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Rockingham Aquatic Centre

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 Rockingham Aquatic Centre Overview

The Rockingham Aquatic Centre is Rockingham's only dedicated outdoor aquatic facility with  a heated 50m pool, 25m pool and shaded toddlers' pool set among landscaped gardens and shady grassed areas. 

The facility is open between October and April each year for public use and offers a range of activities including aquarobics, lap swimming, swimming lessons, squad training and water polo.

The grounds are an ideal location for a family outing and  group or corporate functions, with plenty of shade, a children's playground and free barbecues. Birthday parties can also be catered for.

The Rockingham Aquatic Centre is located on Council Avenue (opposite Careeba Oval), Rockingham WA 6168. To view a map of the Aquatic Centre go to Google Maps.

For enquiries phone (08) 9591 0830 or email customer@rockingham.wa.gov.au

Rockingham Aquatic Centre

Opening times and admission prices

Opening Hours (from 23 September 2013)
 Monday 7.00am - 8.00pm
Tuesday to Friday  7.00am - 6.00pm
 Weekends & Public Holidays Closed

 

Opening Hours (from 28 October 2013)
 Monday to Thursday 6.00am - 8.00pm
Friday  6.00am - 6.00pm
 Weekends & Public Holidays 10.00am to 6.00pm

 

General entry price Concession books
 Adult  $4.30  10 tickets  $39.00
 Child  $4.00  20 tickets  $76.00
 Spectators  $1.60  50 tickets  $165.00
 Pensioners  $4.00  100 tickets  $300.00
 Toddlers (2-5 years)  $2.80    
 Seniors  $2.80    
 Under 2 years  Free    

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Squad training

The Rockingham Aquatic Centre is proud to provide a quality swimming program that incorporates an introduction to competitive swimming that is designed to improve stroke technique and endurance to the Rockingham community. The program has been running for several years and has had great success in faction and inter-school carnivals.

Squad Training Program 2013/2014 Season
 

Series Date
1 14/10/2013 - 14/11/2013 
2 16/11/2013 - 19/12/2013 
3 11/01/2014 - 13/02/2014 
4 22/02/2014 - 27/03/2014 

Times:
  • Junior Squad: 4:15pm - 5:15pm
  • Senior Squad: 5:15pm - 6:15pm

Days:

  •  Monday, Tuesday and Thursday afternoons  

Cost (includes entry for one adult and one child):

  • 1 day a week $53.00 for 5 x 60 minute sessions over 5 weeks
  • 2 days a week $95.00 for 10 x 60 minute sessions over 5 weeks
  • 3 days a week $127.00 for 15 x 60 minute sessions over 5 weeks
Time trials will be run on the last Friday of each series.  Times will be recorded and made available on completion of the time trials.  Volunteers will be required for timekeeping on the night.  Trials will start at 4:00pm sharp.

For your comfort and safety please bring the following items with you to each session:
  • Drink bottles
  • Goggles
  • Flippers
  • Towel
  • Warm clothes
  • Sunscreen

As the weather is often cool during Series 1, a complimentary hot drink will be made available to parents and participants. 

Title Type Size and format
Squad training enrolment form Document PDF 51 kB
Squad training information sheet  Document  PDF 50 kB
 
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Aquatic Centre Swim School Aquatic Centre Swim School Group
 

Swimming lessons

Rockingham Aquatic Centre provides the community with quality swimming lessons for all ages at an affordable price.

Learn to Swim Programs provide opportunities for children aged two years and over to learn to swim in a fun, relaxed environment. 

Learn to Swim Program 2013 /2014 Season
 

Series Date Cost
Octswim 1/10/2013 - 11/10/2013 $60.00
1 14/10/2013 - 14/11/2013 $90.00
2 16/11/2013 - 19/12/2012 $120.00
3 11/01/2014 - 13/02/2014 $120.00
4 22/02/2014 - 27/03/2014 $120.00


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Learn to swim enrolment form  Document PDF 56 kB
Learn to swim information sheet Document PDF 63 kB

Octswim

The Octswim Program provides children aged five years and over the opportunity to enhance their swimming skills in the October School Holidays.
 
Date:  Tuesday 1 October 2013 - Friday 11 October 2013

Cost:  $60.00 for nine x 30 minute lessons (includes one adult and one child entry only)

Session Times:

  • 12:30pm to 1:00pm
  •  1:05pm to 1:35pm
  •  1:40pm to 2:10pm
  •  2:15pm to 2:45pm
Stages: 1 to 12 (new participants will be assessed prior to the first lesson to ensure they are placed in the correct stage)
 
Title Type Size and format
Octswim enrolment form Document PDF 60 kB

 Aquarobics

Aquarobics will commence 26 November 2013.

  • Tuesday/Thursday :  9:00am – 10:00am

Cost:

  • General admission 1 hour session  $7.00
  • Concession books of 10    $62.00
  • Concession books of 20    $110.00

Water Polo Rockingham

 Water Polo is a water-based team sport that provides the opportunity to develop fitness levels in a fun, social environment.

The Peel Water Polo Association welcomes any interested people over the age of 14 years to join them for training on Monday from 6:00pm to 8:00pm. For further information contact the Rockingham Aquatic Centre on  (08) 9591 0830.

Swim around the Sound and beyond

Ever considered swimming around Warnbro Sound? What about the mighty Avon Descent? Why not try swimming it in your local pool? The City of Rockingham and the Rockingham Aquatic Centre are setting you the challenge to 'Swim Around the Sound and Beyond'. It's easy! Simply:

  1. Complete and hand in a registration form
  2. Swim and count your number of laps
  3. Place your name and number of laps on our form.
Swim Around the Sound and Beyond is a great way to start and stay being active during the warm summer months.

The program is very simple. Participants register at the Rockingham Aquatic Centre and choose their 'virtual' challenge, such as swimming around Penguin Island (4km), from Mersey Point to Bird Point (10km), to Rottnest Island (20km), around Garden Island (30km), the Bass Strait (97km) or the more challenging swim of the Avon Descent (133km). At the Rockingham Aquatic Centre participants endeavour to swim an accumulative total of laps to equal their chosen distance.

One of the most positive aspects of the program is that participants choose their own pace and times to achieve their distance with no additional fees from the normal pool entry. There are also some fabulous giveaways and prizes to be won and it is easy for participants to register and check their progress. For further information contact the Rockingham Aquatic Centre on
08 9591 0830.

This program will commence on Monday 23 September 2013.

Funday Sundays

Throughout the season regular Funday Sundays are held where families can come along from 1:00pm to 5:00pm and join in a range of fun activities including the use of monster-sized inflatable pool toys. 

Dates for 2013/2014 are:

  • 3 November 2013
  • 1 December 2013
  • 22 December 2013
  • 5 January 2014
  • 19 January 2014
  • 2 February 2014
  • 3 March 2014
  • 6 April 2014

Free Swim Fridays

Free Swim Fridays are held every Friday between 3:30pm and 5:30pm during school terms, starting on 25 October 2013.  Entry is free to all primary school-aged children and parents who accompany them during these times. Please note all children under the age of 10 must be supervised at all times by an adult aged over 16. 

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