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 2024 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 4 x 45 minute lessons, a beach towel and goggles.

Block dates for the 2024 program are below and bookings will be available online two weeks prior to the start of the block.

Please Note: These classes are available to current UniSA International Students who have not done these classes previously

Block 3 2024 Monday 7 October - Friday 1 November
Block 4 2024 Monday 18 November – Friday 13 December

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 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 three levels on offer:

Beginner - Suitable for adults with limited experience swimming and unable to swim 10m without stopping.
Intermediate - Suitable for adults with some experience swimming and want to learn to swim 25m or more without stopping.
Advanced - Suitable for adults who can swim 25m or more and want to improve their swimming style or learn a different 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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