Clarence Aquatic Centre YMCA
Clarence Aquatic Centre YMCA
Swimming lessons for all ages
Swimming lessons for all ages
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Clarence Aquatic Centre YMCA

Entry requirements…  

Children under 15 years will not be permitted to enter without an adult (18 years or above).

New Lane Speed Format

  • Slow Fitness: >80 seconds per lap
  • Moderate Fitness: 60 and 80 seconds per lap
  • General Training: 60 seconds per 50m lap
  • Fast Training: <50 seconds per lap

Lane Rules:

  • Swim in the lane that suits your ability: Talk to the shift supervisor if in doubt
  • Do not enter unmarked lanes. Speak to the shift supervisor
  • Slower swimmers MUST give way to faster swimmers. Swimmer in front always gives way.
  • When you are having a rest, please stand to the corner of the lane. Lane Behavior
  • Be Flexible: As other swimmers join the pool – you may need to move lanes.
  • Be Thoughtful: Are you passing or being passed, move to a lane better suitable for your speed.
  • Be Kind: We share the space, everyone deserves to enjoy their swim


Children under 14 year of age must be actively supervised by a responsible person (18 years or older) at all times.  The responsible person must be dressed ready to swim and NOT use a mobile device or read a book while supervising.

For children under 6 years of age:

  • The ratio is 2 children to 1 responsible person
  • RED WRIST BAND (provided) must be worn by the supervising person
  • Supervising person must be in the water and be within arm’s length at all times

For children between 6 and 10 years of age:

  • The ratio is 4 children to 1 responsible person
  • YELLOW WRIST BAND (provided) must be worn by the supervising person
  • The supervising person will need to remain visually active and be dressed ready to swim

Opening Hours…

Lane Availability**Please check lane availability page**

  • Monday-Thursday 6am-7.30pm
  • Friday’s: 6am-6.00pm
  • Saturday’s: 8am-4pm
  • Sunday’s: 10am-5pm

Easter 2023 Trading Hours…

  • Good Friday, 7 April – Closed
  • Saturday 8 April – 9am – 4pm
  • Easter Sunday 9 April – 10am – 5pm
  • Easter Monday 10 April – 10am – 5pm

Public Holiday Trading Hours

MARCH 2023 – CENTRE CLOSURE TIMES (swimming carnivals)

  • Toddler Pool will be closed for maintenance between 18th – 24th of March 2023

Please contact the Centre on 03 6244 2294 for further information about our facilities.

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