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Swimming Pools

Southern Grampians Shire Council operates six seasonal outdoor swimming pools and one indoor swimming complex.

Swimming Pool Location Facilities Contact Phone Number
Hamilton Indoor Leisure and Aquatic Centre | HILAC 83-93 Shakespeare Street 8 lane heated 25m pool, heated program pool with beach entry, gym facilities, café, squash/racquetball facilities and crèche. HILAC website link detailed below. (03) 5551 4300
Hamilton Olympic Swimming Pool Corner Byron Street & Hamilton Place Outdoor 50mx12m T shaped heated main pool, outdoor 5m radius babies pool and shade structure, kiosk and change rooms. (03) 5571 9439
Balmoral Swimming Pool Glendinning Street Outdoor 26mx12m T shaped main pool, outdoor 9mx5m babies pool and shade structure, kiosk and change rooms. (03) 5570 1266
Coleraine Swimming Pool Corner of Pilleau Street & Gage Street Outdoor 50mx14m main pool, outdoor 9mx5m babies pool and shade structure, kiosk and change rooms. (03) 5575 2550
Dunkeld Swimming Pool Parker Street Outdoor 26mx12m main pool, outdoor 9mx4m babies pool and shade structure, kiosk and change rooms. (03) 5577 2452
Glenthompson Swimming Pool Cameron Street Outdoor 25mx12m main pool, outdoor 9mx5m babies pool, kiosk and change rooms. (03) 5577 4229
Penshurst Swimming Pool Chesswas Street Outdoor pool 12mx11m main pool, outdoor 4.5m radius babies pool and shade structure, kiosk and change rooms. (03) 5576 7226

Season Length | Outdoor Pools - 2017/2018

Swimming Pool Dates
Hamilton Olympic Swimming Pool November - March
Balmoral Swimming Pool December - March
Coleraine Swimming Pool December - March
Dunkeld Swimming Pool December - March
Glenthompson Swimming Pool December - March
Penshurst Swimming Pool December - March

Actual opening dates and closing dates will be communicated via the Shire Facebook page, the Greater Hamilton Outdoor Pools Facebook page, and closer to the date. This enables flexibility to accommodate for changing weather patterns.

Hours of Operation 2017/2018

Councils Operation of Outdoor Pools Policy outlines the service levels for the operations of Southern Grampians Community Pools.

Heated Pools are located in Hamilton, Balmoral, Coleraine and Dunkeld.
Unheated Pools are located in Glenthompson and Penshurst.

Pools will be opened from 3:00pm to 7:00pm seven days a week, with the following exceptions:-

Pools will be closed when the air temperature forecast by the Bureau of Meteorology at 4:00pm for the next day is less than:-
23 degrees Celsius for all unheated Pools.
21 degrees Celsius for all heated Pools.

All pools will open 12.00pm to 7:00pm when the when the air temperature forecast by the Bureau of Meteorology at 4:00pm for the next day is more than 35 degrees Celsius (Weekends and all of January only).

Note: The air temperature forecast by the Bureau of Meteorology will be specific to the location of the swimming pool.

Early Morning Swimming | Hamilton Outdoor & Coleraine Outdoor Pools

Supervised early morning swimming from 6:00am - 9:00am (Monday, Wednesday and Friday) at the Hamilton Olympic Swimming Pool from the start of November until the last weekend in March.

Supervised early morning swimming is available in Coleraine from 6:00am - 7:00am (Monday, Wednesday and Friday).

Memberships - 2017/2018

Membership Type Hamilton Pool Price Rural Pool Price
Family $175.00 $140.00
Adult $95.50 $75.00
Adult Concession* $71.50 $57.00
Child (16 years & under) $57.00 $45.50

10 Visit Pass Prices - 2017/2018

Admission Type Hamilton & Rural Pools
Adult $58.00
Child (16 years & under) $34.50

Casual Entry Prices - 2017/2018

Admission Type Hamilton and Rural Pools
Family $17.00
Adult $6.50
Adult Concession* $5.00
Child (16 years & under) $4.00

* Concession is available to adult memberships only, this attracts a 25% discount. Valid concession cards are limited to current Health Care Cards, Student Concession Cards, Pensioner Cards and Seniors Cards.

Fire Danger Closures

Outdoor pools will be closed on days rated as Code Red Fire Danger days.

Want to be a Lifeguard?

Courses will be held at Hamilton Indoor Leisure and Aquatic Centre and run over 2.5 days.

Course dates for 2017 are:

18-20 August
13-15 October
3-5 November

Refresher courses are also being held.

For more information and to REGISTER your interest, contact Brydie Stagg at HILAC on 5551 4306 or bstagg@sthgrampians.vic.gov.au

Registration requirements include: Current Level 2 First Aid Certificate; 16 years of age or older; Current CPR Certification. Participants must be available for the full duration. Click here for a copy of the Lifeguard Flyer.

Contact
Hamilton Indoor Leisure & Aquatic Centre (HILAC)
83-93 Shakespeare Street
Hamilton Vic 3300
Phone (03) 5551 4300
www.hilac.com.au

For latest updates follow this link to the Greater Hamilton Outdoor Swimming Pools Facebook page.

Outdoor Pool Hotline: 03 5551 4333

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