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COMMUNITY OUTDOOR HEATED POOL SUMMER 2018/9 OPENING HOURS

16 Dec 2018

The Council & Bluewater Fitness will continue to operate the pool until it is enclosed and fully functional. Hours : December Friday        read more…

POOL OPEN DAY & COMMUNITY THANKYOU

16 Dec 2018

Join us tomorrow Monday 17 December 3pm to 6pm The School and the Committee invite members of the community to come along read more…

AGM at the pool

21 Oct 2018

Thank you to those who attended our AGM last week. It was raining but the pool was 28 degrees and students were read more…

AGM Change of Date

3 Oct 2018

Please note our AGM will be held on Wednesday 16 October at the outdoor but heated pool at 4 pm. Come along read more…

SUCCESS – $200,000 from Pick My Project Funds YAY!

2 Oct 2018

Making a Splash – Community Pool becomes Indoor Aquatic Centre Enclose the Community Pool to enable year-round swimming access. SUCCESSFUL      read more…

Pick My Project – please vote now!

23 Aug 2018

We need your vote to help us secure State Government funding which relies on community votes to determine our success. Although we have read more…

Membership renewals due & AGM announced

7 Aug 2018

It’s that time of year again to renew your membership – only $1 or $2 to join at the Apollo Bay Community read more…

Community thrilled to receive this $180,000 from Building Better Regions Fund

5 Aug 2018

$180,000 from the Federal Government’s Building Better Regions Fund announced

5 Aug 2018

Calling in all pledges as we proceed with Stage 1 to heat our pool.

29 May 2018

Following the Colac Otway Shire commitment of $200,000 per year in ongoing funding towards the operational costs of an indoor, heated pool read more…

Council commits to pool

4 Apr 2018

Council commits to fund our pool once it is heated and enclosed!

3 Apr 2018

After nearly 20 years, last week Council voted to contribute $200,000 annually toward running our pool when it is heated and enclosed. read more…

Please complete the survey about membership

21 Feb 2018

Please complete this very short, 2 question survey about annual membership of the Apollo Community pool if it was heated and indoor. read more…

Colac Otway Shire now considering the 2018-2019 Budget; lobby your Councillors

21 Feb 2018

Shire Councillors are currently considering the draft budget for the next financial year. We need the Council to commit $200,000 per annum read more…

$60,000 more in pledges, takes us over $250,000 raised to date!

17 Jan 2018

Many thanks to the Golf Club for their very generous pledge of $10,000 and more recently Apollo Bay P-12 College who have read more…

$20,000 from Federal Government toward heating the pool.

17 Jan 2018

We are pleased to announce being successful in receiving $20,000 from the Federal government’s Stronger Communities Program toward the heating of the pool. read more…

AGM 22 November 2017

16 Jan 2018

The Annual General Meeting was well attended and the following committee was elected: President            Kate Gillan   (Otway Health CEO) Vice-President   John read more…

Proposal: Apollo Bay Aquatic Centre presented to Council, November 2017

16 Jan 2018

Our presentation to Council Executive & Councillors on the 15th November was well received and now we hope that the running costs read more…

August 2017 Update

16 Jan 2018

The Market Testing report for the Harbour Development was presented to the August Colac Otway Shire Council meeting.  In regard to the read more…

July Update

9 Jul 2017

Council Plan 2017 – 2021 Thank you to everyone who made a submission recently to the Council Plan. 46 submissions were received read more…

Have your input into the Council Plan, ask for a commitment to an indoor pool for Apollo Bay

26 May 2017

The Market Testing process for the Harbour Development is well underway with the final report scheduled for June. Regardless of the outcome, read more…

Council awards contract for Apollo Bay Harbour market testing

8 Apr 2017

Published on 23 February 2017 Colac Otway Shire Council has awarded the contract for market testing of the Apollo Bay Harbour precinct read more…

