Coomba Aquatic Club

Welcome to the
Coomba Aquatic Club Inc.

The Club welcomes members and visitors to enjoy our social and boating activities on beautiful Wallis Lake.

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About

The Coomba Aquatic Club is located in Coomba Park on the western shores of Wallis Lake, one of the three Great Lakes on the beautiful New South Wales Mid North Coast.

  • Our History

    On 13 June 1992 a public meeting of residents of Coomba Park and surrounding areas was attended by 14 people to discuss the formation of a club “to promote and encourage all forms of aquatic activities and provide premises from which such activities may be coordinated”.

  • Our Committee

    Under the terms of our Constitution, the Committee comprises four Office Bearers - President, Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer - and up to five committee members. There are several sub-committees for special purposes.

  • Constitution

    The Club is an incorporated association under the NSW Associations Incorporation Act and Regulations. The current Constitution was reviewed in 2012 to ensure it was compatible with the legislation.

  • Club Person of the Year

    The Club Person of The Year Award recognises the club member who during the year has strived above and beyond others in a voluntary capacity for the overall benefit of the Club and its members.

Official Opening of our Clubhouse

The official opening of our new Clubhouse has been postponed as NSW Deputy Premier the Hon. John Barilaro MP, Minister for Regional NSW, Industry and Trade is unable to attend on the original date. The opening will now take place at 10.00am on Wednesday 2 June 2021. If you wish to attend please email secretary@coombaaqauatic.club for details. We apologise for any inconvenience caused by this delay.

  • Our History

    On 13 June 1992 a public meeting of residents of Coomba Park and surrounding areas was attended by 14 people to discuss the formation of a club “to promote and encourage all forms of aquatic activities and provide premises from which such activities may be coordinated”.

  • Our Committee

    Under the terms of our Constitution, the Committee comprises four Office Bearers - President, Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer - and up to five committee members. There are several sub-committees for special purposes.

  • Constitution

    The Club is an incorporated association under the NSW Associations Incorporation Act and Regulations. The current Constitution was reviewed in 2012 to ensure it was compatible with the legislation.

  • Club Person of the Year

    The Club Person of The Year Award recognises the club member who during the year has strived above and beyond others in a voluntary capacity for the overall benefit of the Club and its members.

Trivia Night

With the popularity of our January Trivia Night the Club will host another on Saturday 8 May starting at 7.30pm. This time no dinner will be included in the entry fee as the logistics encountered last time made it difficult for participants to hear the questions. Instead, you are invited to either book for dinner at our Bistro (0412 251 545) or to bring nibbles and your favourite drinks. Bookings for Trivia are required at secretary@coombaaquatic.club no later than 4 May 2021. The entry fee is just $10 per person.

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Trivia

NRL Tipping Competition 2021

It’s that time of year when the major competition of the Coomba Aquatic Club rolls into action as the boys come out to play footie and it's not too late to join.

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Coomba Aquatic Club NRL Tipping Competition

On the Lake Bistro

The Coomba Aquatic Club’s new On the Lake Bistro is now open. The Bistro is open Wednesday for delicious takeaways dinner from 4.30pm to 7.30pm and Saturday from 11.30am to 8.00pm for lunch, afternoon tea and dinner. Bookings are essential on Saturday, please call Chef Vicki on 0412 251 545.

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On the lake bistro

Our Activities & Events

Across the year the Coomba Aquatic Club hosts regular aquatic and social activities - events to which members, their guests and visitors are always welcome.

  • Monthly Aquatic Days
  • Junior Sailing
  • Recky Club Cruise
  • Great Lakes Sailability
  • Beginners Sailing
  • Friday Night BBQs
  • Theme Nights
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Monthly Aquatic Days

People of all ages are welcome to come to our monthly Aquatic Days at our beautiful Club site on Wallis Lake. If you feel like having a sail on one of the Club's boats, we will be three to help you. Or maybe you would prefer to sit back and enjoy the views with a refreshment or two. Either way the Aquatic Days are a relaxing way to enjoy yourself. In 2021 we are holding Aquatic Days on the following Sundays - 21 March and 11 April. We look forward to seeing you there.

  • When

    Second Sunday of the month

    September to May

  • What time?

    10 am to 3 pm

    weather permitting

  • Where?

    Club site in Coomba Aquatic Gardens, Coomba Road, Coomba Park

  • What to bring

    Please ensure you bring the following items: swim ware, beach towel, food and drinks, hat, sunscreen, shoes suitable for wearing in the water.

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Junior Sailing

Our Introduction to Sailing Program is popular with parents and grandparents who want their children to experience the delights, freedom and exhilaration of sailing, especially on the safe waters of Wallis Lake. THIS PROGRAM IS RESTRICTED DUE TO COVID-19 RULES.

