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A year-round Aquatic and Fitness Centre in Moss Vale is available for community use. For further information on the Moss Vale War Memorial Aquatic Centre, see Moss Vale War Memorial Aquatic Centre.

Outdoor Swimming Centres 

Council operates 3 outdoor swimming centres over the summer period:

All pools are heated to 24 degrees. 

The Shire's summer swimming season will begin on the 7 October 2017 with the opening of Bowral Swimming Centre. 

Swimming Centre Brochure 2017/18

Rules and Safety at WSC Pools Brochure

2017/18 Fees and Charges - outdoor seasonal pools only

Adult Admission


Child Admission (under 18 years)


Concession Admission ( NSW Pensioner Card, Seniors Card & Full Time Student Card - card required upon entry)


School Student (school organised event within school hours only)


Spectator (free spectator admission for a parent or guardian accompanying a child to Learn to Swim or Squad training)


Children under 3 years of age


Adult actively supervising child under 5 years in pool 

(1 adult per under 5 years permitted at this charge


Family visit (2 adults, 2 children) OR (1 adult, 3 children)


Additional child on family visit pass


Season Family Ticket (unlimited entry for immediate family members only, as listed on medicare card and only valid for the outdoor seasonal centres - not transferable to other seasons). 


Unlimited Daily Entry Pass (Valid for date of purchase - must retain original receipt)







Multiple Entry Passes (not transferable to other seasons)


20 Entry Pass


50 Entry Pass 


Lane Hire (all commercial use inc any LTS. Upon application and subject to peak periods and availability. Must provide PL Insurance. Non inclusive of admission fees). 


Per 50m lane/per hour.

Peak: 6am-9am and 3pm-6pm weekdays, all day weekends


Per 50m lane/per hour.
Off-peak: all other times


Per 25m lane/per hour.
Peak: 6am-9am and 3pm-6pm weekdays, all day weekends


Per 25m lane/per hour.
Off-peak: all other times


Subsidy Program - Mittagong and Northern Village Residents: 

On Wednesday 13 September 2017 Council approved subsidised entry fees for Mittagong and Northern Village Residents affected by the closure of the Mittagong Swimming Centre. 

The following areas are entitled to subsidised rate of entry: 

• Aylmerton
• Alpine
• Balmoral
• Braemar
• Buxton
• Colo Vale
• Hill Top
• Mittagong
• Renwick
• Wattle Ridge
• Welby
• Willow Vale
• Woodlands
• Yerrinbool

The discounted admission would be granted on provision of proof of address – licence, bus pass, rates notice etc.

 Admission Charge Subsidised Rate
Adult Visit 
 Child Visit (Under 18 Years) 
 Spectator Visit 
Concession (Pensioners, Senior and Student card required)

 General Information

Please click on the links below for each centre for further information including operating hours and season length. 

The operating hours of Bundanoon Swimming Centre will be extended during the day in school holidays and facility will remain open when required for approved functions e.g. school swimming carnivals.

Swimming Centres will remain open until advertised closing time, conditional that should the weather not be conducive to swimming, the Pool Supervisors may close the pools early. 

On inclement days or where temperatures fall below 18 degrees, Bundanoon Pool will be closed from 9am and signage will be provided to advise that the pool has been closed due to inclement weather and Bowral Swimming Centre and the Moss Vale War Memorial Aquatic Centre remains open. 

If the forecast temperature is greater than 35 degrees, Bowral pool will remain open an additional hour in the evening conditional that there are no prior bookings of the facility.

The Swimming Centres will be open each day of the swimming season excluding Christmas Day and Boxing Day. Only Bowral Swimming Centre will be open on Boxing Day.

Please remember to check with your local centre for availability during school hours as our Centres are heavily used for school activities and carnivals.

Swimming Clubs

Mittagong Swimming Club: For further information regarding Mittagong Swimming Club please visit Mittagong Swimming Club

Bundanoon Swimming Club: Meet 6pm Wednesdays at Bundanoon Swimming Centre.

Southern Highlands Water Polo: For further information please visit Southern Highlands Water Polo

Last Updated: September 19th, 2017
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