• YMCA swimming lessons provide water safety skills for children of all ages.
  • Please note the centre will close at 6pm on Saturday 30th June and the pools will close 15 minutes before the centre does.

latest news

Stay up to date with all of the latest news and information on new programs, services and events. Aquarena is the place to be for everything fitness and health so stay informed and dont miss out.

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(4th June 2018) Pryme Fitness Forum

Book into our Pryme Fitness Forum on Wednesday 20th June from 12:15-2:00pm. Guest Speaker Maddy Theofanides will provide basic CPR training with a Pryme Conditioning class to follow. The forum cost is $10 per person with bookings taken at reception.


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(16th May 2018) Pryme High Tea

Book your spot to our Pryme High Tea on Monday 28th May from 1:30-3:15pm. Come and enjoy a delightful afternoon tea and catch up with fellow participants at our final pryme event. Bookings can be made now at reception.


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(22nd March 2018)   Grandchildren & Grandparent Walk

The annual event will take place on Tuesday April 10th at 10am at 100 Acres, Knees Rd, Park Orchards. Dont forget a pen for the trivia along the way and a sausage sizzle will be waiting at the end of the walk. Bookings at reception.


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(22nd March 2018)   New Les Mills release including Attack 100

As of Monday 26th March there will be a new Les Mills release with exciting new music and moves in our Les Mills group exercise classes. Including the 100th release of Attack.


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(21st  March 2018)   Easter Egg Hunt

Children of all ages are welcome to join the Easter Bunny at our Easter Egg hunt on Saturday 31st March at 2pm at Aquarena.Come and help the Easter Bunny find all the eggs he dropped.  


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(19th March 2018)   April Y-Splash enrolments now open

The Y-Splash program is a great way for your child to enjoy the water over the school holidays in a fun and educational environment. Bookings are now open for the program running for both weeks of the school holidays.


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(18th  March 2018)   YMCA Healthy Living Autumn Magazine out now.

See reception staff for the latest edition of YMCA Healthy Living magazine, full of healthy recipes, nutrition myths, tips for weight maintenance and it also explores the hot topic of food and mood.


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(9th March 2018)   Nutrition Seminar on March 27th at 6:30pm

Food sensitivities are becoming a growing concern for many of us. Our upcoming nutrition seminar will focus on food allergies and intolerances, and will help you decipher many of the common questions.



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(28th February 2018)   Free Community Yoga on the lawn in March

Every Sunday in March we will be having free Yoga on the Lawn from 9:30am. The 55 minute class will use gentle movements to improve flexibility, balance and strength Bookings are required and can be made from 9am the Monday before at reception on 9848 0000.


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(5th December 2017)   January Y-Splash enrolments now open

The Y-Splash program is a great way for your child to enjoy the water over the school holidays in a fun and educational environment. Bookings are now open for the program running for 2 weeks in the school holidays. Click for details.


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(4th December 2017) Win a Summer Pass for you and your family to Aquarena

Head to our Facebook or Instagram page and tell us in 25 words or less "Why you would like to win a Summer of fun at Aquarena". Conditions Apply.


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(3rd December 2017) Creche End of year event.

It is that time of year again for our annual Creche end of year event. Open to all children of Aquarena come and enjoy Christmas workshops and there will also be a special visit all the way from the North Pole.


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(1st December 2017) Join in December and Receive a free pair of shoes*

Join on a pay by the month Gold or Gold Day membership in December and receive a free pair of New Balance runners valued up to $150. Terms and Conditions apply. Click here for details.


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(19th November 2017) Member Christmas Party Day

We have our next members event coming up which is a Christmas Party to be held on Friday 1st December. Get ready to dress in your Christmas colours and join in the festive cheer. Click here for details.


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(6th October 2017) Introducing Dan

We would like to introduce to you Dan our new Centre Manager at Aquarena. We interviewed Dan to find out a bit more about him. Welcome to the team Dan.


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(1st October 2017) Family Fun Day

As part of our 25th Birthday Celebration come and join us for our FAMILY FUN DAY on Sunday October 29th with free entry to Aquarena from 8am -8pm.


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(1st October 2017) 25th Birthday Celebration

As part of our 25th Birthday Celebrations we have some exciting events and programs happening throughout the month of October.


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(1st October 2017)  Nutrition Seminar

As part of our birthday celebrations and Cafe week we are hosting a Nutrition Seminar on Monday 16th October at 5:30pm. Book at recepion today.


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(1st October 2017)  The Australian Hearing Bus

As part of our birthday celebrations and Seniors Week the Australian Hearing Bus is coming to Aquarena on Friday 13th October from 9am-3:30pm.


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(15th March 2017)    Doncaster Dolphins results

The Doncaster Dolphins have had a very successful Summer with a number of swimmers breaking club, state and national swim times. Check out all the records here


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(14th March 2017)   April Y-Splash enrolments now open

The Y-Splash program is a great way for your child to enjoy the water over the school holidays in a fun and educational environment. Bookings are now open for the program running from Monday 3rd - Friday 7th April.



(14th Feb 2017)   Member Referral Competition winner

Congratulations to Kevin Collins who was our member referral competition winner for 2016. He won a FREE 3 month Gold membership for referring someone new to our centre and going into the annual draw.


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(14th Feb 2017)   New Group Exercise Timetable

We have a new group exercise timetable out with classes starting as of Monday 20th February. Visit our group exercise webpage for the new timetable and class details.


