Enjoy a day out at Lara Pool

Lara Swimming Pool

Welcome to Lara Pool

Lara Pool, also known as the Abe & Jean McClelland Pool, is Geelong’s oldest aquatic centre. With pirate themed waterplay facilities, it’s the perfect venue for families, lap and recreational swimmers of all ages.

Lara Pool is open from 1 November to 31 March annually. 


  • 50.29-metre 6-lane olympic pool
  • Kids’ water adventure playground
  • Toddlers’ pool
  • Change rooms
  • Lawn shades and park furniture
  • Kiosk
  • Free car parking.

    Get involved in:

    • Learn to Swim Summer Holiday Program
    • Swim Squad (Lara Swimming Club)
    • School / group bookings
    • Birthday parties


    Seasonal Outdoor Pool Memberships
    Adult                                   $166
    Concession $117
    Family $388
    25 Visit Swim Card 
    Adult  $120 
    Concession  $84

     Prices effective 1 July 2016 - 30 June 2017


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    Opening Hours

    Lara Pool Opening Hours 
    Monday - Friday  6:00am - 6:00pm
    Saturday - Sunday 10:00am - 5:00pm
    Please Note:  
    The Main Pool will have limited availability during the following times due to school swimming lessons:

    The centre may remain open later on hot evening at Manager's discretion.

    Contacting Us

    • Online  Email us, feedback
    • Phone  03 5282 1563
    • Fax  03 5282 1563 (by prior arrangement)
    • Address  Bank Street, Lara , 3212


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