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.
Monday - Friday
5:30am - 7pm
6am - 6pm
8am - 6pm
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Why Spring Swimming is Vital for a Safe Summer
Spring is already here and with summer just around the corner, it is vital to consider how you can support your child to be water-safe and ready to enjoy swimming and aquatic activities ahead of the warmer season. Read more to learn why swimming preparation in spring is vital for a safe summer.
The Risks of Swimming Alone
Swimming with companions reduces the risks involved with swimming alone, such as absence of immediate assistance, vulnerability to accidents and reduced recognition of potential health risks. Read on to learn more about these risks and how important it is for children and weak or non-swimmers to swim safely with responsible peers.
GOswim Waterways Safety Week
Waterways Safety Week is coming to your GOswim lessons from 12 - 18 June. Our GOswim friends have been preparing to take you on a journey to learn important water safety skills and strategies for different waterways including the beach, lakes, rivers and more. Read more to find out why you and your child should learn how to stay safe in different waterways and the life-saving benefits this could have.
Securing your home to be water safe
Children drowning in home pools often happens accidentally and silently. It's crucial to prioritise safety measures and watch out for unsuspecting hazards to prevent accidents and injuries. Keep reading for tips on how to create a safe environment in and around the home.