Valley Pool, Fortitude Valley

The Valley Pool is a popular destination for elite swimmers and athletes, as well as recreational swimmers.  There is 50 metre, outdoor, heated pool with grandstands. The pool offers swimming lessons for adults, squad swimming and stroke development, and is an event pool for water polo and underwater hockey. There is an on-site cafe.

Find the opening hours and entry fees.

Valley Pool closure
The Valley Pool will be closed to the public for the Queensland Water Polo State Championships during the following times:
  • Friday 2 December from 7.30am-4pm
  • Saturday 3 December from 7.30am-6pm
  • Sunday 4 December from 7.30am-6pm
  • Friday 9 December from 7.30am-4pm
  • Saturday 10 December from 7.30am-6pm
  • Sunday 11 December from 7.30am-6pm.

Council would like to apologise for any inconvenience.

Pool safety

Council endorses the Keep Watch public education program of the Royal Life Saving Society - Australia. 

Keep watch @ public pools

For 0-5 year olds and non-swimmers, a parent or guardian must be in the water at all times within arms' reach of the child/non-swimmer.

For 6-10 year olds, constant active supervision is required by a parent or guardian. Be prepared to get wet and enter the water with this age group.

For 11-14 year olds, parents or guardians must physically check on children on a regular basis.