MABC Aquatic Centre has friendly and approachable staff are always available to ensure that your experience is as easy as possible. Our lifeguards and personal trainers are all specially instructed to ensure that they make themselves available at all times to be of assistance where possible.
Location and Transport
The main entrance is located on Kenneth Road and is accessible by public transport including the Hop, Skip & Jump Bus or private vehicle. Parking areas are conveniently located on Kenneth Road the car park has designated disabled parking.
Please click here for information and a timetable of the Hop, Skip & Jump Bus Service- Manly’s free community bus.
Disability access change rooms are provided in both the male and female change room areas and family change areas. A disabled toilet is also available on the second floor in the Wellness Centre. Large family change rooms are also separately available in the public change area of the aquatics.
Lockers are available for special access patrons in the public change area. These lockers are on the lower level allowing special access patrons the ability to access lockers from a wheel chair if need be.
MABC has safe and easy access for our disabled and special needs patrons with our Main and Program Pool including:
- Access Ramps – allowing patrons to easily walk with guide rails into the water
- ‘Wet Wheelchair’ available
- Pool Hoist – carefully lifts patrons with disabilities in and out of water.
- Specific change rooms for disabled patrons and family change area.
Our Pool Hoist is made available at all times, we do encourage patrons/carers to phone through prior to coming to the centre so that our staff can setup the hoist.
Our Wellness Centre is fully accessible via the elevator on level 1 giving all walks of life freedom to gain entry into the centre. Once you enter you will notice a welcoming atmosphere with a wide range of equipment including:
- Wheel chair accessible resistance & cardio equipment
- Accessible change room area within the Wellness Centre
The fitness equipment is also arranged to ensure that it is easily accessible for wheelchair patrons.
MABC already has a range of Group Fitness Classes and Programs for seniors and rehabilitation. We are actively looking to increase our programs.
MABC features a range of amenities to suit access requirement by special access patrons.