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The Gold Coast Aquatic Centre brings it all together and so much more. Gold Coast Aquatic Centre formally opened to the community on Saturday 13 September 2014.

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Location and opening hours


Gold Coast Aquatic Centre is located in the Broadwater Parklands at Southport.

Main entrance

The main entrance to the centre is at the intersection of Nind Street and Marine Parade, Southport.

Contact details

Phone: 07 5582 8282
Fax: 07 5582 9151


For pool entry prices, visit our Aquatic centres page.

Operating hours

Gold Coast Commonwealth Games - visit the Gold Coast Aquatic Centre page for important information about the Centre's closure to the public in the lead up to, during, and after the Games (from 10 February to 3 June 2018).

Summer hours (1 September 2018 to 30 May 2019)

  • Monday to Friday - 5am to 8pm
  • Saturday - 6am to 5pm
  • Sunday - 7am to 4pm
  • Public holidays - 7am to 4pm

Winter hours (4 June to 31 August 2018)

  • Monday to Friday - 5am to 8pm
  • Saturday - 6am to 4pm
  • Sunday - 8am to 3pm
  • Public holidays - 8am to 3pm

Indoor heated pool

  • Monday to Friday
    • 5am to 8am
    • 12.30pm to 2.30pm
    • 6.30pm to 8pm
  • Saturday
    • 6am to 8am
    • 1pm to 4pm
  • Sunday - 8am to 3pm

Public holidays

  • Good Friday - closed
  • ANZAC Day - closed
  • Christmas Eve - closed at 3pm
  • Christmas Day - closed
  • New Year's Eve - closed at 3pm

Note: The Gold Coast Aquatic Centre will also be closed during The Gold Coast Marathon weekend, from 1 to 2 July 2018.

Visit our Programs and activities page for information on the centre's learn to swim classes, aqua fitness timetable, squad training and more, and our Fees and charges page for information about general admission, multi-visit passes and membership options.

Public transport

Public transport is available including scheduled bus, train and tram services. View further information on available public transport options or to plan your next journey to Southport using the TransLink Journey Planner.


$2 per hour parking is available at the centre and Broadwater Parklands. Applicable Gold Coast Aquatic Centre membership holders and regular program users are entitled to two (2) hours of free parking per day and will have access to over 400 parking spaces around the centre.

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