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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23 Sep 21

Learn2Swim Week

Drowning is the number one cause of accidental death in children under five, with swimming pools the most common location for toddler drownings. Learn2Swim Week aims to introduce water safety to kids under five and ultimately reduce drowning fatalities.

14 Sep 21

Spring back into exercise - how will you begin?

As the weather changes seasons and head towards warmer days, we often feel the urge to get active and start something new. But where to begin? 

Sometimes we just need the motivation to start, but other times we need to be strategic with our approach to ensure we minimise injury and align our exercise choices with the goals we are trying to achieve, ensuring success. 

08 Sep 21

R U OK? Day

Much like 2020, 2021 has been a challenging year, to say the least. Due to government-mandated lockdowns, we have all endured numerous lockdowns which can take a significant toll on our mental health. R U OK? Day is here for 2021 and it is a great opportunity to check in on those around you.

02 Sep 21

Why swimming lessons are more important than ever

A drowning incident can happen in as little as 20 seconds. It can happen to anyone, anywhere, therefore the need to teach children, and adults alike, how to be safe around water, to swim confidently and to respect the water is a necessity. Swimming is not just a fun activity, but an essential part of life.

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