Special Olympics Australia National Games 2022
All Event : Athletics, Basketball, Bocce, Bowling (Tenpin), Football (Soccer), Golf, Gymnastics, Swimming, Table Tennis (Demonstration sport), and Tennis
The Launceston Leisure & Aquatic Centre is very excited to be hosting the swimming events for the Special Olympics Australia National Games 2022.
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This is a dedicated page where you can find all the information you need about the games at the Launceston Leisure & Aquatic Centre.
The Competition will run from Monday, 17 October until Thursday, 20 October 2022, with 148 athletes from across Australia competing in 44 events.
Public Lap Swimming
Only one (1) lap swimming lane will be available:
Tuesday, 18 October | 3.30pm – 5.30pm
Wednesday, 19 October | 3.30pm – 5.30pm
Thursday, 20 October | 3.30pm – 5.30pm
A minimum of three (3) outdoor, and indoor lanes will be available before 3.30pm and after 5.30pm.
Please note that the Ariarne Titmus Competition Pool will be in 25-meter mode from Monday to Friday.
50-meter lap lanes will resume on Saturday, 22 October, 2022. We will advise if any operational changes may affect this arrangement.
Please see the revised Group Fitness timetable and weekly schedules for AquaFit class locations and times.
Some classes typically held in the Ariarne Titmus Competition Pool will be moved outside during the competition.
Learn to Swim
LTS classes will run as normal, however the location of some lessons may be changed. The LTS team will be in touch about class location changes.
Lessons from 3.30pm – 5.30pm will be held outside, or in the Programs Pool.
Lessons between 8.00am – 12.00pm, and 5.30pm – 7.00pm will be unaffected.
There are changes to the public swimming availability.
No public space will be available as follows:
Tuesday, 18 October | 9.00am – 10.00am & 3.30pm – 5.30pm
Wednesday, 19 October | 6.30pm – 7.00pm
AquaFit classes will run as usual in the Programs Pool – No public space available during classes.
Facility hire will be unavailable between Monday, 17 October – Friday, 21 October.
For urgent facility hire enquiries, or to change bookings between Wednesday, 12 October 2022 – Monday, 24 October 2022, please contact the Centre.
Hire after these dates can be arranged with the Bookings Officer from the Monday, 24 October 2022
Dryland Group Fitness Classes will not be affected, nor the LAFit gym floor.
The usual parking conditions apply. See Centre signage for details, or contact Customer Service at Town Hall for information.
As we anticipate increased spectators in the Centre during this time, parking may be limited. We strongly encourage patrons to leave enough time to travel to and from the Centre and find parking.