Tobruk Memorial Baths [Closed for redevelopment from August, 2019, to April, 2020]

Townsville, QLD, AUSTRALIA

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Facility Overview

Facility Name
Tobruk Memorial Baths [Closed for redevelopment from August, 2019, to April, 2020]
The Strand, North Ward
Townsville, QLD 4810
(07) 4772 6550

Adult Admission Price & Policy

AUD 5.00, SC(55) AUD 4.00. [November, 2019]
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Full-Size, Year-Round Pools & Boards

Pool 1
50m, 8 lanes, 1.8m depth , outdoors , heated , 28ºC (82ºF).
Pool 2
25m, 3 lanes, 2m depth , outdoors , heated , 32.5ºC (90.5ºF) year-round.


The pool is situated at the southern side of The Strand, right on the beach front overlooking Magnetic Island.
-19.253080, 146.819438

Teams That Use This Facility

Masters Swim
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Youth Swim
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Facility Notes

The 70-year old, 50 metre pool is being replaced with an entirely new tank with wider lanes. The learn to swim pool is not impacted by the redevelopment.

Facility Reviews

Beautiful location with a tropical feel, lots of shade areas on the well kept lawns, very well maintained. The entrance has photos of Australia's 1960s Olympic swimming history. Change rooms are basic, with open roof in the centre of the room; very clean. Lockers $2.00.
The lanes seem very narrow. Two swimmers doing freestyle can just about pass, if they are careful. Forget any other stroke if sharing a lane.