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.

Contact us

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

Business community in Dorset

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

Contact us

  • Phone (03) 6352 6500
  • Fax (03) 6352 6509
  • After Hours 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

Status: Closed

The Scottsdale Aquatic Centre has now closed for winter. It will reopen October/November 2024.

Swim school will recommence bookings in August in readiness for the 2024/2025 summer season.

Please check Facebook and website for details

Branxholm Swimming Pool

Status: Closed

Branxholm Pool has now closed for winter.

Note: There is also community run pools at both Winnaleah and Ringarooma.

Pools closed? Check out Dorset Playgrounds and/or Dorset Tracks and Trails for things to do through winter.

Scottsdale Aquatic Centre - Kids
Main pool website
Scottsdale aquatic centre water park website