Aqua Energy has three heated indoor pools which are open all year round, and also two outdoor pools which are open during the warmer months.

Indoor Pools

25m Heated Lap Pool:
Used for lap swimming, lessons, training, aquatic group fitness classes and casual swimming. This pool has 6 lanes, starting blocks, adjoining changerooms and sauna (including an accessible changeroom) plus a hoist and temporary steps available for accessibility.

Hydrotherapy/Warm Water Program Pool:
Used for gentle exercise, lessons and aquatic group fitness classes. This pool has an access ramp, and is solely dedicated for gentle exercise (physiotherapy, rehabilitation, recovery etc.) between 6.00am - 9.00am and 2.30pm - 4.00pm Monday - Friday, and 9.00am - 11.00am on weekends and public holidays.

Combined Pool:
Used for lessons, casual water play and casual swimming. This pool has a dedicated infant learn to swim pool with beach entry and water play features, and the ability to swim through to a larger learn to swim pool.

Outdoor Pools

Operational during the warmer months, our outdoor pools are located in a fantastic, picturesque position neighbouring the Sale Botanic Gardens and overlooking Lake Guthridge, and include large grassy lawn areas, a shade structure, tree shade and BBQ facilities.

50m Outdoor Olympic Pool:
Used for lap swimming, casual swimming and competition. This pool has 8 lanes and starting blocks.

Toddler Pool:
Used for casual toddler swim and water play. This pool has a step entry and shade sail.

Operating Hours

Peak Season (17 December 2018 - 27 January 2019)

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

  • Weekdays 10.00am - 7.00pm
  • Weekends/Public Holidays 10.00am - 6.00pm


Off Peak Season (23 November - 16 December 2018 and 28 January - 11 March 2019)

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

  • Weekdays 3.30pm - 7.00pm
  • Weekends/Public Holidays 10.00am - 6.00pm


Lap Swimming (26 November 2018 - 8 March 2019)

  • Weekdays 6.00am - 8.00am (Guaranteed opening hours, temperature trigger does not apply to lap swimming).


Operating Conditions:

  • Operating hours may be extended by one (1) hour if the temperature is over 30oC, an hour before closing (Conditions apply).
  • Closed Christmas Day (25 December).
  • No Entry permitted 15 minutes before closing time.
  • For reasons of safety, pools will close if thunderstorms are in the vicinity.
  • Any responsible person over 16 years of age who is accompanying a child / children (under the age of 5 years) to any Wellington Shire pool must now ensure they are always in the water with the child /children, and within arms reach at all times.

Swim School

Our comprehensive Swim School program provides lessons to children aged 6 months through to adulthood. Further information is available on our Swim School page.

Pool Hire Form

Our pools are available for hire to small or large groups. To submit your hire request please complete the Pool Hire Form.

Aquatic Group Fitness

We offer AquaEasy, Aquacise and Deep Water Running aquatic group fitness classes. For more information please see our Classes page.

Other Pools

In addition to Aqua Energy, Wellington Shire Council also operate 5 outdoor pools located in Heyfield, Maffra, Rosedale, Stratford and Yarram. For information on these pools please see the Swimming Pools page on the Wellington Shire Council website.

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Aqua Energy Leisure Centre
1 Brayakoloong Close, (PO Box 506)
Sale, Victoria 3850
Telephone: (03) 5142 3700​
Operating Hours
6am - 9pm Monday - Thursday
6am - 8pm Friday
8am - 5pm Weekends
8am - 5pm Public Holidays
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