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TRAC Murwillumbah TRAC Kingscliff TRAC Tweed Heads

All facilities offer a range of programs and classes. View opening hours and contact details , including any COVID-19 restrictions in place.

Please note we are not accepting any birthday party bookings at this time.

What's on offer

Tweed Regional Aquatic Centres offer everything families need to maintain a healthy lifestyle and has the facilities to provide an extensive range of options. With 3 complexes within the Tweed, we can cater for all your families swimming needs. Access options are available at all centres for individuals with disabilities.

Our main facility is at Murwillumbah which has both indoor and outdoor pools, teaching pool, hydrotherapy pool, kids interactive play pools, diving boards and giant hill water slide.

Our smaller facilities are situated at Kingscliff, which has an outdoor heated pool and teaching pool, and Tweed Heads South, which has an indoor heated pool and teaching pool.

Access options

Tweed Shire Council is committed to providing universal access and social inclusion for everyone that lives, works or visits our TRAC Swim Centres.

With the obligation of providing facilities and services to the community we strive to incorporate the principles of design that broaden the scope of creating communities that are liveable for everyone. For more information please refer to TRAC Access Options (143kB PDF).

Murwillumbah Aquatic Centre

Murwillumbah TRAC hill view


  • 50m 8 Lane Outdoor Pool
  • Toddler Leisure Pool
  • Giant Hill Slide
  • 25m 4 Lane Indoor Heated Pool
  • 2 Indoor Diving Boards
  • Hydrotherapy Pool (more details below)
  • 12m Indoor Heated Teaching Pool
  • Covered grandstand seating up 500
  • Picinic area
  • Starting Block Café - see below
  • Retail shop for swimming goods
  • Function room avalable for hire
  • Parent change room
  • Female and male change rooms
  • Locker hire
  • Hot showers cost 20c
  • Under cover parking (timed or pay)
  • Equipment hire
  • Disabled access and change room
  • Learn to Swim lessons
  • Junior and Senior Squads
  • Adult Squads and Stroke correction
  • Aquatic Programs - Deepwater running and aqua aerobics

Indoor heated hydrotherapy pool

TRAC offers a state of the art Hydrotherapy Pool for both individuals and professional organisations to conduct therapy or exercise programs. The pool is heated to 34 degrees and is designed specifically for hydrotherapy use. The pool is 15 metres x 8 metres with a depth ranging from 0.9 metres to 1.5 metres. Entry to the pool is via ramp, submersible wheel chair or hoist providing easy access for any disabled or injured person. There are dedicated Hydrotherapy change rooms with access to hot showers able deposit

Hydrotherapy is basic "water therapy" where the buoyancy, resistance and warmth of the water are all used in a positive manner to maximise the physical and mental benefits to the participant. An exercise program in the aquatic environment can provide benefits not found in other areas and can advance individuals to their next level of fitness and mobility sooner.Hydrotherapy is ideal for people recovering from muscle and joint pain or injury and beginning the early steps of a rehabilitation program.

Hydrotherapy can be used to treat many illnesses and conditions. Before visiting the Hydro pool we recomed you consult with your doctor. We also provide specific change room facilities for Hydrotherapy customers. The change rooms are equipped with hand rails, change table and hot shower.

Starting Block Café

TRAC Starting Block Café outside area

The Starting Block Café offers shaded outside table seating and also provides café service to the Tweed Regional Aquatic Centre at Murwillumbah.

Takeaway is available along with seated service which currently requires a QR code check in for dine in customers.

To pre-order or for any enquiries, call 02 6670 2464. View the takeaway menu (573kB PDF)

Café opening hours

Monday to Friday: 7:30 am - 4:30 pm
Weekends and holidays: 10 am - 4:30 pm

Please note the menu and opening hours are subject to change.

Functions, room hire, birthday parties and events

TRAC Murwillumbah is an exciting place to hold your next birthday party or event. The grounds of the facility can host a large or small group.

TRAC Murwillumbah has a multi-purpose room, available for hire at a cost of $29 per hour. The room has a small kitchen, TV and DVD player and is located near the outdaoor lesuire pool which is great access for parties and events . Tables and chairs can be hired for a small fee.


A river pool was originally Murwillumbah’s town pool until some civic minded people had the idea of building a public baths. In 1938 a 30m in-ground pool was established on the corner of Tumbulgum Road. In 1962, an Olympic Pool was constructed and the original pool was subdivided into three smaller pools, consisting of a babies' wading pool, a 15m children's wading pool and a spring board diving pool. The giant hill slide was a welcome addition in 1980.

An upgrade of all facilities took place in 2008, which saw the Murwillumbah complex transformed into a state-of-the-art aquatic centre, Tweed Regional Aquatic Centre, catering to a wide variety of pool users from elite swimmers to users of the hydrotherapy pool recovering from injury, an operation or a disability.

The centre now boasts an outdoor area with a 50m pool, a childs play pool and a 100m waterslide. The indoor area has a 25m lap pool incorporating a board diving pool area, a 12m by 8m teaching pool and purpose-built hydrotherapy pool.

Kingscliff Aquatic Centre


  • 25m 6 Lane Outdoor Heated Pool 28o - 29oc
  • 15m Indoor Teaching Pool 32oc
  • Kiosk style refreshments
  • Female and male change rooms
  • Hot showers
  • Parking
  • Learn to Swim Lessons
  • Junior and Senior Squads
  • Aquaerobics


The Kingscliff Swimming Pool, corner of McPhail Avenue and Cudgen Road was constructed thanks to a massive community fund-raising effort in the 1970s, and was officially opened on 1 December 1979. The complex has been refurbished on several occasions since it was constructed including the construction of a learn-to-swim pool in the mid 1990s.

The latest upgrade saw the pool given an equipotential bonding treatment, tile repairs, replacement of expansion joints and the installation of new heating and chemical dosing systems in the teaching pool. The shade structure over the teaching pool was also upgraded.

Tweed Heads South Aquatic Centre


  • 25m 6 Lane Indoor Heated Pool 27oc - 29oc
  • 15m Indoor Teaching Pool 32oc
  • Kiosk style refreshments
  • Female and male change rooms
  • Disabled change room
  • Hot Showers cost 20c
  • Timed parking
  • Learn to Swim Lessons
  • Junior and Senior Squads
  • Aquaerobics
  • Gentle Aquatic Exercise


The Tweed South Indoor Swimming Complex was opened on the 18 December 1980. It was the first public indoor aquatic centre on or near the Gold Coast. This indoor-heated facility has a 25m x 6 lane lap pool and a 13m learn-to-swim pool.

It recently had an upgrade with a new concourse covering around the pools, equipotential bonding, tile repairs and the replacement of expansion joints. This centre not only caters to an ageing population with programming suited for the older person, it also caters for younger members of the community with learn-to-swim classes and training squads.

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