Conditions of Entry

Penrith Whitewater Stadium (PWS) Conditions of Entry

To provide a safe environment for all customers and visitors at PWS and to minimise any health risks to yourself, PWS staff and the community whilst at PWS, you must adhere to the following guidelines, based on the current NSW Public Health (COVID-19 General) Order 2021:

  • All visitors, customers, coaches and staff must check-in when arriving at the Front Office using the NSW Service QR code or manually sign-in.
  • Under the Public Health Order proof of vaccination will be required upon entry and check-in. Anyone aged 16 years and over must be fully vaccinated (2 doses of COVID-19 approved vaccine) to enter the venue. Children aged under 16 years of age who are not fully vaccinated are permitted to enter but must be with a fully vaccinated adult from the same household. 
  • All bookings must be made in advance for all activities* (whitewater rafting, whitewater kayaking, slalom training – including flatwater and whitewater)

*All activities are subject to bookings. PWS might require a minimum number of participants to confirm an activity.

  • At all times exercise physical distancing of at least 1.5 metres off and on the water, including the conveyor.
  • Bring your own clothing to get wet in, including secure footwear. Hire of wetsuits will be available, however we encourage you to bring your own or bring clothing to cover your arms and legs (helmet, buoyancy vest, paddle and raft will be provided for rafting activity).
  • Boat and equipment hire for whitewater kayaking will also be available, however we encourage you to bring as much of your own paddling gear as possible.
  • The changerooms/toilets are available, including hot showers. Changerooms must not exceed 14 persons at any one time and masks must be worn when using the changeroom. Lockers are not available.
  • Paddlers (for whitewater kayaking & slalom training) must take all gear and equipment off-site. The boat racks are not available.
  • Only authorised people are permitted to enter the in-field area ie. PWS staff and NCE coaches

Coaches & Slalom Sessions (flatwater and whitewater)

In addition to the above Conditions of Entry, coaches and slalom paddlers must:

  1. Book in advance of the session.
  2. Check-in for your session at the front office when arriving and check-out when departing, in addition to using the Service NSW QR code (or manual sign-in). 
  • Take responsibility for your health by protecting yourself and others from COVID-19. It’s up to all of us to keep healthy and well. There are steps you can take to protect your well-being, stay safe and stop the spread of COVID-19.

- Practice good hygiene – wash hands often and well, or use hand sanitiser

- Wear a face mask when required

- Physically distance

- Get tested if you have symptoms (cough, fever, sore throat, shortness of breath)

- Self-isolate until you receive a negative result


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PWS reserves the right to refuse entry to, remove from the whitewater channel, warm-up lake or venue, any person or persons who fail to comply with these conditions and whose actions or behaviour are considered to be unsafe or inappropriate.


- - Penrith Whitewater Stadium is a non-smoking venue - -

Penrith Whitewater Stadium Ltd.    ABN 76 083 662 140

Mc Carthys Lane, Cranebrook NSW 2749   

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