NSW Aquatic Centre Of The Year Has Been Revealed

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By: Alex Harmon, ellaslist

Can we have a drum roll for the best swimming pool in NSW? Make a splash for Enmore's Annette Kellerman Aquatic Centre!

The centre has been named the Aquatic and Recreation Institute (ARI) NSW Facility of the Year. 

The Annual Aquatic and Recreation Institute Facility of the Year Award is the industry’s highest accolade.  AKAC is managed by Belgravia Leisure on behalf of Inner West Council. The centre welcomes in excess of 430,000 visitors a year. 

Since opening in 2010, AKAC has received a five-star safety accreditation, and was recognised for best-practice water quality protocols. 

Non-Slip Carbon Footprints

The centre is one of the most ecologically sustainable aquatic centres in Australia and has been acknowledged by NSW Health for a commitment to the health and welfare of the community. 

AKAC’s facilities include a fully equipped gym (Wellness Centre), indoor 50 metre pool, learn to swim pool, splash pool with water features and crèche. 

Belgravia Leisure CEO Nick Cox said both Council and centre staff worked hard to ensure that the facility was meeting community needs and expectations, actively implementing policies such as Council’s Inclusion Action Plan, and working with special needs groups such as refugees.

“The team at Annette Kellerman Aquatic Centre is passionate in serving the Inner West community,” he said. 

Find out more about the centre here.

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