Tusmore Park Wading Pool – Refurbishment Plans

Dash Architects concept image

Tusmore Park Wading Pool Upgrade

The Tusmore Park wading pool has been popular with families, particularly those with toddler-aged children, for many years. However, at more than 50 years old it reached the end of its useful life and has undergone a complete refurbishment.

In recent times, closures of the pool became more frequent due to the ageing infrastructure, its design and a number of other factors which contribute to health related risks.

Following the opportunity for the community to provide feedback to help Burnside Council determine the future of this space, exciting new plans were revealed in 2021. The community’s preferred design was Option 2, which is a full wading pool with an additional ‘creek’ style section. 

Construction was completed in March 2022 – see our photos and find out what’s new

Construction progress photo below by Burnside Council October 2021:

Concept images by Dash Architects: 

Dash Architects concept image

Dash Architects concept image

New features include:

  • a new wading pool, with a new creek-style section
  • tiered seating
  • floral inspired waterplay equipment
  • new removable fencing (to be taken down when the pool is empty)
  • extended pool equipment and storage shed

Tusmore Park features include BBQ and picnic areas with tables, playground, tennis courts, public toilets and plenty of open green space to play.


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For more information and all enquiries please visit the City of Burnside website.

At Play & Go Adelaide we make every effort to provide accurate information to the best of our knowledge at the time of publication. We recommend confirming times, dates and details directly before making any plans as details may be subject to change.

Image Source: City of Burnside


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