Frequently Asked Questions
What date does Bilgoman Aquatic Centre open and close this season?
The Centre will open on Saturday 17 October 2020 and will close on Thursday 1 April 2021.
Is the pool open for public swimming while Interm lessons are being held?
Yes, Bilgoman Aquatic Centre is open, with public space restricted to half of the main pool and one lap lane. Lessons use half of the main pool and some of the leisure pool during class times.
Are the dive boards and slide open during Interm lessons?
The dive boards and slide may be closed at times during lessons as higher stages need to use the deep water of the dive pool.
Are there any lap lanes available for lap swimming during Interm lessons?
There is one lap lane available for lap swimming during Interm lessons.
What is the best time for lap swimming at Bilgoman?
Ideal times are between 5.30am-8.30am on weekdays and 7am-8.30am on weekends and public holidays. During these times the whole pool is available for lap swimming. Outside of these times, the pool is generally quieter after 6pm and 2 lanes are reserved for lap swimming.
Important note: Between 11am-5pm on weekends and public holidays the lap lanes are removed.
Is the pool open for public swimming during School Swimming Carnivals?
School Carnivals will be held in February 2021. The pool is not open to the public during these Carnivals (between 9am and 3pm).
Important note: On Wednesday 24 February the pool is closed between 9am and 8pm.
Can my under 5 child swim in the leisure pool during School Swimming Carnivals?
No, the pool is not open to the public during School Swimming Carnivals. This includes the leisure pool.
Do I need to book for parties/social gatherings?
Yes, any large group of over 10 people proposing to attend the pool are requested to advise staff beforehand to assist with managing space, equipment and additional staffing.