Update: COVID safe measures in place
Following the State Government announcement, if you have been in South East Queensland in the last 14 days you must carry a mask and wear it when visiting our facility (excluding vigorous exercise). Please see our COVID updates page for more information.
Welcome to Mackay Aquatic & Recreation Centre
Our facility includes a FINA approved 50m pool, a covered 25m pool, as well as a heated 15m programs pool. We are also home to a brand new athletics track offering all events and disciplines.
We offer you a range of incredible programs, including our Learn to Swim swimming lessons, aqua aerobics, and Masters swimming.
We have extensive outdoor grassed areas for family picnics and get togethers.
Come in and visit us today! We look forward to providing you with the best health and leisure experience possible.
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Say YES to Summer Treats
Cool down this Summer by trying these refreshing Frozen Berry Yoghurt Swirls! Quick and easy to make with only 4 ingredients - they are sure to be a hit with the whole family!
Say YES to a Safe Summer
Summer is here, and it's a great time to remind each other to be safe when in the sun or by the water!
Water, what is it good for?
Drinking enough water every day is crucial for many reasons: Organ function, prevention of infection, cellular nutrition, joint health and regulation of body temperature. Learn more below.
Where will you BEGIN?
Challenges come in many forms, but none could have prepared us for everything a pandemic brings - lockdowns, working from home, home schooling and trying to maintain our health while adhering to restrictions in our community.