About us

Ideally located adjacent to the Derwent River with the open space and ambience of the Esplanade parkland.


A walking /cycling track leads to the award-winning Tynwald Park via the wetland. All this makes the pool suitable for all types of competition and other activities.   The 50.3 metre, six-lane pool was officially opened on 22 December 1963 with a young Dawn Fraser swimming a lap of honour.


Our facilities include:

  • Guaranteed to be 26°c or above Outdoor seating and grassed area Lap lanes Sunshade over wading/toddler’s pool Pool toys.
  • Modern starting blocks and time clock.
  • Toilets and change rooms with hot showers.
  • Locker hire.
  • Off street parking.
  • Kiosk.
  • Free gas BBQ & picnic area.
  • Electric BBQ.
  • Picnic areas located nearby.


The pool is open for the Summer season between October and March.

Admission fees are available for the Swimming Pool page on the Derwent Valley Council website.

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