Visiting us and COVID restrictions (updated 14 December)

From Wednesday 15 December:

  • Our centres are open to everyone, including those who are not vaccinated).
  • Gym visits and group fitness will require you to check-in using the QR code.
  • Please stay at home if you are sick or displaying symptoms of COVID

Visiting us

When visiting the Centre, please follow the instructions of signage and staff, and remember:

  • Maintain high levels of personal hygiene.
  • Make sure you wash your hands before and after you use any equipment or touch public surfaces. 
  • Do not come to the pool if you are sick or have had contact with someone who may have contracted COVID-19. Staff at Council facilities will turn you away if you have flu-like symptoms, even if they’re mild.
  • Cashless payments are preferred at all our facilities.

Christmas and New Year hours and closures

Here’s the list of changed hours and closures over the Christmas and New Year break:

  • Group fitness will be on Christmas break from 23 December until 4 January
  • Christmas Eve – all centres close at 5pm (except Blackheath, which will close at 6.30pm)
  • Christmas Day – closed
  • Public holidays – all centres open 8am – 6pm (except Blackheath, which will be open normal hours)
  • New Year’s Eve – all centres close at 5pm (except Blackheath, which will close at 6.30pm)

Glenbrook Swim Centre

About Glenbrook

The Glenbrook Swim Centre is a competition centre opened all year. It offers an outdoor heated 50-metre pool and enclosed heated program pool, for swim classes.

Location: Corner Fletcher and Wascoe Streets, Glenbrook
Contact: (02) 4780 5987
Email: leisurecentres@bmcc.nsw.gov.au
 
Facilities

  • 50-metre heated pool
  • Heated enclosed program pool with ramp access
  • Heated toddlers’ pool
  • Playground equipment

Entry Fees
Please see the Outdoor Pools fee brochure.
Blue Mountains City Council provides free entry to the aquatic facilities for people 3 years and younger and 75 years and older.

Summer operating hours:

Monday to Friday: 5.30am - 7pm
Weekends: 8am - 7pm
Public Holidays: 8am - 6pm 

Springwood Aquatic and Fitness Centre

About Springwood

The Springwood Aquatic and Fitness Centre is an indoor multipurpose aquatic, fitness and recreational facility.

Location: 11 Plateau Road, Springwood
Contact: (02) 4723 5111
Email: leisurecentres@bmcc.nsw.gov.au

Facilities

  • Indoor heated 25-metre pool
  • Heated program pool with ramp access 
  • Learn To Swim classes
  • Heated leisure pool with children's beach area, huge waterslide and turbo pool
  • Spa, sauna and steam room
  • Fully equipped fitness centre
  • Air-conditioned group fitness room
  • Active Kids Care (Crèche)

Entry fees
Please see the Springwood Aquatic and Fitness Centre Fee Brochure.
Blue Mountains City Council provides free entry to the aquatic facilities for people 3 years and younger and 75 years and older.

Operating hours

Aquatic Areas
Monday to Friday: 6am – 8pm
Saturday and Sunday: 8am – 6pm
Public Holidays: 8am – 6pm 
The 25m pool closes at 7pm on Thursday nights for swimming club events.

Leisure Pool
Monday to Friday: 9am – 1pm & 4pm - 7pm
Saturday and Sunday: 8am – 6pm

Waterslide
Weekends: 11am – 1pm
School Holidays: 11am – 1pm

Fitness Centre
Monday to Friday: 6am – 8.30pm
Saturday and Sunday: 8am – 6pm
Public Holidays: 8am – 6pm

Program Pool (open to public during the following times)

Monday to Friday: 6am – 9am, 12pm – 3.30pm and 6pm – 8pm
Saturday: 12pm – 6pm
Sunday: 12pm – 6pm

Active Kids Care
Monday - Friday
Session 1 – 9:15am – 10:30am
Session 2 – 10:30am – 11:45am
Limited spots available – 4 x children per/session ( 2 x 6month -12month + 2 x over 12month)
Children and parents will be subject to temperature checks upon entry. If you are unwell please stay home.

