City of Karratha

Wickham Aquatic Centre upgrades

Project overview:

The Wickham Aquatic Centre, located at the Wickham Recreation Precinct, will receive significant upgrades to cater to current and future community needs.

The City of Karratha, in partnership with Rio Tinto, identified works to remediate the pool, which have commenced following the award of the public tender to the specialist firm Tropical Pools in December 2019. The pool remediation will include the construction of a new proprietary stainless steel panel liner system, pool plant and equipment, and solar shade structures shading the shallow end concourse and pool.

Project cost:

Total: $2.3M
$2.3M - Rio Tinto


Start date: June 2020
Estimated completion date: Early 2021

Latest news:

Sound budget brings progress

Further information:

Please contact the City of Karratha on 9186 8555 or email