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(11th Jan 2017)   Swimming Lessons Term 1 2017

Enrolments are open for our Swimming Lesson program for Term 1 2017. Contact the centre on 9848 0000 to find out availability and book in your spot today!


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(23rd Dec 2016)   Summer Entertainment Series 2017

Come along to one of our 3 Summer Entertainment Days to enjoy endless fun on our waterslides, pool inflatables, monster inflatable obstacle course, diving boards & much more.



(21st Dec 2016)   2017 Victorian LC Age Championships

The Doncaster Templestowe Swim Club who use Aquarena as their home pool recently received great results at the latest Long Course Swimming Championships.



(6th Dec 2016)   Seasonal Pools now open for the Summer

Our 2 giant waterslides, dive pool and outdoor toddler pool are now open for the Summer months providing the perfect place to spend a warm Summers day full of fun!


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(6th Dec 2016)   Y-Splash Program January school holidays

The Y-Splash program is a great way for your child to enjoy the water over the school holidays in a fun and educational environment.


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(30th Nov 2016)   Foundation Y Wishing Tree Appeal

Along with Doncare help us brighten up the Christmas of disadvantaged children within Manningham by donating to our Wishing Tree Appeal.


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(30th Nov 2016)   Christmas Group Exercise Timetable now available

Over the Holiday period we run an altered Group Exercise timetable for our pryme, cycling, land and water aerobics. Please collect a timetable from reception or have a look online.


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(16th Nov 2016)   Childcare End of Year Concert 2016

Our annual Childcare end of year concert is a magical event with music, singing and dancing and some very, very special guests.


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(16th Nov 2016)   Pryme Christmas Luncheon 2016

It's already that time of year for the Pryme Christmas Luncheon. Held at the Manningham Club on Friday 25th November from 12:30-3:30pm, its a great way to finish the year with your Pryme friends.


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(10th Nov 2016)   RPM is now at Aquarena

This popular new Les Mills cycling class delivers maximum results with minimum impact on your joints. Tune into some great music and get your pedals spinning as your instructor takes you on a cycling journey.


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(15th Sept 2016)   New Lungs in Action Classes

This new class is to help those with stable chronic lung conditions or stable chronic heart failure to build on the benefits of rehab in a fun and supportive social environment.  


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(8th Sept 2016)   Y-Splash school holiday swimming program

The Y-Splash program is a great way for your child to enjoy the water over the school holidays in a fun and educational environment.  


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(1st Sept 2016)   Swim For Life Program

Sign up for a free 4 week swimming program with qualified coaching staff to help improve your swimming technique in a welcoming, supportive and friendly atmosphere.


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(1st Sept 2016)   New Pryme Mind and Body Class

Come along for a new fun filled chair-based class specifically designed to help those fighting dementia and memory loss.


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(18th Jul 2016)   Community Open Day

Join in the fun as Manningham City Council, the Mayor, Councillors and the YMCA officially declare the new facilities open and the redevelopment works complete.


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(24th Jun 2016)   Aquarena Open Weekend

Come and celebrate with us, enjoy a complimentary visit and experience everything the centre has to offer (Open weekend 2nd & 3rd July).


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(9th Jun 2016)   Fantastic new facilities to open soon

Aquarena would like to thank all centre users for their patience, understanding and support during the past 22 months while the final stages of construction works were in progress.

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(14th Nov 2015)   Indoor Pool Hall Area Open Again

After closing for a 3 month period for a total refurbishment as part of the current redevelopment works the "Indoor Pool Hall Area" is now open to the public.


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(17th Dec 2014)   Childcare Concert

Our annual Childcare end of year concert is a magical event with music, singing and dancing and some very, very special guests.


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(15th Nov 2014)   LiveHealthy Manningham

Manningham council and Aquarena are seeking your support to persuade the state government to help fund three high priority recreation projects. 


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(14th Aug 2014)   Swimming Success

Aquarena is the home of Doncaster Templestowe Swim Club and we are proud to announce the success of multiple state champions training within the clubs squads.

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(04th Aug 2014)   Health Club Relocation

Due to planned Phase 2 construction works, relocation of the current Health Club is scheduled to occur on Monday 1st September at 9.00am.

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(21st July 2014)   Redevelopment stages 3, 4 & 5

Aquarena Master Plan Redevelopment Stages 3, 4 and 5 have been approved and construction works begin on Tuesday 5th August.


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(1st May 2014)    Stage 3A Capital Works

For the final component of Stage 3A construction works to be completed, the aquatic area must be closed for a short period of time during this month of May.


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(5th Feb 2014)    New Body Combat Class

Due to popular demand starting on the 7th February, Mary will be taking a new BodyCombat class every Friday morning at the new time of 9.15am. 



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(1st Dec 2013)    Summer Entertainment Series

Aquarena is the place to be this summer with a huge range of special aquatic themed summer splash days throughout January and February for everyone to enjoy. 



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(18th July 2013)    Cafe wins 5 Star Safety Award

Manningham City Council has recently recognised the cafe as a local business demonstrating ongoing excellence in food handling and safety.


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(20th May 2013)    Huge new cycling studio now open

The brand new, modern and spacious cycling studio in the recently completed outdoor multi-use pavilion is now open including 50 fantastic new Keiser cycles .