Tobruk Memorial Baths

Townsville, QLD, AUSTRALIA

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Updated April 14, 2020.

Facility Overview

Facility Name
Tobruk Memorial Baths
The Strand, North Ward
Townsville, QLD 4810
(07) 4772 6550

Adult Admission Price & Policy

AUD 5.00; Senior Citizens (55) AUD 4.00. [August, 2023]
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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 facility reopened in late July, 2020, after completing an A$ 11.3 million refurbishment that included replacing the 70-year old, 50 metre pool with an entirely new tank with wider lanes.

Facility Reviews

This is a nice, outdoor pool right on the recently redeveloped Strand promenade. For such a prominently located pool, it was surprisingly quiet, with only one or two people per lane in the mornings. There are two pools at this complex: a 50m lap pool and a smaller, 25m pool that was much warmer and appeared to be more for children and relaxing. The 50m pool was great for swimming laps. It was clean, partially covered with a shade structure, and heated, although a little on the cooler side.

The changing rooms are certainly showing their age and could use a good renovation. There didn’t appear to be any hot water in the showers, and there are no lockers are available at this pool, so most people just kept their things on the pool deck.

Overall, it's good place for laps if you’re in Townsville.
[August, 2023]