Manuka Swimming Pool in southern Canberra was built in 1930 to meet recreational needs of the new capital.
There are a couple of hectares of parkland in which there's a cafe, a small playground and a children's paddling pool. Framing the pool is a low wall covered with mosaics and painted tiles which were created in 2005 to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the pool. The artist was Kacy Grainger with contributions from 'The Friends of Manuka Pool', local children and the community.
The wading pool with mosaic wall:
More of my favourite mosaic :
The swimming pool: