Katheri​​n​e Aquatic Centre

We're Back!

We are thrilled to announce that YMCA Recreation and Aquatic facilities are open for business again.

As per advice from the Northern Territory Government, in association with the Chief Medical Officer and the Department of Health, and in conjunction with our contract partners, to reduce the spread of COVID-19, increased sanitisation and social distancing measures remain in place across all of our facilities.  Please check here for further details.


The YMCA in Katherine has an Olympic size ​50m 6 lane outdoor pool with a toddler/baby pool and a water park. We have 2 commando runs available for hire - Rocky Road and the Rooster (Toddler). The pool temp stays approx. 27-32 degrees all year around.​

The services we offer at the pool include:
  • Swimming Lessons
  • Intensives swimming lessons (during the wet season school holidays)
  • Seniors Aqua Aerobics
  • General Aqua Aerobics
  • Squad – Please not the YMCA does not run a squad but we work closely with the Katherine Squad. For more information please contact Pru Ducey: 0417 186 865 Ruth Millikan: 0402 244 300

​Opening Hours ​
Wet SeasonNovember to April
​ Monday - Friday6am - 8am  and 11.30am - 7.30pm
​ Saturday / ​Sunday / Public Holidays​11am - 7pm
Dry SeasonMay to October
​Monday - Friday​11am - 7pm
​Saturday / Sunday / Public Holidays​11am - 4pm
Contact Information ​
​Address​Lot 2525 Stuart Highway, Katherine NT
​Phone​(08) 8972 2592

 We accept the following vouchers to be used for swimming Lessons:

  • $100 sport and rec NT vouchers
  • $100 Learn to Swim NT Vouchers
  • $75 sport and rec NT voucher​​​​


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