Swimming Pools

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1. Cohuna and Kerang swimming pools

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

Both facilities are now closed and are scheduled to reopen in November 2020.

We would like to thank local residents and visitors for their support over the summer period and look forward to welcoming you in November 2020 with a fantastic range of events and programs.

 

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 Friday 25 December CLOSED
Boxing Day Saturday 26 December 12 noon - 7pm
New Year's Day Friday 1 January 12 noon - 7pm
Australia Day Tuesday 26 January 12 noon - 7pm
Labour Day Monday March 12 noon - 7pm

2. Kerang Exercise Pool

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NOTE: Due to State and Federal government measures to prevent the spread of Coronavirus, the Kerang Exercise Pool is currently closed until further notice.

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 Friday 10 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. 



3. Other Pools 

Koondrook Swimming Pool

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Willow Park 

(Cnr Koondrook West Road and Forest Street)

Phone: (03) 5453 2085

Operating hours: Currently closed - will re-open in late 2020.

 

Leitchville Swimming Pool

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Leitchville-Kerang Road, Leitchville

Phone: (03) 5456 7368

Operating hours: Currently closed - will re-open in late 2020.

Quambatook Swimming Pool

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River Street, Quambatook

Phone: (03) 5457 1373

Operating hours: Currently closed - will re-open in late 2020.

4. 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) 

 

 

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.

Warra Waders swim school is licensed to conduct the Royal Life Saving Society’s Swim and Survive Program.

Swim and Survive is a national swimming and water safety program that aims to prevent drowning and increase the participation in safe aquatic activity.

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

Our swimming lessons are conducted for 30 minutes, once a week and are available for children from 6 months of age.

NOTE: Due to State and Federal government measures to prevent the spread of Coronavirus, the Kerang Exercise Pool is currently closed until further notice.

 

Location

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Kerang Exercise Pool

Patchell Plaza, Victoria Street Kerang

Phone: (03) 5450 9333

 

Classes

Wonder 6 months - 3 years 
Courage  3-5 years
Active   5 years and above

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 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