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City of Melville

Melville Water Polo Club, Bicton


Summary
  • A water polo club that opens the pool for public use
  • It has two accessible parking bays
  • Wide level access to the club and covered verandah over looking the pool, with access to the pool and tiered seating down a ramp or steps
  • The closest accessible toilet is at Bicton Quarantine Park. This can be reached on foot, up a long flight of outdoor steps via a long steep ramp
Location (View Map)
Durdham Crescent, Bicton, WA 6157 Australia (Western end of Durdham Crescent)
Opening Hours
  • Monday to Friday 5.30am to 5.00pm depending on water polo club commitments.
Telephone
  • 08 9319 2367
Web

Closest accessible parking

  • Two bays in the carpark outside the club, close to a public toilet block.
  • The bays are 2.4 and 3.4 metres wide and 4.7 metres long and are identified with faded ground markings.
  • On level even bitumen.
  • Vehicle access from: Blackwall Reach, West
  • Pedestrian access:
    • Wide level access across bitumen car park with a kerb ramp to a gently sloped paved path leading down to the entrance.
Car parking Path across car park Path linking parking to the Water Polo club
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External access and entrance
  • Entrance through a 1.1 metre gate held open. The kiosk and payment counter at the entrance is 98cm high.
  • Access to the accessible toilet in Bicton Quarantine Park is from the car park up a large flight of steps or a long steep ramp.
Entrance gate and kiosk Steps to Braunton Park accessible toilet
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Internal area
  • The covered verandah at entrance level overlooks the pool.
  • The bar off the verandah has a level entrance through a wide door.
  • Tables on the verandah are 77cm high with 74cm knee clearance. Some seats have armrests.
Seating on verandah Bar
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Signage, customer displays and customer information
  • Signs are clear.
Swimming pool
  • Access from the verandah to the swimming pool is via a 1.1 metre wide and 3.6 metre long wooden ramp. The ramp has a gradient steeper than 1:8 with a handrail on one side. Access from the base of the ramp is across grass to the paved pool deck.
  • Alternative access via 6 steps to the paved pool deck and tiered spectator seating.
  • Pools are shaded in summer.
  • The toddlers pool is over a small wall.
  • Level access to the swimming pool that is accessed via ladders.
Ramp Ramp Toddlers pool Swimming pool Steps to pool deck
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Accessible toilet
Accessible Toilet, Bicton Quarantine Park

Rooms

Change rooms
  • Level access into the change area through an 80cm wide door.
  • Change room is down a 1.1 metre wide corridor with an 80cm gap into a spacious change area.
  • Level access to a large communal shower area.
  • Benches are 62cm high.
Communal shower with level access Change area
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Information collected by: City of Melville

Care has been taken to ensure the accuracy of this information however no guarantee is given that the facility is fully accessible. Please advise the You're Welcome WA coordinator at the Disability Services Commission of any access changes since publication.