COVID Restrictions in place
As per State Government directive restrictions will be in place for NSW. Capacity limits will be in place for group fitness classes and the overall venue. Masks are compulsory when visiting our facility.
Book Your Visit
We strongly recommend booking in advance for the following programs or facilities. Following social distancing rules and the state regulations, we are limited to the number of people allowed in areas at one time.
- 30 minutes in our Spa Pool
- 30 minutes in our Stream Room
- 30 minutes in our Sauna
- Morning and Afternoon Squads classes
- Our GOswim Academy classes
Welcome to Manning Aquatic Centre
Manning Aquatic Centre is your aquatic and leisure facility serving the Bathurst and surrounding community. Our indoor facilities offer you a 25-metre lap swimming pool, hydrotherapy pool, children's leisure pool with whirlpool and water features for the little ones to enjoy.
Providing you the best in swimming, fitness and fun with group fitness classes, squads, room hire, and a poolside café all in the comfort of our heated facility. As well as a spa, sauna and steam room for people over the age of 16 to relax in and enjoy the health benefits.
Outdoor facilities include a 50-metre lap swimming pool with shaded grandstand area and a grassed area with picnic tables. This pool is open from October until April each summer season.
Manning Aquatic Centre is open seven days a week, and all swimming pools are heated to allow you to enjoy year-round swimming for your health and wellbeing. We look forward to welcoming you to the centre and providing you with the best health and leisure services possible.
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A range of health and fitness classes, tailored to meet a variety of individual needs and interests.
An inclusive pathway to performance where you are encouraged to swim to your fullest potential.
A variety of Learn to Swim programs catering for infants to adults, from beginner to advanced.
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Becoming Your Own Champion
Becoming a champion does not mean we need to represent our country or even our state, being your own champion is being proud of your accomplishments and setting yourself goals to work towards. How can you set yourself on your own path to greatness?
Benefits of wearing a swim cap
Swimming caps are great for all swimmers, while they may be uncomfortable and feel strange at first, they have a range of benefits when in the water. We encourage our swimmers to wear them for a number of reasons, read more to find out!
Men's Health Week
This week is used to highlight the issues surrounding the status of means health. This is important to highlight as the health status of males is typically poorer than that of females. There is a sigma surrounding men's health which leads to men being less likely than women to seek out mental health services, despite the rate of mental health disorders being similar.
GOswim Collectable Stickers!
Over the winter months our little swimmers will be able to collect a set of 8 exclusives GOswim Little Champion stickers. Attend your weekly swimming lesson to collect your sticker, collect them all to go in the draw to WIN!