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Make a Splash this Australia Day at Maitland's Dive In Cinema

East Maitland Aquatic Centre is set to make waves this Australia Day, when Maitland City Council unveils a special one off edition of Dive in Cinema.


A popular event on Council's Make it Maitland This Summer events program, visitors can kick back, relax in or beside the pool, and enjoy an Aussie classics double feature of Paper Planes (G) and Red Dog (PG) on the big screen from 5.00pm.

‘Whether you bring your floaties and swimmers or prefer a cosy spot poolside, what better way to enjoy an enchanting summer evening under the stars,’ says Tori Evans, Team Leader Events.

‘Before the movies start, enjoy a lineup of family friendly activities, including entertainment, tasty food options, free popcorn, lawn games and complimentary swim time.’

Tickets are available at and cost $5 per person who choose not to swim, and $10 per person for an in pool ticket.

‘The Dive in Cinemas transforms the pool area into the perfect setting to finish off your Australia Day celebrations,’ Ms Evans says.

Maitland City Council’s full suite of Australia Day activities will include a free BBQ and live entertainment at Maitland Park from 7.30am, as well as free entry to both Maitland and East Maitland Aquatic Centres between 10.00am and 4.00pm.


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