New season opening day: Saturday 3 October 2015
For a small country town, Gloucester enjoys an exceptional range of sporting facilities that make it the envy of many larger centres. In the middle of the green and lovely Gloucester District Park you’ll find the council-owned pool complex that’s been providing perfect swimming conditions for over 50 years.
The swimming pool complex includes a 50 metre heated Olympic Pool, a 15 metre wading pool with water feature and shade cover, toilets and change rooms, kiosk, first aid room, shady areas and picnic facilities, a fenced children’s play area and a 13 metre Hydrotherapy Pool with toilets and change rooms.
The outdoor Olympic Pool is heated to 26°C and the Hydrotherapy Pool is heated to 34°C.
The many benefits of swimming include health, enjoyment and lots of fun for the kids! The grassy area features 2 free electric barbecues and a gazebo that’s perfect for parties, work functions or even the extended family. Plus there’s free wi-fi available for those who can’t live without their technology close by.
- WHERE: At the Olympic Pool Complex in Gloucester District Park
- WHEN: Warm season hours (October to April):
- Monday-Friday: 6am-6pm
- Weekends & public holidays in October, February, March: 11am-3pm
- Weekends & public holidays in November, December & January: 11am-6pm
- COST: adult $4.50; concession (senior/under 16yrs) $3.50; family $12; spectator only: $2
- Three month pass: single $150; family $220;
- Season pass: single $250; family $400
More details from the helpful pool staff on 6538 5270.
Learn to Swim
Teaching your child to swim is an essential part of being a parent in Australia, it may just save their life. Have your child taught by fully trained and accredited teachers, the next 8 week program commences Monday 12 October until 5 December 2015. Classes are available Monday to Friday (am and pm) plus Saturday (am only)
- Small group lessons $80 (or $12 per session)
- 1 on 1 lessons $150 (or $22 per session)
- Parent/child lessons for infants $80 (or $12 per sesson)
Bookings essential call 6538 5270 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Early morning lap swimming
A great way to start the day & improve fitness. Olympic pool lane available 6am to 9pm.
Social Exercise Group
If you’d like some light exercise in a friendly environment then join the Social Ladies group 9.30am-10.30am Monday to Friday. Adult $4.50, concession $3.50.
Aquarobics classes with a qualified instructor commence on Wednesday 14 October 2015: 10.45am Wednesday & Friday; 7.00am Monday, Wednesday & Friday. $12 per class ($8 concession)
The kid’s pool is now solar heated and the dragon’s head water feature makes it even more fun for the kids.
Olympic Pool Canteen
A new menu for the new season with a variety of hot and cold food and drinks, ice creams, ice blocks, snacks and sweet treats. Open 9am-12noon and 3pm-6pm.
A whole new experience of health and wellbeing, check out the separate listing for details.