Swimming Venues

Home Hill Swimming Pool

The Burdekin Shire Council has four pools located in Ayr, Home Hill, Clare and Millaroo.  The operation of the Ayr and Home Hill pools is contracted out. The Clare and Millaroo pools have Council staff to monitor and clean the facilities.

Ayr Pool

The Ayr Pool is located at 242-250 Queen Street, Ayr.  The contact phone number is (07) 4783 2969.

Home Hill Pool

The Home Hill Pool is located at 63-95 Eleventh Avenue, Home Hill. The contact phone number is (07) 4782 2498.

The hours of the Ayr and Home Hill Pools are currently:-

Summer Hours (1 September – 30 April)

Monday to Saturday: 5.30am to 7.00pm (except Wednesday where the pools close at 6.00pm)

Sunday: 10.00am to 6.00pm

Winter Hours (1 May – 31 August)

Monday to Friday:  5.30am to 9.00am and 1.00pm to 6.00pm

Saturday:   8.00am to 5.00pm

Sunday:  10.00am to 5.00pm

Public Holidays

Public Holidays: 9.00am – 5.00pm

Closed Christmas Day and Good Friday

Please note:  Given the low temperature (17-18oC) of the Ayr Pool, the Manager has the ability to request a closure during the winter period.

Clare and Millaroo Pools

In Clare and Millaroo the residents of these townships pay an annual fee to a local association, which gives them a key to access the pool at their convenience.  Please note that there is no lifeguard on duty at these pools.

Clare Pool – Located on the corner of School Road and George Road, Clare

Pool attendant is Juanita Hatch.

To obtain a key – contact for the committee is Mark Homewood at the Clare Store.  The yearly access fees are payable each financial year to the Committee.

Millaroo Pool – Located in Cartys Street, Millaroo

Pool attendant is Judy Ferguson.

To obtain a key – contact for the Millaroo Management Committee is Gillian Harris.  The yearly access fees are payable each financial year to the Committee.


If you have a complaint regarding any of Council’s pools please contact Council’s Customer Service Centre on (07) 4783 9800 or email 

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