Swimming Pools

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1. Pool Bookings

To make a booking at any of Council's aquatic facilities please complete a booking form and email to Council at council@gannawarra.vic.gov.au

Please note: the submission of a booking form does not confirm your booking. Council will formally respond to all booking requests in writing to confirm.

Outdoor Swimming Pool Booking Form(PDF, 648KB)

School Swimming Pool Booking Form(PDF, 751KB)

Kerang Exercise Pool Facility Hire Booking Form(DOCX, 627KB) 

2. Cohuna and Kerang swimming pools

Gannawarra Shire Council operates the Cohuna and Kerang outdoor swimming pools.

Both facilities will open for the 2019/20 season on Monday, 18 November 2019 and close on Sunday, 29 March 2020. Operating times are varied throughout the season depending on temperature, holiday periods and special events.

Please note there is a Weather Temperature Policy in place. The outdoor seasonal pools will not open when the temperature on the Bureau of Meteorology website shows 21 degrees Celsius or below the previous night.

Cohuna Swimming Pool

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Tennis Court Rd, Cohuna

Phone: (03) 5456 2726

The Cohuna Swimming Pool has a 25m (approximate) pool, intermediate pool and a toddler’s pool. There is also a waterslide that exits into one end of the main pool. 

 

Kerang Swimming Pool

 

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Shadforth Street, Kerang

Phone: (03) 5452 2062

The Kerang Swimming Pool has 50m pool, an intermediate pool, splash park and a separate waterslide. 

 

Opening times

Months Opening hours
November and March

3pm - 7pm (Monday - Sunday)

December, January & February 10.00am - 8.00pm (Monday - Sunday)

 

Public Holiday Date Operating Hours
Christmas Day Wednesday 25 December CLOSED
Boxing Day Thursday 26 December 12 noon - 7pm
New Year's Day Wednesday 1 January 12 noon - 7pm
Australia Day Sunday 26 January 12 noon - 7pm
Australia Day Public Holiday Monday 27 January 12 noon - 7pm
Labour Day Monday 9 March 12 noon - 7pm

2019/20 admission prices

General Admission

Adult $4.50
Under 18/Student $3.50
Pensioners $3.00
Family $15.00
Children Under 3 Free
Non-Swimmers $1.50

                                                                                                   

Season Ticket

Adult $95.00
Under 18/Student $65.00
Pensioner $45.00
Family $180.00
Pensioner family $70.00

                                                                                                                           

10 Visit Pass Entry

Adult $35.00
Under 18/Student $26.00
Pensioner $22.00
Family $100.00

 

Early morning swimming

Early morning swimming will be available at Kerang and Cohuna Swimming Pools from Tuesday, 3 December 2019 through to February 2020.

Times are as follows:

  Days   Times
Cohuna Swimming Pool   Tuesdays and Thursdays  6.30am - 8.30am
Kerang Swimming Pool  Wednesdays  6.30am - 8.30am

Waterslide

The operating times of the waterslide at the Cohuna and Kerang swimming pools are as follows:

Month Day
Operating Hours
Nov, Feb & March Friday - Sunday 3pm - 6pm
December & January Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday 1pm - 5pm

 

Please note the waterslide at Cohuna will operate on days that the temperature on the Bureau of Meteorology website shows 30 degrees or above the previous night.  

There is no additional charge to use the waterslide.

Children under 5 years old, or under 1.2metres tall, must be accompanied by an adult.

 

Inflatable

The inflatable pool toy will operate dependent on weather conditions. Patrons under 1.2 metres in height are not allowed on the inflatable pool toy.

Aqua classes

Cohuna Swimming Pool

Aqua with Kaye

Mondays - 10am and 6pm

Tuesdays - 10.15am (gentle/senior class)

Wednesdays - 6pm

Thursdays - 10am

For further details, phone 0439 384 141

Kerang Swimming Pool

Water Aerobics with Merril

Mondays - 5pm

NOTE: Payments for classes at Cohuna and Kerang are to be made to the respective instructor. Normal gate fees apply.

Kiosk

The kiosks at the Cohuna and Kerang swimming pools offer a range of drinks, ice creams and packaged foods available for purchase.

Swimming pool kiosk price list 2019-2020(PDF, 102KB)

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Fresh Fruit Fridays

Free fresh fruit will be available from the kiosks at the Cohuna and Kerang swimming pools every Friday during January.

A selection of fresh salad rolls and sandwiches will be available to purchase from the kiosks at the Cohuna and Kerang swimming pools every Friday during January.

Splash Park - Kerang Swimming Pool

The Kerang Splash Park operates during normal opening hours at the Kerang Swimming Pool.

There is no additional charge to use the Splash Park. 

3. Kerang Exercise Pool

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Patchell Plaza, Victoria Street Kerang

Phone: (03) 5450 9333

Whether you are a parent with a young child, recovering from an injury, have a disability or even if you just want to keep active; the Kerang Exercise Pool is for you!

