Living in Dorset

Dorset Council provides community services based on the principles of quality, equity, value and responsiveness.

Visiting Dorset

Dorset has a unique blend of wilderness, wildlife, stunning scenery, mining heritage, secluded beaches and world class golf courses.

Contact us

  • Phone (03) 6352 6500
  • Fax (03) 6352 6509
  • After hrs 1300 858 824

Business community in Dorset

Dorset Council is focused on providing support to potential investors to facilitate sustainable developments large and small.

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Swimming Pools

The Dorset region has two public swimming pools, one located in Scottsdale and the other in Branxholm, to enjoy on a hot summers day!

Scottsdale Swimming Pool

The Scottsdale Pool is closed for the 2020/21 season due to the redevelopment of the site. 

Branxholm Swimming Pool

Season Open: 5 December 2020 | 1pm
Season Close: 28 March 2021 | 6pm

General Public Opening Hours

Monday | 2pm - 6pm
Tuesday | 2pm - 6pm
Wednesday | 2pm - 6pm
Thursday | 2pm - 6pm
Friday | 2pm - 6pm
Saturday | 1pm - 6pm
Sunday | 1pm - 6pm

Dates Closed: 25 December, 26 December, 1 January, 26 January

This pool is unmanned.  Please call 000 in an emergency.  

Please Note:
Children aged 12 and under must be accompanied by a parent or guardian aged 18 or over when visiting the pool.

For more information, contact Council's Customer Service Team on 03 6352 6500.