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Castlemaine outdoor swimming pool

There are four Council-owned outdoor swimming pools in Mount Alexander Shire, located in Castlemaine, Harcourt, Maldon and Newstead.

The seasonal pools are open from December to March each year. Each pool has qualified lifeguards on duty during opening hours. Opening times are depend on weather conditions. Entry fees apply.

Council also provides funding each year to support the Chewton Pool, run for the community, by the community.

Swimming pool entry fees for 2017/2018 pool season

Ticket type Unit Price
Child per visit $3.50
Adult per visit $5.00
Adult concession per visit $4.00
Family per visit $13.00
Single season pass each $70.00
Single season concession pass each $57.20
Family season pass each $155.00
Family season concession pass each $130.00

Weather information

Pools may not open if:

• The forecast temperature for the day is below 22 C at 6.00 pm on the day prior for Castlemaine on the Bureau of Meteorology or weatherzone website.
• The temperature of the day is below 22 C
• Storm activity in the area

Pools may remain open after standing opening times if:

• The temperature remains above 28 C and patrons are still using the pool
• Closing time will be no later than sunset

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