• 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.

Aquarena Member Feedback

A very big thank-you to the hundreds of Aquarena members who completed our recent surveys. Your feedback in invaluable. We've read and considered every comment and are working hard to implement your suggestions.


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What we're doing

Improve changerooms

In conjunction with Manningham city Council,

  • Wet changerooms are currently undergoing renovations (due to be re-opened Saturday 7 October) including new air handling systems and new doors onto pooldeck
  • Family changerooms shower area has had tiles repaired and tiling extended, new waterproofing applied
  • Hairdryers in gold member changerooms have   been installed

Improve cleanliness, particularly in changerooms

  • Big clean up of indoor pool hall is underway
  • More regular Deep clean of pool concourses scheduled
  • More regular deep cleans of changerooms scheduled
  • Cleaning scope continues to be updated and improved
  • More regular inspections of changeroom cleanliness

Make memberships more affordable

  • Currently reviewing the feasibility of offering direct
    debit concession memberships in the future, along with fortnightly debiting

Comfort and seating in indoor pool

  • We've purchased more storage to make walkways clearer, and we're storing more equipment away from pool deck
  • In busy times we're moving bag storage units   near seating to free up seats for people (not bags!)

Improve the cafe

  • Currently café undergoing  renovations (due to re-open end of October)
  •  New healthy menu soon to be unveiled in line with Vic Health guidelines.

More public lap lanes

  • Currently we're reviewing all lap lane usage. With the co-operation of our home squads, we've made changes to squad and swim lessons to increase the number of lanes on offer, even during peak times

Update the Group Ex timetable with new classes

  • New timetable starting on October 9th 2017 with new classes and streamlining of times and programs.
  • New classes to start on October 30 include Deep Water Running, Boot Camp and Adrenaline