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Launceston College offers a comprehensive range of facilities to the public, students and staff members. We encourage all students to make full use of our facilities when possible. The Gym Complex is of an exceedingly high standard with two large sprung halls, catering for basketball, volleyball, badminton and another sports wishing to make full use of the space provided. The Gym Complex also includes two squash courts, rock climbing wall, weights gym, swimming pool, sauna and a hydro-spa.

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Gym
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Elcies

Pool

The college has an indoor pool that is heated to 28.1 degrees all year around and comes complete with a spa bath and dry sauna. All students can access the pool every day of the week from 12noon - 2.00pm, and some mornings and afternoons at no cost. Students engaged in a physical education subject automatically access all facilities during lesson times.

The public are also welcome to use the pool facilities and are encouraged to enquire and book. Contact the Main Office on 63327777 or This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it

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Gymnasium - Squash - Rock climbing

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In addition to the pool, the College has two large sprung floor halls for playing most indoor sports. The complex also includes two squash courts and a 20 foot rock climbing wall. Students at LC have the good fortune to be in an institution with outstanding facilities and we encourage our students to take full advantage to help assist them in reaching their full educational potential.

The climbing wall can only be used if a qualified climbing instructor is present at all times. Equipment is not supplied by the College.

 

The public are also welcome to use the Gym facilities and are encouraged to enquire and book. Contact the Main Office on 63327777 or This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it

Weights - Conditioning

The College also has a great weights and conditioning room available to those interested in keeping fit. The College supports a balance between academic and involvement with recreational activities. As a result there is a daily program whereby student can access the Gym facilities. The weight training room is used by some of Tasmania's best weightlifters.

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Library

 

 

 

 

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Information and Technology infrastructure facilities at LC are outstanding, with a computer ratio of 1:3. Students have access to computers in virtually all classrooms, in the College Library and in our computer labs at gazetted times. All students are provided with an account to help facilitate the increasing need to access online material for educational purposes.

Launceston College has a large library of over 1000 square metres, over  80student computers in a supervised area, 7 group study rooms, a large silent study area, all of which are available between 8am and 4.30 pm each school day. The large library collection of 26,000 texts, 5000 novels, 6000 dvd's and videos, 8000 issues of periodicals etc., is regularly updated for for relevance, and students can borrow up to 10 items at a time.

Friendly library staff help students with finding material in this library and from other libraries, as well as other services such as downloading and printing of photos, scanning, resources and emailing them to students, help in using video cameras and other equipment, laminating and binding of student work, colour printing, production of large graphic art and photography work for exam folios.

The library has the Clickview online video system which delivers programs to any computer in the college. The library homepage has links to Electric Library and Newscan databases as well as the Studyskills program. In all, a 'one-stop shop' for student study. The first aid centre is also in the library, so we look after students physically as well as trying to satisfy their research needs!

Elcies Restaurant – Catering

LC has fantastic catering and restaurant facilities. Students who enrol in catering and bar courses are exposed to real world scenarios. Most days of the week students are making meals, serving lunch and pouring coffee. The College Bar at Elcies is open Wednesday and Friday afternoons from 3.45 – 6.00 pm. Students prepare a great range of cocktails and mocktails along with the usual bar beverages whilst practising Responsible Service of Alcohol and offering complimentary hot and cold snacks prepared by the catering classes.

At other times Elcies Café Restaurant bookings can be made by enquiring about opening times and availability on 6332 7889 or 6332 7777. With sufficient numbers Elcies can provide functions for community groups.

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Last Updated ( Friday, 01 June 2012 )
 
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