Shire of East Pilbara logoNewman, in the Shire of East Pilbara, is the largest inland town in the Pilbara. The town, originally named Mount Newman, was named after explorer Aubrey Woodward Newman.

Located in a resources hotspot of Western Australia, the nearby Mt Whaleback is home to the world's largest single open-cut iron ore mine.

Newman has a population of around 4,500 people and is home to the Martu people who live across a large area of the Pilbara and Kimberley regions.

Newman Aquatic Centre Calendar of Events

Jul-Sep 2023


  • Swim Teacher course

Oct-Dec 2023


  • Water Safety Talks at local schools
  • Swim for Fruit Term 4
  • Term 4 Infant Aquatics and Swim and Survive lessons commence
  • Junior Lifeguard Club
  • SwimFit (squads)
  • Talent Pool & Night Fields every Monday in Term 4


  • Bronze Medallion (Newman SHS)
  • Weekly Night Fields - every Monday


  • Christmas Party
  • Swimming lessons survival week
  • Weekly Night Fields - every Monday
  • Bronze Medallion

Jan-Mar 2024


  • VacSwim program


  • Bronze Medallion course
  • Swim for Fruit Term 1
  • Term 1 Infant Aquatics, Swim and Survive and JLC lessons


  • Weekly Community Rescue Club/Night Fields

Apr-Jun 2024


  • Holiday program
  • 3-day Community Rescue Club Bootcamp
  • Weekly Community Rescue Club/Night Fields


  • Term 2 Infant Aquatics, Swim and Survive and JLC lessons
  • Weekly Community Rescue Club/Night Fields


Newman Aquatic Centre

1 Iron Ore Parade, Newman WA 6753

Newman Aquatic Centre is a Royal Life Saving WA Endorsed Swim School, offering the best in aquatic education. Programs offered include Swim and Survive, Infant Aquatics and Bronze Rescue.

Learn more at the link below.

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Newman SHS staff attending aquatic trainer course


BHP principle community partner logo

Principal Community Partner BHP has been supporting Royal Life Saving WA programs in several regional and remote communities across WA since 2003.

These programs aim to ensure that all Western Australians have the awareness, skills and knowledge required to participate in a range of aquatic activities.

Learn more about this successful partnership at the link below.

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