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Aquatic facilities

Update - Opening Spring-2023, the Parramatta Aquatic Centre will be a year-round destination for swimming, fitness and wellness, catering to the families, schools, workers, and visitors to Parramatta.

Epping Aquatic Centre and Macarthur Girls High School Pool are currently open at the following times:

Epping Aquatic Centre

Winter Opening Hours

Commencing Monday 24 April 2023

Days Morning Afternoon 
Monday 5:30am - 9:30am 3:35pm - 7:00pm 
Tuesday 5:30am - 12:30pm  3:45pm - 7:00pm
Wednesday 5:30am - 9:30am CLOSED
Thursday 5:30am - 9:30am 3:45pm - 7:00pm
Friday 5:30am - 9:30am 3:45pm - 7:00pm
Saturday & Sunday 8:00am - 3:00pm CLOSED
Public Holidays  CLOSED  CLOSED


Macarthur Girls High School Pool

NSW School Term 2 (Monday 24 April - Sunday 02 July 2023)





 5:30am - 7:30am 

4:00pm - 7:00pm 

5:30am - 7:30am 

10:00am - 2:00pm

4:00pm - 7:00pm 
Wednesday 5:30am - 7:30am 4:00pm - 7:00pm
Thursday 5:30am - 7:30am  4:00pm - 7:00pm
Friday 5:30am - 7:30am 4:00pm - 7:00pm

Saturday & Sunday  

8:00am - 1:00pm

Public Holidays 8:00am - 1:00pm CLOSED


Swimming finishes 15 minutes prior to the Centre closing.

Council reserves the right to make changes to opening hours as operational needs or staffing levels require it.

City of Parramatta manages the Epping Aquatic Centre and Macarthur Girls High School Pool.

Find out more about our aquatics facilities and services:

Dolphins swim school 

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The Dolphins Swim School is a learn to swim program that caters to all ages and capabilities.

Dolphins Swim School operates classes at both Epping Aquatic Centre and Macarthur Girls High School Pool.

Access cards

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Casual visitors of high school age or above need an access card to use our aquatic facilities.

The access card is free, but normal centre entry fees and charges apply for use of facilities and services.

Water safety program

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Multicultural community beach and ocean safety program

Surf Life Saving NSW are running 'Day at the beach' community sessions.

The sessions run for about 45 minutes and can be delivered face to face or online via Zoom.


These sessions are available in:

  • English
  • Arabic
  • Farsi
  • French
  • German
  • Hindi
  • Japanese
  • Mandarin
  • Nepali
  • Swahili

Upcoming events