Swimming Centres


The City of Newcastle (CN) has five inland swimming centres.

CN has a management agreement in place with BlueFit Aquatics for the 2023/24 swimming season at Beresfield Swimming Centre. It is located at Anderson Drive, Beresfield. Please phone (02) 4978 4090 for further information and programs.

Stockton, Lambton, Mayfield and Wallsend swimming centres are operated by BlueFit Aquatics. For further information including opening hours and programs, please visit BlueFit.

Opening Hours for Beresfield Swimming Centre

Currently Closed

Beresfield Swimming Centre is Closed Christmas Day.
Beresfield Swimming Centre is Open 1pm - 5pm ANZAC Day. 

Admission fees

Half season pass (available from 23 September 2023 to 31 December 2023 and/or

1 January 2024 to 28 April 2024)

Admission fees

Supervision of children

  • Children under the age of 12 years must be actively supervised by an adult over the age of 16 years. Lifeguards have the authority to remove unsupervised children from the water.
  • Children under 5 years of age must be accompanied into the Centre by a responsible parent or adult carer and supervised within arm’s reach at all times. If the child is in the water the parent must be in the water.
  • Children aged 5 - 12 years must be actively supervised by an adult or responsible carer over the age of 16 years inside the swimming centre at all times.
  • It is recommended that children aged 11 - 14 years are regularly checked on by an adult or responsible carer over the age of 16 years by physically going to where the children are in or around the water.

Facility features

Beresfield Swimming Centre offers the following features:

  • Heated 50m, learners and toddlers pool
  • Spectator grandstand
  • Playground equipment and grassed areas
  • BBQs and shaded seating
  • Heated showers
  • Kiosk
  • Off-street and accessible parking.

Accessible features:

  • Accessible toilet/change room
  • Change table (no hoist)
  • Steps with handrail into the pool (not a ladder).

Please note: Beresfield Swimming Centre is a smoke free area.