Pools and water playgrounds

Children cooling of at the 2nd World War Memorial Aquatic Centre wet play area

2nd World War Memorial Aquatic Centre

The 2nd World War Memorial Aquatic Centre is located on Sir Raymond Huish Drive at the Victoria Park precinct, South Rockhampton. The recently built waterpark play area ensures kids can stay cool and adults can join the fun too! With indoor and outdoor pools you can enjoy the water without the sun!

Facilities include

  • Heated 50m FINA compliant 2 metre constant depth covered pool (ramp access)
  • Heated 25m pool (ramp access)
  • Hot shower facilities
  • 650 seat covered grandstand
  • Wet playground area
  • Diving pool
  • Heated learn to swim pool.

Entry is only $2 and you can enjoy the pool year round.

Summer (1 September – 30 April)

  • Monday to Friday – 5am to 8pm
  • Saturdays – 7am to 6pm
  • Sundays and Public Holidays – 9am to 5pm

Winter (1 May to 31 August)

  • Monday to Friday – 5.30am to 8pm
  • Saturdays – 7am to 5pm
  • Sundays and Public Holidays – 10am to 5pm

42nd Battalion Memorial Pool

The 42nd Battalion Memorial Pool is located on Berserker Street, North Rockhampton. Facilities include a 50m variable depth pool and wading pool and three waterslides are due to be open in December 2017.

Summer (1 September – 30 April)

  • Monday to Friday – 9am to 6pm
  • Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays – 10am to 5pm

Entry to the pool is $2, and the pool is closed from 1 May to 31 August each year.

Gracemere Swimming Pool

The Gracemere Swimming Pool is located on Fisher Street, Gracemere. Facilities include a 25m variable depth pool, wading pool, learn to swim heated pool and picnic tables.

Summer (1 September to 30 April)

School Term

  • Monday to Friday – 6am to 9am and 3pm to 6pm
  • Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays – 10am to 5pm

School Holidays

  • Monday to Friday – 6am to 6pm and 3pm to 6pm
  • Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays – 10am to 5pm

Entry to the pool is $2 and the pool is closed from 1 May to 31 August each year.

Mount Morgan Swimming Pool

The Mount Morgan Swimming Pool is located on Thompson Avenue, Mount Morgan. Facilities include a 30m pool with shade at the shallow end, beach entry style wading pool and large grandstand.

Summer (1 September to 30 April)

  • Monday to Friday – 7.30am to 5.30pm
  • Saturdays – 12pm to 5pm
  • Sunday and Public Holidays – 12pm to 4pm

Entry to the pool is $2 and the pool is closed from 1 May to 31 August each year.

Cedric Archer Park wet playground (coming in Dec 2017)

There will be plenty of water fun  for toddlers, children and youth when they play amongst the spray tunnels, mega soakers and tipping buckets. With a new playground, skate park and amenities block last year, a wet playground area is soon to be added to make Cedric Archer Park the place to go in summer.

Kershaw Gardens wet playground (coming in 2018)

Kershaw Gardens is not only a fantastic place to walk, but is soon to be a great day out for the kids. The Rockhampton Regional Council is redeveloping large sections of the Gardens with the central section to feature a large wet playground. Find out when it will open by visiting the Kershaw Gardens updates.