Water restrictions from 18 Sep 2018 - Water restrictions apply to all Council water supply schemes:
Medium level (200 litres/person/day) - Cambooya, Cecil Plains, Clifton, Greenmount, Hodson Vale, Pittsworth, Vale View & Yarraman schemes.
Continuation of permanent conservation measures (200 litres/person/day) - Toowoomba Bulk Water Supply Scheme (Oakey, Jondaryan, Haden, Crows Nest, Highfields, Kingsthorpe, Gowrie Junction, Meringandan, Toowoomba City, Westbrook and Goombungee)

Swimming pools and gyms locations, facilities and opening hours

Child with legs in pool

Opening hours and locations for each facility are listed below.

Milne Bay and Highfields Aquatic and Fitness Centres offer pool and gym facilities. View details about the gym for Milne Bay and Highfields by using the Milne Bay Aquatic and Fitness Centre article and the Highfields Fitness and Recreation Centre article article.

All other facilities only offer pool access.

Regional aquatic centres open for the swimming season 22 September.

Milne Bay Aquatic and Fitness Centre indoor pool remains open all year round.

Fees and charges

Downs Little Lifeguards

The Downs Little Lifeguards drowning prevention program runs during school terms 1 and 4. The program offers school-based sessions and day trips for children and families to the beach and dam. For the full article visit the Downs Little Lifeguards page.

Location 

Corner of Cheetham Street and Russell Avenue, Cecil Plains

Opening hours

Opens 22 September 2018 

  • Monday, Wednesday and Friday 6am - 8am & 3pm - 6pm
  • Tuesday and Thursday 2pm - 6pm
  • Saturday and Sunday 10am - 6pm
  • Public holidays minimum hours: 11am - 4pm. Closed on Christmas Day and Good Friday. 
  • Opening hours vary during school holiday periods so please contact pool staff for further details.

Opening hours are often extended during summer, depending on the weather and the demand, so get in touch with the friendly staff for more information.

Facilities and services

  • six lane, 25 metre heated outdoor pool
  • shad covered, solar heated toddler's pool
  • change rooms
  • learn to swim classes
  • seniors classes
  • food and drink kiosk

Contact

Bruce Guyatt (lessee) 4668 0383.

Pool safety

Qualified lifeguards manage and supervise the aquatic activities to ensure maximum safety and fun. However, children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult aged 18 years or over or by the legal parent or guardian of the child, at all times during their stay in the aquatic area. For 0-5 year olds and non swimmers, a high viability wrist band must be worn as means of identification, a parent or guardian needs to be in the water at all times and within arms reach of the child.

The Cecil Plains Aquatic Centre participates in the Royal Lifesaving Society's KEEP WATCH program - remember your children are your responsibility.

Downs Little Lifeguards - drowning prevention program

The Downs Little Lifeguards is a drowning prevention program that takes the experience out of the pool and into various aquatic environments.Children aged 9-17yrs and capable of swimming 50m continuously can join us. The program runs during school terms 1 and 4 and offers school based sessions and day trips for children and families to the beach and dam. For the full article visit the Downs Little Lifeguards page. The next program dates are yet to be released. 

Families will participate in ocean, dam and creek awareness activities and practice skills to potentially save a life. This is not a learn to swim program.

The program is based around:

  • Survival swimming and water safety
  • Rescue and recovery techniques
  • Resuscitation

Students will:

  • Learn CPR
  • Practice survival swimming
  • Learn rescue techniques
  • Try various safety entries and exits
  • Use flotation items such as surf boards, eskys, buckets, ropes and PFDs

To join the Downs Little Lifeguards program you can:

or

Location

King Street, Clifton

 

Opening hours 

Opens 22 September 2018

  • Monday Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday  6am - 8am and 10am - 6pm
  • Saturday and Sunday 10am - 6pm
  • Public holidays minimum hours 11am - 4pm. Closed on Christmas Day and Good Friday.
  • Opening hours vary for school holiday period - please contact pool staff for further information

Opening hours are often extended during summer, depending on the weather and the demand, so get in touch with the friendly staff for more information.