Council to coordinate market testing for the Apollo Bay Harbour

27 Aug 2016

Published on Colac Otway Shire website, 25 August 2016 Colac Otway Shire Council will coordinate a market testing exercise for the Apollo read more…

2016 Annual General Meeting Report

21 Aug 2016

Our AGM at the RSL music afternoon on Sunday 14 August was well attended. The following members were elected unopposed to the read more…

Time to lobby your pollies and renew your membership

14 Jun 2016

With the Federal election looming, now is a good time to approach your local candidates. “All Aussie kids would have access to read more…

Colac Otway Shire Priority Project 2016

14 Jun 2016

Colac Otway Shire has highlighted the Harbour Redevelopment as its priority project for Apollo Bay for 2016 to improve port facilities and read more…

Apollo Bay Harbour Expression of Interest Process – Project Control Group

1 Mar 2016

The need for an indoor pool is currently highlighted by the state and temperature of our 23 year-old outdoor pool at the read more…

Annual General Meeting Report

2 Nov 2015

Our AGM at the RSL music afternoon on Sunday 11 October was well attended. The following members were elected unopposed to the read more…

Spring News

20 Sep 2015

Harbour PSA The Harbour Planning Scheme Amendment has now been approved by the Minister. As the Council now moves to clarify the read more…

Harbour Planning Scheme Amendment to allow for a pool

29 Apr 2015

An indoor pool and wellbeing centre at the Harbour, as recommended in the Feasibility Study (2011), offers the potential to attract funding read more…

Support from Community Organisations and Businesses

29 Apr 2015

We are most grateful to the following community groups for their pledges or donations to date: Apollo Bay’s Arts Inc                                         Boardriders                                 Bowls read more…

Summer 2014/2015 Fundraising and Membership drives

29 Apr 2015

The committee is grateful to the association’s members who helped man stalls at the Schol Expo and the Local Residents Day in read more…

AGM held Sunday 14 September 2014

30 Aug 2014

Following our Annual General Meeting, the following committee was elected: President:          Linda West Vice President: John Riches Secretary:          Jane Gross Treasurer:         Barb read more…

Comedy Night in July contributed $1,120 to Pool

7 Aug 2014

Many thanks to Andrew Cosgriff (Cosi) of Gangus Promotions for organising the event. Also, many thanks to those that doated raffle prizes.

Membership renewals due and forthcoming AGM

20 Jul 2014

Membership renewal The end of the financial year marks the time for you to renew your ABAC membership for 2014-2015 and continue to read more…

The latest news on our progress

20 Jul 2014

A proposal for the inclusion of an indoor pool/sea baths as part of a Harbour re-development was presented to Council in March read more…

Music Night Pool Fundraiser

23 Apr 2014

Apollo Bay Aquatic Centre & RSL proudly present Kieran O’Connell & Shanakee with Cooney’s Brew SATURDAY 26 APRIL, 7pm at RSL 12 read more…

Pool might feature in Harbour project

28 Feb 2014

Apollo Bay community leaders applauded the chance to include sea baths and a heated swimming pool in a new harbour plan. Click read more…

Children Show Community Spirit

11 Jan 2014

Henry, Charles, Albie, Wilbur, Ruby and Alice held a produce stall in Skenes Creek. Picking blackberries for juice, selling home cooked cakes, read more…

$140,000 raised!

5 Nov 2013

In a little over 6 months the community has committed funds of nearly $140,000 toward the construction of the indoor pool for read more…

Currently Pledges/donations total 134,456!

21 Aug 2013

Help us reach our community target of $300,000 – drop in to the Community Bank, staff will assist you. Donation tins are read more…

Holding a fundraiser for the pool?

10 Aug 2013

Great! you’re holding a fundraiser and supporting your pool – well done! So come down to the Community Bank and collect a small read more…

The Apollo Bay Community website

11 Dec 2012

The Apollo Bay Community website has a great page which comprehensively outlines the Aquatic Centre project. It is well worth a read read more…