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.
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)
5.30am to 7.00pm every day (except Wednesday where the pools close at 6.00pm)
Winter Hours (1 May – 31 August)
Monday to Friday – 5.30am to 9.00am and 1.00pm to 6.00pm
Saturday and Sunday – 7.00am to 5.00pm
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.