Sadly, drowning is the greatest cause of accidental death in children, aged under five in Australia.
Gladstone Aquatic Centre offers a progressive 'Learn to Swim' program for babies aged four months through to levelled lessons and stroke development.
Lessons are held every week day between 9am and 6pm and Saturday mornings from 8am to 1pm in the indoor heated Sister Kenny Memorial Pool at the Gladstone Aquatic Centre. For more information, please call the Aquatic Centre on 4972 6822.
Gladstone Aquatic Centre - Opening Times
|Monday to Friday||5.30am - 7.30pm||Splash Zone: 9.00am - 6.00pm|
|Weekends||9.00am - 5.00pm||Splash Zone: 9.00am - 5.00pm|
* Indoor pool is closed for aquatherapy sessions from 9am to 1pm Monday & Friday, and also from 12 noon to 2pm on Wednesdays.
|Monday to Friday||5.30am - 7.30pm||Splash Zone: Closed during Winter|
|Weekends||9.00am - 1.00pm||Splash Zone: Closed during Winter|
* Indoor pool is closed for aquatherapy sessions from 9am to 12pm Monday & Friday, and also from 12pm to 2pm on Wednesdays.
The Gladstone Aquatic Centre will be closed on Good Friday and Christmas Day and opens from 12noon on New Years Day.
The centre will open from 10.00am to 4.00pm on Easter Monday and Anzac Day.
Admission Fees & Charges
|Adult (15 years and over)||$5.00||Adult per month||$90.00|
|Child (up to 15 years)||$4.00||Child per month||$72.00|
|Spectator||$2.70||Summer Pass 1 Sep - 30 April||$160.00|
|Winter Pass 1 May - 31 Aug||$120.00|
Group (Min. 20)
Family Pass (1 adult, 2 children)
|Second family member will receive 10% discount on the above fee (on presentation of proof of same residential address)|
|Adult 20 Swim||$90.00||Lane Hire||$16.00p/h|
|Child 20 Swim||$72.00||Clubs & Schools||$86.00p/h|
|Swimming Club||Commercial Hire*||By negotiation|
|Information upon request||* Lifeguard and inflatable equipment fees apply|
|Learn to Swim||Download Event Booking Form|
|Per Lesson||$15.00|| |
Second Family Member will receive 10% discount on the above fee (on presentation of proof of same residential address)
|NB Fees and charges are set annually and are included in Council's Fees & Charges List.|
- 50m outdoor pool
- 25m indoor heated lap/therapy pool (wheelchair access)
- Splash Zone - Children's Water Play Park
- SunSmart shaded areas
- Expansive picnic grounds
Learn to Swim Program
- From 4 months
- Small classes
- Progressive Program
- All lessons conducted in the heated pool
- Staff are qualified Learn to Swim instructors
- Swim Australia registered program
- Classes conducted all year round
Squad Training is delivered by the Gladstone Gladiators Swim Club.
- Silver licensed squad coach
- State and national title program
- Morning and afternoon traning sessions
- Swimmers of all abilities catered for
For more information, click here to visit the Gladstone Gladiators Swimming Club website
Pensioners' Happy Hour
A joint venture between Gladstone Regional Council and Gladstone Aquatic Centre. Between 8.00am to 9.00am aged persioners can use The Aquatic Centre for free to assist those older members of our community to stay fit and active.
Gladstone Aquatic Centre
60 Tank Street, Gladstone
Ph: 4972 6822