Cockburn Aquatic And Recreation Centre Opened By Minister

Cockburn Aquatic And Recreation Centre Opened By Minister

Western Australia Minister for Sport and Recreation Mick Murray

Cockburn Aquatic And Recreation Centre Opens

Victor P Taffa

  • State Government contributes $12.4 Million to state-of-the-art sporting complex

Sport and Recreation Minister Mick Murray today congratulated the City of Cockburn on the opening of the new state-of-the-art Cockburn Aquatic and Recreation Centre (ARC).

“I congratulate the City of Cockburn for completing this facility which will provide terrific sport and recreation assets for the rapidly expanding southern metropolitan corridor.” Minister for Sport and Recreation Mick Murray said.

“Facilities such as this not only encourage healthy lifestyles; they also become important social hubs for our communities.”

Located at Cockburn Central West, ARC replaces the city’s existing South Lake Aquatic and Recreation Centre and will provide a range of active opportunities for the growing south metropolitan corridor.

 

State Government, through the Department of Sport and Recreation, contributed $12.4 Million towards the community-use parts of the $109 Million multi-purpose sport and recreation centre.

State Government provided $12.4 Million towards:

  • 9 water areas and 3 waterslides;
  • 6 multi-use courts for sports including basketball, netball and futsal;
  • Running and walking tracks and an oval;
  • Sport medicine facilities, wellness and fitness studios;
  • Education facilities such as a lecture theatre, health and wellness labs and community classrooms;
  • Playground, picnic areas, creche and a cafe.

Cockburn Aquatic and Recreation Centre also house the training facility and headquarters of the Fremantle Dockers (FFC) which include offices, an FFC retail shop and an AFL-standard oval.

  • City of Cockburn provided $72.85 Million,
  • FFC $12.75 Million,
  • State Government $12.4 Million,
  • Federal Government $10 Million,
  • Curtin University $1 Million.