Harold Holt Swim Centre improvements

  • Project typeImprovement works
Harold Holt swim centre showing outdoor pool

Council has adopted a masterplan for the Harold Holt Swim Centre that will deliver restoration and improvement works to this popular facility over a number of years.

The implementation of the masterplan will occur over several stages and these works, together with an ongoing maintenance program, will ensure the facility continues to meet the requirements and expectations of visitors to the centre.

Extended centre closures throughout 2020 and 2021, due to COVID-19 restrictions, provided an opportunity to fast track some planned maintenance works.

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Future works

Project 50-metre outdoor pool - accessible ramp 
Project  50-metre outdoor pool surrounds and grandstand - upgrade

Completed works


Heritage dive tower and pool restoration


Completed October 2022

Reopened 19 October 2022

Harold Holt dive pool back with a splash

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Scope of works 

Restore the heritage dive tower (with Heritage Victoria approved modifications)

Reconstruct dive tower spiral staircase and add security gate

Restore the dive pool

Install new 1-metre and 3-metre springboards to the dive pool

Demolish existing plant store, build new store north of the dive tower and install new plant

New paving, fencing and landscaping   

Community updates  15 October 2021 Resident Notification(PDF, 269KB)  

In 2019, community consultation was completed to determine the level of support for restoring the dive tower and pool.

View Harold Holt dive tower and pool consultation

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Project Building Management System installation
Status Completed June 2021
Scope of works  Install BMS system to integrate all building operations (pool system, heating, cooling, lighting) into one central control system. 

Boiler replacement
Status  Completed June 2021 
Scope of work 

Decommission and remove boiler

Install new condenser boiler


Restore 50m outdoor pool 
Status  Complete December 2020 
Scope of works 

Drain 50m outdoor pool

Remove all tiles

Deep clean pool shell

Retile pool

Render pool walls

Refill and prepare pool for use

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