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Swimming Pools

Buloke Shire Council owns and operates seven outdoor aquatic facilities which provide swimming opportunities throughout the Buloke community. Each facility offers to the community a main pool, toddler/baby pool, change/shower facilities, poolside seating and shade options. These swimming pools provide residents of all ages the opportunity to enjoy social contact, participate in recreational activities whilst promoting water safety.

The 2021-22 season commenced 12 November 2021 and concluded 20 March 2022.

Survey

Buloke's Aquatic Team continues to work on how to improve the swimming pools for our community.

We want to hear from you to gain an understanding of your experience of the programs, events and facilities over the summer season, and what you’d like to see next season by filling out a quick survey. There are sections where you can comment in detail if you wish.

This survey will close 5pm, Friday 22 April.

COVID-19 

Our community might notice a few changes to our aquatic facilities due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

To keep in line with DHHS guidelines and current restrictions in place, all patrons are asked to observe the following COVID-19 guidelines:

  • All those entering the pools must be either fully vaccinated or show proof of exemption; those under 12 years and two months must be accompanied.
  • Ensure 1.5 metres social distancing while in the pool and outside of the pool
  • Patrons are encouraged to sanitise their hands upon entry at the sanitising stations in each pool, and check-in using the Service Victoria QR code
  • Our toilets, showers and change rooms will be open to our patrons, but to assist us with keeping the facility appropriately sanitised, we request pool patrons to minimise use of these facilities where possible.

Lifeguards 2021 (2)

Pool Hire

Our pools will again be available for out-of-hours hire.

Pool hire bookings will not be confirmed with Council until pool hirers satisfy the requirements and supply associated documentation as outlined in the agreement.  All applications for bookings must be made to Council at least 21 days in advance of your planned activity.

As our pool hire increases in popularity, we cannot guarantee your booking if your request is made less than 21 days from your intended activity. 
Please be sure to read the Pool Hire Guide and Pool Hire Request Form carefully to ensure you have included all relevant documentation before submitting your booking request.

Additional forms to assist with your hire application are:

COVIDSafe Plan

Risk Assessment and Management Plan

All booking forms and associated documents should be sent to buloke@buloke.vic.gov.au and marked attention to Team Leader Pool Operations.