Ararat Olympic Outdoor Swimming Pool

The Ararat Outdoor Olympic Swimming pool will be reopening on Monday, 19 October as an early start to the summer season. The pool is surrounded by our wonderful Alexandra Gardens and the Lake Gardens Café.

Vehicle access can enter via Alexandra oval on Lowe Street,



Passes can be purchased from the Ararat Rural City Council Offices for season passes, or with cash at the pool for casual passes.

Passes include access to all Outdoor pools in the Municipality, please see the details below for opening dates and times specific to the Ararat Outdoor pool.


Season Pass

Casual Pass











A Family is all people living at the same address, A child is Under 14years and must be accompanied by a person over 16 years - no concessions apply.


Opening Hours:


From October 17 – December


Mornings: 6.00am – 9.00am

Afternoon: 3.30pm – 7.30pm

Weekends and Public Holidays

1.00pm – 7.00pm


Waterslide: closed


From December – March 8, 2021

School days

Mornings: 6.00am – 9.00am

Afternoon: 3.30pm – 7.30pm

Weekends, School Holidays and Public Holidays

6.00am – 8.00pm




School days: 4.00pm-6.00pm

Weekends, school holidays and public holidays: 1.00pm – 5.00pm


Ararat Outdoor Pool will be closed on:

  • Christmas Day;
  • days when the weather is unsafe; and/or
  • daily temperature is below 23 degrees for the day.