Mackay Aquatic Recreation Complex

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.

Opening Hours

Monday - Friday 

5:30am - 7pm

Saturday 

6am - 6pm

Sunday

8am - 6pm

 

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Swimming Lessons

The Mackay Aquatic & Recreation Centre offers many different swimming programs for all ages and all levels.

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02 Jul 21

Becoming Your Own Champion

Becoming a champion does not mean we need to represent our country or even our state, being your own champion is being proud of your accomplishments and setting yourself goals to work towards. How can you set yourself on your own path to greatness? 

29 Jun 21

Benefits of wearing a swim cap

Swimming caps are great for all swimmers, while they may be uncomfortable and feel strange at first, they have a range of benefits when in the water. We encourage our swimmers to wear them for a number of reasons, read more to find out! 

17 Jun 21

Men's Health Week

This week is used to highlight the issues surrounding the status of means health. This is important to highlight as the health status of males is typically poorer than that of females. There is a sigma surrounding men's health which leads to men being less likely than women to seek out mental health services, despite the rate of mental health disorders being similar. 

11 Jun 21

GOswim Collectable Stickers!

Over the winter months our little swimmers will be able to collect a set of 8 exclusives GOswim Little Champion stickers. Attend your weekly swimming lesson to collect your sticker, collect them all to go in the draw to WIN!

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