Charlestown Swim Centre is operated by Council. It's open year-round and is home to the Charlestown Swim Club and Easts Water Polo.

Charlestown Swim Centre has something for everyone. Boasting three pools (including an indoor dedicated Learn to Swim pool), a kid's splashpad and ample green space, making this destination a hit with families and athletes alike.

Charlestown is located centrally to local residents, business community and regional shopping centre making it a convenient aquatic centre for many.

Features Pools
Accessible amenities and access /chair lift Outdoor heated 25m pool
Fully staffed facility Outdoor heated 50m pool
Pool heating Dedicated heated indoor learn to swim pool
Parking Fenced toddler splash pad


Yellowbox smart lockers to store your valuables  
Cafe Baaduka - serving delicious and nutritious meals daily on-site  


Programs and classes


Lake Mac Swim Centres deliver programs to suit everyone in our community including Learn to Swim lessons, Squads and Aqua Fitness classes.

We deliver Learn to Swim lessons for children, adults, persons with disability, groups and private lessons.

We provide Squad offerings for both fitness and competitive swimmers.

We run weekly Aqua Fit classes that keep all ages and fitness levels active and motivated. 

An emphasis on providing affordable community focused aquatic programs to the community is the core business of the Lake Mac Swim Centre offering.

Keeping more persons, more active, more often is the purpose for all services.

Current timetables

Check out our Aqua Fit and Squad Timetables here

Contractor pools

Our two contractor pools, Toronto and Morisset each offer their own selection of swim programs. For further information on their current programs, please contact these centres directly. 




Opening hours


Day Open Close
Sunday 8am 4pm
Monday  5am 7pm
Tuesday 5am 7pm 
Wednesday 5am 7pm
Thursday 5am 7pm
Friday 5am 7pm
Saturday 6am 5pm
Public Holidays* 7am 6pm

*Programming (including Aqua Fit, Learn to Swim, Squad, and STOMP) is not held on public holidays. We are closed on Good Friday, Easter Sunday, Anzac Day, the King's Birthday, and Christmas Day.




General entry fees


Adults (18 years and older) $6.60
Child under 5 $0
(children 5-17 years and Pensioner/Concession cardholders)
Spectator $3.10
Program Spectator $0
Family (applies to two adults (parents/partners) and their dependent children under age 18) $16.80
Bulk Entry (applies to organised group bookings of 10 or more people) $4.10
Corporate Fitness card entry
Aquatic Challenger (Pool floats at Charlestown, Speers Point, Swansea and West Wallsend Swim Centres)
Aquatic Challenger - public session - per person $6.10
Aquatic Challenger - public session - family  $12.20

Note: Additional fees apply for use of Toronto Swim Centres Hydrotherapy pool. Contact the pool for pricing.



Multi-visit pricing 

Item Price
10-visit adult pass $59.70
10-visit Pensioner/Concession pass $36.70
10-visit family pass (applies to two adults (parents/partners) and their dependent children under age 18) $151.50
50-visit adult pass $215.20
50-visit Pensioner/Concession pass $132.60

Buy a multi-visit pass

Multi-visit passes are valid for 12 months from date of purchase. 





Program fees

Learn to Swim
Item Price
One lesson a week (paid in term blocks) $16
Two or more lessons a week - fee per lesson (paid in term blocks) $14
15-minute private lesson per person $26
30-minute private lesson per person $43
School holiday program - fee per lesson (paid in five-day blocks) $14
Corporate member - fee per lesson* (paid in term blocks) $12


Item Price
Squads - 20 visit pass $204
Squads - 50 visit pass $408
Squads Corporate Fitness  - 20 visit pass $122
Squads Corporate Fitness - 50 visit pass    $203
Squads - casual session  $16.30

Buy a multi-visit pass

Multi-visit passes are valid for 12 months from date of purchase.


Fitness (Aqua Fit and STOMP)
Item Price
One fitness session adult $13.30
One fitness session pensioner/concession $10.20
One fitness session corporate member  $9.20
10 visit pass - adult  $119.30
50 visit pass - adult  $431
10 visit pass - pensioner/concession  $91.80
50 visit pass - pensioner/concession  $331.50
10 visit pass - corporate member $91.80

Buy a multi-visit pass

Multi-visit passes are valid for 12 months from date of purchase. 


Hire Fees

Aquatic Challenger (Pool Float)
Item Price
Aquatic Challenger first hour $204
Aquatic Challenger subsequent 30-minute intervals $102
Pool Party - Aquatic Challenger party package 90 minutes (includes 10 entries) $306
 Aquatic Challenger - parties - per additional person (above included 10 entries) $10.20
Booking deposits $61.20
Party catering package per person (set menu options) Enquire
Lane Hire
Item Price
Lane hire - 25m pool - 30 minutes  $13.30
Lane hire - 50m pool - 30 minutes $16.30
Room Hire
Item Price
Room hire - first hour/per hour  $44.90
Room hire - per subsequent 30 minutes  $22.40
Grounds Hire

We offer dedicated outdoor space for hire, suitable for small group personal training. Groups will have access to a designated outdoor space, well-lit grounds, toilets and showers onsite. Hire fee is $29.60 an hour. Space is subject to availability and conditions apply. For more information or to book, contact the Swim Centre of your choice.

Centre Hire and other fees

Contact your local Lake Mac Swim Centre for other fees, information and bookings.



Call us on (02) 4921 0782

Email us at [email protected]

Charlestown Swim Centre is managed by Lake Macquarie City Council

Contact details for Lake Macquarie City Council are:

126-138 Main Road,
Speers Point, NSW 2284

Box 1906, Hunter Region
Mail Centre, NSW 2310

Phone (02) 4921 0333
Email [email protected]

Local number for Wyee residents (02) 4357 1999
Telephone Interpreting Service 131 450 
National Relay Service 133 677

ABN: 81 065 027 868