Northcote Aquatic & Recreation Centre

The newest, most innovative fitness and aquatic facility where you can become your best self. 

Memberships & casual visit options

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We have made updates to our services, policies, and fees that go into effect for all members on July 25th, 2024. We recommend reviewing these to see how they will affect your membership.

NARC members and visitors
can enjoy access to...

Fitness equipment and services dedicated to inspiring your best self

Learn more about our new, quality fitness and gym offerings – including group fitness classes – that will have you confident in your exercise routine.  

Indoor and outdoor swimming pools and aquatic playgrounds!

With an outdoor 50m pool, indoor 25m pool, warm water pool, a dedicated Learn To Swim pool, and two aquatic splash zones – we have an aquatic space for everyone at NARC!

Check lap lane availability online.

Swimming lessons to give your kids confidence around water

Learn more about how our Swim Bright swimming lessons will be just what your kid needs to be excited about diving into a future with swimming capabilities.

News for our community

Dogs outside of NARC

We kindly ask that you do not tether your pup outside of NARC during your visit. Click to learn more.

Watch Around Water (WAW)

A gentle reminder to parents / guardians visiting our aquatic facilities about the responsibility of active child supervision. Click to learn more.

Group fitness bookings

Book up to 7 days in advance. Click to book now!

NARC is proudly managed by Clublinks in partnership with City of Darebin.

Explore our membership options online!

Your plan for reaching
your full potential 


Become a member

With several membership options to choose from, you can find the access level that’s right for you and works with your schedule.


Make the most of
our facility ​

Each membership comes with different perks. To get the most out of it and to enjoy a full experience, be sure to use your complete access.


Start living up to
your potential​

Life is better when it involves movement and healthy habits, especially with high quality equipment and support. Give yourself the best chance to live up to your potential by making physical activity a priority.

We want to hear from you

We'd love to hear your feedback!

Check out how much fun the community had at opening day

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At Northcote Aquatic
and Recreation Centre...

…we know you’re the type of person who wants to make the most out of life and excel in whatever you find meaningful. Whether that’s in your career, in your community, or simply, in your free time, you want to enjoy the feeling that comes with being your best self.  

In order to be that way, you need a place to help support these goals. The problem is it can be hard to find a place that has everything you need to enable you to thrive.

That’s why the Northcote Aquatic and Recreation Centre was built. To provide people like you a brand-new facility that will help support you on your life’s journey, no matter how that looks. 

Make the most of our facility and start living up to your potential.  

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No Joining Fee + 50% off your first 2 weeks

Take advantage of the pre-sale membership offer before it expires

Join the challenge: Let's Move For A Better World 2024

Join NARC on the Technogym app and collect as many MOVEs as you can between March 12-27, 2024. Prizes are up for grabs for the members leading at the end of the challenge!

Hop into group fitness this Easter!

View and download the updated group fitness timetable for the upcoming Easter holiday.