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Important swimming services continue through winter
April 18, 2024

While the extended summer swim season at Aqua Energy’s Sale Outdoor Pool will officially end on Sunday 28 April, Aqua Energy is excited to offer several swimming options throughout winter while its indoor facility undergoes a major redevelopment.

Lap swimming, hydrotherapy, Deep Water Running Group Fitness classes and swimming lessons will be available at West Sale Pool, while cold water lap swimming at Sale Outdoor Pool will be trialled during May.

Indoor lap swimming will be available at West Sale Pool in Fulham until the Sale Outdoor Pool at Aqua Energy is reopened in September. From Monday 29 April, lap swimming will be available from Monday to Friday, between 6am to 7am, and 7pm to 9pm. There will be no lap swimming at West Sale on weekends or public holidays.

In response to community feedback, Aqua Energy will trial cold water lap swimming at Sale Outdoor Pool during May. Beginning Tuesday 30 April, cold water lap swimming will be available on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6am to 9am, and Sundays from 9am to 11am. The pool will not be heated during this period, so this option is for dedicated swimmers. Aqua Energy will review attendance to determine future opportunities for cold water lap swimming.

To accommodate additional services at West Sale throughout winter, there have been some minor adjustments to hydrotherapy session times. From Monday 29 April, hydrotherapy will be available from Monday to Friday, from 7am to 9am and 2pm to 4pm, and on Saturdays from 8am to 11am.

Deep Water Running Group Fitness classes will continue at Sale Outdoor Pool until Sunday 28 April, and will transfer to West Sale Pool from Monday 29 April, as per the current timetable.

Unfortunately, Aqua Energy cannot offer recreational swimming at West Sale due to the high volume of programming. While there are no aquatic recreational activities available over the colder months, Gippsland Regional Sports Complex in Sale will host lots of family-friendly activities. GRSC’s inflatables will be available each Sunday during school terms, as well as Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays and Mondays during school holidays. The cost is $15 per child for 2 hours, and no bookings are required. For more information, visit

To stay up to date with programming at West Sale Pool, please visit the 'Service Updates' section of the Aqua Energy Facility Redevelopment Portal, found at

The West Sale Pool is 25 metres long and heated between 32c and 34c. It is located on Lyon Crescent Fulham in the West Sale precinct. Head towards Rosedale, turn right at Williams Drive (turning right at Prison intersection), head over the railway lines and follow the signs.

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