Opening Hours

Please note bookings occur during open hours. Check What's On for details.

  • Monday:6am - 9pm
  • Tuesday:6am - 9pm
  • Wednesday:6am - 9pm
  • Thursday:6am - 9pm
  • Friday:6am - 9pm
  • Saturday:8am - 6pm
  • Sunday:8am - 6pm

Opening Hours

Makino Aquatic Centre at Alert Level 1

We will be operating at Alert Level 1 from 8am on Sunday 7 March 2021.

The MAC team would like to thank everyone for their cooperation during Levels 2. Please note there are some things you need to know to make sure that your visit to the Makino Aquatic Centre is safe for both you and our staff at Level 1.

Our priority is keeping you and our staff safe. In order to do so, we ask that you follow the guidelines below:

  • Stay home if you are sick.
  • Wash and sanitise your hands often. Hand sanitiser is available throughout the complex.
  • Follow instructions from Makino staff at all times.
  • COVID App QR codes are available at both the front and rear entrance of the facility.


Our peak times are 3.00pm-7.00pm Monday-Friday. 

Please note the Outdoor Complex will be closed from 6.00pm on Friday evenings during term time for Canoe Polo. There will be limited space available to the public at this time.

  • Monday 8 March, 10.00am-3.00pm, Indoor Complex closed for school swimming sports. Learn to swim lessons continue as per normal.
  • Wednesday 10 March, 9.00am-12.00pm, Indoor 25m pool closed for school swimming sports. 12.00pm-3.00pm, Outdoor Complex closed for school swimming sports.
  • Thursday 11 March, 9.30am-12.30pm, Outdoor Complex closed for school swimming sports.
  • Friday 12 March, 10.00am-3.00pm, Outdoor Complex closed for school swimming sports.
  • Sunday 14 March, 12pm-2.00pm, Indoor Complex closed for Able2Tri event. Learn to Swim lessons continue as normal.
  • Thursday 18 March, 10.00am-1.00pm, Outdoor Complex closed for school swimming sports.
  • Monday 22 March, 6.00pm-8.30pm, Indoor Complex closed for Penhey Cup.
  • Friday 2 April (Good Friday), CLOSED.
  • Sunday 4 April (Easter Sunday), Open 10.00am-6.00pm.
  • Monday 5 April (Easter Monday), Open 10.00am-6.00pm.


Makino Aquatic Centre

The Makino Aquatic Centre (Makino) is an indoor and outdoor heated aquatic site. 

We provide safe, all year swimming for the community.

 Indoor Pools

The Makino’s Indoor Complex supports three fully heated swimming pools: A 25 metre 6 lane pool, at a warm 28 degrees, a play pool with ‘beach’ area, at a lovely 33 degrees and a dedicated Learn to Swim  pool at 33 degrees.


 Monday  6am - 9pm
 Tuesday  6am - 9pm
 Wednesday  6am - 9pm
 Thursday, Friday  6am - 9pm
 Saturday, Sunday  8am - 6pm
 Public Holidays  10am - 6pm
 Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Years Day, Good Friday

Outdoor Pools

A 50 metre 7 lane pool, a learner pool, and a diving pool, all heated to approximately 27 degrees, plus a fresh water toddler pool.

Our outdoor complex is now OPEN for the summer season.

For more information about our opening times or pool space contact our friendly customer services team.
Phone: (06) 323 5312