Facilities and services

  • 25m indoor solar heated swimming pool
  • access ramp into pool
  • Shade covered heated wading pool for toddlers, beach entry into pool
  • multi use change rooms
  • kiosk
  • learn to swim classes

Contact

Joanne Thompson (lessees) 0490 831 636. You can stay up-to-date via the centre's Facebook page.

Pool safety

Qualified lifeguards manage and supervise the aquatic activities to ensure maximum safety and fun. However, children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult aged 18 years or over or by the legal parent or guardian of the child, at all times during their stay in the aquatic area. For 0-5 year olds and non-swimmers, a high viability wristband must be worn as means of identification, a parent or guardian needs to be in the water at all times and within arms reach of the child.

The Clifton Aquatic Centre participates in the Royal Life Saving Society of Australia's KEEP WATCH program - remember your children are your responsibility.

Downs Little Lifeguards - drowning prevention program

The Downs Little Lifeguards is a drowning prevention program that takes the experience out of the pool and into various aquatic environments. Children aged 9-17yrs and capable of swimming 50m continuously can join us. The program runs during school terms 1 and 4 and offers school-based sessions and day trips for children and families to the beach and dam. For the full article visit the Downs Little Lifeguards page. The next program dates are yet to be released

Families will participate in ocean, dam and creek awareness activities and practice skills to potentially save a life. This is not a learn to swim program.

The program is based around:

  • Survival swimming and water safety
  • Rescue and recovery techniques
  • Resuscitation

Students will:

  • Learn CPR
  • Practice survival swimming
  • Learn rescue techniques
  • Try various safety entries and exits
  • Use flotation items such as surfboards, eskys, buckets, ropes and PFDs

To join the Downs Little Lifeguards program you can:

Location 

Toowoomba Road, Crows Nest

Opening hours

Opens 22 September 2018

  • Monday 6am - 8am and 9am - 5pm
  • Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 6am - 8am and 9am - 6pm
  • Saturday 10am - 6pm
  • Sunday 10am - 5pm
  • Public holidays minimum hours 11am - 4pm. Closed on Christmas Day and Good Friday.
  • Opening hours vary for school holiday period - please contact pool staff for further information

Opening hours are often extended during summer, depending on the weather and the demand, so get in touch with the friendly staff for more information. The pool, floodlit for night time carnivals and swims, can be hired outside normal hours for private functions, training or a general good time.

Facilities and services

  • Six lane, 25 metre solar heated pool with a back up electric heat pump
  • Shade covered heated toddler's pool
  • Access ramp into the pool
  • Multi-use change rooms
  • Kiosk
  • Fenced children's playground
  • Covered grandstand
  • Crows Nest Crocs swimming club. Please contact pool staff for further information about the swimming club.

Contact 

Linda Smith and Danielle Davies (lessees) 4698 1483

Pool safety

Our qualified lifeguards manage and supervise the aquatic activities to ensure maximum safety and fun. However, children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult aged 18 years or over or by the legal parent or guardian of the child, at all times during their stay in the aquatic area. For 0-5 year olds and non-swimmers, a high visibility wristband must be worn as means of identification and a parent or guardian needs to be in the water at all times within arms reach of the child.

The Crows Nest Aquatic Centre participates in the Royal Life Saving Society of Australia's KEEP WATCH program - remember your children are your responsibility.

Downs Little Lifeguards - drowning prevention program

The Downs Little Lifeguards is a drowning prevention program that takes the experience out of the pool and into various aquatic environments. Children aged 9-17yrs and capable of swimming 50m continuously can join us. The program runs during school terms 1 and 4 and offers school-based sessions and day trips for children and families to the beach and dam. For the full article visit the Downs Little Lifeguards page. The next program dates are yet to be released

Families will participate in ocean, dam and creek awareness activities and practice skills to potentially save a life. This is not a learn to swim program.

