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Information

Major Works Information | Members & Guests

Ian Thorpe Aquatic Centre will be undergoing major works of all internal staircases and a new external Health Club entrance. During the works, the Centre will continue to operate as normal with minimal disruption. The estimated time frame of works will be the 5th of November to the 8th of April 2019.

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Wellbeing

5 Science Based Tips For Losing Weight

We know that losing weight can be hard. Sometimes it feels like you’re doing everything right but the kilos still aren’t dropping off! So, we’ve compiled a list of the latest scientific studies to help you out. Because with science on your side you can’t go wrong.

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Workout Advice

How to Stay Motivated at the Gym

We know it can be hard to fit the gym into busy schedules, especially with winter lurking just around the corner. However, experts currently recommend to get in at least 20 minutes of exercise a day, which in reality most of us aren’t. So here are our tried and tested ways to keep up your motivation all year round!

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Workout Advice

Five Benefits of a Personal Trainer

There are many factors about hiring a personal trainer that can seem daunting at first and you might have decided long ago it’s not for you. But if you’re finding that no matter how hard you exercise you’re still not losing weight or achieving your fitness goals, it might be time to reconsider.

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Wellbeing

Suprising Benefits of a Sauna and Steam Room

The Ian Thorpe Aquatic and Fitness Centre’s luxurious sauna, steam room and spa, prove once and for all that spa days are not just for the Finnish.
With their many health advantages, saunas and steam rooms have become a natural way of helping treat a range of major and minor medical conditions.
If you’re curious or haven’t tried one yet, these benefits will soon convince you.

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Aquatics

5 Reasons Why Your Kids Should Learn to Swim: Let the Pool Become their Classroom

Our nation is defined by our love of swimming, with countless pristine beaches and backyard pools spread across our suburbs. So why are we still not making it a priority for our children to receive water safety education? A recent report from the Royal Life Saving Society suggested that three out of four children had quit swimming classes by age eight, long before they’d learned skills that could save their lives.

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