Dungog Shire Public Swimming Pools

Dungog Shire Council manages public swimming pools in Dungog and Clarence Town.

The pools are generally open between October and April.

Pool COVID Safe plans, as approved by the Department of Health, include new procedures and processes that is compulsory for both staff and patrons.

Some of these changes include improved safety and directional usage signage, traffic flow of entry and exit, public announcements, COVID safety training programs, separation rules of swimmers and other user groups, and new hand sanitisation units at both the entry and outside the change rooms.

The use of lane ropes assist with compulsory separation rules.

Maximum capacity:

  • 42 people at Dungog Pool and 8 people per lane.
  • 30 people at Clarence Pool and 6 people per lane.

NOTE: To assist with your pool visit planning, current pool usage and capacity information is available on the Dungog and Clarence Town Pools Facebook pages. Alternately, please phone each facility directly on the numbers below.

Additional safety and hygiene measures:

  • All patrons must scan their access pass or use the QR code to register their visit.
  • Hand sanitiser must be used on entry and exit of the facility.
  • Patrons are asked to pay using EFTPOS or bring correct change to reduce cash-handling.
  • 1.5m social distancing is in force at all times (unless living in the same house).
  • All high-touch surfaces will be sanitised by pool staff every hour.
  • No equipment or toys are to be shared.
  • The diving board and slide are temporarily not in use due to COVID-19 restrictions.
  • Patrons are encouraged to use the bathroom and shower at home prior to their visit – showers are temporarily not in use due to COVID-19 restrictions. Please come ready to 'swim and go'.
  • Any patrons not following the pool staff instructions will be asked to leave the facility.
  • All children 12 years and under must be accompanied and supervised at all times by a parent or responsible person who is at least 16 years old.

Dungog Swimming Pool

Dungog Swimming Pool is located in Chapman Street, Dungog. The contact phone number is 4992 1303 and more information is available on the Pool’s Facebook page: www.facebook.com/Dungogswimmingpool

Monday - Friday  

6.30am - 8am then 10am - 6.30pm                                                                                             

Saturday - Sunday & Public Holidays              

10am - 6.30pm

Patronage and Weather Permitting

Clarence Town Swimming Pool

Clarence Town Swimming Pool is located in Durham Street, Clarence Town. The contact phone number is 4996 4586 and more information is available on the Pool’s Facebook page: www.facebook.com/Clarencetownpool

Monday - Thursday

6am - 7pm


6am - 6pm


8am - 6pm


10am - 6pm

Patronage and Weather Permitting