Bridgetown Leisure Centre

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About Us

Welcome to the Bridgetown Leisure Centre (BLC). The BLC is located on the corner of Steere Street and Gifford Road in Bridgetown. The Shire of Bridgetown-Greenbushes owns and operates the integrated aquatic and recreation facilities in Bridgetown WA.

The Bridgetown Leisure Centre offers the 4670 local residents and those of nearby town sites the array of recreational and aquatic facilities to improve community health, wellbeing and activity.

The newly integrated facility has something to appeal to all ages and abilities. From a re-furbished group fitness studio, fully equipped 24 hour gymnasium, brand new outdoor aquatic facility with 25m Lap Pool and Leisure Pool, beach volleyball pit and recreational grassed areas, court sports for all ages, aquatic and fitness programs tailored for older adults, there are definitely health and  wellbeing opportunities for everyone.

The BLC facilities are widely used by the local and regional community. Experienced and qualified staff delivers a diverse range of programs and services including adult and children’s swimming lessons, health and fitness memberships, personal training, fitness classes, aqua aerobics and much more. Local sporting clubs seasonally hire the facilities to offer swimming club, basketball and netball competitions.

BLC Opening Hours

Summer Opening HoursWinter Opening Hours
(November - April) (April - November)
Monday  8:00am – 6:00pm Monday  8:00am – 6:00pm
Tuesday 8:00am – 8:30pm Tuesday 8:00am – 8:30pm
Wednesday 8:00am – 6:00pm Wednesday 8:00am – 6:00pm
Thursday 8:00am – 8:30pm Thursday 8:00am – 8:30pm
Friday  8:00am – 6:00pm Friday  8:00am – 2:00pm
Saturday 8:00am – 6:00pm Saturday  Closed
Sunday 8:00am – 6:00pm Sunday Closed

*Gym Open 24/7 for members

Centre opening hours are subject to change depending on centre program and special events/bookings. Centre closes at 6:00pm on weekdays during April, July & October School Holidays.

Fitness

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Our fitness facilities and services at the Bridgetown Leisure Centre include:

  • Fully equipped gymnasium complete with pin loaded machines, weight machine, free weights and cardiovascular equipment
  • Re-furbished group fitness studio
  • Personal Training and Appraisals
  • Supervised gym sessions
  • Video format class sessions
  • Dedicated classes and options for Older Adults
  • Young children programs designed to support coordination, balance and fitness

Timetable

The latest fitness timetable can be downloaded here.

Aquatic Facilites

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Bridgetown Leisure Centre’s brand new outdoor aquatic facility includes a 25m lap pool, leisure pool, kiddie pool and play area. The pools are solar heated and temperatures are updated in centre daily. Grassed landscaped surrounds and designated shaded areas, kabanas and picnic tables are available including an electric BBQ for your convenience. The facilities are perfect for recreational and lap swimming, aqua fitness classes, swim lessons, school carnivals and parties.

Lanes are available for booking for individual or group sessions, please contact the centre for more information. See the Swimming Pool Entry Fees for the 2018/19 season further below.

Memberships

The BLC offers a variety of membership options including 1 month, 3 month, 6 month, 12 month and Direct Debit memberships. Emergency Service Volunteer memberships are available to local volunteers joining to receive a discounted price. Choose from the options below which suit your individual needs.

GYM Membership

Gymnasium membership covers full use of the BLC Gym facilities including all cardio, weight and strength training equipment. Members 16 years + are able to access the BLC Gym 24/7. Gym facilities also include a kitchen area, storage cubicles and toilet/change room.

AQUA Membership

Aquatic membership covers full use of the BLC Aquatic facilities throughout the pool season*.  The facilities include a 25m lap pool, leisure pool and kiddies pool, change rooms, grassed areas, BBQ and kabanas. Aquatic Memberships can be purchased for an Adult, Child or a Family (2 Adults + 2 Children or 1 Adult + 3 Children - additional child discounts available).  (*Pool season runs November to April)

GYM & AQUA Membership

Aquatic and Gymnasium membership covers full use of the BLC Aquatic* and Gym facilities including all cardio, weight and strength training equipment. Members 16 years + are able to access the BLC Gym 24/7. Each new Annual Member is offered a free Gym Appraisal with one of our qualified trainers. Gym facilities also include a kitchen area, storage cubicles and toilet/change room. (*Pool season runs November to April)

BLC Memberships start from as little as $20.84 per month.

Leisure Centre Programmes

There are a variety of activities and programs at the BLC for people of all age groups, ability and interest. BLC programs run on a term basis (WA school terms) and also offer school holiday programs throughout the year in conjunction with the Bridgetown Library.
The BLC offer the following activities:

  • Kindergym and Kindy Kapers
  • Learn 2 Swim
  • Indoor Social Sports
  • Beach Volleyball (social)
  • Stay on Your Feet
  • Me2! funded programs

Sports competitions

  • Basketball
  • Netball
  • Swimming Club
  • Karate
  • Mixed Martial Arts
  • Taekwondo

KidsSport

The Shire of Bridgetown-Greenbushes and Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries (DLGSC) are working in partnership to administer the KidSport Program. Applications for 2018 are currently being accepted.

