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Outdoor & Sporting Enthusiasts

The city offers an array of high quality facilities and services suited for any outdoor or sporting enthusiast.

Swimming and aquatic centres

Upper Coomera Aquatic CentreCity of Gold Coast (the City) operates seven aquatic centres across the city. The pool complexes vary in size and facilities and offer the community a large range of aquatic activities from toddler swimming lessons to fitness squad training for the elite athlete.

All aquatic centres are operated by onsite managers and have qualified staff on duty, disabled access and full kiosk facilities. Aquatic centres have chair lift access into one pool at each facility.

Operating hours and activities are subject to change. Confirmation of details is available from pool managers.

Please note: the Gold Coast Aquatic Centre at Southport closed on 25 February 2013 for Commonwealth Games redevelopment. It will reopen in September 2014.

Heated 50m pool 25m pool Diving Open
Helensvale Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Miami Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Mudgeeraba Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Nerang Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Palm Beach Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
(closed for redevelopment until September 2014)
Upper Coomera
(Entry fees may vary)
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Woongoolba Yes Yes Yes Yes

Entry fees

1 July 2013 to 30 June 2014

General admission Fee
Adult $5.10
Child and concession $3.80
Family $13.50
Spectator $2.40
Carers of disabled persons Free
Parent/carer and child $6.75
City of Gold Coast Active & Healthy program $3.00

Multi-swim pass Fee
10 visit - adult $45.00
10 visit - child and concession $30.00
10 visit - family $119.00
25 visit - adult $105.00
25 visit - child and concession $72.00
25 visit - family $271.00

Squad pass Fee
One month - adult $96.00
One month - child and concession $67.00
Six months - adult $362.00
Six months - child and concession $252.00
Twelve months - adult $697.00
Twelve months - child and concession $466.00

Child - Two (2) to 14 years

Concession - full-time student or government concession/seniors card holders (with identification including aged, disability and single parent pension cards, Veterans' Affairs gold and white cards, seniors card).

Family - up to four people with minimum of one adult and maximum of two adults.

Spectator - non-swimmer accompanying casual swimmer or attending events. Adults accompanying children attending paid programs are free.

Admission passes can be purchased at any City-operated aquatic centre and are valid only for use at the centre of purchase. The fees and charges are subject to annual review and may be changed at the City's discretion.

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