Halls Creek Aquatic and Recreation Centre

The Halls Creek Aquatic and Recreation  Centre includes an adult (25m, 8 lane) pool, a children's pool, a gymnasium, covered basket ball courts and meeting and activity rooms.  The  facility is a central hub providing opportunities for social, vocational, cultural and community development as well as being a first class sport and recreation facility.  The pool, gym and basketball courts can be accessed at the times set out below or can be hired along with the meeting/activity rooms for specific times and events.

Pool Opening Hours

Apart from short term closures or revised opening hours which are advertised on our home page the pool's general opening hours are as follows:




Monday to Friday

Adult Lap Swimming    

5.30am to 7.30am

General Swimming

2.00pm to 6.00pm



General Swimming

12 noon to 5.00pm



General Swimming

12 noon to 5.00pm

During Adult Lap Swimming times the pool will be operating as a Group 2 Aquatic Facility. This means access is restricted to adults (16 years and older) who are competent swimmers. 

During the summer when thunder storms may occur, the pool may close at short notice to protect swimmers from  the possibility of lightning strikes.  Please phone the Aquatic and Recreation Centre on 9168 5981 to confirm opening hours during such conditions.

Gym Opening Hours

The gym is open to casual users and 10 pass ticket holders at the same time that the pool is open (see above). It is also open to gym members who hold an after hours access card from 5.30am to 10.00 pm everyday of the year.

Gym membership and after hours access cards can be purchased by completing an application form and paying the membership fee at our main Shire office reception (7 Thomas Street).  Gym membership can be for 1 month, 3 month, 6 month or a year and includes free entry to the pool.

Gym member application forms can be obtained here.


The grounds have high quality night lights, change room facilities, a grandstand and toilets. The oval boasts lush green turf and is suitable for Soccer, Touch Football, Cricket and Aussie Rules Football.

Rodeo Grounds

One of Halls Creek's features is the rodeo ground, located 1km from town on Duncan Road. This facility is the centre of action during the annual Halls Creek Rodeo Meeting. It is also an ideal venue for community events, overnight stays and private functions.

For further information regarding booking Shire of Halls Creek facilities, contact the Shire.