Pridham Hall - City West Pool

UniSA City West campus - Pridham Hall | 8302 0661 |


Opening Hours

Day Time
Monday - Wednesday 6:00am - 9:00pm
Thursday - Friday 6:00am - 8:00pm
Saturday - Sunday 10:30am - 3:00pm
*Closed on Public Holidays

Lap swimming is available during all open hours.
We strive to always keep at least two lanes open for public use.

Facilities include:
  • 25m indoor heated pool
  • 5 lanes for lap swimming
  • Large access ramp
  • Water wheelchair available free of charge
  • Male and female change rooms
  • Free casual locker hire
  • Goggles and swimming accessories available for purchase


Pricing & Membership

We offer casual visits and a range of membership options, everyone is welcome. There are great discounts for UniSA Students, Staff, & Alumni, check out our pricing & membership options HERE .


Bupa UniSA International Student Swimming Lessons 

UniSA Sport, in partnership with Bupa, will be running swimming lessons for UniSA international students again in 2023 at Pridham Hall on UniSA City West campus.

Lessons will teach students how to swim, along with information about water safety and important lifesaving/rescue skills.

For only $20, students will receive 4x45 minute lessons, a swim rash top and goggles. 

The program will run the following dates in 2023 and bookings for Block 2 2023 will open on Monday 17 July 2023.

Block 2 2023 14 August 2023 - 8 September 2023
Block 3 2023 9 October 2023 - 3 November 2023
Block 4 2023 20 November 2023 - 15 December 2023

Lap Lane Availability

The Pridham Hall pool is always available for lap swimming during our opening hours but at certain times each week lap lanes are limited. These times are:  

Day Maximum of 2 Lanes available
due to Squad Training
Monday 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Tuesday 7:00am - 8:00am
Tuesday 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Wednesday 7:30am - 8:30am
Thursday 7:00am - 8:00am
Friday 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Day Maximum of 3 Lanes available
due to Swimming Lessons
Thursday 4:30pm - 7:30pm


Adult Swimming Lessons

Swimming LessonsAdult Swimming lessons are available at Pridham Hall and all classes are conducted by qualified AUSTSWIM swimming instructors.
Our Adult Swimming Lessons run from February to December each year and are available on Thursday evenings. Each lesson is 30 minutes in duration.

Bookings can be made at the UniSA Sport reception counter on Level 0 of Pridham Hall and for enquires regarding swimming lessons, please email

Our qualified and experienced swimming instructors will cover a range of skills, with a focus on stroke development and correction. We currently have two levels on offer:

Beginner - Suitable for adults wanting to learn to swim and unable to swim 25m without stopping
Intermediate - Suitable for adults wanting to swim more then 25m without stopping or looking to improve their swimming stroke

Swimming Lesson Fees


Adult Swimming Lesson Frequently Asked Questions

Our Adult Swimming Lessons run from February to December each year and are available on Thursday evenings between 4:30pm – 7:30pm. We offer beginner and intermediate levels and each lesson is 30 minutes in duration.

Yes, the Pridham Hall pool is heated to 28 degrees all year round.

The maximum number of students per class is 4.

To book a swimming lesson you will need to visit the UniSA Sport reception on level 0 of Pridham Hall. At this stage we are not taking bookings online or over the phone.

For each lesson we suggest you wear good quality chlorine resistant bathers and goggles. We also recommend you bring a towel, water bottle and warm clothes to change into afterwards. All other equipment will be provided.

All classes are conducted by qualified AUSTSWIM swimming instructors who also have a current Working with Children Clearance.

If you cannot make a lesson, please email; your name, date/time of the lesson you can’t make and what date/time you would like to make up the missed lesson on.


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