Swimming pools

Y_Pool_after_paint.jpgIndigo Shire Council operates five outdoor swimming pools throughout the municipality, located at Beechworth, Tangambalanga, Yackandandah, Rutherglen and Chiltern.

These swimming pools provide residents of all ages the opportunity to enjoy social contact, participate in recreational activities such as swimming, water sports and exercise while at the same time being instrumental in the promotion and education of water safety.

Indigo Shire maintains swimming pools at Beechworth, Chiltern, Rutherglen, Tangambalanga and Yackandandah. All have qualified lifeguards on duty. The pool season begins on Saturday 16 November 2013 and runs until end of business on Monday 10 March 2014.

Low season (16 November - 13 December 2013 and 1 February to 10 March 2014 inclusive)

  • Monday-Friday, 3pm-7pm
  • Saturday-Sunday, 1pm-7.30pm

High Season (14 December 2013 to 31 January 2014)

  • Monday-Friday, 1pm-7.30pm
  • Saturday-Sunday, noon-7.30pm

Morning swim times

  • Rutherglen, 6.30am-7.30am, Monday-Friday
  • Beechworth, 6.00am-7.30am, Tuesday and Thursday
  • Yackandandah, 7am-9am, Monday, Wednesday and Friday
  • Chiltern, Tangambalanga closed.

Public Holidays

12pm-7pm (except Christmas Day - CLOSED)

 Entry Prices Child $3.50

  • Adult $4.40
  • Spectator $2.70
  • Students $2.60
  • Concession Casual $3.50
  • Family Casual $15.00
  • Swimming Pennants $2.00

Season Tickets

  • Child $75.00
  • Adult $102.40
  • Family $176.90
  • Concession $75.00

Operating hours in hot and cold weather

Hot Weather: Pools will remain open until 8.30pm where the previous day's Bureau of Meteorology forecast is for 35C or higher in Wodonga or Wangaratta unless:

  • there are fewer than 10 people at the pool, or
  • the actual temperature is below 25C at 7.30pm during the high season or 7pm in the low season.

Cold Weather: Pools may close at 6pm on days where the previous day's Bureau of Meteorology forecast is for 20C or lower for Wodonga or Wangaratta, and there are fewer than five people at the pool.

The Senior Lifeguard has the authority to make the final decision on extending or reducing pool opening hours. In both situations, the Senior Lifeguard is to inform patrons with appropriate signage and announcements.


Last updated: 20 March 2014