The program is based around:

  • Survival swimming and water safety
  • Rescue and recovery techniques
  • Resuscitation

Students will:

  • Learn CPR
  • Practice survival swimming
  • Learn rescue techniques
  • Try various safety entries and exits
  • Use flotation items such as surfboards, eskys, buckets, ropes and PFDs

To join the Downs Little Lifeguards program you can:

Location & opening hours

O'Brien Road, Highfields

Contact details

Phone 4699 6530. You can also keep up-to-date via the centre's Facebook page.

Fees and charges

Facility services

Find information about programs and activities at Highfields Fitness and Recreation Centre.

Opening times

Winter opening hours are from April 2018 to 3 September 2018:

Centre hours 

  • Monday - Friday: 6am - 8:30pm
  • Saturday and Sunday: 7am - 4pm
  • Public holidays: times may vary

Gym hours

  • Monday - Friday: 6am - 8:30pm
  • Saturday and Sunday: 7am - 4pm

Pool hours

Outdoor 25 metre pool and toddler's pool - Closed from 16 April 2018 and re-opens 3 September 2018

  • Monday: 6am - 7pm
  • Tuesday: 6am - 7pm
  • Wednesday: 6am - 5:45pm (Highfield's swimming club 6.00pm - 8.30pm)(school terms 1&4)
  • Thursday: 6am - 7pm 
  • Friday: 6am - 7pm 
  • Saturday and Sunday: 7am - 6pm

Qualified lifeguards manage and supervise the aquatic activities to ensure maximum safety and fun. However, children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult aged 18 years or over or by the legal parent or guardian of the child, at all times during their stay in the aquatic area. For 0-5 year olds and non-swimmers, a high viability wristband must be worn as means of identification and a parent or guardian needs to be in the water at all times and within arms reach of the child.

The Highfields Aquatic Centre participates in the Royal Life Saving Society of Australia's KEEP WATCH program - remember your children are your responsibility.

 

Downs Little Lifeguards - drowning prevention program

The Downs Little Lifeguards is a drowning prevention program that takes the experience out of the pool and into various aquatic environments. Children aged 9-17yrs and capable of swimming 50m continuously can join us. The program runs during school terms 1 and 4 and offers school-based sessions and day trips for children and families to the beach and dam. For the full article visit the Downs Little Lifeguards page. The next program dates are yet to be released.

Families will participate in ocean, dam and creek awareness activities and practice skills to potentially save a life. This is not a learn to swim program.

The program is based around:

  • Survival swimming and water safety
  • Rescue and recovery techniques
  • Resuscitation

Students will:

  • Learn CPR
  • Practice survival swimming
  • Learn rescue techniques
  • Try various safety entries and exits
  • Use flotation items such as surfboards, eskys, buckets, ropes and PFDs

To join the Downs Little Lifeguards program you can:

Location 

Commens St, Millmerran

Open hours 

Opens 22 September 2018

  • Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 6am - 8am and 10am - 6pm
  • Saturday and Sunday 10am - 6pm
  • Public holidays minimum hours 11am - 4pm. Closed on Christmas Day and Good Friday.
  • Opening hours vary for school holiday period - please contact pool staff for further information

Opening hours are often extended during summer, depending on the weather and the demand, so get in touch with the friendly staff for more information.

Facilities and services

  • six lane olympic sized solar heated outdoor pool
  • floodlit pool
  • shaded covered, solar heated children's wading pool
  • covered grandstand
  • learn to swim classes
  • secure children's play area
  • kiosk
  • hosts Millmerran Swimming Club 
  • Safety fenced children's playground

Contact 

Tanya and Jamie Shaw  (lessee) 4695 1259. Hear about the latest news via the centre's Facebook page 

Pool safety

Qualified lifeguards manage and supervise the aquatic activities to ensure maximum safety and fun. However, children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult aged 18 years or over or by the legal parent or guardian of the child, at all times during their stay in the aquatic area. For 0-5 year olds and non-swimmers, a high visibility wristband must be worn as means of identification and a parent or guardian needs to be in the water at all times within arms reach of the child.

