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Wellington Shire Council operates outdoor seasonal swimming pools in Heyfield, Maffra, Rosedale, Sale, Stratford, and Yarram. Outdoor pools and operate daily with a 25 degree temperature trigger, advised by the Bureau of Meteorology at 4pm on the day before.

Please read the information below if you are planning a visit to an outdoor pool during summer.

Outdoor pool operating hours

The 2020-21 outdoor pool season officially commenced on Saturday 21 November 2020 and includes peak and off peak seasons. Please see below breakdown for the 2020-21 season:

Off peak: 20 Nov - 13 Dec 2020: ‍ Weekdays: 3.30pm - 7.30pm, Weekends/Public Holidays: 10am - 6pm.

Peak: 14 Dec 2020 - 31 January 2021: Weekdays: 11am - 7.30pm, Weekends/Public Holidays: 10am - 6pm.

Off peak: 1 Feb - 8 March 2021: Weekdays: 3.30pm - 7.30pm, Weekends/Public Holidays: 10am - 6pm.

General public swimming times for the 2020-21 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 4pm on the previous day, is for 25°C or higher.

Lap swimming is available at Maffra, Sale and Yarram outdoor pools between 6am - 8am Monday to Friday (Public holidays excluded) and are NOT temperature dependent.  These sessions will operate regardless of the temperature forecast or temperature trigger.

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

Information about outdoor pool operating hours for the following day can also be found on the Aqua Energy Facebook page or Wellington Shire Council website at 5pm each day. You can ‘like’ our Facebook page to receive daily updates.

Information on each regional swimming pool is available on the Wellington Shire Council website.

The summer swim season will conclude at close of business on Monday 8 March 2021.

Outdoor pool fees

Adult: $6.60

Child (5-15): $4.40

Family/Group (2 adults, 2 children): $17.60

Concession: $5.30

Summer Season Pool Membership (15 weeks):

Adult: $112.90

Child (4-15): $75.30

Family: $188.20

Concession: $90.30

Maximum capacity pool numbers

All outdoor pools are subject to the density quotient of 1 person per 2sqm. Numbers in spaces will be monitored by staff at all times and you may be asked to moved to another space at the discretion of the staff members on duty

Sale Outdoor Pool:

  • Main Pool: 534 patrons
  • Toddler Pool: 144 patrons

Maffra Pool:

  • Main Pool: 360 patrons
  • Toddler Pool: 36 patrons

Heyfield Pool:

  • Main Pool: 250 patrons
  • Toddler Pool: 46 patrons

Stratford Pool

  • Main Pool: 186 patrons
  • Toddler Pool: 46 patrons
  • Baby Pool: 12 patrons

Rosedale Pool:

  • Main Pool: 76 patrons
  • Toddler Pool: 26 patrons

Yarram Pool:

  • Main Pool: 256 patrons
  • Toddler Pool: 50 patrons

Time Restrictions

  • Under current density limits set by the State Government we may be required to enforce a time limit on time in the facility
  • If time limits are enforced patrons will have a minimum of 1hr in the facility at a time
  • You will be issued with a wristband with an exit time on it
  • We ask that or members and guests understand that we are bound by number restrictions and appreciate your cooperation if time limits are in place

Important information

  • All outdoor pools will be closed on Christmas Day (25 December 2020)
  • No entry is permitted 15 minutes before closing time at any outdoor swimming pool
  • For reasons of safety, pools will close if thunderstorms are in the vicinity

Watch around Water guidelines

  • 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

Attending the facility

  • All people attending must be contact traced. This will take place at the time of entry, this includes all family members, swimmers and non swimmers
  • Please maintain 1.5m social distancing where possible
  • Do not attend the facility if you are unwell in anyway
  • If dropping children 10yrs or older off please check with staff that there are no time restrictions on that day before leaving

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1 Brayakoloong Close, (PO Box 506)
Sale, VIC 3850 Australia
Telephone: (03) 5142 3700​
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6am - 8pm Friday
8am - 5pm Weekends
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