Outdoor pools to reopen for summer

Summer has arrived and Council is pleased to announce the re-opening of the two outdoor pools in Woodend and Lancefield.

The Lancefield and Woodend outdoor pools will open for the 2021/22 summer season on Saturday 4 December and will remain open until the Labour Day long weekend on Monday 14 March 2022.

The two outdoor pools will open in line with COVID-19 restrictions and density requirements for the 2021/22 summer season. The pools will open in accordance with the temperature based guidelines that include:

December, school holidays and weekends

  • 26 degrees and above: 12 noon–6pm (possible extension of hours past 6pm dependent upon patronage and weather conditions)
  • 25 degrees and under – closed

Monday–Friday (during school term 1, 2022)

  • 26 degrees and above: 3.30pm–6pm (possible extension of hours past 6pm dependent upon patronage and weather conditions)
  • 25 degrees and under – closed

Opening hours are determined according to Bureau of Meteorology temperature forecasts for Kyneton, checked at 4.30pm the day prior.

Council’s outdoor pools aquatic centres will be closed on Christmas Day, 25 December, and opened free of charge on 26 January (Australia Day), provided minimum opening temperatures are forecast.

Save with our swim membership special

We are offering an early bird special on family and adult swim season passes to outdoor pools in either Lancefield or Woodend.

Council is offering residents the opportunity to enjoy the outdoor pools over summer at a fraction of the normal cost. Members of the community can purchase a family season pass for only $106 (regular price is $222). Terms and conditions apply.

For more information about pool opening hours and fees, family passes and season tickets, visit our outdoor pools webpage

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