Swimming Pools


Wellington Shire Pools Operating Status (Temperature Trigger)

Wednesday, February 8, 2023
All outdoor pools CLOSED.
Outdoor pools OPEN normal off-peak operating hours.
Thursday, February 9, 2023
All outdoor pools CLOSED.
Outdoor pools OPEN normal off-peak operating hours.

2022-23 Outdoor Pool Season

Wellington Shire operates outdoor seasonal swimming pools at Heyfield, Maffra, Rosedale, Sale, Stratford, and Yarram.

To launch the 2022-23 outdoor pool season, each of Wellington's pools will provide a Free Entry session from 4.00pm to 7.30pm on Friday 25 November.

The 2022-23 Outdoor Pool Season will officially commence on Saturday 26 November.

General public swimming times for the 2022-23 season will operate in accordance with a ‘temperature forecast trigger’. All outdoor pools will open when the temperature forecast for Sale, as issued by the Bureau of Meteorology at 4.00pm on the previous day, is for 25°C or higher. During peak season, outdoor pools will be open regardless of temperature for guaranteed hours each day. Guaranteed hours will be 12pm – 3pm.  

The daily forecast can be found on the Bureau of Meteorology website.

Lap swimming times at Maffra, Sale and Yarram Outdoor Pools are 6.00am to 8.00am Monday to Friday (Public holidays excluded) and are NOT temperature dependant.  These sessions will operate regardless of temperature forecast.

Information on outdoor pool operating hours for the following day can also be found on the Aqua Energy Facebook page.  This is updated 5.00pm daily.  You can ‘Like’ this page to get easy daily updates.  

Outdoor Pool - Peak Season

(17 December 2022 - 29 January 2023)

All outdoor pools are now open between midday and 3pm every day during the peak season, regardless of the 25 degree temperature trigger.

  • Open 11.00am - 7.30pm (Weekdays)
  • Open 10.30am - 6.00pm (Weekends/Public Holidays)

Outdoor Pool - Off Peak Season

(25 November - 16 December 2022 and 30 January - 13 March 2023)

Temperature trigger applies (Pool will only open if forecast BoM temperature for Sale is 25oC or higher at 4.30pm on the day prior).

  • Open 4pm - 7.30pm (Weekdays)
  • Open 10.30am - 6.00pm (Weekends/Public Holidays)

Outdoor Pool - Lap Swimming (Maffra, Sale and Yarram only)

(28 November 2022 - 10 March 2023)
  • 6.00am - 8.00am (Weekdays only)   

Parents/Guardians please note:

All Wellington swimming pools are ‘Watch around Water’ pools.

  • Children under 5 years must be within arm’s reach of a responsible adult at all times
  • Children 10 years and under must be under the constant visual supervision of a responsible adult
  • Unsupervised children will not be permitted to remain in the water
  • Responsible adult must be 16 years of age or older

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Entry Fees / Membership Fees

Casual Pool Entry:

Adult: $7.10
Child (5-15): $4.70
Family/Group (2 adults, 2 children): $18.90
Concession: $5.70

10 Session Pool Pass:

Adult: $63.90
Concession: $51.30
Child (5-15): $42.30
Family: $170.10

Season Pass (15 weeks, Outdoor Pool Only):

Adult: $118.00
Child (5-15): $78.80
Family: $196.70
Concession: $94.60

Sale Outdoor Pool

Address: Brayakoloong Close, Sale
Telephone: (03) 5142 3700

For information regarding the Indoor Pools please visit the Aqua Energy Leisure Centre website.

Heyfield Memorial Pool

Address: Mary Street, Heyfield
Telephone: (03) 5148 2330

Maffra Memorial Pool

Address: Duke Street, Maffra
Telephone: (03) 5147 1191

Rosedale Swimming Pool

Address: Corner Hood and Albert Street, Rosedale
Telephone: (03) 5199 2366

Stratford Swimming Pool

Address: McMillan Street, Stratford
Telephone: (03) 5145 6494

Yarram Swimming Pool

Address: Grant Street, Yarram
Telephone: (03) 5182 5521

Pool Hire Request Form

If you wish to hire a public pool in Wellington Shire, simply complete the Wellington Shire Pool Hire Request Form.

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Thursday, December 15, 2022