Outdoor pools

Ballarat has a range of outdoor pools and water play facilities to utilise during the warmer months.

Please see below for opening hours and admission prices.

Eureka Aquatic Centre

102 Stawell Street South, Eureka 

Eureka Aquatic Centre features a range of facilities including heated 50m pool, learn to swim pool, shaded toddlers pool, outdoor water play park, playground, kiosk and BBQ facilities.

Eureka Pool will open at 7.30am on Saturday 16 October.

At this stage, only the 50m pool will open for lap swimming only. The 25m pool, toddler pool and splash park will be closed.

Due to Victorian Government restrictions, only 50 people are allowed in the 50m pool at one time. Bookings aren’t needed and there won’t be time limits, but numbers will be monitored.

Entry will cost $5.

Eureka Pool will open during the following times:

  • Monday to Friday: 6am to 12.30pm
  • Saturday and Sunday: 7.30am to 12.30pm

Please remember to maintain 1.5m physical distancing while at the pool and to wear your mask before and after your swim.

Please note, changerooms will be closed and you will need to show photo ID with your current address when you arrive.

Important information to know before you arrive

  • Eureka Pool will open for lap swimming at 7.30am on Saturday 16 October in a limited capacity.
  • Hours of operation:
    • Monday to Friday: 6am to 12.30pm
    • Saturday and Sunday: 7.30am to 12.30pm
  • At this stage, only the 50m pool will be open for lap swimming.
  • The 25m pool, toddler pool and splash park will be closed.
  • Due to Victorian Government restrictions, only 50 people are allowed in the 50m pool at one time.
  • Bookings are not needed right now, but numbers will be monitored. We will let you know if bookings need to start.
  • Entry will cost $5.
  • There will be no time restrictions at this stage. We will monitor this and will let you know if that needs to change.
  • Eureka Pool will close if there is risk of lightening impacting the Centre. Customers are asked to follow staff directions in the event of a closure.
  • Customers are asked to maintain 1.5m physical distance while they’re at the pool.
  • Changerooms will be closed. Some toilets will be open.
  • The kiosk will be open.
  • Please remember to wear your mask before and after your swimming session.
  • Water fountains will be closed, please bring your own filled water bottle.
  • You will need to provide photo ID with your current address when you arrive at the pool.
  • You will need to check in with the Services Vic app when you arrive.

Black Hill Aquatic Centre

Chisholm St, Black Hill

Black Hill Aquatic Centre features a solar heated 25m outdoor pool, toddlers pool, diving board, and BBQ and picnic facilities.

Pool will be closed on days below 23 degrees.

Outdoor Pool season has now finished at Black Hill. We look forward to seeing you all again next Summer!

Admission Membership
Adult $5.00 Adult Season $90.00
Concession $4.20 Concession Adult Season $63.00
Child 5 -16yrs $4.20 Child Season $63.00
Family $15.00 Family Season $155.00
Child Under 5 Free

Buninyong Aquatic Centre

Forest Street, Buninyong

Featuring a solar heated 25m outdoor pool, shaded toddlers pool, BBQ and picnic facilities.

Pool will be closed on days below 23 degrees.

Outdoor Pool Season has now finished at Buninyong. We look forward to seeing you all again next Summer! 

Admission Membership
Adult $5.00 Adult Season $90.00
Concession $4.20 Concession Adult Season $63.00
Child 5 -16yrs $4.20 Child Season $63.00
Family $15.00 Family Season $155.00
Child Under 5 Free

Brown Hill Community Pool

Humffray Street North, Brown Hill

Featuring an unheated 30m outdoor pool, toddlers pool, waterslide, BBQ and picnic facilities.

Outdoor Pool Season has now finished at Brown Hill. We look forward to seeing you all again next Summer!

Admission Membership
Adult $5.00 Adult Season $90.00
Concession $4.20 Concession Adult Season $63.00
Child 5 -16yrs $4.20 Child Season $63.00
Family $15.00 Family Season $155.00
Child Under 5 Free