Hobart Aquatic Centre
The The Hobart Aquatic Centre is a major, $17 million aquatic sporting facility located upon the Queens Domain, within less than 1 kilometre of the CBD of Hobart, the capital city of Tasmania, Australia. The venue has hosted the Australian Swimming Championships, the Tasmanian Swimming Championships, World Short Course Swimming Championships, Fina World Cup, Pan Pacific Games and the Qantas Skins.
Other major events held at the venue throughout its first seven years of operation include the Australian Canoe Polo Championships, Australian Diving Championships, Australian Water Polo Under Age and National League events and the World and Australian Underwater Hockey Championships.
The facility is fully indoors, and features a full 50 metre Olympic-size 8 lane competition swimming pool, a smaller 25 metre warm-up pool and leisure pool as well as a 20x20m Dive Pool. It also features a diving tower with 10, 7.5 and 5 metre platforms, and 1 and 3 metre springboards.
There is a creche, cafe and gymnasium and a wide variety of sport and recreation activities are offered, ranging from competitive swimming, Water Polo and diving, learn to swim programmes, yoga classes, aerobics and circuit and weight training.
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