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Keep up to date with the latest news and activities at Wollondilly Leisre Centre

BlueFit Swimming – Learn to Swim Program

We are very excited to introduce the new BlueFit Swimming program to the Wollondilly community. Enrolments have now opened for term 2 of the learn to swim program. Click here to book Students are all booked in to their normal class time and they will attend their first BlueFit lesson greeted by their regular instructor. The BlueFit Swimming program consists of structured levels that progressively build swimming skills and water confidence. It is important to acknowledge that current students may have not yet learned ... Read more

Squad Training, Christmas 2018

Holiday Training Times 2018/19   Silver and Fitness Please keep this calendar in a safe place as there will be some changes to the training calendar over the Christmas Holidays. The last session for the year will be on Friday the 21st of December and will be our traditional Christmas Fun Set for Bronze and Silver Squads. Silver/Fitness Squad will have a two week break over Christmas and New Year. The week commencing the 7th of January will be a modified training week, with ... Read more

Outdoor Pool Winter Season 2018

The summer season comes to an end on Thursday the 29th March when the outdoor pool officially closes for winter. But wait... As a bonus this year we will be opening the outdoor pool for a few extra hours to cater for programs and to make sure everyone has pool space. Here are the times to outdoor pool will be open after Easter. Special Extended Season Tuesday 3rd April - 3:30pm to 7:00pm Thursday 5th April - 3:30pm to 7:00pm Friday 6th April - 3:30pm to 6:30pm Monday 9th April ... Read more

Christmas Holiday Training 2017-2018

Silver and Fitness Squads Please keep this calendar in a safe place as there will be a few changes to the training calendar over the coming months. Pat is away for a couple of weeks and I will be attending the State Age Championships with our swimmers in December. All training times will be as normal. Our last session for the year will be on Friday the 22nd of December and will be our traditional Christmas Fun Set for Bronze and Silver Squads. ... Read more

Healthy Eating Tips 101: Weekend/Holidays Survival Guide

Often we do so many positive things to improve our health, well-being and body composition during the week, only to see our efforts go to waste over the weekend or Holidays. There has been a good deal of research on weekend-weekday differences in dietary patterns. For example Ruopeng (2016) looked weekday and weekend consumption of US adults between 2003-2012 and unsurprisingly found that weekends were associated with an increased discretionary calorie intake, with a concurrent reduced intake of fruit and/or vegetables and ... Read more

CHS Boys Water Polo

State Water Polo Championships Wollondilly Leisure Centre is once again playing host to the NSW High Schools Waterpolo Championships. Featuring the best male water polo players from throughout NSW, the championships will be held across 4 days from the 21st to 24th of November. Competitor & Spectator Information Competition Draw - TBC Player Entry - FREE / Paid by CHS Spectator Entry - $2.50 per day or $10 for a 4 day pass Address - 434 Argyle St Picton, NSW 2571 Map - ... Read more

Vitamins: What they do to your Body

Vitamins interact with other nutrients in processes such as metabolism, digestion and developing blood cells and some vitamins are said to slow down the ageing process, prevent cancerous cells attacking the body and strengthen the immune system. There are 13 different vitamins that can be divided into two categories: water-soluble and fat-soluble. Vitamins A, D, E and K are fat-soluble vitamins. Fat-soluble vitamins are absorbed from dietary fats in the intestine and are then stored in the liver until needed. This ... Read more

Are You Peeing Too Much?

Your body requires water to work well. In fact, up to 60 percent of your entire body is made of water, 83 percent of your lungs is water and 73 percent of your brain and heart are composed of water. Water is very important to your ability to function, think, breathe and live. Your kidneys are responsible for filtering out toxins and waste products from your blood and excreting them from your body. Water carries those toxins out through your urine. Another ... Read more

Easter & Outdoor Pool Season

Easter Opening Times Easter starts this weekend and that means the outdoor pool season is coming to an end. With daylight savings also ending on the 3rd the weekend hours drop back to a 5pm closing time. Day Date Open Close Outdoor Pool Monday 21st March 5:30am 8:00pm Open Tuesday 22nd March 5:30am 8:00pm Open Wednesday 23rd March 5:30am 8:00pm Open Thursday 24th March 5:30am 8:00pm Open Friday 25th March Closed Closed Saturday 26th March 9:00am 5:00pm Closed Sunday 27th March 9:00am 5:00pm Closed Monday 28th March 9:00am 5:00pm Closed Easter Classes No Learn to Swim Classes No Fitness Classes No Squad Outdoor Pool Due to popular demand the outdoor pool will OPEN for an extended season Weekday Afternoons 3-8pm, until Friday 8th April.  Expect the pool temp to gradually decrease as the days g& nights got cooler.   Read more

Outdoor Preparation Has Begun

What's Involved in Opening the Outdoor Pool It's that time of year again as just like 100's of pool owners throughout the country we begin to prep out pool for the summer season. So what's involve in getting an olympic sized swimming pool ready? The work starts around 5 weeks out when we flip the switch and turn on the filters and pumps. Once on the pool runs 24 hours a day for the next 6 months. Opening October 6th 2015 5 weeks to go - ... Read more
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