Welcome to SWELL Palmerston

SWELL construction is finished, and Palmerston’s ultimate fitness and leisure destination is now open and FREE to enter until 2026! Have you tried it out yet? There is endless excitement for the whole family, and best of all it is free!


SWELL’s commitment to inclusivity is evident with accessibility ramps into both pools ensuring comfort for everyone. The splash and play space provides a safe entry for everyone to enjoy the water, keep cool, and stay active. All amenities are fully accessible, including a dedicated adult change table.

You might have noticed our ‘change village’ which offers an open and safe space for families to keep sight of little ones at all times. Providing access for all is the driving focus behind SWELL and City of Palmerston encourages you to grab your loved ones and embark on an unforgettable day of shared laughter and adventures at SWELL.


The GOswim Program at SWELL Palmerston runs for 48 weeks a year, with a 4-week Christmas break. There are lessons for infants, pre-schoolers, primary students, adults, and developmental squads.

The Water Smart Program offers a unique blend of theory and practical lessons, promoting swimming skills and water safety. Assignments for home sharing and open water experience empower students to make safe aquatic decisions.

Gym Update

The Health Club upgrade is now complete and due to open in May 2024. Keep an eye out for more details.

Opening Hours

Monday - Thursday

5:30am - 8:00pm


5:30am - 9:00pm


7:00am - 9:00pm 

Sunday & Public Holidays

7:00am - 8:00pm

Closed Christmas Day.

Discover SWELL Palmerston

Visit our facilities pages for more information on what SWELL Palmerston has to offer you!


13 May 24

You’re invited to the launch of SWELL Health Club

Join us from 10am – 4pm on Saturday 18 May to welcome our newly refurbished Health Club!

04 May 24

Pre-opening memberships second offer now available!

Our first 50 memberships have now sold out! With such a high level of interest in our early offer, we’re pleased to offer the next 50 people a chance to join SWELL Health Club at a second reduced rate.

24 Apr 24

Memberships at SWELL Health Club are now available!

Learn more about our exclusive SWELL Health Club Pre Sale Membership Offer and how you can become a member today!

09 Apr 24

SWELL’s newly re-furbished Health Club is opening soon!

We’re excited to announce our newly re-furbished Health Club is coming this May 2024! With a variety of exercise options, you’ll find the best means to meet your wellness goals at SWELL. 

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