The health and safety of residents, customers and employees is our top priority and we are continuing to monitor developments in response to COVID-19. Council facilities are open - please follow physical distancing rules of 1.5 metres, limit outdoor gatherings in line with NSW Government restrictions, and continue to practice safe hygiene and wash hands regularly.
With an enviable coastal lifestyle and top-class recreational facilities, Lake Macquarie is the perfect place to have fun or get active in the water, with four patrolled beaches and our Lake Mac Swim Centres.
Lake Macquarie boasts four beautiful patrolled beaches
Find out about Lake Mac Swim Centres programming and find a location near you
Smart Beaches is a world-first trial using cutting-edge technology to increase safety and improve visitor experience at four beaches in Lake Macquarie and on Sydney’s Northern Beaches
Our Lake Mac Lifeguards have put together a full suite of virtual water education programs for 2020. A Matter of Seconds, traditionally an in-school education program, covers Basic Water Safety, Water Safety Awareness and an Introduction to First Aid.
Star ratings are generated weekly for 14 lake swimming sites based on water quality. A swimming site can receive between one and four stars depending on its performance that week.
Lake Macquarie City Council
126-138 Main Road,
Speers Point, NSW 2284
Box 1906, Hunter Region
Mail Centre, NSW 2310
Phone 02 4921 0333
Local number for Wyee residents 02 4357 1999
Telephone Interpreting Service 131 450 National Relay Service 133 677
ABN: 81 065 027 868