Swimming Pools in Cork

If your child loves swimming there are a number of pools in Cork, which are open to the public with great facilities for babies and toddlers.


Bishopstown Leisure World next to Cork Institute of technology is one option and it has a great kids pool, perfect for babies and toddlers. There is another similar pool in Churchfield with great facilities. Cuidiú Cork has for many years run a swimming session each Saturday morning at 9:50am (session starts at 10) in The Lavanagh Enable Ireland pool, Park Avenue, Ballintemple, Cork. The pool can facilitate 26 babies and admission is on a first come first served basis. Trabolgan is another favourite for families in Cork and is located in East Cork near Whitegate. There are self catering holiday homes within the complex or you can just visit for the day. There is a large swimming pool with some shallow waters for babies and toddlers. There is also an kids entertainment and two playgrounds and for rainy days there is an indoor jungle safari for the under 10s. Florries den provides a safe environment for younger kids and toddlers to climb, swing and crawl through padded undergrowth. There are also a number of cafes and restaurants within the complex and a shop.