The Millmerran Aquatic Centre participates in the Royal Life Saving Society of Australia's KEEP WATCH program - remember your children are your responsibility.

 

Downs Little Lifeguards - drowning prevention program

The Downs Little Lifeguards is a drowning prevention program that takes the experience out of the pool and into various aquatic environments. Children aged 9-17yrs and capable of swimming 50m continuously can join us. The program runs during school terms 1 and 4 and offers school-based sessions and day trips for children and families to the beach and dam. For the full article visit the Downs Little Lifeguards page. The next program dates are yet to be released

Families will participate in ocean, dam and creek awareness activities and practice skills to potentially save a life. This is not a learn to swim program.

The program is based around:

  • Survival swimming and water safety
  • Rescue and recovery techniques
  • Resuscitation

Students will:

  • Learn CPR
  • Practice survival swimming
  • Learn rescue techniques
  • Try various safety entries and exits
  • Use flotation items such as surfboards, eskys, buckets, ropes and PFDs

To join the Downs Little Lifeguards program you can:

Location & opening hours 

Located on the corner of Herries and Victoria Streets, Toowoomba. 

The facility is open every day of the year except Good Friday and Christmas Day.

Contact details

Phone 4688 6330. You can also stay up-to-date with the latest news via the centre's Facebook page.

Fees and charges

View the fees and charges for Milne Bay Aquatic and Fitness Centre.

Facility services

View information about programs and activities at Milne Bay.

Opening times

Gym

  • Monday - Friday 5:30am - 9pm
  • Saturday - Sunday 7am - 7pm
  • Public holidays - as advertised

Outdoor 50m pool 

  • Monday - Friday 5.30am - 9pm
  • Saturday - Sunday 7am - 7pm
  • Public holidays - as advertised

Indoor 25m pool and toddler's pool

  • Monday - Friday 5.30am - 9pm
  • Saturday - Sunday 7am - 7pm
  • Public holidays - as advertised

Program pool, spa and sauna

  • Monday - Friday 5.30am - 8.30pm
  • Saturday - Sunday 7am - 6.30pm
  • Public holidays - as advertised

Wave pool and inflatables

  • Saturday - Sunday 12pm - 4pm
  • Public holidays - as advertised
  • School holidays Monday - Friday 12pm - 4pm

Waterslide

  • Monday - Friday 3pm - 5pm
  • Saturday - Sunday 9am - 5pm
  • Public holidays - as advertised

Please note the slide will only be opened during these times upon request and with sufficient demand.

Centre facilities and services

  • 50 metre outdoor lap pool
  • 25 metre heated indoor lap pool
  • Fully equipped gymnasium
  • Group fitness rooms
  • Personal fitness instruction available
  • Therapy/training pool
  • Children's wading pool
  • Spa & sauna
  • Pool side kiosk / cafe
  • Fully enclosed 45 metre water slide
  • Waterspouts
  • Mushroom waterfall
  • Available for parties
  • Child care
  • Pro shop
  • Onsite parking

Our qualified lifeguards manage and supervise the aquatic activities to ensure maximum safety and fun. However, children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult aged 18 years or over or by the legal parent or guardian of the child, at all times during their stay in the aquatic area. For 0-5 year olds and non-swimmers, a high visibility wristband must be worn as means of identification and a parent or guardian needs to be in the water at all times within arms reach of the child.

The Milne Bay Aquatic and Fitness Centre participates in the Royal Life Saving Society of Australia's KEEP WATCH program - remember your children are your responsibility.

