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Hinchinbrook Aquatic Centre

Located at 31 McIlwraith Street, INGHAM
Telephone (07) 4776 6555

Calling For Tenders for the lease and/or management of Hinchinbrook Aquatic Centre

Council is now calling for Tenders for a suitable operator/s to lease the Hinchinbrook Aquatic Centre, or for operators to provide specific management services for the facility. The Tenders closes 2.00pm Tuesday 7 September 2021.

Council’s objective in seeking Tenders is to improve the utilisation of the Hinchinbrook Aquatic Centre and accessibility of swimming programs for the Hinchinbrook community.

To download the Tender documentation please click on the link below or visit Council’s website Current Procurement and Tender Opportunities page or contact Council’s Procurement Coordinator on 4776 4665.


Summer Opening Hours

Commencing Monday 1 September 2018

Monday - Thursday 6.00am to 6.00pm
Friday 6.00am to 5.00pm
Saturday 9.00am to 4.00pm
Sunday 8.00am to 3.00pm
Public Holidays 9.00am to 4.00pm

Winter Opening Hours

Monday - Thursday 6.00am to 10.00am and 2.30pm to 6.30pm
Friday 6.00am to 10.00am and 2.30pm to 5.00pm
Saturday and Sunday 9.00am to 1.00pm

Hours are subject to change due to Public Holidays, weather conditions, swimming carnivals and other scheduled and unscheduled events. Any changes will be noted at the front of the kiosk. 

Pool entry fees effective 4 May 2016

Adults $4.00
Children aged from 2 years $3.50
Spectators $3.00
Adult $40.00
Children $35.00

Lane Hire and Pool Hire charges to remain the same. 


  • Beautiful shaded grounds

  • 2 x covered BBQ areas complimentary to the public

  • Childs water playground

  • 25 mtr heated rehabilitation / Learn to Swim pool with disabled access

  • 50mtr pool partly shaded with disabled access 

  • Kiosk with full range of swimwear and accessories

  • Full kiosk facilities


  • Learn to swim

  • Stroke development classes

  • Junior and Senior Squad

  • Masters Squad

  • Aqua Aerobics

  • Home of the Herbert River Swimming Club