With its sleek good looks and easy-to-use yet powerful functionality, Envibe is the premium fitness club software for the Australasian leisure, recreation and fitness industry. We are the most…read more
YMCA NSW to operate new Stromlo Leisure Centre
The new Stromlo Leisure Centre in Canberra’s south is on track to be completed in mid-2020.
Canberra’s newest public swimming complex, the Stromlo Leisure Centre, is one step closer to opening following the appointment of YMCA NSW as its operator.
YMCA NSW was the successful tenderer during a competitive process. It is already the operator for the Gungahlin Leisure Centre, Lakeside Leisure Centre and Canberra Olympic Pool.
More than 100,000 Canberrans in Weston Creek, Woden and the Molonglo Valley will be served by the facility.
The new development will include: an eight-lane 50-metre competition pool capable of being split into 2 x 25-metre short course swimming pools; a program pool for activities like swimming lessons and aqua aerobics; a leisure pool; a toddlers’ pool; gym; splash park; creche and a kiosk/cafe.
The Centre will cater for some types of aquatic based hydrotherapy and gentle exercise offerings. It will include disability access with a beach entry (zero depth), which enables a wheelchair to be pushed all the way into the pool.
The $36.5 million facility is part of the Stromlo Forest Park Master Plan, which is already seeing this beautiful part of Canberra become a thriving sport and recreation precinct.
It will build on the range of other facilities and activities available to Canberrans at Stromlo Forest, such as our world-class mountain bike trails, cycling circuit, running tracks, equestrian trails and the relocated container village from West Basin.
Extensive community consultation was a major part in shaping the new Centre. It will be a great place for the community to get together with friends and family, get active and take part in a range of fun and social activities.
ACT Property Group will work with Transport Canberra over the coming months to arrange public transport to service the Stromlo Leisure Centre.
23rd January 2020 - YMCA South Australia achieves Quality Accreditation for all facilities
23rd January 2020 - YMCA partners with Skate Australia to deliver major skateboarding events
14th January 2020 - YMCA South Australia appoints David Paterson as new Chief Executive
19th December 2019 - YMCA Victoria secures Boroondara City Council recreation facilities contract
19th November 2019 - YMCA NSW provides new features at Oberon Pool Complex
25th October 2019 - YMCA and City of Casey release guidelines for safer skate parks
21st October 2019 - YMCA Victoria water safety message reaches international audience
17th October 2019 - YMCA Victoria backs Sport Australia’s position on physical literacy
16th October 2019 - YMCA Victoria and FitnessOnDemand announce Australian first virtual programs
11th October 2019 - YMCA aids young people during mental health month
9th October 2019 - YMCA hosts successful Get Active Expo for Seniors Month
4th October 2019 - YMCA Victoria launches regular inclusive LGBTIQ+ strength training classes
Asking a small favour
We hope that you value the news that we publish so while you're here can we ask for your support?
The news we publish at www.ausleisure.com.au is independent, credible (we hope) and free for you to access, with no pay walls and no annoying pop-up ads.
However, as an independent publisher, can we ask for you to support us by subscribing to the printed Australasian Leisure Management magazine - if you don't already do so.
Published bi-monthly since 1997, the printed Australasian Leisure Management differs from this website in that it publishes longer, in-depth and analytical features covering aquatics, attractions, entertainment, events, fitness, parks, recreation, sport, tourism and venues management.
Subscriptions cost just $90 a year.
Click here to subscribe.
The Complete Guide to Leisure Industry Products & Services.
METRA Australia is your innovation partner for smart electronic locking, Access Control solutions and cashless payment systems to suit all types of leisure facilities. Our team’s…read more
Polin was founded in Istanbul in 1976, and has since grown into a leading company in the waterparks industry. Today Polin is one of the world leaders in the design, production, and installation of…read more
Centaman has been a market leader in Enterprise Software Solutions for the leisure and recreation industry and both profit and not-for-profit attractions since 1991. It offers a wide range of software…read more
AUSTRALIAN MADE. BUILT NOT BOUGHT. AlphaFit is a 100% Australian owned family company manufacturing gear specifically for the strength and conditioning, functional fitness and high-performance…read more
As of the 1st July 2018, Enta Australasia Pty Ltd/Best Union has been rebranded as VIVATICKET Pty Ltd. Click here to view the VIVATICKET Pty Ltd listing. 19th July 2018 - ENTA…read more
INTRODUCTION Abel Sports is Australia’s leading manufacturer and suppliers of Goal Posts, sports ground safety netting systems and coaches boxes for Stadiums ,Sports Clubs, Councils and…read more
Recreation Management Software for managing all your program registrations, facility bookings, membership pass sales and Point of Sale; including detailed reporting, automated customer communication…read more
get listed with our suppliers directory
Get your business noticed in our targeted directory. Viewed by 10,000 industry professionals per week!