Access to Cockburn ARC via Midgegooroo Avenue will not be possible temporarily while works are undertaken on the Tumbler waterslide.
As many patrons may be aware, the Tumbler water slide was closed following complaints of poor air quality inside the bowl due to the effect of increased ambient temperature on chlorinated pool water.
The City of Cockburn has been liaising with relevant parties to begin work to improve ventilation to the popular ride.
In close consultation with the builder the City is coordinating external modifications to the slide to improve air quality, safety and comfort, plus rider experience when entering the slides bowl.
During the works to ensure the health and safety of staff, customers, members and contractors, there will be some temporary road closures and parking restrictions on Veterans Parade.
The partial road closure will be effective from 6am onwards during the works.
All patrons should access the entry to carparks via Poletti Road
during this time as access from Midgegooroo Avenue will not be possible.
Signage and a traffic management teamwill be on hand to direct vehicles. The ACROD bays will not be affected.
This map below indicates where the road closures will be:
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Why is the tumbler slide closed?
Why is Veterans Parade closed?
The Tumbler water slide at Cockburn ARC has been temporarily closed while the City of Cockburn liaises with relevant parties to begin work to improve ventilation to the popular ride. Refer to the City’s media release for further information
Contractors will using a crane and working at heights on the water slide structure. Works include external modifications to the tumbler bowl. To ensure the health and safety of all patrons, the City has approved a temporary road closure in the interest of public safety.How can I access Cockburn ARC?
During the works vehicle access to the facility and surrounding carparks will be accessible by the Poletti Road entrance only. The entrance from Midgegooroo Ave will be closed during the works. Signage and a traffic management crew will direct vehicles as required, so if in doubt ask a traffic management crew member.Will there be disruptions to the remaining two slides operating?
Contractors will be conducting the works externally and it is anticipated there will be minimal impact on the operations of the Rocket and Pipeline slides. The slides will require a 30 minute closure during the works and the Centre will schedule these works to reduce impact on slide users as much as practicable.Will the work disrupt any other parts of the centre?
We encourage customers to check the status of the slide on our website alerts tool at the top of this page.
The works required will not impact other parts of the Centre.How long until the modifications to the slide structure is complete?
Works are scheduled to commence from Wednesday 31 January. It is estimated the works will take up to three days to complete. When will you reopen the Tumbler slide?
We anticipate the Tumbler slide will return to normal operations from Saturday 3rd February. We encourage customers to check the status of the slide on our website What's On tool at the top of this page.Will the carparks be affected?
There will be no impact on the main parking stations. On street parking bays located on Veterans Parade will be restricted due to the partial closure of Veterans Parade.
However you will only be able to access the carparks from Poletti Road entry, not from Midgegooroo Avenue.