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Gold Coast Aquatic Centre

Gold Coast Aquatic Centre

Gold Coast Aquatic Centre (GCAC) is a state of the art facility that hosted the swimming and diving events during the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games. It offers fun, fitness and leisure for Gold Coasters seven days a week all year round.

Located at Southport’s Broadwater Parklands (main entrance at intersection of Nind Street and Marine Parade, Southport), the centre boasts 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, multi-function meeting rooms and access to Café Catalina.

A number of programs and classes are available including aqua aerobics, deep water running, diving and learn to swim. Competitive squads are also based at the centre.

Location and opening hours

For information on Gold Coast Aquatic Centre opening times and parking visit our Location and opening hours page. Visit our fees and charges page for details of pool admission fees, fitness memberships, pool/lane hire and other fees.

Please take the time to read our conditions of entry to ensure you have a safe and enjoyable visit.

Contact information

Phone: 07 5582 8282
Fax: 07 5582 9151

More information

Upcoming aquatic events

Date Event Times Allocated space
10 February

Saint Stephen’s College
Junior Swimming Carnival

9am to 2.30pm 50 metre training pool
11 February Saint Stephen’s College
Senior Swimming Carnival
9am to 2.30pm Competition pool
12 February Southport State High School
Swimming Carnival
9am to 3pm Competition pool
18 February Broadwater Swim Carnival 8am to 2pm Competition pool
23 February Diving Queensland qualifying competition 7am to 2pm Dive pool and dry dive centre
29 February to 1 March Underwater Hockey Masters 8am to 2pm Competition pool
2 March South Coast School Sport
10 – 19 years Swimming Trials
7am to 5pm Competition pool
7 to 8 March Queensland Synchronised Swimming
State Championships
TBA Dive pool
14 to 15 March Swimming Gold Coast Summer Championships 8am to 3pm Competition pool
4 April Southport Sharks Swim Club National Carnival 7am to 5pm Competition pool
10 April Good Friday CLOSED  
25 April ANZAC Day CLOSED  

Please note: Parking may be limited during these dates. Event information regarding tickets or schedules are to be obtained by the event organisers. We are unable to provide this information.

Lost property

Major Sporting Venues is not responsible for personal property left at the venues.

Due to the high volume of sporting activity and events in our venues, we are unable to store lost items. Where possible items will be returned to the sporting club or event organiser.

Please contact the organising party directly for lost items.


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