Sport, fitness & kids activities


HBF Arena is a great venue for lap swimming and family friendly leisure swimming. Our facility features the following:

  • Indoor 10 lane, 50m pool with a variable depth facility of 1.2m for 17m and 2.0m for 33m, heated to 26.5º
  • Permanent seating for over 600
  • Sauna (18 +)
  • Aqua wheelchair available
  • Disabled change room with Hydraulic change bed and hoist
  • Disabled hoist for ease of entering the water for those requiring assistance

For families

  • Indoor 3 lane, 25m teaching pool, heated to 29.5º
  • 400m² leisure pool integrated into same water body with depth ranging from 0m to 1.2m
  • Toddlers splash pool
  • Lazy river and other water features
  • 42m fully enclosed water slide ending in a splash pool (open weekends, public holidays and school holidays, hours are 11am-4pm) 
  • Private parent change room
  • Outdoor play area with shade sail
  • Crèche, open 6 days

Temporary pool closure

The 50m pool at HBF Arena will be closed from 4.00pm Saturday 27 September to Sunday 12 October, reopening Monday 13 October. During this time a movable boom will be installed allowing the pool to be split into 2 x 25m pools, providing more space to accommodate a range of water activities.

We look forward to unveiling the enhanced Aquatic Centre shortly.

Pool parties

HBF Arena does not currently offer formal pool parties. Please see below for details on how to host your own pool party.

Pool Party Procedure pdf 105.02 KB

Swimming carnivals

HBF Arena welcomes a number of groups for aquatic events.  For more information please contact the Booking office.