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Pool Closures

Hillston and Goolgowi pools are currently CLOSED. The pools will re-open in summer 2022.

Swimming pools are closed on Christmas Day.

Hillston Operating Hours

Day School Term School Holidays
Monday to Wednesday 4.00pm – 7.00pm 2.00pm – 8.00pm
Thursday (Swim Club) 4.00pm – 5.30pm Nil
Thursday (No Swim Club) 4.00pm – 7.00pm 2.00pm – 8.00pm
Friday 4.00pm – 7.00pm 2.00pm – 8.00pm
Saturday & Sunday 12.30pm – 8.00pm 12.30pm – 8.00pm

Goolgowi Operating Hours

Day School Term School Holidays
Monday to Thursday 5.00pm – 7.00pm 2.00pm – 8.00pm
Friday (Swim Club Only) 5.00pm – 7.00pm Nil
Friday Nil 2.00pm – 8.00pm
Saturday & Sunday 12.30pm – 8.00pm 12.30pm – 8.00pm

Entry Fees

Ticket Type Fee
Season Ticket – Family (inlc. child up to 18 years & full time students) $140.00
Season Ticket – Single $70.00
Entry Fee – 13 years and over $3.50
2 – 13 years $2.50
Under 2 years Free
Seniors (over 55 years) and non swimmers $2.00

Entry fees can also be found in Council’s Fees and Charges guide or at the entrance to the pool.

Council operate and maintain two 25 metre swimming pools located in Goolgowi and Hillston.

Pool season generally runs annually from November to March. Please refer to the operating hours for days/times.

Please note these hours may be amended at short notice, Council will endeavour to notify pool users of amendments on Council’s Website and Facebook page where possible.

General Conditions of Entry

Toddlers’ Pools:

  • If a child is using the Toddler’s pool they must be supervised by a competent adult at all times.
  • No child over the age of 8 is permitted in the toddler’s pool.

Unsupervised Age of Entry:

  • Children under 10 years of age must be accompanied and supervised by a competent adult at all times.
  • Children have to be 10 years and over and have the ability to swim 2×25 laps before being allowed at the pool unsupervised.
  • The determination of the ability will be at the discretion of the Lifeguard.
  • Alcohol is not permitted in any area of the pools and/or pool grounds.

Glass in any form is not permitted in any area of any pool.

Swim Club

Both town pools regularly host a local swim club. Swim club is only held during School term. On Swim club days pool access will be limited as below:

  • Hillston Swim Club, is held on Thursday’s from 4.00pm – 5.30pm. Two lanes will be closed during this time for swim club use.
  • Goolgowi Swim Club, is held on Friday’s from 5.00pm. There is no access to the general public on this day.

For Relevant Policies & Forms follow the links provided:

  • Swimming Pool Application for Use
  • Pool Complex Conditions of Entry
  • Recording Devices in Council