Conditions of entry

When you visit any one of our Swim Sport & Leisure centres we have conditions of entry which apply to your visit.

All terms and conditions have been created to ensure the safety and enjoyment of patrons at all times. These also ensure fair and equitable conditions for all using our centres.

Please discuss these terms and conditions with any Swim Sport & Leisure staff member if you require advice, guidance or clarification.

It’s important to note that the following information is subject to change. In the event of updates or amendments, you will be notified by your centre or through other communications such as a letter, phone call, email or text message.

Please make every effort to familiarise yourself with this information and refer to it when required.


Conditions of entry

  • To the extent permitted by law, the City of Greater Geelong and any of our officers, agents or employees accepts no liability of whatever description, for any losses, injuries or death which may occur at any Swim Sport & Leisure facility.

  • By entering any Swim Sport & Leisure facility, visitors accept that they do so at their own risk and accept that they waive and forego any legal right that they may otherwise have against the City of Greater Geelong and or against its officers, agents or employees.

  • Swim Sport & Leisure centres are accredited Watch Around The Water facilities meaning there are guidelines that must be followed whilst visiting our pools. Please refer to the General Admission sign at each centre and/or Pool Hall signage or speak to any centre staff member.

  • All visitors and patrons must observe all signs in this facility, to ensure safety and comfort, and must follow any reasonable instructions given by staff. 

  • The use of cameras, video recorders or any other image recording device is prohibited within our facilities. Please refrain from using mobile phones in the change rooms.

  • An acceptable standard of behaviour is expected of patrons at all times. Foul, abusive or inappropriate language or behaviour is not permitted. Management at all centres reserves the right to refuse entry or remove any person not respecting or complying with our rules and conditions.

  • Smoking is banned within public swimming pool grounds under the Tobacco Act, 1987.

  • Your safety is paramount and we ask that in the event of an emergency situation requiring evacuation of all or part of any Swim Sport & Leisure building to the nearest assembly area, we request you follow instructions provided by the Area Warden or Emergency Services. Schools or user groups shall take a roll call when in the assembly area. Practice emergency drills are conducted regularly at each Swim Sport & Leisure centre and will be announced prior to commencement by the Duty Manager. Your cooperation during these drills will be greatly appreciated.

  • Coin lockers are available at each Swim Sport & Leisure facility. Please take care of your personal items as we cannot take responsibility for any loss or damage of personal belongings while you are visiting our centres.

  • All Swim Sport & Leisure premises are constantly monitored using video and alarm security surveillance systems.


General expectations

Around our gyms, group exercise rooms and common areas:

  • Please wear closed toe shoes for the gym and in group exercise classes and suitable clothing for any other planned activity. Bring water and a towel to your workouts.

  • In the gym, patrons aged 12-15 must be accompanied by someone over the age of 16. Patrons aged 16+ can use the gym independently.

  • Patrons aged 12+ can attend Group Exercise, Aqua Aerobics classes and MOTIVATE sessions independently.

  • Medical clearance may be required. Staff will advise if relevant to you.

  • Gym equipment should only be used after demonstration by a qualified gym instructor.

  • Consider using lockers where available as staff cannot be held responsible for loss or damage of any personal items.

  • Please arrive 10 minutes prior to group exercise class commencement. Late entry to classes will not be permitted for safety reasons.

  • Smoking and the consumption of alcohol or drugs within our centres and on our grounds is not permitted.

  • Food and drink are to be confined to the cafe area where applicable. No glass is permitted within the centres.

Around our pools, spas, saunas and water play areas:

  • We are an accredited Watch Around Water facility meaning there are guidelines that must be followed when visiting our pools. Please refer to the General Admission sign, pool signage or speak to any staff member.

  • Rules relating to all aquatic facilities and activities must be adhered to at all times.


Management reserves the right to:

  • Cancel your membership and refuse entry to any person not adhering to the City of Greater Geelong Swim Sport & Leisure Membership Terms and Conditions.

  • Close any facility, or part of, at any time for urgent maintenance or upgrades. Every effort will be made to communicate closure to members.

Thank you for your patronage and cooperation and enjoy your visit.



Page last updated: Thursday, 7 November 2019