Frequently Asked Questions
What date does Mt Helena Aquatic Centre open and close for public use?
The Centre will open for public use on Saturday 5 December 2020 and will close for public use on Sunday 14 February 2021.
What are the public opening hours of Mt Helena Aquatic Centre?
During school term:
Weekdays: 3:15pm - 6:00pm
Weekends and Public holidays: 12:00pm - 6:00pm
During December/January school holidays:
Weekdays: 12:00pm - 6:00pm
Weekends & Public Holidays: 12:00pm - 6:00pm
Do I need to sign in when I enter the Centre?
Contact registers were made mandatory on 5 December 2020. All patrons over the age of 16, or attending the Centre without an adult, must sign in. Sign in can be completed using 1 of 3 options:
- SafeWA app
- Contact register sheet
- Confidential sign in slips
Is the pool open for public swimming while VacSwim lessons are being held?
Mt Helena Aquatic Centre is a small centre with limited space, therefore when the pool opens to the public
at 12:00pm, there is reduced public water space until 1:30pm when VacSwim
When does Mt Helena Swim Club operate?
The Club operates at Mt Helena Aquatic Centre Monday
to Friday between 4:30pm and 7:00pm, from October to April.
Do I need to book for parties/social gatherings?
Yes, any large group of over 10 people proposing to attend the pool are requested to advise staff beforehand to assist with managing space, equipment and additional staffing.
Is Mt Helena Aquatic Centre run and used only by the Shire?
Mt Helena Aquatic Centre is
a shared facility between the Department of Education and Shire of Mundaring.
Local schools use the facility on Monday to Friday during Terms 1 and 4, between 9:00am and 3:00pm.
Is Mt Helena Aquatic Centre under threat of being closed?
Council is not considering closing Mt Helena Aquatic Centre. A new ten year shared use Agreement has recently been signed between the Shire of Mundaring and the Department of Education.