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December/January POOL UPGRADES

The UniActive pool will be undergoing refurbishment and maintenance this summer to extend the life of the facility. The refurbishment includes:

• Replacement of all finger grip tiles around the pool
• Re-grouting and replacement of all expansion joints
• Water-proofing existing gutters
• Replacement of all wet-deck grating and support systems
• Installation of edge delineation tiles
• Replacement of all shade supports at eastern and western ends
• Refurbishment of existing dive blocks
• Installation of new lane ropes

In order to allow for such extensive works to be undertaken, the entire pool area will be closed from 12pm Saturday December 8th and re-open on Monday January 14th 2019*

Platinum, Gold, Aqua and Aqua Premium members – you will have received an email explaining how this closure affects you. Please don’t hesitate to speak to one of our friendly team members at reception or email uniactive@uow.edu.au if you have any questions or queries.

Thank you for your understanding and patience while we undertake these works to improve our facilities.
*Closure dates are subject to change.

Donate Your Old Shoes

UniActive is now a proud collector for Shoes for Planet Earth.

Your pre-loved sports shoes will be packed and sent to people in need in Australia or overseas. Recipients of the initiative include homeless shelters, youth and female crisis centres, indigenous community sporting groups, orphanages, churches, flood and other disaster victims, African communities and more.

Try to make sure you follow the below steps: 

• SPORTS SHOES only please
• GOOD CONDITION. No holes/ no broken soles, we need them to last a winter! Please ensure they have shoelaces and innersoles.
• CLEAN. Give them a quick wash and let them dry with some stuffed newspaper.
• TIED TOGETHER by the shoelaces for easy packing
If you have shoes that fit the criteria, please drop them off at the reception desk at UniActive Wollongong Campus.

Find out more about Shoes for Planet Earth >>> www.shoesforplanetearth.com

24/7 is here!

To meet the changing needs of our members and the campus community UniActive Innovation Campus is now open 24/7! 24/7 access means that you can workout at the time that best suits you, day or night. 

The move to 24/7 will brings with it a few changes to access, gym supervision and membership inclusions for some current members. Find out how to get 24/7 access

Last reviewed: 3 December, 2018