Aquatic Projects


Eureka Aquatic Centre - COMPLETE

Project: Eureka Aquatic Centre Outdoor Water Play Facility and facility improvement works 

Location: Eureka Aquatic Centre, Stawell Street, Ballarat 

Project status: COMPLETE 

Project cost: $750,000 (water play facility and additional works)

A $550,000 outdoor water play facility is now available for play at the Eureka Aquatic Centre. 

The new play space facility is 335m2 in size and was completed in time for the 2015/16 summer season. 

Fully funded by the City of Ballarat the water play facility was designed for all age groups and includes a section specifically aimed at our city's youth. 

$200,000 in additional works at the Eureka Aquatic Centre was also delivered as part of the project:

  • Improvement works to the existing kiosk
  • Upgrade to existing change rooms
  • Removal of the water slide for safety reasons
  • 50 metre pool has been cleaned and re-painted
  • Toddlers pool has been cleaned and re-painted


Sebastopol Water Play - COMPLETETop of document.

Project: Sebastopol Outdoor Water Play Facility

Location: Victory Park, Vickers Street, Sebastopol 

Project status: COMPLETE 

Project cost: $550,000

A new outdoor water play facility is ready for play at Victory Park in Vickers Street, Sebastopol. 

The $550,000 outdoor water play facility was completed in time for the 2015/16 summer season. 

Fully funded by the City of Ballarat the water play facility is designed for all age groups.  It features an exciting variety of spray features, including tipping buckets, towering spray features, soaking run-through water tunnel and a four way water cannon fight. 

The splash pad also has a safe, quieter play zone for smaller children to explore aquatic play safety away from the bigger splashes and faster moving fun. 

During the cooler months the space is converted into an informal sports court. 

Use of the facility is FREE.

Landscaping and path works were also included as part of the project.




Black Hill Aquatic Centre - COMPLETETop of document.

Project: Black Hill Aquatic Centre re-opening project  

Location: Black Hill Aquatic Centre, Chisholm Street, Black Hill 

Project status: COMPLETE  

Project cost: $190,000

The Black Hill Aquatic Centre re-opened in time for the 2015/16 summer season. 

Improvement works to improve the functionality and aesthetics of the facility were undertaken in 2015.

$190,000 in upgrade works have been delivered and included:

  • sewerage connection
  • reinstatement of plant equipment
  • new roof over change rooms 
  • new shade structure
  • new BBQ
  • new seating 


More information on location, opening hours and entry costs available here.

Midlands Outdoor Water Play Facility - COMPLETETop of document.

Project: Upgrade works at Midlands Outdoor Water Play Facility 

Location: Midlands Reserve, Ballarat North 

Project status: COMPLETE 

$30,000 in upgrade works were completed in 2015 in time for the 2015/16 summer season. The project delivered:

- A new double BBQ 
- A new bike rack
- New bench seating near the BBQ area 
- Additional bins 

- New additional shade structure over the new BBQ and bench seating 

The Midlands Outdoor Water Play Facility is FREE to use and is located in Doveton Street, Ballarat North.

More information on location and opening hours available here. 

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