Johannesburg

Parks, Sports & Outdoors

Ellis Park Swimming Pool

If you are serious about swimming then this famous pool, where South African Olympians and Iron Man competitors come to eat up the laps, is the top choice. There are in fact three pools, the Olympic pool, the kiddies splash pool and the more serene 'grown-ups' pool. All three pools are heated and very popular with local families and there is a lot of space for picnicking and sun lounging.

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Open

Open 07:00-17:00, Sat, Sun 09:00-17:00.

Price/Additional Info

General admission R11 for adults and R6 for children.

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06.12.2017
Johannesburg In Your Pocket
Johannesburg
Hi Londey/Londie - the instructor who does the swimming lessons at Ellis Park pool is called Owen. You can contact him at 072 373 5000 to find out how much a group lesson might cost.
05.12.2017
Londey
Empangeni, KwaZulu-Natal
Hello I would like to ask how much the cost is for swimming lessons if people come as a group?
05.12.2017
Londie
Johannesburg
Hello I would like to ask the costs of swimming lessons if we come as a group?
02.10.2017
Johannesburg In Your Pocket
Johannesburg
Hello Alina, Unfortunately Ellis Park pool no longer has diving boards. If you want to dive you can find diving boards at the Sydenham pool www.inyourpocket.com/johannesburg/sydenham-swimming-pool_133219v
01.10.2017
Alina

Hi there Does Elis Park Pool have diving boards?
18.09.2017
Editor Johannesburg In Your Pocket
Johannesburg
Hi Bonisiwe, the instructor who does the swimming lessons at Ellis Park pool is called Owen. You can contact him at 072 373 5000 to find out how to book for a swimming lesson.
16.09.2017
bonisiwe
bezvalley
I ll to take swimming class how do i go about that
Over a year ago
rukayya.samsodien@gmail.com
Johannesburg
Hi Is Ellis Park swimming pool open this Sunday the 25th, Christmas? If yes, what are the hours please? Thanks
Over a year ago
Johannesburg In Your Pocket
Johannesburg
Hi Honest, the pool is open everyday in the spring and summer.
Over a year ago
Honest
Hillbrow
Good day, are you open tomorrow on the 28th of October?
Over a year ago
Johannesburg In Your Pocket
Johannesburg
Hi John, we called the pool and they have informed us that the new prices for the 2016 spring-summer season (from September) are: General admission R10.50 for adults and R5.50 for children. Season passes R310 for adults and R150 for children. For any more information please give the pool a call on +27 11 402 5565
Over a year ago
John S
Parktown
Good afternoon. I went by the pool earlier and the staff was not able to answer my questions. I asked about the lap lanes and they just pointed at a printed sign. I asked about season passes and the price didn't reflect what has been posted on this site. Please help.
Over a year ago
Johannesburg In Your Pocket
Johannesburg
Hi Kenneth The Ellis Park swimming pool isn't near Park Station (Gautrain station) but from Park Station you can catch the Rea Vaya bus which stops on Bertrams Road, outside the Standard Bank Arena. From there you can walk down to the swimming pool, which isn't far at all. Once there, entrance is R5 for kids and R8 for adults. Senior citizens swim for free. There are three heated pools and a kiddies pool, and season tickets are available for R220 for adults, R110 for adults with disabilities, and R55 for children Johannesburg In Your Pocket
Over a year ago
Kenneth Seach

hi there my name is Kenneth I am a long distance swimmer and open water swimmer as well so I would like to know is the Eilis park swimming pool close to the Gautrain station and how far is it from there . how much does it cost to go in
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