Newcastle’s public pools re-open this weekend!

With the warmer weather we’ve been experiencing over the last two weeks, the re-opening of Newcastle’s public pools will a god send for those looking to cool off this weekend. 

With Lambton Swimming Centre opening at the start of this week residence of Mayfield, Wallsend, Stockton and Beresfield will see their pools open for the season on the 20th.

Newcastle Council Public Pools


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For those of you that prefer the surf, lifeguard patrols will commence at Newcastle, Stockton, Dixon Park and Merewether Beaches on 20 September as well. Newcastle Ocean Baths, Nobbys Beach and Bar Beach are patrolled all year round.

Lifeguard patrol times for each beach are listed on Council’s website,, click on Beaches and baths at the top of the home page, and then click on Lifeguard patrols.

More information about the season can be found at