ABOUT Beatty Park

Located just 3km north of the CBD, Beatty Park has been a much-loved part of Perth since 1962.

Owned and operated by the City of Vincent, Beatty Park Leisure Centre was originally built for the 1962 British Empire and Commonwealth Games and was heritage-listed in 2004.

Today, Beatty Park is one of the largest leisure centres in Perth, with a huge range of health and fitness facilities and services, including:

  • 50 metre 10 lane outdoor heated pool (1.2m to 1.8m deep)
  • 30 metre outdoor heated pool (1.8m to 2.0m deep)
  • 12 metre outdoor heated pool (0.9m to 1.2m deep) 
  • 25 metre indoor heated lap pool with adjoining water playground
  • Spa, sauna and steam room 
  • Fully equipped gymnasium
  • 2 x group fitness studios
  • Indoor cycling studio
  • Functional training area 
  • Swim School
  • Crèche 
  • Café
  • Swimwear shop

Read more about our rich history here.


  • 2021

    Upgrades to the tune of $2.9 million were recently undertaken in the indoor pool area. The upgrades included new tiling featuring laser-engraved Aboriginal artwork, installation of a giant tipping bucket, water spray arches and water fountains, on-deck showers, changing cubicles and a new water treatment system. Construction of accessible changerooms and new slides is still underway.
  • 2013

    A $17 million dollar redevelopment of the facility commenced in late 2011, after nearly 6 years of planning. This was completed in March 2013. This long awaited upgrade included a new two-level extension including a new entrance and top-floor gym, pool upgrades and more. Click here to read more about the 2013 upgrades.
  • 1993

    A total refurbishment took place in 1993, with the best of the old being combined with an exciting new facility. Beatty Park Leisure Centre re-opened in July 1994 and comprised a 50 metre 8-lane outdoor heated pool, a 30 metre heated dive pool, a 25 metre heated indoor lap pool with adjoining water playground, water slides,  freeform pool, sauna, spa and steam room, gymnasium, aerobics room, circuit gym, retail shop, cafe, crèche, office space and a series of activity rooms. The Centre also had spectator seating for approximately 5000 people.

Beatty Park has achieved numerous prestigious acknowledgements including:

  • 2021 recipient of Gold Waterwise status at the Water Corporation Waterwise Awards
  • 2020 Winner of the Royal Life Saving Pool Lifeguard Challenge
  • 2018 Runner up in the Royal Life Saving Pool Lifeguard Challenge
  • 2017 National Award of Excellence in Inclusive Swimming from the Australian Swim Schools Association
  • 2015 SWIM ECO Award from Swim Australia for environmental practices at the facility
  • 2011 Winner of the Australian Swim Teachers and Coaches award for Outstanding Community Service
  • 2011 Awards of Excellence from the City of Vincent for the Angelfish program
  • 2010 Winner of the Royal Lifesaving Pool Lifeguard Challenge
  • 2004 Beatty Park became the 1000th entry on the State Register of Heritage Places
  • 2003 National Awards for Local Government - Winner of the Information Services Category - Poolwatch
  • 2003 Heart Foundation Awards - WA Winner - Recreation Facility
  • 2003 WA Local Government Best Practise Award - PoolWatch
  • 2003 Sport and Recreation Industry Awards - Facility Management Finalist
  • 2003 PRIA (WA) State Swards for Excellence - Issues and Crisis Management - Highly Commended