The heat is getting overwhelming – skip the hour-long drive to the coast and head to a local pool!

With plenty of pools around why not dive in to cool off quickly and easily?

Brisbane:

Acacia Ridge Leisure Centre

1391 Beaudesert Road, Acacia Ridge

The Acacia Ridge Leisure Centre has a beach entry lagoon pool with spray-based water play features, indoor and outdoor pools, and swimming lessons, it’s a great destination to beat the heat this summer!

Bellbowrie Pool

47 Birkin Road, Bellbowrie

Beach entry pool, water play features, a slide and mushrooms…what more could you want?

Booker Place Park

Sugarwood Street and Birkin Road, Bellbowrie

Water play area for kids near BBQ facilities, playground, skate park and a dog-off leash area means the whole family gets to enjoy the day out!

Chermside Pool

375 Hamilton Road, Chermside

This pool features a full water park with slides, mushroom water features and drop baskets as well as a 50 metre outdoor pool and swimming lessons.

Colmslie Pool

400 Lytton Road, Morningside

Cool off at Colmslie! Features: Indoor and outdoor pools, children’s pool with water features and mini-slides, kiosk and classes.

Hibiscus Sports Complex

90 Klumpp Road, Upper Mt Gravatt

After a game of basketball or indoor soccer just step outside and enjoy the pool facilities at Hibiscus Sports Complex to help cool off! With a heated indoor pool, outdoor pool, kiosk, swimming lessons and wading pool for younger kids, Hibiscus has all you need on those hot summer days.

Jindalee Pool

11 Yallambee Road, Jindalee

Join an aqua-aerobics class, grab a bite at the kiosk or just splash around in the indoor or outdoor pools.

Manly Pool

1 Fairlead Crescent, Manly

A small fenced wading pool with water features will keep the kids happy. Also features an outdoor pool, kiosk and swimming lessons.

Newmarket Pool

71 Alderson Street, Newmarket

With a 50 metre pool, 25 metre pool and wading pool you’ll be cool as can be – and with three slides, an animal themed leisure pool, drop baskets and mushroom water features, your kids will think you’re the coolest, too!

Rocks Riverside Park

Counihan Road, Seventeen Mile Rocks

Created from an old cement quarry, the ampitheatre and Great Lawn is central to the park, but the water play area is where you’ll be focusing in the heat!

Runcorn Pool

37 Bonemill Road, Runcorn

With both indoor and outdoor pools to have swimming lessons or group fitness classes in, you’ll burn of those silly season calories in no time – and the kids will have a ball playing in the wading pool with the water play items.

Sandgate Pool

231 Flinders Parade, Sandgate

Cool down in Sandagte! Features: Indoor and outdoor pool, kiosk, water play features, wading pool, swimming lessons.

Logan:

BEENLEIGH AQUATIC CENTRE

City Road, Beenleigh

Spread out on the grassed area, watch your kids splash in the toddler pool, grab a snack at the kiosk or paddle around in the outdoor 33 metre pool – enjoy the water in the sunshine!

BETHANIA AQUATIC CENTRE

88 – 118 Station Road, Bethania

Splash into Bethania Aquatic Centre! Features: eight-lane 25 metre outdoor pool, shaded areas, leisure pool with beach entry, kiosk.

EAGLEBY AQUATIC CENTRE

Cowper Avenue, Eagleby

Enjoy the leisure pool with beach entry, shaded play equipment, kiosk or two outdoor 25 metre pools!

LOGAN NORTH AQUATIC AND FITNESS CENTRE

Sports Drive, Underwood

Open all year round, the Logan North Aquatic and Fitness Centre has a range of recreational facilities for people to enjoy, including an indoor heated 25 metre learn to swim pool, outdoor heated 50 metre Olympic-sized pool, outdoor 23 metre fitness pool, shaded family leisure pool, barbecues and a fully equipped gym!

GOULD ADAMS PARK AQUATIC CENTRE

558 – 662 Kingston Road, Kingston

An indoor facility, Gould Adams Park Aquatic Centre has three heated pools to enjoy: a 25 metre multi-function pool, a learn to swim pool and kiddies adventure pool.

JIMBOOMBA SWIMMING POOL

Jimboomba School, Johanna Street, Jimboomba

Only open on school holidays, the Jimboomba Swimming Pool is the home of the Jimboomba Swimming Club the Stingrays. A 25 metre, 8 lane outdoor facility, the pool is open to swimmers of all ages and skill levels.

Moreton Bay:

Bribie Island Aquatic Leisure Centre

Godwin Drive, Bribie Island

Learn to swim, participate in Aqua Aerobics, squad training or Heartmoves at the Bribie Island Aquatic and Leisure Centre. With a 25 metre heated lap pool, heated indoor hydrotherapy pool, adventure swim play area, spa, BBQ facilities and children’s playground, there’s everything you need for a family day out.

Caboolture Swimming Pool

King Street, Caboolture

The Caboolture Swimming Pool features a 50 metre heated Olympic-sized pool, indoor heated lifestyle pool and shaded children’s wading pool and holds learn to swim classes, aqua aerobics and squad training. With a shaded BBQ area and half basketball court, why not bring the whole family and make a day of it?

Woodford Swimming Pool

Peterson Road, Woodfood

This is a real family-friendly pool, with two toddler wading pools, learn to swim classes, shaded picnic tables, kiosk – and a 25 metre pool of course!

Redland City:

Cleveland Aquatic Centre

222 Russell Street, Cleveland

The kids can play in the outdoor shaded Adventure playground pool on the slides and play equipment, slide down the Rapid River Ride or paddle in the shaded toddlers’ pool while you bust out some laps in theĀ 50 metre or 25 metre heated pools. With a heated indoor 20m pool, heated outdoor spa, change rooms, toilets, kiosk and gym, this aquatic centre has you covered all year round.

Redlands YMCA Pool

128 Link Rd, Victoria Point

Get in a few laps this summer in the Redlands YMCA eight-lane 25 metre pool – or dunk into the heated 12 metre pool.

Russell Island Pool

2-4 Borrows Street, Russell Island

With a six-lane 25 metre pool, change rooms, kiosk, shaded children’s wading and play pools and solar heating to 27 degrees, Russell Island Pool has all you need to cool off this summer.

Will you be heading to a pool to cool off this summer? Where do you like to go to beat the heat?