UniSA Magill Pool

UniSA School of Health Sciences swimming pool at Magill CampusThe School of Health Sciences Swimming Pool is located at UniSA's Magill Campus. The pool is 25 metres in length, with 8 lanes designed for organised lap swimming. It is gas heated to a constant temperature of 28 degrees, making it comfortable for swimming throughout the season. Male and female change rooms and showers are available at no extra cost, and lockers are available for hire inside the change rooms.

There are also a range of swim school options to suit students of varying ages and abilities. Swim classes are run by UniSA's Division of Health Sciences staff, all of whom are AustSwim qualified and will make a significant contribution to student's confidence.

Opening times

Closed from Thursday 22nd of  Dec 2016 at 4pm to Monday 2nd Jan 2017(inclusive)

The season will run until Thursday 13th April 2017. The pool will be closed on Public Holidays.

The pool will be closed to the public during swimming carnival times (Click here for closure times)

Day Time
Monday to Friday 6am to 8pm
Saturday 8am – 6pm
Sunday 10am – 6pm
Public Holidays Closed

Closure times due to swimming events
The pool will be closed for the public during the following swimming carnival times:

Day Date Times
Thursday 22nd December 2016 Pool closes at 4pm
Friday – Monday 23rd December 2016 – 2nd January 2017 Closed for Christmas/New Year
Tuesday – Wednesday (excl. weekend) 3rd January  - 11th January 2017 9am – 1pm due to VAC Swim
Adelaide Cup Day 14 March 2017 All day
Easter  - Good Friday 14 April 2017 Closed for the season 


Admission and membership prices

Casual entry

General public $6.00
Children 5 – 15 years $4.00
Concession (students, UniSA staff, pensioners) $4.00
Squad (swimmers who have booked a lane) $3.00
Children under 4 years (closely accompanied by an adult at all times) Free

Casual entry includes complimentary sunscreen

Membership passes

  General public Concession
(students, UniSA staff, pensioners)
25 visit pass $140 $70
50 visit pass $240 $120
Season pass (2014-2015 summer season) $270 $180

Casual locker hire is FREE for all members.

Swimming School

The School of Health Sciences Swim School operates during School terms 1 and 4. Classes are of 30 minutes duration and runs Monday to Friday between 4pm – 6pm and Saturdays between 9am – 11am. Our Swim School offers classes for children starting at 4½ years old. All classes are conducted by qualified Austswim instructors.

Junior and Performance Squads

The Magill Swim School also offers Junior and Performance Squads, which runs Monday, Wednesday and Friday between 6pm-7pm, duration 60 minutes. Squad swimmers will be assessed before participating.

The 2016/17 swim school season starts on Monday 17th October and runs for 9 weeks until Saturday 17th December. Term 1 starts Monday 30th January and runs for 10 weeks until Saturday 8th April 2017. Enrolments for the 2016/17 season are open now.

All new students who wish to enrol into the swim school needs to be assessed, so they are placed appropriately. Assessments needs to be booked beforehand and are free of charge.

For enquires regarding the Swim school and Enrolment forms, please email magillpool@unisa.edu.au

Swim School fees


Casual lessons  Term Block prices pr. session 
1 child $20 $15 per child per lesson
2 children $40 $14 per child per lesson
3 children $60 $13 per child per lesson
1 Squad swimmer Not available $18 per swimmer per lesson
2 Squad swimmers Not available $17 per swimmer per lesson
3 Squad swimmers Not available $16 per swimmer per lesson
Adults $20 $18 per swimmer per lesson

Terms and conditions

  • Swim school fees includes pool entry.
  • Block prices are only offered for the first 4 weeks of Swim School, payment is required upfront.
  • Make-up classes are only offered when scheduled swimming session has been cancelled prior to start time and within the current swimming term.
  • No swimming lessons on Public Holidays – fees will be adjusted accordingly.
  • In the event of bad weather (rain, wind, cold) classes will not be cancelled, therefore make-up classes will not be offered.
  • Classes cancelled due to unforeseen closure of pool will be offered a make-up class during the swim term.

Parents/carers are welcome to go for a swim, while their child/children are having their lesson, for a special fee of $3.00

Swimming Pool hire prices

The swimming pool at Magill is available for hire at the following prices:

  • Pool hire - $100/hour + $3 pool entry per swimmer
  • Casual lane hire - $10/hour per lane + $3 pool entry per swimmer
  • Repeat lane hire (4 consecutive bookings or more) - $7.50/hour per lane  + $3 pool entry per swimmer

Swim Shop

The UniSA Magill Pool shop only stocks Vorgee products.  To view the products listed below, please visit the Vorgee website.

  • Goggles - prices range from $10 to $18
  • Training fins (short blade) $36
  • Training gear 'mesh bag' - $13.50

UniSA School of Health Sciences items are also available for purchase.

  • 750mL Triathlon drink bottle (blue with UniSA School of Health Sciences logo) - $8.50
  • Silicone swim cap (blue with white UniSA School of Health Sciences logo) - $17.50

Contact the Magill Pool

UniSA Magill Campus
E Building, off Bundey Street, Magill
GPO Box 2471, Adelaide, SA 5001
Phone: (08) 8302 4570
Email:  magillpool@unisa.edu.au 

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