Wednesday 8 July 2015


The Northcote Aquatic and Recreation Centre is located at 180 Victoria Road, Northcote VIC 3070 and their website is

One may swim in the pools, enjoy other water-based activities, exercise in the excellent gym or join various activity classes (such as ZUMBA*), have a massage or physio, play tennis, enjoy a cup of coffee in the café or shop for gear at the shop.

The photos are from this early, (rather nippy, but fine, Winter) morning, taken as I was walking to the centre for my daily gym session :-)

* Zumba |ˈzʊmbə| noun [ mass noun ] trademark
An aerobic fitness programme featuring movements inspired by various styles of Latin American dance and performed primarily to Latin American dance music.
ORIGIN early 21st century: An invented word.

This post is part of the Wednesday Waters meme,
and also part of the Waterworld Wednesday meme,
and also part of the Outdoor Wednesday meme,
and also part of the Wordless Wednesday meme,
and also part of the ABC Wednesday meme.


  1. That's really nice - would love to take a dip!
    Thanks for linking up at

  2. Looks inviting! come on over and check out my post for the letter Z.

  3. Only the dedicated swimmers would be found in an outdoor pool this time of the year Nick.

  4. Love the mist rising from thew pool and the lone Figure all rugged up in red.

  5. a good selection of activities


  6. Wow. that is quite the place. It looks quite lovely. I like the mist coming off the pool.

  7. What a lovely pool to take a dip in,,,
    Zumba classes are very popular in the UK at present !
    ABCW team.

  8. Ooooh, would I love to swim in that pool. It's been years since I've swum because there are no public pools in town. I finally tried zumba. I enjoyed it. Just not that particular class. The teacher had too many tweeking steps, which began to crack me up by the end of hour.
    The View from the Top of the Ladder


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