 

Downs Little Lifeguards - drowning prevention program

The Downs Little Lifeguards is a drowning prevention program that takes the experience out of the pool and into various aquatic environments. Children aged 9-17yrs and capable of swimming 50m continuously can join us. The program runs during school terms 1 and 4 and offers school-based sessions and day trips for children and families to the beach and dam. For the full article visit the Downs Little Lifeguards page. The next program dates are yet to be released

Families will participate in ocean, dam and creek awareness activities and practice skills to potentially save a life. This is not a learn to swim program.

The program is based around:

  • Survival swimming and water safety
  • Rescue and recovery techniques
  • Resuscitation

Students will:

  • Learn CPR
  • Practice survival swimming
  • Learn rescue techniques
  • Try various safety entries and exits
  • Use flotation items such as surfboards, eskys, buckets, ropes and PFDs

To join the Downs Little Lifeguards program you can:

Location

Campbell Street, Oakey

Opening hours

Opens 22 September 2018

  • Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 5.30am - 7am and 9am - 6pm
  • Saturday and Sunday 10am - 6pm
  • Public holidays minimum hours 11am - 4pm. Closed on Christmas Day and Good Friday.
  • Opening hours vary for school holiday period - please contact pool staff for further information

Opening hours are often extended during summer, depending on the weather and the demand, so get in touch with the friendly staff for more information.

Facilities & services

  • 50 metre, six lane outdoor solar heated competition pool
  • Shade covered, solar heated toddler's pool
  • grandstand
  • change rooms
  • club rooms
  • kiosk
  • group bookings available
  • instructor available for learn to swim sessions

Contact 

Belgravia Leisure (lessee) 4691 1038. Stay up-to-date with the latest news via the centre's Facebook page

Pool safety

Qualified lifeguards manage and supervise the aquatic activities to ensure maximum safety and fun. However, children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult aged 18 years or over or by the legal parent or guardian of the child, at all times during their stay in the aquatic area. For 0-5 year olds and non-swimmers, a high visibility wristband must be worn as means of identification and a parent or guardian needs to be in the water at all times within arms reach of the child.

The Oakey Aquatic Centre participates in the Royal Life Saving Society of Australia's KEEP WATCH program - remember your children are your responsibility.

Downs Little Lifeguards - drowning prevention program

The Downs Little Lifeguards is a drowning prevention program that takes the experience out of the pool and into various aquatic environments. Children aged 9-17yrs and capable of swimming 50m continuously can join us. The program runs during school terms 1 and 4 and offers school-based sessions and day trips for children and families to the beach and dam. For the full article visit the Downs Little Lifeguards page. The next program dates are yet to be released

Families will participate in ocean, dam and creek awareness activities and practice skills to potentially save a life. This is not a learn to swim program.

The program is based around:

  • Survival swimming and water safety
  • Rescue and recovery techniques
  • Resuscitation

Students will:

  • Learn CPR
  • Practice survival swimming
  • Learn rescue techniques
  • Try various safety entries and exits
  • Use flotation items such as surfboards, eskys, buckets, ropes and PFDs

To join the Downs Little Lifeguards program you can:

 

Location

Yandilla Street, Pittsworth

Opening hours 

Opens 22 September 2018

  • Monday, Tuesday, wednesday, Thursday and Friday 5.30am - 7.30am and 10am - 6pm 
  • Saturday - Sunday 10am - 6pm
  • Public holidays minimum hours 11am - 4pm. Closed on Christmas Day and Good Friday.
  • Opening hours vary for school holiday period - please contact pool staff for further information

Opening hours are often extended during summer, depending on the weather and the demand, so get in touch with the friendly staff for more information.

