Welcome to Wulanda Recreation and Convention Centre

Wulanda Recreation and Convention Centre is a state-of-the-art multi-purpose sport, aquatic and conference facility in Mount Gambier.​​

Wulanda, meaning ‘enjoy or cherish’ in Bunganditj language, is a gathering place for all to participate in sports, recreation, community activities and events.

A new aquatic centre with a 25-metre lap pool, learn-to-swim pool, warm water program pool, and children’s splash pad has been built, and the existing 50m outdoor pool has been updated. In addition, six multi-purpose courts, change rooms and amenities, a gym and allied services provide ample opportunity to participate in sports and recreation.

Whether it is basketball, netball, futsal, volleyball, tennis, roller skating, badminton, or dance, this is the place to be. The health club will provide opportunities for all ages to maintain fitness, create social connections, and increase general wellness.

More than 1,000 people can attend conferences, events, and performances making Wulanda Recreation and Convention Centre the hub of community leisure activities in Mount Gambier.

Become a member today!

Explore our variouis membership programs and become part of the Wulanda Recreation and Convention Centre community. We have memberships available for all ages, interests and abilities - join today via the membership link below!

Our state-of-the-art facilities are now available to access for members and casual visitors. Click the button below to learn more about our membership options and programs.

Winter Season Operating Hours

Monday - Friday

  • Splash Pad: 12pm - 5pm
  • Health Club: 6am - 8pm
  • 25m and Program Pool: 6am - 8pm
  • Warm Water Pool*:
    • Monday, Wednesday and Friday 6am - 9am and 11am - 1pm and 6pm - 7.30pm 
    • Tuesday and Thursday 6am - 9am and 11am - 1pm


  • Splash Pad: 11am - 5pm
  • Health Club: 7am - 6pm
  • 25m and Program Pool: 7am - 6pm
  • Warm Water Pool*: 7am - 9am and 11am -1pm and 3pm - 4pm


  • Splash Pad: 9am - 4pm
  • Health Club: 9am - 5pm
  • 25m and Program Pool: 9am - 5pm
  • Warm Water Pool*: 11am -1pm and 3pm - 4pm

Public Holidays

  • Splash Pad: 10am - 5pm
  • Health Club: 10am - 5pm
  • Warm Water Pool*: 10am - 12pm
  • 25m and Program Pool: 10am - 5pm

Please note:
*These are the Warm Water Pool public access hours, not including programs. 

The Centre will be closed on Good Friday, Christmas Day and Boxing Day and close at 5pm on Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve.
ANZAC Day - 1pm -5pm


19 Sep 23

Why Spring Swimming is Vital for a Safe Summer

Spring is already here and with summer just around the corner, it is vital to consider how you can support your child to be water-safe and ready to enjoy swimming and aquatic activities ahead of the warmer season. Read more to learn why swimming preparation in spring is vital for a safe summer. 

01 Aug 23

The importance of understanding your swimming surroundings

Swimming is an enjoyable and invigorating activity that positively improves health in several ways and serves as a key activity in the lifestyle routines of many. As with any aquatic activity, it is important to understand the environment that you plan to swim in and any potential safety risks and hazards, to enjoy an incident-free swimming experience. Read on to learn more about safe swimming surroundings.

02 Jun 23

GOswim Waterways Safety Week

Waterways Safety Week is coming to your GOswim lessons from 13 - 19 June. Our GOswim friends have been preparing to take you on a journey to learn important water safety skills and strategies for different waterways including the beach, lakes, rivers and more. Read more to find out why you and your child should learn how to stay safe in different waterways and the life-saving benefits this could have.

15 May 23

The Benefits of Learning to Ride a Bike

Learning to ride a bike is a rite of passage for millions of children across Australia. From individual empowerment to social connections and the opportunity for adventures - these benefits are only the beginning of the lifelong investment that riding a bike brings.  Read on to learn more.

Be entertained. Be moved. Be inspired.

Learn more about Wulanda Recreation and Convention Centre and all the ways you can be part of the community.

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