Women Making Waves


Women Making Waves is a women’s only leisure program. The session includes gym access, casual swimming and aqua classes, open lap lanes and general water play. You can also use the spa and sauna.

Women of all ages, cultures and abilities are welcome. You do not need to book, just come along!

Is it women only?

Yes. Women Making Waves is for women only. Boys under 5 years are welcome too.

We only roster female staff during Women Making Waves.

Is Women Making Waves private?

Yes. We use blinds to cover the windows in the pool and place a screen in front of the door.

Collingwood Leisure Centre is closed to everyone else.

How much does Women Making Waves cost?

Women Making Waves costs the standard pool entry fee:

  • $6.90 adult full
  • $3.80 adult concession
  • $3.50 children
  • Free for children under 5 and City of Yarra pensioners 

Learn to swim class including entry:

  • $18.00 full
  • $9.90 concession

Learn to Swim classes run during school terms. No booking is required.

When is Women Making Waves?

Every Saturday night at Collingwood Leisure Centre from 6.30pm to 8.30pm. This is outside our standard opening hours. 

The last Women Making Waves for 2018 will run on Saturday 15 December.

Will the program run during the Collingwood pool closure?

The Collingwood Leisure Centre pool, spa, and sauna will close on Saturday 22 December 2018 and reopen late March 2019 to allow for essential repairs to be conducted. Read more about the closure.

A dry version of the program will run during the closure. This will commence after the Christmas/New Year break, starting Saturday 12 January. The dry program will include access to the gym and a Freestyle Movement class held in the Group Fitness Studio at 6.45pm. This class will run for the duration of the pool closure.

The regular Women Making Waves program, including aquatic activities, will return on Saturday 6 April 2019 once the pool has reopened.

Ask us about Women Making Waves.