What are the Aquatic Centre's opening hours?
When is peak time at the Aquatic Centre?
From 5:30am to 7:30am and 3:30pm to 5:30pm Monday to Friday is when the UQ Sport Aquatic Centre tends to be at its busiest.
What do I need to bring when I come to the Pool?
A drink bottle, towel, appropriate swimwear, swim cap, and goggles (if preferred).
What etiquette do I need to follow at the Aquatic Centre?
To ensure the safety and enjoyment of all swimmers at the Aquatic Centre, please adopt the following swimming etiquette:
- Keep to the left of the black line.
- Stop at the end of the lane to allow faster swimmers to pass.
- Adhere to the slow, medium and fast signage.
- Be considerate and encouraging to other swimmers.
- Don’t stop in the middle of the Pool.
- Look both ways and take extra care when crossing the lanes to exit the Pool.
- Don’t hang or sit on the lane ropes.
- Keep the end of the Pool clear for turning.
- Do not swim or kick in pairs.
Do you have lockers for hire at the Aquatic Centre?
There are temporary lockers available to hire at the UQ Sport Aquatic Centre which cost $2 for three hours. There are also permanent lockers available which are $100 for six months and $200 for 12 months.
What lanes are free for general swimming?
At all times, a minimum of four 50m lanes (between both the 25m and 50m Pools) will be available for lap swimming, regardless of the amount of squads or classes happening.
Are the Pools heated?
Yes! All our Pools are heated year-round. TheProgram Pool is heated to 33°C and features a covered enclosure. The 50m Pool is heated to 27°C, and the 25m Pool is heated to 29°C.
When is the Program Pool available to the public?
Program Pool availability varies due to changing program times. Please see the Learn-to-Swim
timetable for when the Program Pool is available.
I'm a student. Do I get a discount on Pool entry or swimming lessons?
Yes! If you are studying at UQ you are charged a UQ Student rate instead of the full price. UQ students can also get $3.50 Pool entry between 1pm-2:30pm on weekdays. Find out more about our UQ Sport Aquatic Centre prices.
How do I get to the UQ Sport Aquatic Centre?
Where can I find more information about Learn-to-Swim programs?
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