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Splash and Play Around Aurora This Summer

Story into No text limit but usually first sentence or first paragraph (around 30 words) Is there anything more refreshing than playing in the water on a scorching summer’s day? Thankfully, there are plenty of places in and around Aurora to cool off – from swimming pools to aquatic playgrounds and even ginormous waterslides. Check it out!

Water slides, wild rides, and a wave pool, oh my! Funfields in Whittlesea has all the ingredients for a day of family fun. Get your adrenaline pumping by tackling Victoria’s biggest waterslides or relax in the heated wave pool. Boasting rides and slides for all ages, it’s easy to see why Funfields is a go-to on hot days.

KingSwim Epping
Because safety comes first! From babies to adults, Kingswim Epping offers basic, intermediate, and advanced swimming lessons in a calm environment. Swimmers will gain confidence in and around the water through a series of fun activities. If you’re still debating dipping your toes in, Kingswim offers a free introductory lesson.

Thomastown Recreation & Aquatic Centre
Thomastown Recreation & Aquatic Centre really has it all. Families love the outdoor splash park, complete with shooting water cannons, a giant tipping bucket, and waterfalls. To escape the sun, head indoors to the children’s leisure pool with splash zones and a frog slide. If you’re looking to get active, tackle a few laps in the pool or take part in an aqua aerobics class – the possibilities are endless. 

The Y Leisure City
You’ll find several aquatic programs at The Y Leisure City in Epping, making it easy as pie to stay fit, cool off, and learn swimming skills. The Y Swimming Lesson program teaches young swimmers everything they need to know to be safe in and around the pool. For women who’d like to gain some confidence in the water, the Ladies Only Swimming program teaches all the basics of water safety – and you might even make some new friends along the way.

Mill Park Leisure Centre
For a summer adventure away from the sun’s rays, look no further than Mill Park Leisure Centre. With various pools, a learn-to-swim section catering to all abilities, and motivating aqua aerobics classes, you’re spoiled for choice to cool off and stay fit. The kids will love the leisure pool and adventure playground – with water slides, play equipment, water features, and a huge tipping bucket!

As nice as it is to relax at home with the air con blowing, there is a world of water-based recreation out there! This guide only scratches the surface – follow our Facebook page to keep up to date with summer activities in and around Aurora.