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UWA Aquatic Centre 

Every year we welcome thousands of community members, university students, staff and graduates to use our swimming and aquatics facilities for recreational, training, teaching, research or competition purposes.

About the UWA Aquatic Centre

The UWA Aquatic Centre boasts two 25-metre swimming pools (one indoor and one outdoor) and a purpose built water polo pool and caters for learning to swim, casual lap swimming, child and adult swimming lessons, competition training, aquatics sports and events. With all this and much more, the UWA Aquatics Centre is the perfect place to visit, all year round.

Office hours: Mon–Fri 5:30am–9pm and Sat–Sun 6am-5pm

Public Swimming

The UWA Aquatic Centre is open daily for casual lap swimming during the following public swimming times:

Monday-Friday: 5:45am-8:30am, 11:15am-2pm, 6:00pm-8:45pm

Saturday-Sunday: 12pm-2:45pm

Fees are payable to access public swimming, with single-visit and multi-visit passes available from our customer service window. Access is available to customers over the age of 16 only and is subject to the UWA Aquatic Centre Conditions of Entry.

Memberships which grant unlimited access to public swimming sessions are also available, and can be combined with your UWA Sport gym membership. Find out more about our Swim membership options

Public Swimming Entry Prices

  Single visit 10-visit pass 
 UWA Students  $7  $49
 Concession  $7  $59.50
 Community  $7  $63

Transport and Parking

  • Driving
    Availability of parking at the UWA Perth campus is limited and managed centrally by the University.

    Between the hours of 8am and 5pm on weekdays, only UWA students and staff with the relevant permit may park in yellow and red marked bays respectively. You don't need a permit for the staff red permit and student yellow permit bays on weekends, or after 5pm and before 8am on weekdays. 

    Visitors may park in green marked bays by purchasing a ticket from a ticket machine in accordance with displayed signage. Ticket machines will only accept Visa or Mastercard payments. Please do not park in reserved, disabled, maintenance and loading bays without authorisation.

    Paid street parking is also available on the roads surrounding the university, and is monitored by the City of Perth and City of Nedlands. 

    Find out more about getting to campus on the UWA website
  • Public Transport
    Buses to the UWA Perth campus are frequent with regular services from the city, Subiaco, Morley and along Stirling Highway. Buses are managed by Transperth

    Purple CAT
    The free Purple CAT bus stops right outside the UWA Aquatic Centre at the southern end of the UWA Perth campus. The service operates every 10 minutes on weekdays and every 15 minutes on weekends, travelling between Elizabeth Quay Bus Station and QEII Medical Centre and UWA via Kings Park and Thomas St. Find out more.

    Other Transperth Services
    A number of other Transperth bus services travel to UWA, servicing both the northern and southern ends of campus. Visit the Transperth website for up-to-date information on the routes available.


UWA Aquatic Centre

UWA Aquatic Centre
Entrance 4

Visitor parking is available in front and rear of the centre, and free parking available in surrounding streets.

Contact us

Office hours

Mon-Fri: 5:30am to 9pm
Sat-Sun: 6am to 5pm


Let's chat

(+618) 6488 2277


Email your enquiry to:

[email protected]

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