Living in Dorset

Dorset Council provides community services based on the principles of quality, equity, value and responsiveness.

Visiting Dorset

Dorset has a unique blend of wilderness, wildlife, stunning scenery, mining heritage, secluded beaches and world class golf courses.

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  • Phone (03) 6352 6500
  • Fax (03) 6352 6509
  • After hrs 1300 858 824

Business community in Dorset

Dorset Council is focused on providing support to potential investors to facilitate sustainable developments large and small.

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  • Fax (03) 6352 6509
  • After hrs 1300 858 824
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Swimming Pools

The Dorset region has two public swimming pools, one located in Scottsdale and the other in Branxholm, to enjoy on a hot summers day!

Scottsdale Aquatic Centre

The Aquatic Centre is officially open, with the School Holiday Opening Hours listed for your information.

To download a copy of the School Holiday Opening Hours, click here

SAC Opening Hours School Holidays

Learn to Swim Program

The Scottsdale Aquatic Centre offers a 6 week learn to swim program consisting of 1 x 30 minute lesson per week. The next program block will commence on Monday 20th February and run until Friday 31st March.

Learn to Swim Program Information Pack

Learn to Swim Expression of Interest Form - Please note the next block is currently CLOSED for Expressions of Interest. We will notify on social media if there are any last minute places for the upcoming block of lessons. Thank you for your interest.

Branxholm Swimming Pool

The Branxholm Pool opened to the public on Tuesday 6 December and will remain open 7 days a week. Opening at 10am, the closing time each day may vary depending on the weather and visitors at the Pool. The Pool is free to use, however the pool is unattended by lifeguards and you use the facility at your own risk. For any emergencies, please call the relevant emergency service on 000.

Please Note:
Children aged 11 and under must be accompanied by a parent or guardian aged 16 or over when visiting the pool.

For more information, contact Council's Customer Service Team on 03 6352 6500.