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Make a splash at AFAC!
As well as providing plenty of fun, swimming also provides a range of health benefits. Armadale Fitness and Aquatic Centre has a number of swimming pools with varying depths and temperatures catering for family fun, rehabilitation, competitive swimming, Swim School as well as wellness.
Armadale Fitness and Aquatic Centre is committed to providing a safe swimming environment for visitors. AFAC is a Watch Around Water facility, which is an educational and public awareness program addressing supervision of young children at public swimming pools. Children 11 years and under must be supervised by an adult at all times. Children six years and under must be accompanied in the water and within arm’s reach of an adult at all times.
At Armadale Fitness and Aquatic Centre our Swim School accepts enrolments all year round.
The outdoor 50 metre pool is an eight lane Olympic size pool with wheelchair ramp access. The pool has both a shallow and deep end ranging from 1.1 metres to 1.8 metres in depth. The outdoor pool will be available for year round swimming as it will be heated between 26 degrees to 28 degrees.
The outdoor covered leisure pool is heated between 29 degrees to 31 degrees and ranges from 0 to 0.9 metres in depth. This pool is split into three main areas:
Beach style entry pool with 'lazy river' and baby pool swim area, perfect for leisure activities for families with young children.
The 'learn to swim' zone caters for younger children aged 0 to eight years participating in Swim School.
The 'walking lanes’ are primarily for walking, slow swimming and rehabilitation activities providing an enjoyable and relaxed experience for rehabilitation exercises, older adults and non-swimmers.
What is an Ashi-Yu you ask? Ashi-Yu is Japanese for footbath and is usually formed with a small bathing pool filled with hot spring water for people to sit around and soak their feet. Our outdoor Ashi-Yu is heated between 29 degrees to 31 degrees and provides an oasis for visitors to relax and enjoy the flow of water over their legs.
Our heated outdoor water playground is an interactive entertainment area for the whole family featuring modern water play installations, water fountains and sprays. Our zero depth splash pad is a safe environment for babies and toddlers to enjoy some water fun in a shaded area.
The indoor pool is a 25 metre, eight lane pool and is heated between 28 degrees to 30 degrees. Ranging from 1.3 metres to 1.5 metres in depth, the indoor pool is fitted with wheelchair ramp access making it accessible to people of all abilities. The indoor pool caters to Swim School, recreational and lap swimmers, aqua aerobics classes as well as local swimming clubs.
Heated between 32 degrees to 34 degrees the program pool is a heated pool specially designed for people who require warmer water temperatures for therapeutic purposes. Our program pool is ideal for rehabilitation.
An age restriction applies of 16 years or older, unless as part of an Armadale Fitness and Aquatic Centre approved program.
Our wellness suite boasts a sauna, steam room and spa designed for relaxation and rehabilitation. These facilities aid with the release of impurities from the skin.
An age restriction applies of 16 years or older, unless undertaking specific aquatic rehabilitation.