Opening times

Day Opening hours
Monday, Wednesday & Friday 7.00am - 2.00pm
Tuesday & Thursday 11.00am - 2.00pm

**The Kerang Exercise Pool will be closed between 12.15pm – 12.45pm on Monday, Wednesday and Fridays. 

2019
Public Holiday  Date  Operating Hours
Melbourne Cup Tuesday 5 November
CLOSED
Christmas Day Wednesday 25 December CLOSED
Boxing Day Thursday 26 December CLOSED
 2020    
 Public Holiday  Date  Operating Hours
New Year's Day Wednesday 1 January CLOSED
Australia Day Public Holiday Monday 27 January CLOSED
Labour Day Monday 9 March CLOSED
Good Friday Friday10 April CLOSED
Easter Monday Monday 13 April CLOSED
ANZAC Day Saturday 25 April CLOSED
Queens Birthday Monday 8 June CLOSED
Melbourne Cup Day Tuesday 3 November CLOSED
Christmas Day Friday 25 December CLOSED
Boxing Day Monday 28 December CLOSED

2019/20 admission prices

General Admission Cost 1/2 Hour Cost 1 Hour
Adult $5.50 $7.50
Pensioner $3.50 $5.00
5 - 15 years $1.50 $2.50
Groups (up to 10 people) * N/A $40.00
Multiple group bookings* N/A $180 for 5 sessions
12 Visit Pass - Adult $55.00 $75.00
12 Visit Pass - Pensioner $35.00 $50.00

 *An additional $30 lifeguard fee per hour applies for group bookings that cannot supply their own qualified lifeguard.  

Benefits of the Kerang Exercise Pool

Injury

Exercise in water allows people recovering from injuries to increase their fitness in a low impact environment. In the water, your body is supported and the resistance provided by moving through water boosts muscle strength and endurance. Water can provide as little or as much resistance as you like. This means exercise can be easily adjusted to suit people with varied strength and mobility. 

Disability

According to Arthritis Victoria, warm water exercise is an excellent way for people with arthritis to build strength, ease stiff joints and relax sore muscles. The heat of the water can also relieve pain and warm up muscles and joints so they are able to move easily.

Group Exercise

The Kerang Exercise Pool is available for group exercise sessions such as aqua aerobics and recovery sessions. For booking contact Council on 5450 9333.

Equipment

Noodles, aquatic dumbbells and kick boards are free to use as part of any rehabilitation exercise program or general fitness training. 



4. Other Pools 

Koondrook Swimming Pool

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Willow Park 

(Cnr Koondrook West Road and Forest Street)

Phone: (03) 5453 2085

Operating hours: To be announced.

Please contact the Koondrook Swimming Pool direct on (03) 5453 2085 for admission costs. 

 


Leitchville Swimming Pool

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Leitchville-Kerang Road, Leitchville

Phone: (03) 5456 7368

Operating hours: 4pm-7pm Monday to Friday; 1.30pm-7pm weekends and school holidays.

Please contact the Leitchville Swimming Pool direct on (03) 5456 7368 for admission costs.

Quambatook Swimming Pool

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River Street, Quambatook

Phone: (03) 5457 1373

Operating hours: Weekdays 4.30pm-6.30pm; weekends and holidays 3pm-6pm

Please contact the Quambatook Swimming Pool direct on (03) 5457 1373 for admission costs.

 

 

5. Warra Waders

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Swimming is an important skill for children to learn. From 6 months of age, it is beneficial for children to become familiar with water and learn about water safety.

Our qualified and experienced Austswim Instructors will support your child to acquire the skills they need to feel comfortable and safe around water.

Using routines, songs and equipment such as aquatic dumbbells and noodles will assist your child to become independent in the water, all under your watchful eye and in a controlled and safe environment. 

 

Location

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Kerang Exercise Pool

Patchell Plaza, Victoria Street Kerang

Phone: (03) 5450 9333

 

Classes

Aqua Babies 6 months - 3 years 
Toddler Tadpoles  3-5 years
Junior Jellyfish   5-7 years

Session times

Tuesday: 9am - 11am

Wednesday: 4pm - 5.30pm

Thursday: 9am - 11am

Swim lessons are offered as 30-minute sessions, bookings essential. This doesn’t suit your needs? Please contact us to discuss how we can accommodate your family! 

 

Cost

Full-term enrolment: $9 per session
Four-session pass: $10 per session

The program runs in line with Victorian State Government school terms dates.

Please note:

  • Four session pass will only be valid the term in the term purchased
  • Refunds will only be given with a medical certificate for the dates your child is absent

For full terms and conditions of enrolment please see enrolment form. 

 

Enrolment

Enrolments can be completed by the following methods:

  • Downloading the form below and returning it to one of Council's Customer Service Centres.

Warra Waders enrolment form(PDF, 234KB)

NOTE: There is currently a waiting list for attendance at Warra Waders classes. If you are interested in being placed on the waiting list please email swimmingpools@gannawarra.vic.gov.au