Lazy River Feature
The Lazy River feature will be closed until further notice.
Maintence works are being planned and an update on reopening will be provided once maintenance is completed.
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, program 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 March 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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Why Spring Swimming is Vital for a Safe Summer
Spring is already here and with summer just around the corner, it is vital to consider how you can support your child to be water-safe and ready to enjoy swimming and aquatic activities ahead of the warmer season. Read more to learn why swimming preparation in spring is vital for a safe summer.
The importance of understanding your swimming surroundings
Swimming is an enjoyable and invigorating activity that positively improves health in several ways and serves as a key activity in the lifestyle routines of many. As with any aquatic activity, it is important to understand the environment that you plan to swim in and any potential safety risks and hazards, to enjoy an incident-free swimming experience. Read on to learn more about safe swimming surroundings.
The Risks of Swimming Alone
Swimming with companions reduces the risks involved with swimming alone, such as absence of immediate assistance, vulnerability to accidents and reduced recognition of potential health risks. Read on to learn more about these risks and how important it is for children and weak or non-swimmers to swim safely with responsible peers.
GOswim Waterways Safety Week
Waterways Safety Week is coming to your GOswim lessons from 12 - 18 June. Our GOswim friends have been preparing to take you on a journey to learn important water safety skills and strategies for different waterways including the beach, lakes, rivers and more. Read more to find out why you and your child should learn how to stay safe in different waterways and the life-saving benefits this could have.