Swimming & Aquatics

Ian Thorpe Aquatic Centre is home to several world-class aquatic facilities, that deliver a wide range of programs to encourage you and your family to get into the water.

We offer

  • Pools / Indoor 50m heated

    Enjoy our impressive 50m indoor pool with 8 lanes for lap swimming.

  • Pools / Indoor leisure

    Suited for all ages, this pool includes a spa area and water features.

  • Pools / Indoor program

    Heated to 32 degrees, our Program Pool is perfect for gentle exercise and relaxation.

  • Sauna and Steam room
  • Programs / Learn to swim - kids

    GOswim is a swimming and water-safety program, focusing on experiential and activity-based learning. The curriculum is suited to all ages and designed to integrate student learning outcomes into real world scenarios.

  • Programs / Adult swimming lessons

    Learn the basics or further develop your skills.

  • School carnivals & programs

    Bring your own qualified instructors, or use ours!

  • Squads

    If you want to improve your technique and race skills, you're in the right place!

  • Aqua aerobics

Learn more about accessibility and inclusion at Ian Thorpe Aquatic Centre

Keep Watch at Public Pools

The City's Leisure and Aquatic Centres are partnered with Royal Life Saving's “Keep Watch at Public Pools Program” to protect and safeguard children and young people, so they can swim safely and supervised at all times.

For more information about the program, visit Royal Life Saving Australia's website before attending for your next swim to better understand your role in the active supervision of your child or family member.

Looking for information about Aqua Aerobics?

View the class timetable and book into a class here.