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Kingston City

Profile Performance

Provision of indoor and outdoor aquatic facilities to the community and visitors for wellbeing, water safety, sport and recreation

Health inspections of aquatic facilities

Number of inspections by an authorised officer carried out per Council aquatic facility

Kingston City (2018-2019)

2.00

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

2.67

All Councils (2018-2019)

1.90

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Kingston City Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 2.00 2.36 1.68
2016-2017 2.50 2.48 1.71
2017-2018 0.00 2.29 1.61
2018-2019 2.00 2.67 1.90

Kingston City Council Says...

Two inspections were conducted at each of Council's aquatic facilities during the year, including obtaining water samples for analysis.

Reportable safety incidents at aquatic facilities

Number of WorkSafe reportable aquatic facility safety incidents

Kingston City (2018-2019)

4.00

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

2.58

All Councils (2018-2019)

1.64

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Kingston City Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 0.00 2.79 1.86
2016-2017 0.00 2.26 1.36
2017-2018 1.00 2.84 1.53
2018-2019 4.00 2.58 1.64

Kingston City Council Says...

Council reported and responded as appropriate to all incidents to minimise future safety incidents and ensure the health and safety of staff and users.

Cost of indoor aquatic facilities per visit

Direct cost to council (less any income received) of providing indoor aquatic facilities per visit

Kingston City (2018-2019)

$0.75

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

$0.65

All Councils (2018-2019)

$3.15

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Kingston City Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 $1.41 $0.54 $2.82
2016-2017 $1.22 $0.46 $2.76
2017-2018 $1.04 $0.56 $2.79
2018-2019 $0.75 $0.65 $3.15

Kingston City Council Says...

The centres have experienced good growth in memberships, learn to swim, school swimming and general attendances, which has led to a reduction in the cost per visit.

Cost of outdoor aquatic facilities per visit

Direct cost to council (less any income received) of providing outdoor aquatic facilities per visit

Kingston City (2018-2019)

Service not provided

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

$5.79

All Councils (2018-2019)

$12.08

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Kingston City Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 Service not provided $6.22 $11.65
2016-2017 Service not provided $5.57 $12.03
2017-2018 Service not provided $6.65 $11.66
2018-2019 Service not provided $5.79 $12.08

Kingston City Council Says...

Kingston has no outdoor aquatic facilities.

Number of visits to aquatic facilities per head of municipal population

Number of visits to aquatic facilities per head of municipal population

Kingston City (2018-2019)

5.47

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

7.15

All Councils (2018-2019)

5.11

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Kingston City Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 4.33 6.86 5.26
2016-2017 4.55 7.32 5.27
2017-2018 5.49 7.07 5.10
2018-2019 5.47 7.15 5.11

Kingston City Council Says...

Despite growth in general attendance, memberships, learn to swim and school swimming enrolments all contributing to an increase in attendance across both centres, the growth in municipal population means there has been a slight drop in this measure.