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Aquatic facilities
swimming pool

An aquatic facility is a man-made body of water used for sport, recreation or educational or therapeutic water activities, which generally include:

  • swimming pools
  • spa pools
  • river rides
  • water slides and
  • water spraygrounds.

The Aquatic Facility Regulations only apply to aquatic facilities available for public use, not domestic swimming pools.

Aquatic Facilities Guidance Materials

Code of Practice


Guidance Notes

Presentations and Posters 


Fact sheets


Department of Health - Primary role/core business

Aquatic Facility Personnel Training/Qualifications

General advice

Related websites

Royal Life Saving Society Australia

The regulations are available for purchase from State Law Publisher (External link), located at 10 William Street, Perth, or alternatively can be downloaded free of charge from their website (External link).

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