Following the announcement by the Government, we are pleased to announce that we will be operating in Stage 1. As of Wednesday 20 May, our facility will re-open with restrictions. Social distancing applies.
Book your Pool Time
All pool access will need to be booked in advance. To make a booking please contact us on 07 4847 5400. We recommend you book a minimum of 48 hours in advance to avoid disappointment.
Booking timeslots are available on the hour with a 45-minute time limit per person.
Customer Call back Request
As you might be aware, we are experiencing unprecedented levels of enquiries. We are trying our best to keep up with the influx of calls and appreciate your patience at this time. We will endeavour to contact you as soon as practical.
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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Five ways to reduce lower back pain
Many of us have had to make changes to our everyday regular routines and the ways we are moving over the last few months. If you are finding that you have some newfound tension in your back, you're not alone. Our accredited Exercise Physiologists have provided some great tips on how we can get up and move more in your day!
Tips for eating healthy & achieving your goals
Healthy bodies come in many shapes and sizes! This advice will help you get off to the right start to lose excess weight or reach your fitness goals. Well balanced eating is the most important thing you can do to help maintain your ideal weight.
We hope you have been keeping busy during this difficult time. Our team have been working hard to clean the Centre and prepare for when lessons can resume. At this point we do not have an opening date, but please know you will be the first to hear of any updates.
The benefits of resistance training
As we move through different stages of restrictions across the country, one health and fitness option that is easy to do anywhere is resistance training! Find out how resistance training can help improve your health and wellbeing.