Community pools now open for the swimming season

This is according to metro spokesperson Themba Gadebe.

“Gates to some of the city’s swimming pools were officially opened on Friday, September 8 for the long awaited splish splash season,” said Gadebe.

He said in preparation for the swimming season, some of the pools went through an extensive renovation process.

This included concrete painting; repairs to tiles; expansion joints; plumbing and electrical faults and the use of cleaning chemicals among others.

Ekurhuleni has three types of pool categories with different facilities.

Category A boasts indoor heated swimming pool and is an arena for competitive swimming competitions while category B pools are mainly outdoor pools with grand stands and category C pools are standard with basic amenities.

Admission times to the local pool is as follow:


Category A: Boksburg North

5am to 8pm: Tuesday – Thursday

5am – 5.30pm: Friday

10am – 6pm: Saturday

2pm – 6pm: Sunday


  • Entrance fee to community pools according to their categories are as follows:

Category A – R 15PP

Category B – R 10PP

Category C – R5


Take note the Van Dyk Park pool is still closed for renovations.




Riaan Engelbrecht

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