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ACCESS AND INCLUSION

Keilor East Leisure Centre offers access to a fully equipped gym featuring a wide variety of cardio equipment, functional training area, a group exercise, wellness and cycle studios with over 100 classes to choose from, indoor 25m pool, 50m outdoor pool, indoor AquaPlay park, warm water pool, spa, sauna and steam facilities.

 

ACCESS FOR ALL ABILITIES CLASSES

Access for All Abilities classes focuses on improving muscle strength, flexibility and balance. Functional exercises to assist those with physical and / or mental disabilities. Please arrive 10min prior to class to discuss your needs with the instructor. For class details see the current Group Fitness Timetable: Timetable - MOVE (movemv.com.au)

 

CARERS

Carers holding a carers card are entitled to the following:

1. Whilst caring for a care recipient using the facility

1.1. Free entry

2. Casual entry when utilising the facility on their own without the care recipient (show card)

2.1. Concession rate (28% discount on standard rate)

2.2. This includes entry for gym, selected group fitness classes, swim, spa, steam and sauna facilities. 2.3. Casual entry prices: Entry Fees - Keilor East Leisure Centre

3. Memberships for a carer utilising the facility on their own without the care recipient

3.1. Concession rate (28% discount on standard rate) 3.2. Membership types: Memberships & Passes - Keilor East Leisure Centre

 

COMPANION CARDS

Free entry is allowed to companions with a companion card when they are providing support for a care recipient using the facility

 

BEGIN PROGRAM

If care recipient feel they need additional support to use the gym and equipment then book a free BEGIN program. This program allows our staff to provide the care recipient, in the presence of the carer, tailored guidance and support to ensure they are both equipped with the knowledge to help the care recipient achieve their health and wellbeing goals. More information about the BEGIN program can be found here: BEGIN Program - Keilor East Leisure Centre.
 

FACILITY


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ACCESSWAYS

Our car park offers a range of accessible parking spaces at the entrance to the centre, including step-free access.

A taxi drop-off / pick-up area is located at the front of KELC with step-free access to the curb / footpath.

CAFÉ

There is a café on the ground floor of KELC with multiple access points (including a counter at a lower-level for
wheelchair users).
 

RECEPTION FOYER

Our reception / entrance foyer is accessible across the entire ground floor, with large automatic entrance doors, and turnstiles with accessibility access for wheelchairs and carer assistance.
 

CHANGE ROOMS AND SHOWERS

  • Foyer Accessible Changeroom - our reception foyer has an accessible changeroom and shower, conveniently located to the side of the entrance foyer for easy access.
  • Group Exercise Accessible toilet - located on the first floor and accessible via the lift, this toilet also features an infant change table.
  • Aquatic & Wellness area includes 3x accessible changerooms, including a hoist changeroom ('Changing Places').
  • Changing Plances accessible changeroom - consists of an easy to open and close electronic sliding door, shower, ceiling hoist, electronic changing table, privacy screens, accessible toilet and hand washing sink with hand rails.
  • All gender changeroom across the facility feature both an Ambulant Toilet and Ambulant Shower.


COMMUNICATION ACCESS

There are pictorial communication aids throughout the facility.
 

HEARING LOOP

All of our group fitness rooms (cycle, main studio, coaching zone, Pilates reformer studio and gym floor) have access to the Hearing Loop (Audio induction loop).  

The Hearing Loop special type of sound system for use by people with hearing aids. The hearing loop provides a magnetic, wireless signal that is picked up by the hearing aid when it is set to ‘T’ (Telecoil) setting. 

The hearing loop consists of a microphone to pick up the spoken word; an amplifier which processes the signal which is then sent through the final piece; the loop cable, a wire placed around the perimeter of a specific area and act as an antenna that radiates the magnetic signal to the hearing aid.

 

HEALTH CLUB

Our Health Club entrance is located on the ground floor with an electronic sliding door.

 

ELEVATOR

Our facility includes an elevator for patrons to access the Group Fitness and Wellness studios located on Level 1, without needing to use the stais.
 


AQUATIC AREA

Our Aquatic Area cosists of several sections:

  • Aquatic Wellness Area (Warm Water Pool, Spa, Sauna, Steam room)
    • Warm water pool has a temperature of 34 degrees
    • Features ramp access with rails and a step-free entrance
  • Learn To Swim pool
    • Heated to 30 degrees
    • Maximum depth is 0.9m
    • Features ramp access with rails, wide enough for aquatic wheelchairs and carer-assisting patrons
  • 25m Indoor pool
    • 8-lane lap pool features ramp access with rails.
  • 50m Outdoor pool
    • features ramp access with rails.
  • AquaPlay Park
    • Zero-depth pool.
    • Lower play features are available to wheelchair users, and patrons wanting to enjoy the water features without going onto the park itself.
 

 

WARM WATER POOL

Our Aquatic Wellness Area on pool deck is for patrons under the age of 16 (unless with medical approval).

Our Warm Water pool is one of the largest in the southern hemisphere, designed to be a safe a calm environment for users completing physio, rehabilitation, a safe place for the elderly, persons with disabilities and injured to relax and complete gentle physical exercises.

This area is monitored at all times by trained lifeguards. Lap swimming, jumping and splashing are prohibited in the pool, to create a safe environment for users. 

 

AQUATIC WHEELCHAIRS

At Keilor East Leisure Centre we have aquatic wheelchairs available to the public to use across the facility. These wheelchairs can be used in and around the pools. 

 

INFANT CHANGING TABLES

We have a range of Infant change tables in changerooms across the facility with access to Nappy disposal bins.

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