UWA Watersports Complex Exterior

UWA Watersports Complex

The perfect venue to host your next corporate or social event

Located on the Matilda Bay foreshore, the Watersports Complex offers you a blank canvas so you can tailor the space to your needs to create a memorable event.

Weddings, Corporate Functions and Social Events

You and your guests will enjoy stunning 180 degree views of the Swan River from our River Room or Boardroom. Ask us about our preferred list of suppliers and caterers when making your enquiry.

The full space caters well for theatre style presentations, workshops or planning sessions but works equally well as a social event space for sundowners, cocktail receptions and sit-down dinners.


Venue hire at the UWA Watersports Complex is inclusive of:

  • Banquet chairs
  • Trestle, round and cocktail tables
  • Large 98"  LED screen for presentations
  • Whiteboard
  • Lectern
  • WiFi access (via the UWA network)
  • Bottled water
  • Access to the kitchen and bar area

Function spaces

View of Watersports Complex Function Room from balcony 

Function Room

The Main Function Room offers views of the Swan River and Matilda Bay Reserve
Capacity: The maximum capacity for this room is 150 people for a cocktail function, with an approximate capacity of 72 people for a workshop set, 110 for theatre and 80 for banquet.
Availability: Mon-Sun 6am-12am



Watersports Complex Boardroom

The Boardroom is ideal as a meeting space but also has the flexibility of being used for smaller social events such as luncheons, morning teas and cocktail gatherings

Contact the Seminar and Events Coordinator

(+61 8) 9273 3371
[email protected]
The University of Western Australia
Hackett Drive, Crawley
Western Australia 6009 

Map of Water Sports Complex (campus map location 2056) at latitude -31.9763565063 and longitude 115.822052002, label: Water Sports Complex