The Hawthorn Aquatic and Leisure Centre offers swimming lessons, water safety, aqua fun days and swimming carnivals.

We cater for primary and secondary schools, across all ages and levels, from beginner to squads. Whether you’re looking for a venue for your swimming carnival, an integrated component of your PE program, a fun excursion or end of year event for your students, we can tailor a program suitable for your school's needs. Contact our reception to find out more.


Our programs are flexible to suit your needs. Choose from a range of program lengths, teacher/student ratios, structures and activities, all run by nationally qualified instructors. Custom programs can include:

Swimming lessons Water familiarisation, stroke development, and water safety skills
Swimming Carnivals Just for fun or as trials for SSV interschool competitions. Carnivals can include a range of competitive and novelty events. We can facilitate with pool bookings, lifeguards, and equipment including; P.A. system, tables and chairs.


Our indoor and outdoor pools are fully-equipped to host your next school's program:

Indoor Pool Outdoor Pool
  • Shallow warm water pool
  • 20 metre pool
  • 50 metre pool (8 lanes)
  • Shaded seating areas
  • Superb open landscape surrounds

Contact and Bookings

For more information or to organise a meeting with our program coordinator, please contact us.

We're committed to providing access to all students

At the YMCA we are committed to providing every student with equal opportunity to participate in all programs. We can assist students with medical conditions and special needs, and also provide subsidised access to families with financial hardship.

Teachers please note:

We are also available to assist with your professional development, certification and skill-refreshers in


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