Phillip Swimming and Ice Skating Centre

Canberra Metropolitan Area, ACT, AUSTRALIA

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Updated April 14, 2020.

Facility Overview

Facility Name
Phillip Swimming and Ice Skating Centre
1 Irving Street, Phillip
Canberra Metropolitan Area, ACT 2606
(02) 6282 1660

Adult Admission Price & Policy

AUD 7.00. [April, 2019]
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Full-Size, Year-Round Pools & Boards

Pool 1
50m, 8 lanes, outdoors, heated in summer (Nov. - Mar.), 26ºC (79ºF), unheated Apr. - Oct., as low as 14ºC (57ºF)


-35.339595, 149.084208

Teams That Use This Facility

We have no web links or contact information for teams that train at this facility.

Facility Notes

NOTE: The pool is officially closed from April through October, but regular (adult) patrons and cold water swimmers are permitted to use the pool through the colder months.
When we contacted the centre to update this listing in mid-April, 2019, the water temperature was 23.5ºC (74.3ºF).
There is also a 20m, unstriped, learner pool at the centre; it is open only during the pool's regular season.

Facility Reviews

A rare find - open air, clean and usually not crowded. I have often swum with the pool totally to myself. Underwater clarity is often 50m plus. Open at 6 A.M. in summer is great! Although officially closed June - Sept. (now May - Oct. [Eds.]) the manager is obliging and I swim this pool all year round (yes, winter included) - water temp varies from about 26ºC. in summer to max low of 14ºC. in winter. Hot showers are NOT available in winter. For winter swims use a cap and swim lane 4, closest to the warm water outlets.