Yawa Aquatic Centre

Frequently Asked Questions

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Is Yawa open for business?

Opening hours are Monday to Friday 6:00am - 9:00pm and Saturday / Sunday 8:00am - 7:00pm.

GOswim lessons commence from Monday 17th January 2022.

*Please note that 24/7 access to the health club is now available.

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...

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

Yes, in line with the latest Victorian State Government directive, anyone 18 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 8 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 18 years and over visiting Victoria’s indoor venues and pools, including employees, must be fully vaccinated unless they have a medical exemption.  

How do I enter the building?
If you are entering Yawa Aquatic Centre for a swimming lesson, swim, a workout or for Elements Eatery cafe you must enter through the main double doors (at the front of the building) where our COVID Marshall will check your vaccination status and you will check in. 

When will swimming lessons commence?
Our swimming lessons will commence from MOnday 17th January. 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.

When can I book into my Group Fitness Class?
All our Group Fitness Sessions are opening to full capacity!! You can book into your favourite session from 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 at no charge.  If you wish to suspend please send an email to yawa@belgravialeisure.com.au.

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 



Temperature + /- 1° 


50m Pool 

51.5m x 20m 

1.2m – 2.0m 


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 


Jets are attached at the end of this pool. 

Ramp access and hoist. 





Learn to Swim  

15m x 18m 

0.9m – 1.1m 


Ramp access and hoist. 

Toddler Pool 

49 m² 


Beach entry. 

Aqua Play  

370 m² 


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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