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Starting on Monday, September 25th, the City of Parramatta Council will cease operations at Macarthur Girls High School Pool.

We kindly suggest you explore the newly established Parramatta Aquatic Centre, located at 7a Park Parade, Parramatta 2150, open from Monday 25th September for the Public. Also the Epping Aquatic Centre, situated at 26 Stanley Road, Epping 2121.

For additional information, please visit -


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 is currently open at the following times:

Epping Aquatic Centre

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

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 Parramatta Aquatic Centre.

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.

For Swim School classes at Parramatta Aquatic Centre, please visit - Learn to Swim | City of Parramatta (

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