The Bundamba Aquatic Centre redevelopment was comprehensive including the addition of facilities such as a new 25metre pool and supporting buildings as well as the refurbishment of existing pools facilities.



Client: Ipswich City Council
Budget: $7.8M
Stages: 4
Date: 2008 - 2010


Stage 1 + 2:   Construction Complete ($3.6M)
Stage 3 + 4:   Master Planning and Detailed, Design Complete ($4M)


  • Master Planning (including staging management)
  • Community and Stakeholder Engagement
  • Detailed Design and Documentation (for tender and construction)
  • Programming of Works
  • Tendering and Project Management support

The redevelopment of the Bundamba Aquatic Centre includes a new indoor 25m program pool, state of the art gymnasium and amenities, free-form leisure pool (350sqm), kiosk and offices, first aid facility and refurbishment works to the 50m pool, 25m pool, external grounds and amenities. The existing amenities block was also extensively refurbished to suit the new proposal.


Key Concepts include:
A dynamic entry spine and statement
Dual access providing flexibility in the management of the centre
Future proofed design (including services)
Profiled building masses to create a sense of enclosure
Dynamic family areas through the centres
Visual and spatial connections and integration