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​​Swimming Pools
​​​The​ council owns 58 swimming pools in all seven city regions to keep residents cool during the hot summer season. Most of these pools are open from September 1 to March 31. Ellis Park and Newclare are Olympic-sized pools. The Linden, Ellis Park, Pimville and Coronationville pools are heated.

Of the 58 swimming pools, 4 are permanently closed and they are; Rhodes Park, Murray Park, Mayfair and Lenasia ext 2, currently 53 swimming pools are open to the public.

The Linden pool is a heated pool and is open for swimming throughout the year /12 months and is not seasonal; therefore, there is a massive pressure from ordinary swimmers and also organized aquatic events such as gala, water polo and professional coaching which are organized in this Aquatic centre.

​Normal pools 
Pools are open daily from 10am to 6pm.

Admission fees:
Adults - R5
Children - R3
Senior citizens - Free
Adults with disabilities - R2.50
Children with disabilities - R1.50 ​

Season tickets: 
Adults - R180
Children - R50
Senior citizens (63 and older) - Free
Adults with disabilities - R90
Children with disabilities - R25 

Swimming pool hiring: 
Children fewer than 150 - R280, fewer than 350 - R530, more than 350 - R860. 

Heated pools
Ellis Park: cnr North Park Lane and Erin Street, New Doornfontein.
Tel: 011 402 5565 
Ellis Park pool is now open.

Linden (Heated and Covered): cnr 11th St and Fourth Ave, Linden. 
Tel: 011 888 3750
Open weekdays from 6am to 6.45pm; Saturdays and public holidays from 7.30am to 5.45pm; and Sundays from 8.30am to 5.45pm. 

Pimville: cnr Modjaji and Mathithibala Streets, Pimville. 
Tel: 011 933 2653 
Open daily from 9am to 5pm.

Coronationville (Heated and Covered): Glencairn Street, Coronationville. 
Tel: 011 477 8935 
Open weekdays from 7.30am to 6.45pm; Saturdays and public holidays from 7.30am to 5.30pm; and Sundays from 8.30am to 5.30pm. 

Opening times vary, so check with the times at the swimming pool you wish to use.

Admission fees: 
Adults - R8
Children - R5
Senior citizens (63 and older) - Free 
Adults with disabilities - R4
Children with disabilities - R2.50 

Season tickets:
Adults - R220
Children - R110
Senior citizens (63 and older) - Free
Adults with disabilities - R110
Children with disabilities - R55 ​
​​Swimming P​ools