Standards for the Operation of Swimming Pools and Spa Pools in South Australia - South Australia


You will need to comply with these standards to operate public swimming pools and spa pools. Public pools include pools used:

  • by persons who pay an admission or membership fee to use the facility
  • in association with temporary accommodation, such as a hotel or caravan park
  • by persons who attend, live or work on premises where a pool is located, such as an apartment block, and does not include pools at single private residences.

These standards outline the requirements for owners and operators of public pools to ensure that water quality is up to the standard required to protect public health.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice is a set of rules which details how people in a certain industry should behave. A code of practice can be defined as a result of legislation or by industry regulators and bodies.

Administering agency

SA Health

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Health Protection Programs

SA Health

South Australia
Mailing address: PO BOX 6
Rundle Mall, South Australia 5000
Phone: 08 8226 7100
Other: 08 8226 7102
Website: Health Regulation & Protection Division (Opens in new window)