Sensory Quiet Time trial
Sensory Quiet Time starting 28 January 2020
New Watch Around Water ratios
Lifesaving Victoria have announced new ratios for swimming with children under 10 years old.
Outdoor Pool Season
Opening hours and locations of our outdoor pools for season 2019/20!
Rock Climbing
Scale new heights and try our indoor rock climbing wall, perfect for the whole family!
Indoor Heated Pools
The Ballarat Aquatic & Lifestyle Centre features a Learn to Swim pool, 25m pool, Multipurpose pool with ramp access and a 50 metre pool with ramp access and a boom to enable conversion into two 25 metre pools. All of our pools are indoors and heated!
Health Club
Equipped with the latest machines and weight training equipment, our trainers are qualified to assist you to reach your goals.
Swimming Lessons
It’s never too late to learn how to swim; it might save your life or someone else’s. Our programs are fun and effective.
A fun way to establish the foundation of skill development for physical activity.
Group Fitness
An energising way to meet new people. A range of classes suitable for all levels of fitness and experience.

The Ballarat Aquatic & Lifestyle Centre is here for you.

Whether it’s training, rehabilitation or leisurely play our aquatic facilities will suit your needs.

With small group and personal training options, plus a variety of group fitness classes and equipment in the Health Club, there are plenty of options to keep you moving!

Skill development is vital to life.  Regardless of age and ability, our gymnastics and swimming lessons will help you achieve your goals.

BALC is a Centre for everyone.  All ages, all stages.


Being a member is easy. Membership choices are available for every lifestyle and our friendly staff are always available to help support your health and wellbeing.

Facilities include

  • 25m Pool
  • 50m Pool
  • Learn to Swim Pool
  • Warm water Multipurpose Pool
  • Spa
  • Steam Room
  • Health Club
  • Three group fitness studios
  • Creche Services
  • Gymnastics Hall
  • Café
  • Indoor Rock Wall