City of Cockburn, PO Box 1215, Bibra Lake DC, Western Australia, 6965
Telephone: (08) 9411 3444

Update on Cockburn ARC - May 2016

Construction of Cockburn ARC is on schedule, with the build almost at the halfway mark. The stadium's steel works are well advanced and construction of the 50-metre pool will soon be underway.

The centre's geothermal works will also commence in May. Keen to utilise geothermal as a renewable energy resource, the City has engaged specialists to construct geothermal production and injection bores; this will ensure a constant supply of energy for the aquatic area's heated swimming pools and water play areas.


More recreation, better health, stronger communities

Cockburn ARC's first-class sport and recreation facilities and programs will inspire community members to lead healthy, active lives all year round. Employing more than 250 staff, the centre will cater for the recreation activities of hundreds of thousands of residents from across Perth's southern metropolitan corridor. Importantly, visitors will have easy access to the centre and the nearby activity hub of Cockburn Central via public transport and the Kwinana Freeway.


Key features

  •  eight-lane, 25-metre indoor heated pool
  •  50-metre outdoor heated pool
  •  three specialty pools: hot water, learn-to-swim and interactive water facilities, including three world-class water slides
  •  hot spa, cold recovery pool, sauna and steam room
  •  change facilities catering for families, schools/group entry and people with a disability
  •  multiple sports offering a six-court, multi-sport indoor sports stadium
  •  fully equipped gym and separate studios for fitness, mind and body and spin
  •  specialist community facilities, including creche, birthday party room, indoor play centre and meeting and function rooms
  •  well-appointed cafe.

Project milestones

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July 2015 - Construction started August 2015 - Construction underway January 2016 - Floor slabs completed
February 2016 - Pools constructed March - April 2016 - Lifts installed April 2016 - Roof completed





Indoor sports courts

Aerial view

Internal reception

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These videos offer glimpses of what the Cockburn Aquatic and Recreation Facility will look like - inside and outside - when it's completed in 2017!


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