Northcote Aquatic and Recreation Centre

Our new state-of-the art leisure centre will help to create improved health and wellbeing outcomes for everyone.

Toi find out more about the NARC, including information about memberships, exercise classes and swimming lessons:

Visit the NARC website


Known as the NARC, the Northcote Aquatic and Recreation Centre will include 

Indoor facilities

  • 25 metre, 8 lane indoor pool
  • Learn to swim and leisure pool
  • Aquatic playground
  • Warm water pool with integrated spa
  • Steam and sauna facilities
  • Health club (800m2)
  • Main group fitness room, wellness room, reformer pilates room, indoor cycling room
  • Private consulting rooms for allied health and other related wellness services
  • Café
  • Creche
  • Male and female change rooms
  • Change village with a range of individual gender neutral and family change cubicles, a changing places facility and a number of accessible change rooms
  • Separate dry change rooms in the health and wellness area
  • Separate group and school change facilities
  • Change rooms that are fully accessible and gender-neutral

Outdoor facilities

  • 10 lane, 50 metre heated pool
  • Landscaped spectator area for carnivals and events
  • Outdoor nature based water play
  • Outdoor fitness training area
  • New entry and exit to car park
  • Electric vehicle charging stations
  • Increased bicycle parking
  • Pick up and drop off zone