We are OPEN!
Following the State Government re-opening roadmap we are OPEN. All patrons over 16 years of age MUST provide proof of vaccination upon entry and follow the current public health orders. Please refer to our COVID Updates page for more information.
Welcome to Lakeside Leisure Centre
The Lakeside Leisure Centre is a fantastic facility located in Raymond Terrace NSW. Our modern facility is staffed by a fantastic team of friendly, committed and qualified professionals to assist you in all your aquatic and customer service needs.
We are a flagship leisure centre offering a 50-metre heated outdoor swimming pool and heated indoor swimming pool. Our facilities also include a kiosk, swim shop and recreational area with free BBQ facilities and children's play area.
The GOswim program delivers students with a new and effective way of learning how to swim. Inspiring students to explore pathways into competitive and recreational swimming. Swimming lessons are conducted by fully trained, accredited, licensed and insured teachers of swimming and water safety.
We also offer swimming birthday party packages with an inflatable, catering and pool party hosts! Come in and visit us at the Lakeside Leisure Centre, we look forward to providing you with the best services possible.
In partnership with Port Stephens Council, Lakeside Leisure Centre will soon be home to a newly refurbished café.
The refurbishment will see a new café space, new products and healthy menu options, a great space to relax both inside and outside as well as an all newentrance to an outdoor area – perfect for those summer days. We will also use this time to conduct capital works maintenance in the indoor pool area, including roof restoration.
The refurbishments will be completed in stages as outlined below:
CLOSED– Monday 28 June 2021 to Sunday 11 July 2021, inclusive
Lakeside Leisure Centre will be a working site and no access to the premises is permitted. Please note, these dates are subject to change, should works take longer than planned. We will communicate any changes via email, social media and on our website.
Following the above closure, Lakeside Leisure Centre reception and café area will be under construction. Learn to Swim lessons, Aquarobics and normal programming will resume. To ensure safety around the works and adequate accessibility to our facilities, our entrance will be relocated. More information to follow.
To support you in your health and fitness journey during this time, TomareeAquatic Centre will be open for your enjoyment. You will be able to access Tomareeusing your current membership at no additional charge should you wish to. Please speak to our friendly team to discuss what option may suit you best.
We are trying our best to ensure minimal disruption to you and all members. We do ask for your patience and understanding over this period.
We are very excited to bring you a new look to Lakeside Leisure Centre.
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