Blue Mountains Leisure Centres are closed on Good Friday and Christmas Day. Centres will be open from midday on Anzac Day.

Lawson Swim Centre

About Lawson

The Lawson Swim Centre is a heated, seasonal outdoor swimming centre.
Location: St Bernards drive, Lawson 2785
Contact: Phone: (02) 4759 1458
Email: leisurecentres@bmcc.nsw.gov.au

Facilities

  • 50-metre heated pool
  • Heated learners’ pool
  • Heated toddlers’ Pool
  • Playground equipment

Aqua aerobics
Lawson Swim Centre runs Aqua Aerobics on Saturday mornings at 9am.

Entry Fees
Please see the Outdoor Pools Fee Brochure.
Blue Mountains City Council provides free entry to the aquatic facilities for people 3 years and younger and 75 years and older.

Operating hours

Blue Mountains Leisure Centres are closed on Good Friday and Christmas Day.

September - November
Monday to Friday: 6am – 6pm
Weekends and public holidays: 8am - 6pm

December - February
Monday to Friday: 6am – 8pm
Weekends: 8am - 8pm
Public holidays: 8am - 6pm

March - April
Monday to Friday: 6am – 6pm
Weekends and public holidays: 8am - 6pm

May - August -closed for the season

 

Katoomba Sports & Aquatic Centre

About Katoomba

Location: Catalina Ave, Katoomba NSW 2780
Contact: Phone: (02) 4780 5156
Email: leisurecentres@bmcc.nsw.gov.au

Facilities
Outdoor facilities include:

  • Heated 50-metre Olympic-size pool
  • Heated toddlers’ pool
  • Heated program pool

Indoor facilities include:

Multi-Purpose indoor sports courts

  • Katoomba Sports and Aquatic Centre offers indoor sports including Basketball, Indoor Soccer, Netball, Volleyball and Badminton. Casual use of the sports court is available dependent on bookings. Please contact the Centre to check availability.
  • The Centre also offers a tumbling and trampoline program catering for recreational athletes to competitive athletes. 

Please note that these courts will be closed from the 28 December – 10 January for maintenance.

Entry fees
Please see the Katoomba Sports and Aquatic Centre Fee Brochure.
Blue Mountains City Council provides free entry to the aquatic facilities for people 3 years and younger and 75 years and older.

Operating hours

Blue Mountains Leisure Centres are closed on Good Friday and Christmas Day. Centres will be open from midday on Anzac Day.

Indoor Aquatic Area
Monday to Friday: 6am – 8pm
Saturday and Sunday: 8am – 6pm
Public Holidays: 8am – 6pm

Outdoor Aquatic Area
Monday to Friday: 6am – 7pm
Saturday and Sunday: 8am – 6pm
Public Holiday: 8am – 6pm

The 50-metre pool closes at 6pm on Friday night's for Swimming Club events.

Fitness Centre
Monday to Friday: 6am – 8.30pm
Saturday and Sunday: 8am – 6pm
Public Holidays: 8am – 6pm

Kids Kingdom
Monday to Friday 9.30am – 5.30pm
Saturday and Sunday: 9.30am - 5.30pm

Sports courts
Operating hours and court availability vary subject to special events and sports competitions

Blackheath Pool

About Blackheath

The Blackheath pool is an unheated, seasonal, outdoor swimming centre open from Saturday, November 7 to early March.

Location: Gardiners Cres, Blackheath 2787
Contact: Phone: (02) 4787 8018
Email: leisurecentres@bmcc.nsw.gov.au

Facilities

  • 25 metre pool
  • Freeform pool
  • Toddlers’ pool  

Entry fees
Please see the Outdoor Pools Fee Brochure.
Blue Mountains City Council provides free entry to the aquatic facilities for people 3 years and younger and 75 years and older.

Operating hours

Monday – Friday 7am – 6.30pm
Saturday & Sunday 9.30am – 6.30pm
Public Holidays 9.30am – 6.30pm