Cockburn ARC

Just a few minutes from Bartram Mews, The exciting, new and award-winning Cockburn ARC recreation and aquatic facility is fast becoming one of the most popular places in town and it’s easy to see why.

Cockburn ARC is the City of Cockburn’s award-winning leading edge recreation and aquatic centre, unlike anything else in Perth. There are 9 water areas, 3 waterslides, a 6 court stadium, 3 group fitness studios and a huge health club space.

Cockburn ARC is set over three levels all accessible from a huge open foyer, our ‘internal street’.

Pools, Spa and Sauna

The aquatic area is located on the upper ground level, to the left of the internal street. They have a range of pools at Cockburn ARC, plus spa and sauna facilities. Each has its own features and benefits.

  • 50 metre outdoor pool
  • 25 metre indoor pool
  • Learn to swim indoor pool
  • Waterplay pool
  • Warm water pool
  • Hot and cold recovery pools (no public access)
  • Spa, sauna and steam room


One of the eye catching aspects of the centre are their three colourful water slides. Each slide offers a different, yet exciting experience.


Cockburn ARC’s air-conditioned, six court stadium is able to be configured for a range of sports including:

  • Basketball
  • Netball
  • Futsal
  • Basketball
  • Badminton

Health Club

Upstairs on level 1, overlooking Fremantle Football Club’s training oval is the health club.
It includes

  • An extensive gym set over 950 square metres
  • Main group fitness studio
  • Mind and Body group fitness studio
  • Spin room
  • Members lounge space

Book your next birthday party with the ARC.

There are flexible options for catering. Our onsite cafe; Plunge, offers a range of catering options that let you kick back and enjoy the fun or if you prefer, you can cater yourself. Parties run for two hours and offer exclusive use of the party room which includes a small kitchen with fridge and microwave. There are two rooms to choose from, the ‘Play Up’ indoor party room or the ‘Splash Out’ party room based in the aquatic zone. There are options for all ages from the littles ones to teenagers.

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Swim ARCademy

While we offer swimming lessons all year round, summer is a great time to start! Swim ARCademy has class times available every day of the week and membership with the ARC includes access to the pools, even when you’re not doing your lessons, so you can swim any time you want.

Find out more: au/Swim/Swim-ARCademy

Junior Sports Clinics

Our junior sports clinics are aimed at primary school kids and focus on fun, participation and just getting in there and having a go! There are two sports to choose from; futsal and basketball. Clinics for both sports are on Wednesday afternoons from 4.30pm during term time and Sept school holidays. Fridays are for competitions which start from 8 February. Our Wednesday clinics have no lock-in contracts – it’s just $10 per week and no bookings or skill level required. Just pay at reception before 4.30pm and have fun!

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For more information visit the Cockburn ARC website.