City of Swan

Altone Park Leisure Centre


Summary
  • A large and spacious community leisure centre with a Health and Fitness Centre, Sports Hall, indoor swimming pool, creche and function rooms with some scheduled programmes specifically for people with disabilities
  • The carparking is shared with the Altone Library and has 4 accessible parking bays
  • The pool has a beach entry, submersible pool chair and a moveable pool hoist with an attached seat
  • A unisex accessible toilet and a unisex accessible change room within the centre
  • Companion Card is accepted
Location (View Map)
332 Benara Road, Beechboro, WA 6063 Australia
Opening Hours
Summer Opening Hours (November – April)
  • Monday to Friday 6.00am to 9.00pm
  • Aquatic Centre Monday to Friday 6.00am to 8.00pm
  • Saturday, Sunday & Public Holidays 8.00am to 5.00pm
Winter Opening Hours (May to October)

  • Monday to Friday 6.00am to 9.00pm
  • Aquatic Centre Monday to Thursday 6.00am to 8.00pm, Friday 6.00am to 7.00pm
  • Saturday & Sunday 8.00am to 3.00pm
  • Public Holidays 8.00 to Noon
Telephone
  • 08 9207 8555

Closest accessible parking

  • Four accessible bays at the front of the entrance to the Leisure Centre and Library.
  • Easily identified bays 3.2 metres wide and 5.8 metres long on level and even bitumen.
  • Vehicle access from: Beechboro Road
  • Pedestrian access:
    • Acccess is through the car park to a kerb ramp up to a level paving leading to the covered walkay to the Leisure Centre and Library.
Accessible parking bays Kerb ramp access to entrance
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External access and entrance
  • Down a wide paved covered walkway through wide automatic doors into a spacious foyer.
  • A bench seat is available in the covered walkway.
Entrance to the covered walkway Covered walkway Automatic entrance doors
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Internal area
  • Entrance is into a spacious foyer with a service counter. Wide corridors on either side of the reception lead to sports facilities on one side and pool facillities on the other. There is a centrally located cafe with the wet and dry side separated with a fence.
Reception

  • Spacious with fixed seating with armrests.
  • Access to the 92cm high reception desk is through a wide opening in fencing that separates the seating area and reception desk.
  • The floor is carpeted.
Reception counter Entrance to creche off the foyer
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Signage, customer displays and customer information
  • All signs are easy to read.
  • Brochures generally have large easy to read print on different coloured papers
Cafe, dining and food outlet
  • The Energise Café has a wet and dry side separated by a fence. Both sides have similar spacious facilities and tiled floors.
  • Food and payment counters are 90cm high.
  • Wet side - Tables have central pedestals and are 70cm with 67cm knee clearance. Seats do not have armrests.
  • Dry side - Tables have a central pedestal and are 73cm high with 71cm knee clearnace. Chairs have armrests.
  • Menus are good colour contrast, in capital letters with large clear print.
Wet side of Energise Cafe Dry side of café Tables and chairs on wet side of café Seating on the dry side of café
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Picnic facilities
  • Level access from the pool deck to a shaded picnic area with a playground.
  • The barbeque is 85cm high with controls at sitting height.
  • Picnic tables have fixed benches on either side. Wheelchairs could be accommodated at either ends of the 83cm high table with 79cm knee clearance.
  • A small unfenced childrens playground is on soft fall rubber.
Barbeque Picnic seating Children's play equipment
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Swimming pool
  • Entrance is down a wide corridor through automatic sliding doors to the pool deck with a leisure pool and a spa.
  • Wide concrete pool deck with chairs without armrests.
Leisure pool

  • There is beach entry to the leisure pool and a pool chair available as required.
  • There is also step entry to the pool, with handrails. Steps have colour contrast step edges.
Spa

  • The spa is through a wide gate with a low lock.
  • Entry is via steps, up and down, with colour contrast edges and handrails on both sides.
Steps to pool Beach access to pool Spa
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Equipment for people with disabilities
  • The centre has a submersible pool chair to be used to gain access at the beach entry to the  pool.
  • The chair is constructed from PVC pipe and has a slung mesh seat, armrests, back rest and footrest.
  • The armrests are removable. The seat is 56cm high.
  • The centre has a pool hoist that staff will set into place next to the pool, as required. The hoist has a seat with no armrest on the left side, allowing for a side transfer.
Pool chair Pool hoist (not set up)
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Crèche
  • Located off the foyer.
  • Access through a 77cm wide door to a small foyer with a 1 metre wide counter. There is space for a person using a wheelchair within the foyer area.
  • Staff will open a wide gate with high lock for all people entering the child minding area.

Toilet: Altone Leisure Centre

  • Gender: Unisex
  • Availability: Unlocked
  • Customer use only: Used by public visiting the Leisure Centre and Altone Library
  • Signage: Access symbol on the door.
  • External access: Directly off the spacious foyer.
  • Toilet door: An 82cm wide door with a D handle and medium lock. Door is heavy to open and slow to close.
  • Pan height: 44cm
  • Handrails: Yes
  • Basin height: 80cm
  • Lighting: Switch 1.3 metres high in cubicle.
  • Baby change table: Yes
  • Baby change table description: Fold down change table, 1 metre high.
Toilet door Toilet pan Basin Baby change table Toilet diagram
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Change Room

Accessible toilet and shower

  • Gender: Unisex
  • Description: A change room directly off the pool deck, with shower, toilet and a plastic chair without armrests in the room.
    Coat hooks at high standing height.
  • Availability: Unlocked
  • Signage: Large signs on the toilet door, including the access symbol.
  • Change room door: An 83cm wide door that is heavy to open and slow to close. Door has a D handle and large lock.
  • Shower: Level access shower with with a fixed height shower rose and taps at sitting height. The chair within the room is a plastic garden chair without armrests.
  • Toilet pan height: 48cm
  • Basin height: 88cm
  • Baby change table: Yes
  • Baby change table description: Fold down change table, 1 metre high.
Bathroom diagram Change room door Toilet pan and plastic seat Basin Baby change table Shower
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Rooms

Sports courts
  • Wide level access onto all sports courts.
  • Seats are moveable without armrests.
Access onto sports courts
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Function Room
  • A spacious room, carpeted with a small wooden dance floor.
  • Access off a wide corridor through 82cm double doors held open.
  • Trestle tables are 70cm high with 65cm knee access and chairs do not have armrests.
  • Opens out onto a level paved area through wide level doors.
Function room
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Fitness Centre
  • Entrance off a wide corridor through a wide open door.
  • The spacious foyer has a counter at standing height.
  • Carpet throughout.
  • Gym equipment that could suit a person in a wheelchair includes one grinder as the seat could be removed if required, free weights and the pulleys.
Entrance Reception counter
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Multi Purpose rooms
  • A multi purpose rooms that can be used as one or two separate rooms, accessed off a wide corridor.
  • Two double doors 72cm wide with one door open and carpeted inside.
  • Chairs do not have armrests.
Entrance into multi purpose rooms Inside multi purpose rooms
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Information collected by: City of Swan

Care has been taken to ensure the accuracy of this information however no guarantee is given that the facility is fully accessible. Please advise the You're Welcome WA coordinator at the Disability Services Commission of any access changes since publication.