Centre Update

Dear Members,

Thank you once again for your support of the Recreation Centre and all of the new procedures.

Unfortunately following the Victorian Government’s announcement yesterday regarding Level 3 restrictions for Regional Victoria, The Geelong College Recreation Centre will be ceasing operation effective Wednesday at 11.59pm until at least Thursday 17 September, with any reopen date to be confirmed.

Swimming memberships

No lap swimming after Wednesday 5 August at 11.59pm.
• All current (3, 6 and 12 month) swimming memberships will remain suspended.
• A reminder that 10 visit passes don’t have an expiry date.

User Groups /Swim clubs

No user groups or swim club will be able to conduct their programs at the Centre during this closure period until further notice.

Operating times until Thursday 6 August:

Monday to Friday – 6.00am to 9:30am
Monday to Friday 6.00pm -7.30pm*

Booking times: *Reduced hours due to the commencement of the Term 3 Learn-to-Swim program.
Session 1 (AM)Session 2 (PM)
Saturday Sessions
6am - 6.45am6pm - 6.45pm*7am - 7.45am
7am - 7.45am
7pm - 7.30pm*8am - 8.45am
8am - 8.45am
9am - 9.30am
9am - 9.30am
10am - 10.45am

Recreation Centre Entry Fees and Charges:

During this period we are only able to offer restricted session times which are created via an online booking system. As we cannot guarantee lane space, therefore your memberships will not be reactivated until normal operating hours return and occupancy restrictions are further relieved. To access the centre an $8.00 entry fee is required for all Recreation Centre Members. Please Note:

  • Photo ID Membership cards are to be presented upon entry
  • No new membership applications will be accepted until further notice
  • EFTPOS/Credit Card is the preferred payment method for the $8 entry fee
Important operational information:

We have a number of safety measures in place to protect the health and wellbeing of our staff and members please ensure:

  • Bookings are made online prior to attending the centre
  • Social distancing is adhered to at all times
  • You sign in and have your temperature taken
  • You follow all directions from pool staff
  • You don’t use the communal showers
  • You don’t use the change rooms
  • You don’t use lockers
  • You park and access the Centre via Aphrasia Street only
  • You wear a mask except while swimming
Lap Swimming Procedures
  • Please arrive at Main Entry 10 minutes prior to your session commencing.
  • The booking is for 45 minutes in the pool then a 15 minute cleaning period, bookings commencing on the hour. The final session of the morning is a 30 minute session
  • Lifeguards will provide instructions when it is time to exit the pool. Prepare to collect your belongings and exit the Centre via the sliding door at the deep end of pool. Patrons must depart the centre prior to the next hour commencing.
  • Late arrivals must swim within their booking hour and cannot carry over into the next hour.

If you need to cancel your booking please phone the Centre on 5226 3129.

If you have any questions please email swimmemberadmin@geelongcollege.vic.edu.au. We look forward to seeing you in the pool soon.

Before booking online you must read the Terms and Conditions of entry here

Lap Swimming Online Booking Form

*Reduced hours due to the commencement of the Term 3 Learn-to-Swim program.