Aquatic Centre

Located on the University of Wollongong campus grounds, the 50m outdoor pool has 8 lanes and is heated to 28 degrees all-year-round!

classes & SPORTS

Do you love the water? Then make it part of your active lifestyle! The Recreation & Aquatic Centre is home to Illawarra Water Polo and Wollongong Underwater Hockey and also offers a range of swimming classes and programs including Aqua Jogging, Swim for Fitness and Stroke Development to help you improve your fitness in a social setting.


Our Swim School has been teaching children to swim for over 5 years and can cater for children from the age of 3yrs onwards with Learn to Swim, Stroke Development and Squad Programs.

Swimming programs are also available for adults who would like to improve their confidence in the water. Adult Learn to Swim classes operate all year round.  

Opening hours

Weekdays: 5:30am - 7:30pm. Saturday: 7:30am - 5.00pm (Winter: 7:30am - 2:00pm). Sunday: 10:00am - 5:00pm (Winter: 10:00am - 2:00pm).     
Summer hours will begin 7th October 2017. 

The UniActive pool will be closed for some special events over the coming months. 

DATE Hours of pool closure EVENT
Tuesday, 6th Feb 2018 9:00am - 2:00pm  School Swim Carnival
Wednesday 7th Feb 2018 9:30am - 2:00pm School Swim Carnival
Thursday, 8th Feb 2018 8:30am - 2:30pm School Swim Carnival
Thursday, 15th Feb 2018 8:30am - 12:30pm School Swim Carnival
Friday, 16th Feb 2018 8:30am - 12:30pm School Swim Carnival
Tuesday, 20th Feb 2018 4:00pm - 7:30pm University Pool Party
Saturday, 3rd Mar 2018 1:00pm - 5:00pm Underwater Hockey 
Saturday, 17th Mar 2018 12:00pm - 5:00pm MS MegaSwim
Sunday, 18th Mar 2018 10:00am - 12:00pm MS MegaSwim 

lane bookings

If you would like to make a booking for an event, carnival or group training session please phone (02) 4221 4700.

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