Ballina War Memorial Pool and Waterslide


Opening Hours

  • Monday - Friday, 6am - 7pm
  • Saturday 8am - 6pm
  • Sunday 9am - 5pm

Address: 4 River Street, Ballina

Season Closure

The Ballina Memorial Swimming Pool will be closed from 1 June to 30 June 2019 and re-open from 1 July 2019. Alstonville Aquatic Centre will remain open during this time. 


Please note the Waterslide is privately owned and operated. The entry fee to the pool does not include entry to the Waterslide.


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Ballina Swimming Pool & Water Slide is located in the Ballina CBD next to the Richmond River. The up-to-date aquatic facility now includes:

  • FINA compliant 50m heated pool with eight 2.5m wide lanes for competition swimming and water polo
  • 25m x 15m heated enclosable pool, can be used for swimming lessons, children's play, lap swimming and rehabilitation
  • access ramps into all pools
  • wet play splash area for children
  • new amenities building 
  • transparent fencing along the Richmond River
  • enhanced landscaping.

Entry fees

Reciprocal arrangements for pass holders are available. This means that pass holders can access both the Alstonville and Ballina pool facilities, regardless of which pool the pass was purchased. The reciprocal arrangements include all passes: adults, children, families, concession annual, three month and ten-ticket passes, as well as season passes.

2018/2019 Entry Fees

Adult Single Entry $5.50 
Adult Ten Ticket Pass $50
Adult Three Month Pass  $140
Adult Full Season Pass (valid 28 July 2018 - 31 May 2019) $360 
Child Single Entry (under 2yrs free) $4.50
Child Ten Ticket Pass  $40
Child Three Month Pass $115
Child Full Season Pass (valid 28 July 2018 - 31 May 2019) $320 
Spectator Single Entry  $3
Family Three Month Pass
(for the purposes of Ballina Shire Council pool entry, a family is defined as 2 adults & 2 children or 1 adult & 3 children)
Additional child under Family Three Month Pass $50
Family Full Season Pass (2 adults & 2 children or 1 adult & 3 children) (valid 28 July 2018 - 31 May 2019) $800
Additional child under Family Full Season Pass $100
Concession* Single Entry $4.50
Concession* Ten Ticket Pass $40
Concession* Three Month Pass $115
Concession*  Full Season Pass (valid 28 July 2018 - 31 May 2019) $320
After hours use of pool (standard entry fees apply)
Per Lane per hour
Whole Pool per hour 

Carnival entry flat rate per person $4.50
SSS Department of Education Learn to Swim Discounts Council recognises the importance of young children learning to swim and be safe around water. Applies to schools located in the Ballina Shire $4
Learn to Swim Initiative - Council recognises the importance of young children learning to swim and be safe around water. To support parents and carers who enrol their children in structured, fee paying 'Learn to Swim' programs, the supervising adult for a child/children attending a 'Learn to Swim' class will not be charged entry
Fundraising/special events - admission and hire fees by arrangement after written application to Council 
* Concession = Senior Cardholders, Student Cardholders, Pensioners, Health Care Cardholders and people with disabilities



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