Warwick Indoor Recreation and Aquatic Centre

Swim, Gym and Play at Warwick Indoor Recreation and Aquatic Centre (WIRAC) for all your leisure and fitness activities!

The Warwick Indoor Recreation and Aquatic Centre, now managed by the YMCA, is a fantastic facility open 362 days a year and servicing the community of the Southern Downs. We are pleased to be involved in such a vibrant community.

The YMCA of Brisbane, formed in 1864, is a not for profit organisation that operates programs from over 65 sites in South East Queensland and employs more than 500 staff in various roles. Qualified professional staff are engaged to maintain the highest quality standards in every one of our services.

Such services include youth programs, child care, a large range of sport and recreational activities, health and fitness, outdoor education and camping, vocational education and accredited training, hospitality, restaurants and hotel accommodation.

The YMCA of Brisbane works, from a base of Christian values, to provide opportunities for all people to grow in body, mind and spirit. The services we provide at the YMCA also help fund the benevolent arm of our organisation, Y-Care also known as Social Impact.

So come and have a look at what's on offer at WIRAC!

Summer Hours Commence - 3rd September to March 2019

The centre will commence Summer Hours from Mon 3rd September to March 2019

September Special - All Casual Pool Entries on Sat/Sun are HALF PRICE

Queens Birthday (1st Oct 2018) Opening Hours - 9:00am to 4:00pm

Click here for a copy of WIRAC's Summer Hours

Due to Canoe Polo activities, the 25m pool will be unavailable during certain times from August-September

For full details on programs and services, please call WIRAC on 4661 7955

Key Dates to know about in early 2018

As we move into the second half of 2018, we have a number of programs and events coming up to help keep you active and engaged. Spring is not that far away and its arrival will see the start of our Summer Hours from the 3rd of September. The new Spring Group Fitness Timetable will start at the same time and we are excited to announce a new water aerobics program, Aqua Drums. SAF Aqua Drums Vibes® is a unique aqua fitness program that combines drum rhythms, lots of fun and a totally new approach to water training!

The latest BODYPUMP release debuts July 18 and combines the latest music and research to deliver one of the most effective workouts yet. Discover how BODYPUMP can get you lean, toned and strong because Strong is Beautiful.

Our Cancer Survivor Program has started and will run every Monday and Wednesday from 4-5pm until 19th of September. The program is FREE and is designed for anyone recovering from cancer with an aim to help them get fitter and healthier after their treatment and meet others who have similar experiences. All fitness levels are welcome and each session is supervised by a qualified trainer. For more information, simply contact reception.

Term 3 starts July 16th and we have another term of high quality aquatic education for the Southern Downs community. WIRAC caters to everyone from babies, children to adult learn to swim and even special needs. We have our own squad program that's set to grow even bigger in the warmer months. Our qualified, passionate instructors are here to help everyone feel safer in a the water.

On Wed 25th July WIRAC will host the SHELL Questacon Science Circus where science comes alive! Lively presentations and displays educate and entertain in a roadshow that delivers science shows to towns and schools across regional Australia. During August, WIRAC will host some special events associated with Disability Action Week and in September both WIRAC and the YMCA at Camp Leslie Dam, will host the YMCA Charity Masquerade Ball (see details below).

YMCA Charity Ball – On Saturday the 22nd September, YMCA Warwick (including WIRAC and the Camp Leslie Dam facility) are conducting a Masquerade Charity Ball to raise money for our special needs (aquatic) program as well as funds for the Cancer Survivor Program. Tickets are available from www.warwicktickets.com.au.

Did you know that WIRAC has NDIS listing? This means that we can assist the special needs population on the Southern Downs with their training plans, including health and wellness, personalised training or even learning how to swim. Come in and chat to see how we can assist you. On top of this, WIRAC can assist with programs and plans which are covered by Workcover or TAC and we even have an Exercise Physiologist who conducts the Federal Government DVA program at the centre.

For more information on any of these events or any of our activities, please call the Centre on 4661 7955 or find us on Facebook here. WIRAC is the Southern Downs one-stop destination for family fitness, sports activities and quality aquatic education!

Summer Operating Hours (3rd September to March 2019)*

Monday to Friday - 5:30am to 8:00pm

Saturday - 7:00am to 6:00pm

Sunday - 11:00am to 6:00pm

Monday to Friday - 5:30am to 8:00pm

Saturday 7:00am to 6:00pm

Sunday 11:00am to 6:00pm

Public Holidays:
9.00am to 4.00pm (subject to change over Xmas)
Queens Birthday (1st Oct 2018) - 9:00am to 4:00pm

*Operating Hours subject to change at WIRAC's discretion


29 Palmerin St, Warwick
4370 QLD

PH: (07) 4661 7955
FAX: (07) 4661 7950
EMAIL: wirac@ymcabrisbane.org