Facilities & services

  • Seven lane, 50 metre solar and electric heated, partial shaded 
  • Shaded covered, solar heated toddler's pool
  • Grandstand
  • Change rooms
  • Kiosk
  • Swim shop
  • Large grassed areas
  • Learn to swim classes
  • Hosts Pittsworth Piranhas Swim Club

Contact

Belgravia Leisure (lessee) 4693 1380. You can find the latest news via the centre's Facebook page.

Pool safety

Qualified lifeguards manage and supervise the aquatic activities to ensure maximum safety and fun. However, children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult aged 18 years or over or by the legal parent or guardian of the child, at all times during their stay in the aquatic area. For 0-5 year olds and non-swimmers, a high visibility wristband will be worn as means of identification and a parent or guardian needs to be in the water at all times within arms reach of the child.

The Pittsworth Aquatic Centre participates in the Royal Life Saving Society of Australia's KEEP WATCH program - remember your children are your responsibility.

Downs Little Lifeguards - drowning prevention program

The Downs Little Lifeguards is a drowning prevention program that takes the experience out of the pool and into various aquatic environments. Children aged 9-17yrs and capable of swimming 50m continuously can join us. The program runs during school terms 1 and 4 and offers school-based sessions and day trips for children and families to the beach and dam. For the full article visit the Downs Little Lifeguards page. The next program dates are yet to be released

Families will participate in ocean, dam and creek awareness activities and practice skills to potentially save a life. This is not a learn to swim program.

The program is based around:

  • Survival swimming and water safety
  • Rescue and recovery techniques
  • Resuscitation

Students will:

  • Learn CPR
  • Practice survival swimming
  • Learn rescue techniques
  • Try various safety entries and exits
  • Use flotation items such as surfboards, eskys, buckets, ropes and PFDs

To join the Downs Little Lifeguards program you can:

Location 

New England Highway, Yarraman (adjacent to Jane Street)

Opening hours 

Opens 22 September 2018 

  • Monday, Wednesday and Friday 9am - 6pm
  • Tuesday and Thursday 6am - 7.30am and 9am - 6pm
  • Saturday - Sunday 10am - 6pm
  • Public holidays minimum hours 11am - 4pm. Closed on Christmas Day and Good Friday.
  • Opening hours vary for school holiday period - please contact pool staff for further information

Opening hours are often extended during summer, depending on the weather and the demand, so get in touch with the friendly staff for more information.

Facilities & services

  • 25 metre outdoor pool, heated by an electric heat pump 
  • Shade covered, solar heated toddler's pool
  • Change rooms
  • Kiosk
  • Learn to swim classes

Contact 

Linda Smith and Danielle Davies (lessee) 4163 8334.

Pool safety

Qualified lifeguards manage and supervise the aquatic activities to ensure maximum safety and fun. However, children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult aged 18 years or over or by the legal parent or guardian of the child, at all times during their stay in the aquatic area. For 0-5 year olds and non-swimmers, a high visibility wristband will be worn as means of identification and a parent or guardian needs to be in the water at all times within arms reach of the child.

The Yarraman Aquatic Centre participates in the Royal Life Saving Society of Australia's KEEP WATCH program - remember your children are your responsibility.

Downs Little Lifeguards - drowning prevention program

The Downs Little Lifeguards is a drowning prevention program that takes the experience out of the pool and into various aquatic environments. Children aged 9-17yrs and capable of swimming 50m continuously can join us. The program runs during school terms 1 and 4 and offers school-based sessions and day trips for children and families to the beach and dam. For the full article visit the Downs Little Lifeguards page. The next program dates are yet to be released

Families will participate in ocean, dam and creek awareness activities and practice skills to potentially save a life. This is not a learn to swim program.

The program is based around:

  • Survival swimming and water safety
  • Rescue and recovery techniques
  • Resuscitation

Students will:

  • Learn CPR
  • Practice survival swimming
  • Learn rescue techniques
  • Try various safety entries and exits
  • Use flotation items such as surfboards, eskys, buckets, ropes and PFDs

To join the Downs Little Lifeguards program you can:

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