  • When?

    • During school holidays: Wednesdays (with sufficient numbers) and Saturdays; • Outside school holidays: first Saturday each month from November to May. *. All enquiries to the Club on 0402 940 140.

  • What time?

    From 9.30 am to 11.30 am.

    Weather permitting

  • Where?

    At Coomba Aquatic Club, Coomba Aquatic Gardens, Coomba Road, Coomba Park.

  • What do I bring?

    • swimming costume • enclosed footwear that will stay on feet in water • towel, hat and sunscreen • a safety jacket - the Club has some • something to eat and drink.

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Recky Club Cruise

Cruise by sailing boat, power boat, sail board or canoe for the energetic for luncheon at the Pacific Palms Recreation Club (the Recky) which is located on Wallis Lake. On 30 December 2020, instead of the normal cruise to the Recky, we are having a Cruise to Nowhere ending with lunch in our new Clubhouse. For more details email: president@coombaaquatic.club

  • When?

    Held between Boxing Day and New Year’s Eve

    The date depends on the weather

  • What time?

    Arrive in time for a relaxed lunch at the Recky Club at Pacific Palms

    Costs apply

  • What if I don't own a boat?

    Either join one of the Club boats or come by car if you prefer.

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Great Lakes Sailability

Great Lakes Sailability is a branch of Sailability NSW inc which is a volunteer organisation whose mission is to facilitate and offer people with disabilities the opportunity to participate in the sport of sailing and boat usage at social, recreational and competitive levels on inland, estuary and ocean water regardless of age and level of disability. Our next Sailability Days are 22/23 February from 10.40 to 2.00pm

  • What boats are used?

    We use specially designed sailing dinghies with exceptional stability and simplified controls.

  • When?

    The last Monday and Tuesday each month from September to April.

    Weather permitting

  • What time?

    From 10.00 to 2.00 with lunch provided.

  • Where?

    Coomba Aquatic Club in Coomba Aquatic Gardens, Coomba Road, Coomba Park.

  • Who can attend?

    We provide our services at no charge to people with disabilities.

    The Club's Safety Boat is always ready to assist

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Beginners Sailing

Our Introduction to Sailing Program is popular with parents and grandparents who want their children to experience the delights, freedom and exhilaration of sailing, especially on the safe waters of Wallis Lake. THIS PROGRAM IS RESTRICTED DUE TO COVID-19 RULES.

  • When?

    During school holidays on Tuesdays (if there are sufficient numbers). All enquiries to the Club on 0402 940 140.

  • What time?

    From 9.30 am to 11.30 am, weather permitting.

    ALL participants MUST be accompanied by an adult.

  • Where?

    At the Coomba Aquatic Club site in Coomba Aquatic Gardens, Coomba Park.

  • Next session

    Easter 2021 School Holidays -Tuesday 6 April 2021.

  • What do I bring?

    • swimming costume • enclosed footwear that will stay on feet in water • towel, hat and sunscreen • a safety jacket - the Club has some • something to eat and drink.

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Friday Night BBQs

Our friendly Family BBQs started in October 1998 and have been a popular event ever since. The BBQs are a convenient place for members, their guests and friends to meet others and catch up on local news.

  • When?

    Every Friday evening throughout the year from 5.30 to 8.30pm.

  • What is it?

    We offer a BBQ with your choice of minute steaks, sausages, chicken and rissoles with your choice of salads and bread.

  • Where?

    At the Club in Coomba Aquatic Gardens, Coomba Road, Coomba Park.

  • How much does it cost?

    There is no charge for the BBQ, instead we ask you to buy tickets in our raffle that is drawn that night for a chance to win either a bottle of wine or box of chocolates.

Theme Nights

About four times each year at a Friday Night BBQ, the Club hosts a special theme night to celebrate other cultures. Those attending are asked to dress in the style of the "culture" and the food and music is presented accordingly.

Coomba Aquatic Club Membership

You don’t need to live in the Great Lakes area to become a member. In fact, many members visit our area when on holidays here, as after all, it’s a perfect destination. We do not have classes of membership so every member is entitled to enjoy all benefits of belonging to the CAC.

2020/21 Membership

What's included

  • Participating in the Joker’s Wild draw each Friday at the Friday Night Family BBQ

  • Reduced fees for the Club’s Annual Spring Ball and Melbourne Cup Luncheon

  • Being a part of the most active club on Wallis Lake

  • Invitations to join the many and various social activities held across the year

  • Sailing on one of the Club’s boats on Wallis Lake

  • Receiving the Club’s monthly newsletter – The Breeze

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$20 /year

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