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Kardinia Aquatic Centre

Welcome to Kardinia Aquatic Centre

Kardinia Aquatic Centre - Geelong's state of the art outdoor aquatic facility is the perfect venue for international swimmers, lap swimmers and the general public.

Whether you are after a quick swim session during your work day, a weekend or afternoon with the kids, or a training session with a squad, Kardinia is the place to be.

The 50m long, 25m wide (10 lane) pool meets FINA (International Swimming Federation) Standards and is a terrific venue for recreational swimmers, school carnivals and international events.

Car Parking Notice

Please note the Latrobe Tce parking area (left of pool entrance) will now only be accessible when centre patronage levels are high (previous years usage resulted in overuse and degrading of the parkland). 

Please use the car park to the right side of the pool entrance (towards Moorabool St).  We appreciate your cooperation.

Swim Carnival Fixture

Use our Fixture to check out the dates and times of swim carnivals, and the pool facilities in use.


Kardinia Aquatic Centre commences limited opening hours from 1 - 30 April for lap swimming only.

The centre will reopen for the 2015/16 season in October.

Swimmers are encouraged to continue during the cooler months at their local Swim, Sport & Leisure indoor centre (Leisurelink, Splashdown, Waterworld or Bellarine).

What can I do here?

Participate in one of the following programs:


  • Two 50-metre heated pools (including a 10-lane FINA standard pool, plus an 8-lane Olympic size pool)
  • Diving pool with towers and spring boards
  • Toddlers' pool
  • Learners' pool
  • 75-metre waterslide - Must be 105+cm at the chin in height to use the waterslide.
  • Kiosk
  • Change rooms, toilets, lockers 
  • Special needs/ disabled change rooms
  • Lawn shades
  • Spectator seating
  • Free car parking


Seasonal Memberships
Adult $275
Concession  $194
Family $537

25 Visit Swim Card
Adult             $120
Concession $82

Prices effective 1 July 2014 - 30 June 2015

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Opening Hours

Check our Swim Carnival Fixture for dates, times and facilities in use.

Kardinia is a seasonal facility. 2014-2015 runs from 1 November 2014 to 31 March 2015:

Weekdays Weekends and Public Holidays
8-Lane Olympic Pool
6:00am to 6:45pm 8:00am to 5:45pm
10-Lane FINA Pool
6:00am to 6:45pm 8:00am to 5:45pm
Learners and Toddlers pool
(Only when daily forecast is 24ºC or above)
9:30am to 5:45pm 10:00am to 5:00pm
(Only when daily forecast is 28ºC or above)
4:00pm to 5:45pm 12:00noon to 5:45pm
Dive Pool
(Only when daily forecast is 28ºC or above)
4:00pm to 5:45pm 12:00noon to 5:45pm

Hot Weather Extended Hours

30ºC+ to The centre may remain open 8.00pm* on weekdays and 7.00pm* on weekends if more than 25 patrons are present.
Please note: this decision is at the discretion of management on the day.

*Patrons must enter the centre before 6.30pm on weekdays and 5.30pm on weekends

Kardinia Aquatic Centre commences limited opening hours from 1 to 30 April.  During this time the Fina pool will open for Lap Swimming Only on the following days and times.

Day Time
Monday to Friday 6:00am to 9:00am
12:00pm to 2:00pm
4:30pm to 6:30 pm
Saturday 8:00am to 11:00am         
Sunday Closed
 Easter Opening Hours:
Friday 3 April Closed
Saturday 4 April 8:00am to 11:00am
Sunday 5 April Closed
Monday 6 April 8:00am to 11:00am

The centre will reopen for the 2015/16 season in October. 

Contacting Us

  • Online  Email us, feedback
  • Phone  03 5221 4910
  • Fax  03 5221 4975
  • Address  25 Park Crescent, South Geelong , 3220