Aquatic Facilities

Lane Availability

Lane availability may be subject to change due to bookings, please contact the centre for more information.

Aquatic Facilities

At the Manning Aquatic Centre we have something for everyone! Our aquatic facilities are perfect for anyone who needs to relax and cool off, enjoys some play time with the kids or to pursue a healthy and active lifestyle.

  • Our centre boasts a full outdoor heated 50m eight lane swimming pool.
  • An indoor heated 25m 8 lane pool.
  • An indoor heated 5 lane program pool.
  • A beautiful heated leisure pool with toddler splash pool, lazy river ride and water features to keep children happily entertained.
  • A spa, steam room and sauna area to relax and enjoy.

50m Outdoor Pool

The 50m Pool is a seasonal pool ideal for those lap swimmers and leisure swimmers alike, wanting to enjoy the summer season. 

Situated beside a shaded grandstand and surrounding grassed areas, it's a great spot for a picnic or just to enjoy the weather.

  • Temperature: The main pool is currently heated to a temperature setting of 26 degrees.
  • Lanes: The pool is 8 lanes wide.
  • Depth: The pool depth ranges from 1.2m at the shallow end to 2m at the deeper end.
  • Opening Period: This is an outdoor seasonal pool, opening the first weekend in October and closing the last weekend of March.
  • Wheelchair Access: Access via hydraulic chair lift.

25m Indoor Pool

The 25m Indoor Pool is a great area for laps, fun or activities. Perfect for lap swimmers of all ages and speeds, hosting squads, LTS classes and available for lane hire.

Being undercover, it's a great place to cool off on a hot day and open through out the year.

  • Temperature: The pool is currently heated to a temperature setting of 26 degrees.
  • Lanes: The pool is 8 lanes wide.
  • Depth: The pool depth ranges from 1.2m at the shallow end to 1.8m at the deeper end.
  • Wheelchair Access: Access via hydraulic chair lift.

Leisure Pool

The MAC's Leisure pool has an exciting lazy river ride that propels you round and around, two umbrella water features and a walled toddlers area. 

Perfect for keeping the kids safe and entertained. There are pool side benches surrounding those non-swimmers and is located beside the cafe for convenient refreshments or a tastey snack.

Supervised by our qualified lifeguards at all times, it is the perfect place for children (and their parents) to have a fun time and build their confidence in the water.

  • Temperature:  The water is heated to a family friendly 31 degrees at all times.
  • Safe:  For those new to the water there is a zero depth beach entry and walled toddlers area. 
  • Depth:  Maximum depth is 1m.

Program Pool

Our program pool is extremely versatile, it has been carefully designed to cater for not only learn to swim lessons but also for aquatherapy and walking.
This pool is also used for aqua aerobics and aqua therapy classes. To view our class timetable please see Aquacise Classes.

  • Temperature: The program/learn-to-swim pool is heated to a warm 31 degrees.
  • Size: This pool is 8.6m wide by 17.5m long.
  • Wheelchair Access: This pool has ramp access for wheelchairs, with a water wheelchair provided for use by the public.
  • Depth: The pool depth ranges from 0.95m at the shallow end to 1.4m at the deeper end.


The Spa area includes a relaxing spa to soak in and relax after a long day, complimented by a Sauna and Steam room.
The sauna is a wood clad room with benches and a hot rock heater that creates a dry heat cleansing environment.

There is a refreshing cold shower situated beside the sauna to wash away the impurities and start all over again. 
The steam room is a tile clad room where you sit amongst the hot clouds of steam. All these are located in a private area of the Centre, located beside the 25m pool.

This area is only accessible to patrons over 16 years of age and attracts an additional fee paid at reception.

  • Spa Temperature:  Heated to a toasty 36 degrees
  • Sauna Temperature: 75 degrees
  • Steam Room Temperature: 45 degrees
  • Depth: Seated area 0.50m and standing depth 1.10m.
  • Wheelchair Access: Both the Steam room and Sauna are wheelchair accessible.

Membership Options

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