Please note the above is the centre opening times. Various areas or sections of our facility may have specific opening and closing times which you can see here.
The Ian Thorpe Aquatic and Fitness Centre (ITAC) offers a range of aquatic and fitness programs for a diverse range of ages, interests, fitness levels and abilities.
Named in honour of five-time Gold Medal winning champion, Ian Thorpe, this iconic $40 million facility shaped in the form of a distinctive wave features three indoor heated pools and a spa, health club with an extensive cardio and weights area, spin room and group fitness studio, and a sauna and steam room to enjoy all year round.
In addition, this facility has disability access and parking, family change rooms, free WiFi and a café.
Our metabolism determines how many calories we burn and we do have some control over this. We want to speed up our metabolism and here are some easy tips:
Winter is a tough time to maintain your fitness. We all tend to hibernate and stay inside, and the motivation for weight loss goals can drop. Alarmingly, almost half of us are likely to put on weight, according to recent research by the NSW Food Authority. It found that 53 per cent of men and 38 per cent of women anticipate a weight gain of at least 2kg over winter.
The inclusion of core strength exercises in your workout routine is a great way of strengthening your abdominal muscles, back muscles and muscles around your hips and pelvis. This will benefit your gym training and other physical activities.