Yawa Aquatic Centre

Frequently Asked Questions

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When is Yawa Re Opening?

The Yawa team are excited to welcome you back on Saturday 30th October at 8:00am.

GOswim lessons will commence from Wednesday 3rd November.


All services at Yawa will be up and running as normal. 
*Please note there will not be 24/7 access to the health club. The gym will be open during open business hours.

Please visit yawa.com.au for further information or check our socials for any future updates.


 

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

We have put together some FAQ's to assist you with our opening...

When will YAWA re-open?
We will be open from Saturday 30th October at 8:00am. Go Swim lessons will commence from Wednesday 3rd November. All services will be up and running as normal except for health club 24/7 access.

Will I need to provide proof of my double Covid-19 vaccination status?

Yes, in line with the latest Victorian State Government directive, anyone 16 years and over visiting Victoria’s indoor venues and pools, including employees, must be fully vaccinated unless they have a medical exemption. You will need to show proof of your vaccination status to the Yawa COVID-19 Marshall Employee before entering our facility.

Will I need to wear a Face mask?
In line with the VIC Government directive, anyone over 12 years must wear a face mask in Victorian indoor venues. A face mask can be removed when engaging in strenuous physical exercise.

Will I need to Covid check-in?
Yes, you must check-in using our QR code upon entry at Yawa. Our COVID-19 Marshalls will assist you if you do not have a smartphone or a phone with a camera.
 
Will my child need to be vaccinated for swimming lessons?
In line with the latest VIC Government directive, anyone 16 years and over visiting Victoria’s indoor venues and pools, including employees, must be fully vaccinated unless they have a medical exemption. If your child is under the age of 16 and not fully vaccinated they are fine to enter, however the parent or guardian attending with the student must be fully vaccinated as per the State Government directive.  

How do I enter the building?
If you are entering Yawa Aquatic Centre for a swimming lesson, swim or workout you must enter through the Gallery door (closest to the carpark) where our COVID Marshall will check your vaccination status and you will check in. The main double doors at the front of the building will be exit only. If you are visiting Elements Eatery you must enter via their cafe door that overlooks Besgrove Street.

When will swimming lessons commence?
Our swimming lessons will commence from Wednesday the 3rd of November as normal. We are happy to say that our change rooms will be open for your children to use before, during and after their lessons.  Please check your Active World App to view your class time and teacher. Please note that over the past few months a number of our Teachers have resigned to take on new career paths, so your child may have a different Teacher than they had the last time you were here. 

When can I book into my Group Fitness Class?
All our Group Fitness Sessions are opening to full capacity!! You will be able to book into your favourite session from Wednesday the 27th of October at 12pm via your Active World App. We have also updated our system so you can book 8 days in advance.

Can I suspend my membership if I'm not vaccinated or able to come to Yawa?
Yes you can suspend your membership for a minimum of 2 weeks or until the 1 December at no charge.  Complete the form if you wish to remain on suspension before Friday the 29th of November..
*Any Membership not advised to continue suspension will be charged from Thursday 4th November 2021

Where can I purchase a membership?

Memberships are currently available on our website or if you prefer to speak with one of our staff members you can contact 5982 6000. 

How much is a membership?

All Fees & Charges are advertised on Yawa Aquatic Centre’s website. Click below for more pricing information.

Where can I sign up for Swimming Lessons?

Swim School memberships and classes are now available. You can select classes and book online via the website. You can also download the Active world app from the Apple store or Google Play store.  The app will ask you some simple questions to help determine the level your child should be in. 

How much is a swim?

Fees & Charges are advertised on Yawa Aquatic Centre’s website.  For casual entry prices please click below.

What is included at the Aquatic centre?

The key features of the Aquatic Centre include: 

  • Gymnasium (24hr access) 
  • Four Program rooms (for programs like Group fitness classes) 
  • 50m Indoor Pool with a boom which allows the pool to be divided into 2x 25m 
  • Warm Water Pool 
  • Learn to Swim Pool 
  • Spa, Sauna, Steam room  
  • Aqua Play and Toddler Pool 
  • Café 
  • Wellness Suites  

For more information on the facility, visit the project page below:

What are the size and depth of the pools? What is the temperature of the pools?

Aquatic Feature 

Size 

Depth 

Temperature + /- 1° 

Other 

50m Pool 

51.5m x 20m 

1.2m – 2.0m 

27° 

8 Lanes and contains a Boom to be able to split the pool into 2x 25m pools. 

Ramp access and hoist. 

Warm Water Pool 

11m x 18m 

1.1m – 1.4m 

35° 

Jets are attached at the end of this pool. 

Ramp access and hoist. 

Spa 

1.1m 

38° 

 

Learn to Swim  

15m x 18m 

0.9m – 1.1m 

32° 

Ramp access and hoist. 

Toddler Pool 

49 m² 

30° 

Beach entry. 

Aqua Play  

370 m² 

30° 

Slides and water features. 

When can I book to hire a lane or a Swimming Carnival?

Booking forms for facility hire are now available for your booking requests. To make a booking request please click below. Bookings will be confirmed closer to opening. 

Programming and services

Belgravia Leisure have collected information from the community via the Program and Services Survey to inform the programs and services at the centre. These results will help inform the types of programs and services on offer, the scheduling arrangements and equipment purchased. More information about Programs and Services will become available on Yawa Aquatic Centre’s website as we get closer to the centre opening.  

Follow the link to see the results of the Program and Services Survey.  

What Parking is available?

A new car park for the facility has been constructed as part of the project which is accessible from Besgrove Street. Parking also includes a number of electric vehicle charging points. 

Is the new centre accessible?

The facility has a number of accessible features including ramps into each of the pools, pool hoist, aqua wheelchairs, lift for access to level 1 (gymnasium and program rooms), Changing Places accessible change facility (designed for people with complex disabilities and their carers).  

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