Aquatic Leisure Management Field Trip and Workshop (2nd December)


This workshop will provide the opportunity to visit state of the art aquatic facilities in Perth, while hearing from experts on key trends, priorities, challenges and innovations in the industry.

$130 - inclusive of bus transfers, lunch and afternoon social networking function

$156 from the 21 October 2023.

High level program & schedule

8:30am Bus Departs Barrack Square

9:00am Cockburn Aquatic and Recreation Centre

Cockburn ARC opened in 2017 and is one of the largest developments of its kind in Australia. A fully integrated state of the art sporting complex catering for a range of aquatic, indoor and outdoor sports, together with an elite training facility for the Fremantle Dockers Australian Rules Football Club. Employing over 250 staff, the centre includes eight pools with three 18m high slides, six indoor basketball courts, gym and administrative office space. Centre displays a range of new innovations in programming, pool design and plant room equipment.

11:20am Beatty Park Leisure Centre

Built in 1962, Beatty Park is one of Perth’s most iconic leisure centres. It hosted the Commonwealth Games held in Perth in 1962 as well as diving exhibitions, particularly during Royal visits. The centre underwent a $17million redevelopment in 2013 and further pool upgrades completed in 2021. The Centre is unique in that it has maintained its historical links to the past yet has become one of WA’s premier indoor and outdoor leisure facilities.

1:00pm Scarborough Beach Pool

Scarborough Beach Pool is the first in Western Australia to get a six-star green rating from the Green Building Council of Australia. The $26 million geothermal pool opened in 2018 and taps into the Yarragadee aquifer, which is naturally heated, so it does not require conventional gas boilers.

3:45pm HBF Stadium & WA Institute of Sport (WAIS) & RLSS-HQ

HBF Stadium opened in 1986 and houses the WA Institute of Sport. The complex has grown to be home to a variety of activities including elite sport training and competition, aquatics, health and fitness facilities, and children’s programs as well as functions, concerts and events such as hosting the FINA World Championships.

WAIS Also take a tour of the Western Australian Institute of Sport High Performance Sport Research Centre. Home to WA’s elite athletes!

Includes Social Networking function hosted by Royal Life Saving Society – WA. 

6:00pm Arrive back at Barrack Square