Workout Advice

A Five Minute Total Leg Workout

So, you've heard that squats, lunges and sumo squats are great lower-body exercises. You're not wrong. However, if done incorrectly these moves can cause serious injury to your knees and hips. That's why we got our Health Club Supervisor Jess Neeley to take you through the correct positioning of these three moves for a quick total leg workout. If you're looking to tighten up your glutes and tone your inner thighs this workout is for you! (more…)
Aqua Aerobics
Aquatics Wellbeing Workout Advice

Why Aqua Aerobics is Great for Everyone

Aqua Aerobics is often wrongly classified as a leisurely sport that does little to assist in weight loss. However, the truth is that the average thirty-minute pool workout burns approximately 300 calories. Higher than a 30-minute run at a moderate pace which will only burn about 270 calories. Not to mention that it puts a great deal less stress on your joints. So, in case you still need convincing here are five benefits of Aqua Aerobics that will get you to the pool. (more…)
How to Choose a Great Swim School

How to Choose a Great Swim School

So you've decided that it’s time to sign your child up for swimming and water safety lessons? At Ian Thorpe Aquatic Centre, we know that the decision of choosing a great swim school and where to start can be confusing but it doesn’t have to be stressful. We’ve compiled five essentials that make a great swim school for your child to learn and have fun! (more…)
Aquatics Membership Open Day Wellbeing

Open Day 2019

On Saturday 2 February, we’re opening our facility to locals, visitors and workers to come and explore everything our centre has to offer FREE! Special events from 10am – 3pm include:
Free entry
Smoothie bikes…


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.


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.