One 12.30 - 2pm
    • Option Two 2.30 - 4pm

    Monday to Friday: (School Holidays only)
    • Option One 12.30 - 2pm
    • Option Two 2.30 - 4pm 
  • Party Packages

    $165 for up to 10 children.

    $16.50 for each additional child.

    Package includes
    • Party Leader
    • Invitations
    • Exclusive use of Junior Pool
    • Pop Top Juices
    • Ice blocks

    Optional Extras
    • Extra items can be added to the base package
    • Prices are per child and are available on request
    • Optional extras are subject to availability
    • Extras must be confirmed 5 days prior to the party date

    Optional extras may include:
    • Lolly Bags
    • Slushies
    • Potato chips
    • Hot Food
    • Fresh Food
    • Fruit Platter
    • Pass the Parcel
    • Ice Cream Cake
  • More Information
    • A deposit of $100 is required within seven days of the initial booking. Balance payable on the day.
    • A refund of $50 can be given if the party is cancelled a week or more in advance however no refund is available after this time.
    • As the pool temperature remains constant, parties will go ahead unless there is extreme weather (eg lightning). If this occur a full refund will be provided.
    • Some party dates may not be available subject to other major centre bookings.
    • Parties are not available on public holidays.
    • Children under the age of 5 years are not able to be part of the party due to the facilities support of the Watch Around Water policy.

Pool Safety

Supervision

The Unley swimming centre is fully monitored by qualified lifeguards at all times, but please remember that they are not 'child minders'. The Unley Swimming Centre is a 'Watch Around Water' endorsed centre.
 
Watch Around Water Pool Rules
Unley Swimming Centre Rules & Conditions of Use
 
  • The Unley Swimming Centre is a smoke and alcohol free area
  • Children under the age of 13 must be accompanied by an adult
  • Please choose appropriate swimming lane as signposted
  • Keep to the left when lap swimming
  • Please refrain from eating near the water
  • Swearing and rough behaviour will not be tolerated
  • No running on paved areas
  • No diving in the smaller pools
  • No glass containers or objects
  • Only appropriate swimwear to be worn
  • Management reserves the right to refuse entry
  • Rules regarding photography
If the temperature is over 37 degrees at 5pm, the Centre may remain open for 1 hour longer than advertised closing times. Please see the pool staff for details on the day.

The City of Unley will not be held liable for any damage or loss of personal belongings brought into the Centre. Personal items are the responsibility of the owner.