Katoomba Sports and Aquatic Centre


Location: Catalina Ave, Katoomba 2780

Contact: Phone: (02) 4780 5156
Email: leisurecentres@bmcc.nsw.gov.au

The Katoomba Sports and Aquatic Centre is a community, sports, fitness and aquatic centre.


Outdoor facilities include:

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

Indoor Facilities include:

  • Heated 25-metre pool
  • Heated toddlers’ pool
  • Spa and sauna
  • Multi-purpose sports court
  • Fully equipped fitness centre
  • Group fitness room
  • Kids Kingdom – indoor play structure.

Entry fees

  • Please see the Katoomba Sports and Aquatic Centre Pricing Guide below.
  • 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 (open from 29 September, 2018)

  • Monday to Friday: 6am – 7pm
  • Saturday and Sunday: 8am – 6pm
  • Public Holidays: 8am – 6pm.

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

Fitness Centre

  • Monday to Friday: 6 am – 8:30 pm
  • Saturday and Sunday: 8 am – 6 pm
  • Public Holidays: 8 am – 6 pm.

Kids Kingdom

  • Open every day 9.30 am – 5.30pm.

Sports courts

  • Operating hours and court availability vary subject to special events and sports competitions.

Group fitness timetable  

See Fitness Classes

6.00am Energy Step RPM™ Body Pump™ RPM™ RIP 60™    
8.00am Staying Active - Strength Staying Active - Cardio     Staying Active -  Strength RPM™  
9.30am Body Pump™ Powerfit Body Pump™ Body Balance™ RPM™ Body Pump™ Body Pump™
10.30am RPM™ Body Balance™ Body Balance™   Core Blast   Body Balance™
10:30am     Aqua   Aqua    
11.30am   Powerfit Parents   Powerfit Parents Powerfit Parents    
4.30pm Core Blast            
5.15pm RPM™   Core Blast Energy Step      
6.00pm Powerbox Body Pump™ RPM™   Body Pump™    
7.00pm   RPM™ Body Balance™       May 2018

Lap swimming timetable and water walking

25m Pool


  • 6am – 7.30am 1 lane
  • 7.30am – 3.30pm 3 lanes (may drop to 2 lanes during aqua classes)
  • 3.30pm – 6pm 1 lane
  • 6pm – 8pm 3 lanes

Every 4th Thursday the pool closes at 6pm for Swim Club.


  • 8am – 6pm 3 lanes

Water Walking weekdays

  • 6am – 9am 2 open lanes
  • 12pm – 3pm 2 open lanes (during school terms only).


50m Pool October to March


  • 6am – 9am 2 lanes
  • 7.30am – 3.30pm 50m Pool availability dependant on bookings
  • 3pm – 7pm 2 lanes


  • 8am – 7pm 2 lanes

Please note – Lap swimming times may vary for occasional special events. 14 day notice will be provided. Updates can be found at the centre, on the Katoomba Sports and Aquatic Centre Facebook page and this website.

Keep Watch @ Public Pools

  • Blue Mountains City Council is a partner of the Keep Watch @ Public Pools program.
  • Children aged 5 years and under must be within arms-reach of an adult at all times whilst swimming.
  • Please Listen to the pool lifeguard – 3 loud whistle blasts indicates that there is an emergency and everyone must get out of the pool.

Membership benefits

  Full Centre Member Fitness Member Aquatic Plus Member Aquatic Member
Access to the Fitness Centres at Katoomba Sports and Aquatic Centre Y Y    
Access to BMCC pools – Katoomba, Blackheath, Lawson, Glenbrook Y   Y Y
Initial Fitness program Y Y    
Monthly trainer check ins and program review Y Y    

For further information please see the documents relating to Katoomba Leisure and Aquatic Centre below.

Learn to Swim classes

Katoomba Sports and Aquatic Centre runs a comprehensive learn to swim program over 6 days a week. Classes range from infant aquatics through to stroke development and even adult lessons.

See customer information under below, or call us on 4723 5111.

Tumbling and trampolining

The Centre offers a tumbling and trampoline program catering for recreational athletes to competitive athletes. 

See customer information below, or call us on 4723 5111.

  • Monday-Thursday  Squad Levels 3-5  5:30 - 6:30 PM (Recommend two session a week)
  • Thursday Squad level 1-2  3:30 - 5:00 pm 
  • Tuesday -Wednesday Gym skills 8-12 years 4:30 - 5:30 pm
  • Tuesday-Wednesday  Gym Fun 5-7 years   3:30 - 4:30 pm
  • Tumble fit Tots Thursday 10:15 - 11:00 am
  • Adult tumbling 14 years+ 5:30 - 6:30 pm
  • Gymnastics  NSW registration fee $45.00 
  • Competition Fee is $80.00

Birthday parties

Kids Kingdom and Bubble Soccer parties are available. Please be aware that parental supervision is required for birthday parties.

See customer information below, or call us on 4723 5111.

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.