Conditions of Entry

COVID-19 UPDATE – Friday, 12 November 2021

In accordance with the NSW Government roadmap for reopening, we are pleased to welcome our community back to many of our Council facilities.

From Monday 15 November, the following restrictions will be in place at Hornsby Aquatic & Leisure Centre.

Vaccination requirements
  • Proof of full vaccination is required on entry for ages 16 and over
  • Children aged under 16 years must be accompanied by a fully vaccinated parent or legal guardian aged 16 or over, unless they are fully vaccinated (proof required on entry). One fully vaccinated spectator is allowed for each child under the age of 16
  • See how to access your vaccination certificate.
Hornsby Aquatic and Leisure Centre

The facility is operating under its COVIDSafe plan. All patrons must QR code check in using your own smartphone device. It is your responsibility to observe social distancing requirements at all times.


Membership direct debit billing will recommence from Thursday 25 November. Cancellations before this date will not require the normal 30 days’ notice. All cancellations from 25 November will require 30 days’ notice.

Fitness passports accepted. Ticketed passes accepted for swimming and gym sessions. Aqua class ticketed passes remain on hold.


  • Open for lap swimming, squad training and Aqua classes
  • Aqua classes operating to a reduced timetable and class numbers capped at 20 (bookings required via Trybookings, no date/time changes allowed)
  • Aqua classes will be for 45 minutes. Please arrive 15 minutes before your session time to complete the check-in process.


  • Open for lap swimming, Aqua classes and gentle exercise
  • Slide is closed until further notice
  • Aqua classes operating to a reduced timetable and class numbers capped at 20 (bookings required via Trybookings, no date/time changes allowed)
  • Aqua classe will be for 45 minutes. Please arrive 15 minutes before your session time to complete the check-in process
  • Learn to Swim classes are back, where they can be delivered in a contactless way. For enquiries, please contact the swim school during business hours at 9847 6306 or email


  • The gym is open to ages 16+
  • Eight (8) gym patrons per session

Opening hours are:

  • 5.30am-7.45pm, Monday to Thursday
  • 5.30am-6.45pm, Friday
  • 8am-5pm, Saturday & Sunday

The safety of our community and our staff is always our number one priority. We are constantly reviewing our settings based on the health advice and the NSW Government’s roadmap.

Keep an eye here and on Facebook for further updates:

Hornsby Aquatic and Leisure Centre is a family friendly place, so please be mindful of the following conditions:

  • Please supervise your children at all times. Children under the age of 13 must be accompanied and supervised by an adult (over 16 years)
  • Children 5 years of age and under must be within arms reach of an adult (16 years of age or older) at all times
  • Please do not smoke and do not bring alcohol or drugs into the Centre
  • Any person suspected of being under the influence of alcohol or drugs will be refused entry to the Centre or expelled from the Centre
  • Please do not bring glass objects into the Centre
  • Please wear appropriate swimming attire
  • Please respect the rights of others and don’t use abusive, disruptive or offensive language or act in an offensive manner
  • Cameras and mobile phones are not permitted within the change rooms
  • Members of the Hornsby Aquatic and Leisure Centre will need to show their membership card when entering the Centre
  • Please take care of your belongings, the Centre does not accept responsibility for lost or stolen belongings

Staff are here to ensure the Hornsby Aquatic and Leisure Centre is a safe place:

  • Learn to Swim, Personal Training and Squad Coaching sessions are ONLY to be conducted by Centre staff
  • Please comply with all requests and directions made by Centre staff

Your responsibilities:

  • You enter the Centre and participate in all activities at your own risk
  • You release the Centre from any or all actions made by you or on your behalf regarding any injury or loss that may be sustained
  • You indemnify the Centre from any or all actions or liability in any way the result of your conduct whilst at the Centre
  • You consent to receiving any medical treatment that the Centre staff may reasonably consider necessary
  • You must comply with all reasonable requests and directions made by Centre staff. If you do not comply you may be expelled from the Centre
  • Permanent expulsion from the Centre may apply for inappropriate or anti social behaviour, illegal activities or failure to follow directives from Centre staff

Hygiene at the pool

Please be aware of the following guidelines recommended by NSW Department of Health:

  • Don’t swim if you have had diarrhoea or vomiting in the past two weeks
  • Don’t swallow pool water
  • Encourage children to go to the toilet before entering the pool
  • Children are to wear tight fitting swimming pants and also water proof aqua nappies at all times
  • Change nappies regularly, not beside the pool but in the change rooms
  • After changing the nappy, throw out the waste and wash child and your hands thoroughly with soap before entering the pool area

Children who are not toilet trained are most likely to spread germs in the pool. To avoid accidents and pool closures please make sure you consider the above guidelines.

Waterproof aqua nappies (see below) are available at reception.

Waterproof aqua nappies