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New Armadale Fitness and Aquatic Centre set for 11th March opening
The new Armadale Fitness and Aquatic Centre (AFAC) is set to open its doors to the public on Monday 11th March – with the south eastern Perth community expected to make the most of the $26 million upgraded facility.
Described as fulfilling a “30 year dream”, the new facility offers indoor and outdoor pools, a zero depth splash pad, a wellness suite with spa, sauna and steam room, a gym, group fitness studio and cycle studio, crèche and café.
Explaining that the community has been waiting for the construction of an indoor aquatic facility for three decades, City of Armadale Mayor Zelones advised “the City campaigned for this project since the early 1990s and I am thrilled to see it go ahead while I am Mayor.
“Patrons returning to the AFAC will not recognise the complex which offers the latest in fitness and aquatic facilities, although it has retained the much loved shaded picnic areas that families have enjoyed for years.
“The state of the art gym is fitted out by Technogym, the official supplier to six Olympic and Paralympic Games and the Group Fitness Studio will host a variety of classes.”
Foundation Memberships at a discount price are available for a strictly limited time only until AFAC opens on 11th March – and with a range of memberships on offer from as little as $12.50 per week for fitness and $10 per week for aquatic and no lock in contracts.
AFAC’s Swim School is now taking enrolments all year round with memberships available for just $30 per fortnight.
The new facility is also set to stage a free community open day on Saturday 16th March from noon to 4pm.
Mayor Zelones added “there’ll be plenty of fun and entertainment for the whole family with live music, interactive games and activities for children and more.
“There’s even a café with seating on site, plus a variety of food trucks will be at the Open Day, where you can purchase food.”
Funding for the $26 million upgrade comprises $10 million from the Federal Government’s Community Development Grants program, $1 million from the Western Australian Government and the $15 million balance funded by the City of Armadale.
Images show artist's impressions of the soon-to-open facility.
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