Accessibility

The City of Bunbury has embraced the MARCIA vision - to be the Most Accessible Regional City in Australia. In line with this goal is the commitment to ensuring accessibility and inclusivity is at the forefront of everything we do.

  

General Accessibility

  • Accessible parking in both carparks.
  • Two drop off bays at the south carpark, with direct access to the main entry via ramps.
  • Lift access to the mezzanine and gym level.
  • Those who have a Companion card can bring a carer along free of charge. A valid Companion Card must be presented at Reception upon arrival. The South West Sports Centre endorses this initiative with the expectation the companion/carer will assist their companion as and when required.
  • Electric Mobility Device (Gopher) recharge point in the entry foyer.

Aquatic Accessibility Options

  • Sensor activated entry and exit doors.
  • Ramp access to pool deck level.
  • Walk in and water wheelchair access to the 25m leisure pool, with a depth of 0m-1m.
  • Stairway access into 50m pool.
  • Portable hoist into 25m and 50m pools, with a weight rating of 136kg.
  • Hoist in spa, with a weight rating of 120kg.
  • For hoist operation, please speak to one of our friendly lifeguards for assistance.
  • 1 water accessible wheelchair, with a weight rating of 120kg.
  • 1 water accessible wheelchair, with a weight rating of 200kg.
  • 3 accessible change facilities with shower chairs, adult and baby changetables with a weight rating of 15kgs.

 Located on pool deck near the spa

  • 2 accessible change facilities have hoists with a 200kg weight rating and automatic access doors.
  • The hoists track between the toilets and change tables.
  • Please bring your own sling as the SWSC do not supply these. Our staff can show you the location of the hoist and demonstrate how to operate it, however they cannot assist with transfers to and from mobility devices.
  • Right hand transfer toilets.

Located on entry level pool deck

  • 1 accessible change facility with adult size changetable, shower facilities and left-hand transfer toilet.

Health Club Accessibility

  • Hand cycle machine
  • Cable machine with wheelchair access
  • Variety of free weights, barbells, medicine balls, Smart Tech weight plates and resistance bands.
  • Opportunity to access Smith Machine in off-peak times.
  • 1 accessible change facility with shower and right-hand transfer toilet.

 Fit for Life Studio Accessibility

  • Our FFL Studio is only available under instructor supervision. We reserve the right to guide participants to the most suitable class for the safety and enjoyment of all participants.
  • Cable machine wheel chair accessibility.
  • Variety of free weights, barbells, medicine balls, Smart Tech weight plates and variety of resistance bands.

Stadium Accessibility

  • Ramp access
  • Ambulant male and female toilets and showers
  • Wheelchair seating available during SWSC events on ground and mezzanine level in the Grandstand.

Accessible Change Facility locations

  • Pool deck - near the spa
  • Entry level pool deck - near the Little Lappers Swim School meeting point
  • Health Club

Accessible Toilet locations

  • Group Fit entrance foyer

Ambulant toilets

 

  • Accessed in the stadium and squash court hallway.

 ​Please click here​ for a Centre map of all accessible facilities.​​​​​​​