KidSport assists children with Healthcare or Pensioner Concession Cards and/or families experiencing genuine hardship within the Shire of Bridgetown-Greenbushes to participate in sport and recreational activities. KidSport provides financial assistance of up to $150 per child per calendar year.

Families who do not have a concession card but are experiencing significant financial hardship, as a result of an unforeseen situation, may apply for a financial exception through a KidSport Financial Assessor.

The KidSport Officer can help locate suitable clubs and groups for approved applicants. Children aged 5-18 years can apply for the grant which is paid directly to the registered KidSport club they have selected to join.

From 1 August 2017, KidSport vouchers will only cover club registration fees. Uniform/core equipment will no longer be eligible items within the $150 a year voucher.

Applying for KidSport online

Parents/Guardians with a current Health Care or Pensioner Concession Card should apply online for KidSport – www.dsr.wa.gov.au

For those who don't have access to a computer, the Bridgetown Library and Community Resource Centres in Bridgetown and Greenbushes all have computers for the public to utilise and can also assist with the copying/scanning of concession cards. 

Prior to completing the KidSport online application process below, please ensure you have an electronic copy of your Health Care / Pensioner Concession Card (scanned or photographed copy is fine). The file can then be uploaded onto the online form in any of the following formats – .doc,.docx,.pdf,.png,.jpg,.jpeg (Max: 5 MB).

If you are unsure of the any of the steps below, please see the 'KidSport online application – frequently asked questions'.

1. Go to the Department of Local Government, Sport & Cultural Industries (formally known as Department of Sport & Recreation) homepage and click on the KidSport link on the right hand side – www.dsr.wa.gov.au
2. On the KidSport homepage, click on the 'Apply for KidSport online' link, to open online form.
3. At the top of the page, make sure you mark whether you have received KidSport before.
4. Complete each field in the online form, including the details of the child, parent/guardian, club and the amount being requested for KidSport. Please note:

  • It is important that all details are entered accurately, particularly the first name, last name, suburb and date of birth of the child.
  • After selecting the club, the membership fee structures provided by the club will appear. Based on the figures listed, you can then indicate the amount you are requesting for KidSport, up to $150. This amount can be lower than the amount listed, per age group, as you can always apply for a second sport later in the year.

5. Upload the electronic copy of your Health Care or Pensioner Concession Card.
6. Once all information has been entered, please scroll up and re-check all details have been entered correctly.  Once this has been completed, click the 'submit' button.
7. A new page will appear confirming that your KidSport application has been submitted.
8. An automated confirmation of application will also be sent through to the email address that you provided in the form. If you do not receive this email after a few hours, please contact the Shire of Bridgetown-Greenbushes.
9. The Shire of Bridgetown-Greenbushes will assess the application and you will receive a notification email advising, if your application has been approved or rejected.

What happens next?

• If approved for KidSport funding you will be sent an email with a voucher code (mix of letters and numbers).
• You will need to provide this code to your chosen KidSport club when registering.
• Please note the voucher code will expire within 90 days of the approval date.

Contact Information
For all enquiries please contact the KidSport Officer at the Shire of Bridgetown-Greenbushes on 9761 2966 or via email on recreation@bridgetown.wa.gov.au

Swimming Pool Entry Fees for the 2018/19 Season (incl GST)

General Entry
Child $3.50
Adult $6.00
Spectator Free
WA Seniors Card, Pensioner Concession Card, Veterans Affairs Concession Card (10% concession on all Integrated Recreation Complex fees and charges) $5.40
Spectator for Austswim/Vacswim Classes Free
Season Tickets
Annual Family Pass (includes 2 adults + 2 children or 1 adult + 3 children) - Extra Child 2-17yrs $50 $350.00
Annual Adult Pass $200.00
Annual Child Pass (2-17 years) $125.00
Annual Family Pass - Concession - Extra child 2-17yrs $45 $315.00
Annual Adult Pass - Concession $180.00
Annual Child Pass - Concession 2 - 17 years $112.50
Incentive Booklets
Adult 10 Entry Block $54.00
Child 10 Entry Block $31.50
Aqua Aerobics 10 Class Pass $121.50
Other
Infant Aquatics (1 Parent + 1 Child per class) $8.50
Learn to Swim (1 Parent + 1 Child per class) $8.50
Aqua Aerobics $13.50
Hire
Daily Hire Carnivals/Events (Entry & Venue Hire) -  Full Day $360.50
Daily Hire Carnivals/Events (Entry & Venue Hire) - Half Day $216.30
Lane Hire (per hour) $17.50
Inflatable Hire + Life Guard Supervision (per hour) $114.85

You can contact the Swimming Pool in season on 9761 1680 or the Leisure Centre on 9761 2966 out of season or via email recreation@bridgetown.wa.gov.au.