Sport and Recreation

The Harden Shire boasts wonderful sporting and recreational facilities including a cricket oval, football fields, polo grounds, horse facilities, a kennel club, tennis courts and a race track where the ever popular Harden Picnic Races are hosted annually.

The Harden Shire is home to both Garangula and Guldalong Polo clubs, where tournaments are hosted annually. The Pony Club and Kennel Club also host annual events which brings a large influx of visitors to our community.

Touch football is run in the summer months at Roberts Park and is a wonderful way to involve yourself in team, meet new people, and spend quality time with old friends. Junior soccer and rugby league also attract large crowds and make use of our excellent sporting facilities.

No matter the season, there is always a time and place to relax in the Harden Shire, which boasts wonderful parks and recreation facilities. Spend time watching the world go by alongside the beautiful Murrumbidgee river in Jugiong, or curl up with a book below the leafy trees in Newson Park. If swimming is your thing, both Jugiong and Harden are blessed with wonderful swimming pools and excellent staff patrol each pool - giving you peace of mind for the youth of our community.

Swimming Pools

Harden Shire Council operates two public swimming pools, one in Harden and the other in Jugiong. Harden Pool boasts a number of facilities including a 50-metre Olympic pool, as well as wading and toddler pools.  Visitors to Harden Pool can expect immaculately maintained lawns, kiosk, change rooms and shower facilities.

For further information on the pool contact the Pool Manager, Mellissa Ings at the pool on (02) 6386 0170 or at Council offices on (02) 6386 0100.


OPENING DATES & TIMES

HARDEN POOL:

Opening day - Saturday 5th November, 2016 from 11am - 7pm. FREE ENTRY ON THIS DAY.

Last day of season - Sunday 12th March, 2017.

Open 11am - 7pm daily and 5:30am - 7:30am on Monday, Wednesday and Friday.

Morning swims commence Monday 7th November, 2016.

Contact number: 6386 0170

JUGIONG POOL:

Opening day -  Saturday 12th November from 12pm - 7pm. FREE ENTRY ON THIS DAY.

Last day of season - Sunday 12th March, 2017.

Open Monday - Friday 2pm - 7pm and Saturday - Sunday 12pm - 7pm.

Contact number: 0447 966 474

PURCHASING TICKETS

Pool season tickets for both pools are available for purchase at Hilltops Council, Harden Office and from Jugiong pool. 

2016/2017 FEES & CHARGES

SEASON TICKET FOR HARDEN & JUGIONG:

Season ticket (child) - $65

Season ticket (adult) - $90

Season ticket (family - as per Medicare card or statutory declaration) - $185

Season ticket (pensioner) - $65

SEASON TICKET FOR JUGIONG ONLY:

Season ticket (child) - $35

Season ticket (adult) - $54

Season ticket (family - as per Medicare card or statutory declaration) - $115

Season ticket (pensioner) - $35

ONE-OFF ADMISSION PRICES FOR BOTH HARDEN AND JUGIONG:

Admission charge per session (child) - $3.20

Admission charge per session (adult) - $4.20

Admission charge per session (pensioner) - $3.20

Admission charge per session (family - as per Medicare card or statutory declaration) - $12.50

Non-swimming parent/guardian - FREE