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Gold Coast Aquatic Centre

Important information

The Gold Coast is about to host the 2018 Commonwealth Games and this is the chance for all residents to be a part of this exciting event.

This once in a lifetime opportunity will see 11 days of world class competition from 4 to 15 April 2018 on our doorstep. Support from our community is essential in making this a successful international event.

In preparation, the Gold Coast Aquatic Centre and its services will be closed to the public from 10 February 2018 to 3 June 2018.

Gold Coast Aquatic Centre

Gold Coast Aquatic Centre (GCAC) is a world-class swimming facility located in Southport’s Broadwater Parklands (main entrance at intersection of Nind Street and Marine Parade, Southport). It will be the swimming and diving facility for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games™.

This outstanding facility provides many benefits to the Gold Coast and its residents; a place where elite athletes can compete and world records can be broken.

Phone: 07 5582 8282
Fax: 07 5582 9151

Location and opening hours

For information on Gold Coast Aquatic Centre opening times and parking visit our Location and opening hours page.

Group fitness timetable

Our current timetable is valid from 4 December until 24 December 2017. Visit our Fees and charges page for fitness centre membership fees, plus a list of pool admission prices and other services.

Latest news


The following lists upcoming activities or events, which may impact the availability of some of our facilities or parking at the centre.

Dive boards

Open Monday 18 December 2017 to Friday 22 January 2018, Monday to Friday (except public holidays) from 12pm to 3pm. Cost: $3.10 per person, plus pool entry.

Gold Coast Aquatic Centre vouchers

Give the gift of health to your family and friends and purchase a Gold Coast Aquatic Centre gift voucher.

Our gift vouchers can be redeemed for memberships, visit passes, products and other services available at Gold Coast Aquatic Centre. Choose your own amount up to the value of $1000.

Speak to the friendly Aquatic Centre staff on 07 5582 8282.

Find us on Facebook

For specials, updates and offers, plus details of upcoming events at GCAC, go to our Facebook page and be the first to know.

Gold Coast Aquatic Centre

Gold Coast Aquatic Centre has six pools (heated to a minimum of 27 degrees celsius all year round) including a 50 metre, 10-lane competition pool, an impressive dry land dive training facility, a fully equipped fitness centre, an onsite café and multi-function meeting rooms.

A number of programs and classes are available including aqua aerobics, deep water running, diving, learn to swim, massage and physiotherapy. Competitive, masters and triathlon squads are also based at the centre. Visit our Fees and charges page for a list of pool admission prices, fitness centre membership fees and many more options.

Explore this website and make the most of the programs and activities on offer.

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