Private places for women to swim in Australia

So you've got your modest swimwear, now you need to find a place to swim!

We understand that not all of you feel comfortable swimming in public, so we've done the research for you and compiled a list of places where women can swim in private!

Women's only swimming pool sessions in Melbourne:

This is based on the latest information we could find in November 2019. Please click the links for more info on the swimming centre. Also note that most places will have an entry fee.

- Collingwood Leisure Centre

Every Saturday 6.30pm to 8.30pm.

- Maribyrnong Aquatic Centre

Every Sunday 6:30pm-8:30pm (7pm-9pm during daylight savings).

- Fawkner Leisure Centre

Every Sunday 3.00pm-6.30pm. All year round.

Reservoir Leisure Centre

Every Sunday 6.00pm-8.00pm.

- Olympic Leisure Heidelberg

Every Friday 6.00pm-8.00pm.

-Thomastown Recreation & Aquatic Centre

Every Saturday 3.30pm-5.30pm. Runs in some winter and spring seasons. Currently running till the end of November 2019.

$5.30. First visit is free.

 - Craigieburn Splash Aqua Park and Leisure Centre

Saturday 5.30-7.30pm on specific dates in November 2019-January 2020.

- Noble Park Aquatic Centre

Swimming Lessons and Fitness Classes: Every Tuesday 7.30pm - 8.00pm
and 8.00pm - 8.30pm.

Swimming only: Every Wednesday 8:00pm - 9:45pm

Aquatic Class:  Every Wednesday  8:15pm - 9:00pm

- Dandenong Oasis

Every Sunday 7.15-9.15pm


- Roselands Leisure and Aquatic Centre

Sundays 9-11am during school terms. Need to book first over the phone.

 As we are based in Melbourne, it's taken us longer to find places in other states. We'll add more places as we find them, but the easiest and quicker way to find out is to just call the swimming centre in your area.


Secluded beaches around Australia:

Please note that there is no guarantee of how quiet these beaches are.

Others have done the work for us so here are some articles that might help, plus some suggestions by customers:


Phillip Island

Lake Bellfield

New South Wales


Do you know any other places? Help others by recommending them in the comments section below. 

Learn how to swim:

Private swimming lessons by female instructors available at Elite Swimming.

Address: 8 Attercliffe Ave, Pascoe Vale, Victoria 3044

Phone: (03) 9354 0887

Dates: Term 1 starts 31st January 2020 and runs for 9 weeks.

Session times:

Fridays: 12.30, 1.10 and 1.50pm

Saturdays: 1.30, 2.10 and 2.50pm

Sessions go for 40 minutes.

Cost: $198 for the term if you book and pay for your spot before the 20th of December.


If you need a modest swimwear outfit you can see some of ours here.


- The EMAAN Team


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