recreation news

Be SEEN between the flags

Enjoy going back in time with Swansea-Belmont, Caves Beach, Catherine Hill Bay and Redhead Surf Life Saving Clubs at the Living Cultures exhibition on show at SEEN@Swansea from Saturday 17 February.

Council opens pools free to the public

The Lake Macquarie community will have the chance to cool down for free this Saturday as the City’s four swim centres swing open their doors for free.

lake Mac lifeguard and beach closed sign

Caves and Redhead beaches closed due to dangerous conditions

Caves and Redhead beaches are currently closed due to dangerous conditions, with other beaches also likely to close this afternoon or tomorrow.

What’s on this weekend in Lake Mac City

There is something for everyone in Lake Macquarie City this weekend, 16-18 February 2018.

Summer is endless at Charlestown Swim Centre

Bring your friends to Charlestown Swim Centre on Sunday 18 February to enjoy the fun-in-the-sun youth festival, Endless Summer, hosted by Lake Macquarie Youth Advisory Council (LMYAC) and Lake Macquarie City Council.

9 ideas for Valentine's Day in Lake Mac that actually sound fun

Spending Valentine’s Day at Valentine, could there be anything better? We found you eight other ideas just in case!

Playground at Shingle Splitters set for revamp

The playground at Shingle Splitters Park, Balcolyn, will undergo a revamp from 12 Feburary as part of Council’s Playground Renewals Program.

Explore our huge range of free educational resources

Lake Macquarie City Council offers a wide range of educational resources for teachers, students, business and residents. We also offer a Sustainable Schools Program for schools across the City.

Wetlands support a sustainable Lake Mac

Today we celebrate World Wetlands Day, a day to recognise the important contribution that the City’s wetland areas make to our natural environment.

Progress for change this International Women’s Day

Each year, as a celebration of International Women’s Day, Council hosts a free film night for the community to highlight the economic, political and social achievements of women.