Recreation Centre

The Geelong College Recreation Centre opened in November 1999 to provide a high quality training, recreation and competition venue for students, staff and members of The Geelong College community.

The state-of-the-art aquatic centre features an indoor, variable depth pool with a separate diving area and is treated with an advanced salt chlorination system, producing the highest standard water quality. The pool caters for lap and squad swimming, Learn-to-Swim classes, water polo and diving, among other activities.

The Recreation Centre is located beside the Roland Centre at the Geelong College Senior School campus and can be accessed easily from Aphrasia Street.


The Geelong College community are able to use the Recreation Centre by taking out a membership of the facility.
Memberships are available for three, six or 12 months. A 10 visit membership is also available.

All applications for membership must indicate the applicant's affiliation with The Geelong College from the list below:

  • Current students, their parents and siblings
  • Present and past staff and their partners
  • Old Collegians, Morongo Old Collegians, their partners, parents, siblings and children
  • Members of The Geelong College Foundation and The Geelong College Council
  • Contractors and suppliers to The College by invitation

Membership prices

Membership Type 3 Month 6 Month 12 Month
Adult $195 $330 $555
Concession $180 $305 $500
Child (under 16) $165 $260 $440
Family $330 $550 $910
10 Visit pass $85

Casual pass - Single $13

Casual pass - Double  $30  

Limited Hours and Closures:

Please note there will be restricted hours on Sunday 17 June, lanes available from 9 - 11am only.

College water polo begins in Term 3 (beginning Monday 16 July), which will impact on Saturday morning hours. Closure times will be noted on the Recreation Centre's noticeboard.

School holiday hours apply from Monday 25 June to Sunday 15 July.

Water Polo - limited hours:

Water Polo season begins in Term 3 from Monday 16 July.
Morning training in the dive pool on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. On Tuesdays and Wednesdays there will only be 4 lanes available for members.
Friday night games - pool closed from 7pm -  17 August, 31 August and 14 September
Saturday morning games - pool closed from 8.20am - 12.30pm - 11 August, 18 August, 25 August, 1 September and 15 September
College House Water Polo week - no lunchtime swimming - Monday 20 August - Friday 24 August.

Learn to Swim

Term 2 Learn to Swim runs from 16 April to 22 June.

The Geelong College Recreation Centre Learn-to-Swim Program offers a positive learning experience for children. Open to all students of the College or schools in the local area, the Recreation Centre offers outstanding aquatic programs with experience teachers, excellent service and small classes in a world-class facility.

Learn-to-Swim operates during term time from Monday – Friday between 4.00pm and 7.00pm.

Re-enrolment week for Term 3 Learn to Swim is 28 May - 1 June 2018.

For more information contact Sue Gook Assistant Manager and Learn-to-Swim Coordinator at the centre on 5226 3129 or email

Holiday Intensive Program

Our outstanding intensive holiday swimming program happens during most holidays. Our next Intensive swimming program will run from 9 July to 13 July. Registrations cost of $80 per student.

Your child will benefit from experienced teachers, small groups and the consistency that an intensive program allows. Don't miss out.

Check back for more information closer to the holidays or phone Sue on 52263129 or email or drop in to the Recreation Centre.

Pool hire and programs

The Geelong College Recreation Centre welcomes group bookings from clubs, schools and associations for training or one off events. We also host programs including Bronze Medallion classes, Pool Lifeguard Award, aqua aerobics, deep water running, water polo and stroke correction classes are available for members.

For all hire requests please fill out the online Recreation Centre Hire Request Form or email

For more information please contact the centre 5226 3129 or email

Opening Hours
The Recreation Centre is open for members' use outside of school 
hours and at lunchtimes.

School Terms Hours:
Monday to Friday
6:00am – 8:45am
1:00pm – 2:00pm
3.30pm – 8:00pm
7.00am – 5.00pm
9.00am – 12.00pm

School Holiday Hours:
Monday to Friday
6.00am – 9.00am
1.00pm – 8.00pm
7.00am – 5.00pm
9.00am – 12.00pm

Public Holidays:
Centre Closed

*Lap swimming may be restricted at times due to College sport, Learn-to-Swim classes and Swim Club use.

Ph: (03) 5226 3129 
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