Swimming pools

Daily update

Please note that any changes to the planned opening hours will be advertised on this page by 5pm everyday for the following day.

As of Tuesday 12th March, our swimming pools will be closed for the season. Thank you for joining us over the summer and we can't wait to see you all next season. All pools will reopen on the first Saturday in December 2024. 

Weather Policy

Council operates a weather policy at the pools. This means Trentham and Daylesford pools open on days predicted to be 21+ degrees based on the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) predictions for Ballarat. Clunes Pool opens on days predicted to be 21+ degrees based on BOM predictions for Bendigo.


Entry is free to all Council pools and the Creswick Splash Park.

Weekday opening times - (School term) - 2pm – 7pm.

Weekends, school holidays and public holidays - 11am – 6pm.

Calambeen Park Toddler Pool and Creswick Splash Park - Open from 9am – 9pm.

The pools are closed on Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.


Daylesford pool

Location: Central Springs Road, Daylesford

Facilities: 50m Pool and toddlers' pool

Trentham pool

Location: Corner of Market Street and Camp Street

Facilities: 25m pool and toddlers' pool

Clunes pool

Location: Bull Millgate Reserve, Clunes. Turn off at Ligar Street and Clunes – Campbelltown Road intersection

Facilities: 25m pool and toddlers' pool

Calembeen Park toddlers' pool

Location: Calembeen Park, access via Cushing Avenue, Creswick

Facilities: Toddlers' pool

Creswick Splash Park

Location: Opposite IGA Creswick, Turn off from Albert Street

Facilities: Splash pad with numerous water play features

Hepburn Bathhouse and Spa – locals’ discount 

While not managed by Council, Hepburn Bathhouse and Spa is another bathing facility in our Shire. Hepburn Shire residents can head to the bathhouse year-round and take advantage of a locals’ discount. The rate for Shire residents is $12.50 per session or a ten pass for $99. The offer is for Monday to Thursday excluding public holidays. Walk in only. To find out more visit their website.