Welcome to The Geelong College Recreation Centre

The Geelong College Recreation Centre is located in the heart of the historic Senior School campus and is easily accessible from Aphrasia St. The Centre offers a high-quality training, recreation and competition venue for students, staff and members of The Geelong College community.

Designed to FINA standards, the Centre features an eight lane 25-meter pool with variable depths and a separate diving area with three and one metre competition diving boards. The Centre has the capacity to host many aquatic activities and competitions, with a grandstand that can host approximately 250 people.

Our qualified team of recreation professionals are friendly and enthusiastic which creates an enjoyable and safe environment for individuals, groups and families.

Our Centre has been endorsed with a Lifesaving Victoria Safety Assessment Gold Accreditation for outstanding compliance and safety scores. 

TGC’s best kept secret, a great facility, knowledgeable staff and friendly advice where people of all abilities can stay active and have fun. Sam West (OGC 2000)


Australia Day Weekend

The Recreation Centre will be closed on Thursday 26 January but will be open on Friday and Saturday.

Term 1 Operating Hours (from Monday 30 January)

Monday5.30 - 9.00am1.00 - 2.00pm6.30 - 7.30pm
Tuesday5.30 - 9.00amClosed6.30 - 7.30pm
Wednesday5.30 - 9.00am1.00 - 2.00pm6.30 - 7.30pm
Thursday5.30 - 9.00amClosed6.30 - 7.30pm
Friday5.30 - 9.00am1.00 - 2.00pm6.30 - 7.30pm
Saturday7.00 - 10.00am (7 - 8.30am during APS Season)
Please note that APS Swimming and Diving starts on Wednesday 1 February and there will be no member sessions between 7 and 8am and from 8.30am on Saturday.

Session times and bookings here.



Car Park

Please park  in Aphrasia, Talbot or Noble streets. There is no parking available in the Claremont Avenue Car Park due to building works. Do not park in the Bus zones on Aphrasia street on Saturday mornings, between 6:30am and 10.00am. This space is required for school buses to pick up/drop off our college APS students who are required to travel to and from their competitions.


Join the Recreation Centre

Membership and Lap Swimming

Members have access to lap swimming most days and enjoy the outstanding aquatic facilities.

Learn-to-Swim programs and much more

Our Programs

Find out about our Learn-to-Swim, Learn-to-Dive, Squad, Adult Swimming and Holiday programs.

Hire our aquatic facilities

Facility Hire

Available for schools, squads, clubs and other groups for carnivals and events.