Hornsby Aquatic & Leisure Centre (HALC), Galston Aquatic & Leisure Centre (GALC) and The Brickpit are open.


Bookings are now open to patrons for lap swimming and use of our gyms to secure a guaranteed timeslot up until Sunday, 12 July 2020. Council’s normal booking process for the Brickpit applies.

Bookings will be for 45-minute timeslots with a maximum of one booking per day.

Patrons who arrive without a booking at HALC or GALC may be asked to wait for entry if the facility is at maximum capacity. If permitted entry, 45-minute timeslots will also apply to walk-in patrons.

For more information on current restrictions, safety measures and to make a booking please visit:



Please note this booking system will not be required from Monday, 13 July 2020. All other safety measures will remain in place.

Opening Hours

HALC’s opening hours will be the same Monday to Saturday pre-COVID, with reduced hours on Sunday when we will close at 1pm.

GALC will close at 7pm Monday to Friday inclusive due to COVID-19 cleaning procedures, with reduced hours on Sunday when we will close at 1pm. All other times remain the same.

Hygiene and cleaning

Hand sanitisers have been installed throughout the facilities as well as increased cleaning procedures and more regular disinfection of high touch points. Signage and decals have been placed throughout the facilities to help communicate the importance of hand washing, good hygiene practices and staying home if unwell. Dedicated staff will be on regular cleaning duties during operating hours of the facilities.

Learn to Swim and Aqua/Group Fitness Programs

Learn to Swim and the re-introduction of our Aqua/Group Fitness programs will resume Monday 20 July. Learn to Swim re-bookings for HALC and GALC have commenced. Changes to bookings can be made from 6 July 2020.

Learn to Swim Customer Service

Please note that our customer service team will be operating on reduced hours (Monday to Thursday, 8.30am-4.30pm) and will be able to assist you during those times on 9847 6306 or 9847 6307 (HALC) and 9847 6340 (GALC).

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Aquatic Centre Hours


Monday - Thursday: 5.30am-7.45pm
Friday: 5.30am-6.45pm
Saturday: 7am-6.45pm
Sunday: 7am-1pm 
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Monday - Friday: 5.30am-7pm
Saturday: 7am-4pm
Sunday: 7am-1pm 
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