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Our pools

We offer some of Melbourne's premier aquatic facilities at both Glen Eira Sports and Aquatic Centre and Carnegie Swim Centre.

GESAC pools

Each of our pools has been designed with a specific purpose in mind. There is something for all ages and abilities to enjoy!

50m Outdoor Pool

  • Number of lanes: 8-10 lanes
  • Temperature: 26 degrees
  • Access: Hoist available

Our pool is heated, and has eight lanes available for our recreational and lap swimmers, pool bookings, school swim classes, and our swim squad. We invite you to utilise our deck chairs, shaded areas and BBQ facilities to get some fresh air and enjoy our facilities.

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25m Indoor Pool

  • Number of lanes: 8-10 lanes
  • Temperature: 29 degrees

Our pool is heated, and has eight to ten lanes available for our recreational and lap swimmers.

Wellness Program Pool

  • Temperature: 34 degrees
  • Access: Hoist available, ramp access

The 200m2 pool is one of the largest in the country, our the wellness program pool is ideal for relaxing and rehabilitating.

The wellness program pool is ideal for relaxing and rehabilitating. It's also used for specially designed classes for older adults or those with special needs - as well as infant swimming lessons.

Please note: Public access to the wellness program pool will be unavailable or limited during various program times.

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Learn to swim pool

  • Temperature: 32 degrees

Our learn to swim pool has been designed to create the perfect environment for students to begin their swimming journey. The pool is equipped with a mirrored roof, easy entry and a depth suitable for our junior swimmers.

 Our swim school desk is also on pool deck by our LTS pool, ready for any enquiries about your students swimming lessons.

Please note: the swim school desk is in operation during swim school hours of operation times.

Learn more about Swim School

Leisure area at GESAC


Two of the unique features of GESAC are our two thrilling waterslides. The slides twist and turn as you travel in and out of GESAC at high speed, before a final, exciting splashdown:

  • Ship Wreck – A fun and electrifying raft slide that can be ridden by two people at once!
  • Pirates Plunge – A traditional body slide that will leave you both exhilarated and soaked!

Slide operating times:

Weekdays: 4pm-7pm
Weekends: 10am-6.30pm
School holidays: 10am to 7pm
Public holidays: 10am – 5pm

Please note: Waterslide operating hours are subject to change at short notice.

Access to Waterslide requirements

  • Minimum 110cm tall
  • Children under five years of age may ride the tandem raft slide with a guardian aged 16 or older, but must still be a minimum of 110cm tall
  • Children under 10 riding solo should be supervised by a guardian from the bottom of the slide

Pirate’s Cove leisure pool

Both the young and young-at-heart will love the Pirate’s Cove Leisure Pool. Hours can be spent exploring the many interactive features of the water playground.

Pirate’s Cove leisure pool opening hours:

Weekdays: 9am-7pm
Weekends: 8:30am-6:30pm
School holidays: 9am-7pm
Public holidays: 9am-5:30pm

Please note: Opening hours are subject to change at short notice.

GESAC strictly enforces the national Watch Around Water supervision policy.

Learn more about Watch around Water

Weekend/holiday wipeout!

The fun factor goes into overdrive every weekend and school holidays with our Wipeout Zone. Challenge yourself on our giant Walk the Plank inflatable and join in on the fun!

Aquatic wellness area at GESAC

Situated separately from the main pool hall at GESAC, the aquatic wellness zone offers the very best facilities to relax, rehabilitate and unwind.

Spa, sauna, steam

Situated within the aquatic wellness zone you’ll find our spa, sauna and steam rooms. These facilities will leave you feeling revitalised and refreshed, the perfect reward for your body.

Please note: Guests must be 16 years or older to access the aquatic wellness zone, with the exception of infants in aquatic education classes, or where a letter from a medical practitioner has been provided.

Carnegie Swim Centre

Carnegie Swim Centre is a great place in the warmer months from 1 November till the end of March to escape the heat. Here you can host a children’s party, or just enjoy the fitness benefits of regular swimming at the Centre.

Facilities include four heated outdoor pools, kiosk, electric barbecues, beach volleyball court and shaded area for families.

50m outdoor pool

  • Number of lanes: 8 lanes
  • Temperature: 26 degrees

Our pool is heated, and has eight to ten lanes available for our recreational and lap swimmers.

Diving pool

  • Depth: 4.85m
  • Temperature: 27 degrees

Please note that the Dive pool's availability is subject to bookings from 1pm to 6pm.

Toddlers (frog) pool

  • Depth: 0.36m
  • Temperature: 27 degrees 

Wade pool

  • Depth: 0.9m
  • Temperature: 27 degrees