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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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Accessibility at the Gold Coast Aquatic Centre

Novel coronavirus (COVID-19) impacts

The health and wellbeing of the Gold Coast community, our customers and City employees is our first priority.

The City is receiving advice from the Federal Government and Queensland Health on a daily basis to inform our response to the Novel coronavirus (COVID-19) situation in the city.

All aquatic centres, gyms and associated programs will be closed from 23 March 2020.

For the latest update on City's response visit our media centre.


Gold Coast Aquatic Centre seeks to ensure that all people can participate in activities at the centre in a welcoming and inclusive environment.

Accessible and inclusive features at GCAC include:

  • accessible parking located at the main entrance
  • wheelchair accessible main entry and exit gates
  • main entrance reception desk with accessible height area
  • accessible toilet and change room amenities
  • accessible pool hoist/chairlift access all pools operated by fully trained staff
  • ramped wheelchair access to the program pool
  • automatic doors and entry gates
  • lift access to level one function rooms, event seating and the fitness centre
  • floatation belts and other devices
  • Staff trained as Teachers of Aquatics – Access and Inclusion (TAI).

Accordingly, the Disability Action Plan prepared by City of Gold Coast identifies measurable actions in a range of areas considered to have the greatest potential to improve equitable access in the provision of public services at Gold Coast Aquatic Centre.

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