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Aquatic facilities

Update - The new Parramatta Aquatic Centre will open to the public from 2pm on Monday 25 September. See more information here.  As a result, City of Parramatta will no longer be operating from Macarthur Girls High School Pool.

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 to Sunday 24 September 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


Summer Opening Hours

Commencing Monday 25 September 2023

Days Opening Times
Monday to Friday 5:30am to 7:45pm
Saturday & Sunday 7:00am to 7:00pm
Public Holidays 7:00am to 7:00pm


Macarthur Girls High School Pool

NSW School Term 3 (Monday 17 July - Sunday 24 September 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