Access for Every Body
GESAC offers highly accessible facilities with ramp, beach or pool hoist access to all pools, accessible changerooms with overhead hoist facilities and elevator access to the first floor. In partnership with Marriott Support Services GESAC provides comprehensive disability awareness and inclusion training to all of our staff. GESAC offers a range of programs across all areas of the facility under its GESAC Unlimited branding.
Swim School Unlimited
GESAC’s Swim School Unlimited program has been specially designed to cater for people with a disability who wish to learn these vital swimming and water safety skills in a welcoming environment.
For more information visit our Swim School Unlimited web page.
Group Fitness Unlimited
Group Fitness Unlimited provides a range of programs which are suitable for people with a physical or intellectual disability. These programs are flexible and can be adapted to accommodate people of all abilities in a fun and friendly environment.
For more information visit our Group Fitness Unlimited web page.
In partnership with Marriott Support Services, GESAC is offering a basketball program that is a mixture of training and competition with a fun, social program that allows participants with an intellectual disability to build new skills.
For more information visit our Basketball Unlimited web page.
Children under 16 years of age are only allowed to access the aquatic wellness pool under the following conditions:
- Those in GESAC approved programs in the Aquatic Wellness area eg swimming lessons;
- Those undertaking specific injury rehabilitation exercises that require a hot water pool. A letter from a doctor or allied health professional outlining the reasons for aquatic therapy is required to be provided to staff prior to attending GESAC to undertake the rehabilitation exercises;
- Those with a disability that require a hot water pool. A letter from a doctor or allied health professional outlining the reasons for aquatic therapy is required to be provided to staff prior to attending GESAC to undertake the aquatic therapy;
- The family/friends of a patron with a disability who is accessing the Aquatic Wellness Pool. The family/friends cannot access this area unless the patron with the disability is actually using the Aquatic Wellness Pool.
A doctor’s letter does not guarantee access to the facility as the individual circumstances of each person will be different and GESAC may not be able to provide the appropriate facilities to meet all circumstances. Please call GESAC’s Aquatics Coordinator in advance on 9570 9200 to discuss any specific requirements. GESAC reserves the right to seek independent medical advice to ensure that our facilities and staffing are appropriate for the circumstances of particular persons.