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Centre Manager
VIC, Aquarena Aquatic and Leisure Centre, Doncaster 3108

VIC, Aquarena Aquatic and Leisure Centre, Doncaster 3108

  • Are you an outstanding people leader, ready to coach, inspire and lead a cross-functional team at our facility? 
  • Do you have a successful track record in managing leisure facilities, marketing, sales, projects and management? 
  • This is an amazing opportunity to build your own team and leave a legacy with the culture you create. 


The Site


Aquarena Aquatic and Leisure Centre is premier gym and indoor swimming pool in the area with a wide range of fitness classes and training programs.

Aquarena is a leader in the provision of health and leisure services in Victoria, winning a number of industry awards in 2019 and 2020. Lead a highly skilled team with excellent facilities to continue to deliver fantastic participation outcomes for the Community.


Features include:

  • Health Club
  • Group exercise studios
  • 50 metre outdoor heated pool
  • Learn to swim pool
  • 25m pool
  • Warm water pool
  • Spa and steam room
  • Childcare
  • Personal Training
  • Café

The Role


The Centre Manager will build their own team, leading them to deliver exceptional customer experience at this exciting new facility. Responsible for the management of this fantastic facility, the team at the Centre and our local community, you are fully accountable for the Centre’s operational, financial and program deliverables. 


Key Accountabilities

  • Ensure the safety and well-being of visitors and employees through effective planning and oversight of polices, processes and procedures.
  • Coach and develop leaders to deliver on KPIs through engagement, performance planning and individual development plans.
  • Lead and drive a high performance community minded culture through highly visible and hands-on leadership and team engagement.
  • Achievement of budgeted performance targets.
  • Maintain a high value relationship with our council partner. 
  • Implement a high value customer service proposition that addresses the needs of the client base.
  • Recruitment of energetic, diverse and passionate employees as required to compliment the team and the vision for the Centre.
  • Train staff as required to ensure that knowledge and capability are at the required levels to enable staff to carry out their work and achieve their objectives.
  • Identify staff and develop career progression paths that lead to transparent and effective succession decisions when required.
  • Maintain facilities to approved standards in line with contract requirements.


Essential Skills and Qualifications:

  • A minimum 2 years’ experience in managing a similar leisure or aquatic facility
  • Highly developed communication skills with a flair for positive influencing and negotiating win-win outcomes.
  • Sound knowledge of health and safety legislation
  • Experience in planning and execution of operational, financial and people plans to successful outcomes.
  • National Police Check
  • Working with Children Check
  • Current CPR Certificate
  • Current First Aid Certificate (Level 2)
  • Legal working rights in Australia


  • Minimum 3 years experience in aquatic operations
  • Great understanding of local government and processes
  • Pool Lifeguard Certificate
  • Pool Operations Certificate

The Company


Belgravia Leisure is part of the Belgravia Health and Leisure Group (BHLG) and is the fastest growing leisure organisation in Australia. Our core areas of business and facilities stewardship include health clubs, wellness and spa, golf, aquatic and sporting venues in 150 locations across Australia and New Zealand. 


We are in an exciting period of growth and look to continue to diversify and deliver results while being a strong community citizen.  With an annual turnover in excess of $180m, the group are looking for the best and brightest to assist with taking the organisation into the future.


If you are a person who is passionate about leisure and want to utilise your skills and experience in the leisure industry, we want to hear from you!

Apply now !!



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