New South Wales:

Andrew "Boy" Charlton Pool, The Domain: saltwater (contains chlorine)

New South Wales Ocean Baths (~100 tidal swimming pools):

Hornsby Aquatic Centre, Hornsby, Sydney Metropolitan Area: saltwater (reduced chlorine)

North Sydney Olympic Pool, Milson's Point: saltwater/ozone (contains chlorine)

Ian Thorpe Aquatic Centre, Ultimo, Sydney: UV (reduced chlorine)

Sydney Olympic Aquatic Centre
Pool water is disinfected outside the pool using either a two-vessel Ozone Treatment system or an Ultra Violet light treatment system (reduced chlorine)


The Ecovillage at Currumbin Recreation Centre, Currumbin: Enviroswim treatment (health impact of sanitation method unverified—please provide independent research report links in comments)


Sandringham Klim Swim Centre, Cheltenham: saltwater (contains chlorine)

Kilmore Leisure Centre, Kilmore: saltwater (contains chlorine)

Richmond Klim Swim Centre, Richmond: saltwater (contains chlorine)

Seymour Sports & Aquatic Centre, Seymour: saltwater (contains chlorine)

YMCA Docklands, Melbourne: saltwater (contains chlorine), 25 m

South Pacific Health Club Sea Baths, St. Kilda: seawater/ozone purified (reduced chlorine), 25 m

New Zealand:

North Island:

Mt. Maunganui Hot Saltwater Pools, Tauranga: saltwater (contains chlorine?)

South Island:

Parnell Baths, Auckland: saltwater (contains chlorine)

Centennial Leisure Centre, Christchurch: ozone (reduced chlorine)

Queen Elizabeth II Park, Christchurch: ozone (reduced chlorine)

Wellington Regional Aquatic Centre, Kilbirnie: ozone (unverified) (reduced chlorine)

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