COVID-19 update

In line with the latest Victorian Government announcement, our centre remains closed from 11:59pm Thursday 15 July. This includes all our services and programs (including Gymnastics and Swimming Lessons).

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We have a variety of swimming pools and wellness facilities for members and non-members to dip into. 

Our aquatic areas are supervised by qualified lifeguards at all times. 

Whether you're looking to learn to swim though our swimming lessons; get fit through our aquatic group fitness or lap swimming; have fun with the kids with AquaPlay (an indoor aquatic play area) as well as our water slides; take part in a school program; or just unwind in our sauna and steam rooms – we have something for everyone at the Gippsland Regional Aquatic Centre.

Stay tuned for more information and in the meantime, take a look at our memberships and casual aquatic prices.

  • Watch Around Water Policy Information

    YMCA Victoria is a Watch Around Water endorsed aquatic safety organisation. The following information is the new watch around water policy launched in centre from 1 September 2019.

    Watch Around Water is a set of industry guidelines outlining the minimum supervision requirements of young children at all affiliated aquatic venues.

    Children under 5 years old

    All Children MUST be accompanied into the Centre by a person over the age of 18 and supervised within arms’ reach, at all times in the water.

    All children MUST wear a pink wristband supplied by GRAC staff to help identify their age while swimming.

    Children will not be admitted without a full fee paying parent/guardian who must also be in the water at all times. Groups will not be admitted entry where the number of parents/guardians supervising a group of children under 5 years exceeds the ratio of 1:2 (effective September 1 2019).

    Children under 10 years old

    All Children under the age of 10 MUST be accompanied into the Centre by a person over the age of 18. All children MUST be actively supervised by an adult over the age of 18 at all times. The adult must have a clear and active view of the child with no physical or structural barriers between them (this includes tech and devices).

    All children MUST wear a yellow wristband supplied by GRAC staff to help identify their age while swimming. Groups will not be admitted entry where the number of parents/guardians supervising a group of children under 10 years exceeds the ratio of 1:4.

    Birthday Parties

    All children under the age of 10 MUST be accompanied into the Centre by a person over the age of 18 and handed over to the supervision of the birthday party leader (staff member).

    All birthday party participants must wear a BLUE wristband AND an age based wristband (pink or yellow) to identify their participation in a party (effective September 1 2019). The adult guardian of the birthday party child MUST remain accessible and actively supervise the group at all times.

    At the conclusion of the birthday party the child/children will remain in the supervision of the birthday party leader and supervising parent until physically handed over to their supervising parent/guardian.

    Visit the watch around water website

    For more information visit the Watch Around Water website.