Macksville Park and Aquatic and Fitness Centre

Overview

Leisure and sports facilities to suit everyone in the family. Some open 24/7. Accessible outdoor exercise equipment, running/walking track, skate park, Olympic swimming pool with hoist, gym, water…

Leisure and sports facilities to suit everyone in the family. Some open 24/7. Accessible outdoor exercise equipment, running/walking track, skate park, Olympic swimming pool with hoist, gym, water slide, wheelchair accessible hydrotherapy pool, tennis, netball, fenced children's playground, basketball.

Space to run or relax. Accessible toilets. Right in town. Two minutes off the Pacific Motorway. Access from Cooper or Willis Streets. Free overnight stays and Dump Point for RVs. Low cost hot showers at Aquatic Centre. Plenty of parking, caravans too. 24 hour food and fuel across the road.

Actively welcomes people with access needs.

Caters for people who are blind or have vision loss

Caters for people who use a wheelchair.

Caters for people with sufficient mobility to climb a few steps but who would benefit from fixtures to aid balance. (This includes people using walking frames and mobility aids)

Have a step free main entrance to the building and/or reception area (includes ramps or slopes with a maximum gradient of 1:14, otherwise are too steep for wheelchairs)
Have an accessible public toilet which is unlocked
Have grab rails in the bathroom
Have step free outdoor pathways (includes picnic areas, barbecues and shelters)
Provide beach matting and beach wheelchairs for people to access the water
Provide portable hoist
Provide seating in common areas including reception area
Train your staff in disability awareness
Use floors/coverings which are slip resistant, firm and smooth
Use non-slip tiles in the bathroom or slip resistant matting
Welcomes and assists people who have challenges with learning, communication, understanding and behaviour. (includes people with autism, intellectual disability, Down syndrome, acquired brain injury (ABI), dyslexia and dementia)

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