Corangamite Shire

Council Services

Swimming Pools

poolCorangamite Shire operates six outdoor swimming pools - Camperdown, Cobden, Lismore, Skipton, Terang and Timboon.  All facilities are owned and maintained by Corangamite Shire, whilst the YMCA undertake the management of the pools on Council's behalf.

Whether it's a dip to cool off, a splash for fun, learning to swim or lap swimming, users will not be disappointed with the YMCA providing a range of activities and programs at each of the pools.

 

 

 

 

Where can I find my local pool?

Swimming Pool Contact Address Town Map location
Camperdown 5593 1435 Curdie Street Camperdown Click here
Cobden 5595 1172 Victoria Street Cobden Click here
Lismore 5596 2212 Ferrers Street Lismore Click here
Skipton 5340 2234 Blake Street Skipton Click here
Terang 5592 1862 High Street Terang Click here
Timboon 5598 3285 Lambert Street Timboon Click here

 

Is the pool heated?

Yes.  All pools are solar heated and generally operate between 25º to 28º.

I have young children, does the pool cater for their needs?

Yes.  New water features have been installed in all six of the toddlers' pools, providing a safe place to bring your children to cool off on a hot day.

When are the pools open?

Pool Pool Hours Season
Camperdown

11.00-7.00pm Weekends, public holidays, school holidays

2.00-6.30pm school term

Open Saturday 26 November 2016

Close Monday 13 March 2017

6.00-7.30am Lap Swimming 3 mornings per week Mon, Wed & Fri; 28 Nov - 16 Dec 2016 & 23 Jan - 24 Feb 2017
Cobden

11.30-7pm Weekends, public holidays, school holidays

3.00-7.00 school term

Open Saturday 26 November 2016

Close Sunday 19 March 2017

6.30-8.00am Lap Swimming 2 mornings per week Tues & Thurs; 3 Jan - 9 Feb 2017
Lismore

12.00-7.00pm Weekends, public holidays, school holidays

1.30-7.00pm school term

Open Saturday 26 November 2016

Close Monday 13 March 2017

10.00-11.00am Water Aerobics           2 mornings per week Tues & Weds; Full season
Skipton

11.30-7.00pm Weekends, public holidays, school holidays

2.30-7.00pm school term

Open Saturday 3 December 2016

Close Sunday 19 March 2017

6.00-7.30am Lap Swimming 2 mornings per week Tues & Thurs; Full season
Terang

12.00-7.00pm Weekends, public holidays, school holidays

2.00-6.30pm school term

Open Saturday 26 November 2016

Close Sunday 19 March 2017

6.00-8.00am Lap Swimming 2 mornings per week Weds & Fri; 27 Jan - 17 March 2017
Timboon

11.30-7.00pm Weekends, holidays, public holidays

3.00-7.00pm school term

Open Saturday 26 November 2016

Close Monday 13 March 2017

6.30-8.30am Lap swimming 3 mornings per week Mon, Wed & Fri; 28 Nov - 16 Dec 2016 & 2 Jan - 24 Feb 2017


How much does it cost?

There are a number of options available for purchasing a pool pass.  For great value, purchase a season pass, which provides unlimited access to all of Corangamite's pools.  It's ideal for the regular user! 

  2016 - 2017
  Fees
Season Tickets  
Family $155.00
Adult $80.00
Child $70.00

 
Other admission fees:

Day Admissions  
Family $13.00
Adult $4.20
Child $3.50
School paticipant entry $2.20
Spectator   -
Lane Hire $19.00

Commercial lane hire refers to a group having exclusive use of a lane for the purpose of coordinating business opportunities or generating income.

Who is the YMCA?

YMCA Ballarat is a community based organisation that delivers programs and services that build strong people, strong families and strong communities within the local region.  YMCA Ballarat manages the swimming pools on behalf of the Corangamite Shire. 

Contact for the YMCA:  Annette Beekman, Area Manager, Mobile 0499 601 493, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Does the pool have lifeguards?

Yes.  Qualified lifeguards are on deck at each of the six swimming pools.  Lifeguards have a serious role to play in keeping users of the swimming pools safe;  we ask that you assist them in their role by actively supervising children who are in your care whilst at the pool.

I would like to swim laps, do the pools cater for this?

Yes.  Early morning lap swimming sessions are held at each pool throughout the year.  Contact your local pool for sessions times.

I want to get involved in competitive swimming, is there someone I can contact?

Swimming training is available at Cobden, Terang and Timboon swimming pools.  Resident swimming clubs operate out of the pools with contact details and training times outlined below:

Pool Contact
Cobden Cobden Swimming Pool - 5595 1172
Terang Ms Lisa Chesshire – 0438 922 275
Timboon Mrs Jeanie Howland - 03 5598 3381

 

Where can I find further information?

For further information contact Recreation Development Officer - Lucy Vesey on 5593 7100 or via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.