Barraba pools open for the summer

6th October 2021

All six public pools to open

All six public pools operated by Council will open on Tuesday 5 October. All pools will be following the current Public Health Orders in place for our region meaning there is a capacity limit of one person per two square metres at each pool and all patrons are required to sign in using the Service NSW QR codes provided.

Pools in Barraba, Manilla, Kootingal, Nundle and the South and West Tamworth War Memorial Swimming Pool will be open normal operating hours.

In Barraba, the main pool will be open each day from 12 noon to 6pm

The Hydro Therapy pool will be open:

Tuesday: 9 am – 2 pm

Wednesday: 11 am – 4 pm

Thursday: 1 pm – 6 pm


Manager of Sport and Recreation, Paul Kelly, said “our pools are ready to go and are in the best condition that they have been in for some time.”

The Olympic Swimming Pool will have altered operating hours for the beginning of the season, opening from midday on weekdays and 7am on weekends.

For information on pool opening hours, facilities, and entry fees head to